Sessions

Effective Altruism Talks, Panels, Workshops & Activities

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Timetable

Friday Keynote

 

Time Title Speaker
19:00-20:00 Snacks & Netorking
20:00-20:10 Intro Talk Catherine Crowne
20:10-20:30 Why do we need effective altruism? Ben Todd
20:30-21:15
Julian Burnside
Bridget Williams
Helen Szoke
Stewart Condon
Catherine Crowne (moderator)
Ben Todd
21:15-22:00 Networking

 

Saturday

 

Time Title Speaker
8:00-9:00 Registration & Breakfast  
9:00-9:50
Saturday Opening Session  
Why do we give? Julian Burnside
What is EA? Sophia Cyna
Why do good? Robert Farquharson
Cause Prioritisation Hayden Wilkinson
9:50-10:20 BREAK  
10:20-11:30
Cause Areas  
Removing Suffering from Our Food System Thomas King
Poverty Grace Hollister
Policy Change Mehreen Faruqi
Existential Risk Lena Wang
AI Alignment Ryan Carey
Behavioural Economics Robert Slonim
11:20-12:30 Speed Updating Nick Anyos
12:30-14:00 LUNCH  
14:00-14:35
Saturday Walkshop Intros  
What is the world’s most pressing problem? Ben Todd
Introduction for Better Policy Workshop Eva Vivalt
Introduction for Better Giving Workshop (EA 101) Nick Wolf
Introduction for Better Thinking Workshop Catherine Crowne + Val Smith
14:40-16:00
Saturday Workshops  
Better Policy Workshop Eva Vivalt
Better Giving Workshop (EA 101) Nick Wolf
Better Thinking Workshop Catherine Crowne + Val Smith
16:00-16:20 BREAK  
16:20-17:30 Saturday Flexitime  
  Office hours List of Confirmed Office Hours
  Projects & Discussions List of Proposed Projects & Discussions
  Some of the Less Wrong activities Eliot Redelman + Catherine Crowne
17:30 END  
18:00-Late Dinner & Drinks  

 

Sunday

 

Time Title Speaker
8:00-9:00 Registration & Breakfast  
9:00-10:20
Sunday Flexitime  
Projects & Discussions List of Proposed Projects & Discussions
Some of the Less Wrong activities Eliot Redelman + Catherine Crowne
10:20-10:40 BREAK  
10:40-10:55
Sunday Workshop Intros  
Introduction to Careers Workshop Ben Todd
Introduction to Business Workshop Charlie Simson
Introduction to AI Safety Workshop Ryan Carey + Xavier O’Rourke
11:00-12:30
Saturday Workshops  
Better Careers (advanced) Ben Todd
Better Business Charlie Simson
Better AI Safety Ryan Carey + Xavier O’Rourke
12:30-14:00 LUNCH  
14:05-15:30
Talk Triplet and Panel  
Infinite Ethics Hayden Wilkinson
Qaly and Daly Methodology Susan Pennings
Lessons from the social justice movement Scott Weathers
Strategy: Bednets or Revolution?
Bridget Williams
Eva Vivalt
Kirsten Armstrong
Max Kaye
Daniel Ergas
Jessica Watson Miller
15:30-16:00 BREAK  
16:00-17:00
Lightning Talks & Closing Keynote  
Effective Altruism Australia Bridget Williams
Libertarianism Austen Erickson
Impact Investing Kirsten Armstrong
Wild Animal Suffering Evan O’Leary
Rethink Charity and Students for High-Impact Charity Catherine Low
Where to from here? Catherine Crowne
17:00 END  
17:00-Onwards Dinner & Drinks (optional)