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Are lockdowns justified? Evaluating the costs and benefits

Online
Organizer: Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminar (Princeton University)

In several countries, lockdowns have reduced the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and thereby of deaths from COVID-19. Despite this, they have been controversial.  Some claim that they violate basic […]

The science of wellbeing: causes, consequences, and policies

Magdalen College Oxford
Organizer: Wellbeing Research Centre (Oxford University)

This hybrid workshop was held over two days at the University of Oxford to discuss topics covered in The Science of Wellbeing, the first textbook to be published on the subject. […]

Donating money, buying happiness

Online
Organizer: Mind & Behaviour Research Group (Oxford University)

Joel McGuire presented our comparison of the cost-effectiveness of cash transfers and psychotherapy in terms of subjective wellbeing and mental health.

Moral Foundations of Progress Studies

The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
Organizer: The Roots of Progress

The progress studies community has had a lot of discussion about technology, economics, history, and politics. However, there is no consensus on the moral basis for valuing or pursuing “progress,” and there are key open questions about how progress is to be judged and measured, who should benefit from it, and what type of progress we should pursue. The goal of this workshop is to reach a consensus on what major moral/ethical questions are at the foundations of a study of progress, and what broad answers to these questions have been proposed.

EAGxOxford 2022

Examination Schools Oxford
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

EAGxOxford 2022 will bring together students and young professionals interested in EA to connect, learn, and explore how best to improve the world. We're excited to welcome over 400 people […]

EAGxBoston 2022

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Boston, MA
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

Back after a three-year hiatus, EAGxBoston welcomes members of the effective altruism community to our 2022 conference, featuring networking, speaker events, workshops, and mentorship. This event will be especially useful for […]

EA Global: London 2022

The Brewery 52 Chiswell St, London
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

EA Global will bring together a wide network of people who have made helping others a core part of their lives. Speakers and attendees share new thinking and research in […]

Interspecies Comparisons of Welfare

The London School of Economics and Political Science
Organizer: Foundations of Animal Sentience (ASENT)

Comparisons across species are not straightforward because there are significant differences between animals with respect to their cognitive, affective, and sensory capabilities. Such comparisons require input from many fields, including […]

EAGxPrague 2022

Faculty of Arts Jan Palach Square 1/2, Prague
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

The event will bring together over 500 members of the EA community to connect with each other, and to explore the best ways to improve the world.

An axiological dilemma for longtermism

Trajan House Mill Street, Oxford
Organizer: Global Priorities Institute

How can we make the future better if we can’t make it better for anyone in particular? Speaking at GPI's weekly lunchtime seminar, Michael raised an axiological challenge to longtermism, […]

Life, death, and WELLBYs

Harris Manchester College Oxford
Organizer: Wellbeing Research Centre (Oxford University)

HLI's Founder and Director, Dr Michael Plant, will present his latest thinking on determining the neutral point of wellbeing scales.

The pleasures and pains of interpreting life satisfaction scales

Trajan House Mill Street, Oxford
Organizer: 10th Oxford Workshop on Global Priorities Research

Global priorities research investigates the question, ‘What should we do with our limited resources, if our goal is to do the most good?’ This question has close connections with central issues in philosophy and economics, among other fields. This event will focus on the longtermism paradigm and general issues in cause prioritisation.

Wellbeing Research & Policy Conference

Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre Worcester College, Oxford
Organizer: Wellbeing Research Centre (Oxford University)

The inaugural Wellbeing Research & Policy Conference will bring together scholars and policymakers to discuss the latest research, insights, and developments in the field of wellbeing science. The conference will […]

EAGxSingapore 2022

Singapore Management University 81 Victoria St, Singapore
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

It’s been over two years since our last in-person EAGxSingapore/Asia conference. We are thrilled to organize this conference again— bigger and better than before! The event will bring together over […]

Taking happiness seriously | EAGxBerlin 2022

Urania Berlin An d. Urania 17, Berlin
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

EAGxBerlin 2022 will bring together ambitious students and professionals to learn, connect and collaborate to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Five years after the last EAGxBerlin, we're excited to […]

EA Global: Washington, D.C. 2022

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

EA Global will bring together a wide network of people who have made helping others a core part of their lives. Speakers and attendees share new thinking and research in […]

Measuring Good Better

Online
Organizer: Effective Altruism Philippines

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month, the Happier Lives Institute and Effective Altruism Philippines bring you Measuring Good Better, a virtual talk and Q&A about mental health and effective altruism. The main speaker will be […]

Global health: what should we care about?

Charity Entrepreneurship 253 Kilburn Lane, London
Organizer: Effective Altruism UK

Intervention prioritisation helps make Effective Altruism effective. Ways of measuring competing issues bear huge influence over what problems are investigated and which interventions are promoted. But what should we care […]

EAGxRotterdam 2022

Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre Beursplein 37, Rotterdam
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

EAGxRotterdam will bring together ambitious individuals in order to work on solving the world’s most pressing problems. The conference is an opportunity to create new connections and learn more about […]

What are the most cost-effective ways to treat depression?

Online
Organizer: The Swedish Network for Global Mental Health

The Happier Lives Institute recently completed a cost-effectiveness analysis concluding that StrongMinds’ depression treatment is 9x more cost-effective than direct cash transfers for improving the life of an individual as […]

Asia Philanthropy Congress

Online
Organizer: The Nippon Foundation

The Nippon Foundation will launch the Asia Philanthropy Congress in Tokyo on November 19, 2022. It aims to leverage our extensive network to build a platform that will seek solutions […]

Effective Giving Day

Online
Organizer: Giving What We Can

If you're feeling overwhelmed by all of the important problems in the world, and you'd like to make a difference, you're not alone. Effective Giving Day is designed to help […]

Global Scientific Conference on Human Flourishing 2022

Online
Organizer: Templeton World Charity Foundation

The aim of this conference is to speed the translation of interdisciplinary insights about our common humanity into breakthrough innovations that help us flourish together amid modern challenges. We invite […]

EA Global: Bay Area 2023

Oakland Marriott 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

EA Global will bring together a wide network of people who have made helping others a core part of their lives. Speakers and attendees share new thinking and research in […]

EAGxNordics 2023

Venue TBD
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

More details to follow...

EA Global: London 2023

Tobacco Dock Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London
Organizer: Centre for Effective Altruism

EA Global will bring together a wide network of people who have made helping others a core part of their lives. Speakers and attendees share new thinking and research in […]

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