EAGx Boston 2018 Schedule

Time Room 345 Room 325
9:00 AM–10:00 AM


(in area outside classrooms)

10:00 AM–10:10 AM

Opening Remarks

10:10 AM–10:25 AM

Introduction to Effective Altruism

10:25 AM–11:25 AM

Keynote Presentation: From Agitator to Innovator: A Case Study in EA Career Choice

11:25 AM–11:40 AM


11:40 AM–12:25 PM

Interview: Behavioral Insights

Panel: EA Community Building

12:25 PM–1:15 PM


(in area outside classrooms)

1:15 PM–2:15 PM

Anti-Debate: Is Activism Against Nuclear Weapons Effective?

Participatory Workshop: Scalable Solutions in Mental Health

2:15 PM–2:45 PM

Presentation: Building a Culture of Evidence Use in Government

2:45 PM–3:10 PM


3:10 PM–3:55 PM

Presentation: Engineering Clean Meat

Panel: EA in the Policy Sphere

3:55 PM–4:40 PM

Presentation: The Impact of Accountability; or, What We Do at AMF and How We Do It

Panel: Preventing Animal Suffering

4:40 PM–5:05 PM


5:05 PM–5:35 PM

Presentation: Quantifying Americans’ Valuation of Animal Suffering

Participatory Workshop: Life Skills for Existential Risk Mitigation

5:35 PM–6:05 PM

Presentation: A Rawlsian Fix for Moral Cognition

6:05 PM–6:25 PM

Presentation: The World We Want AGI to Make For Us

6:25 PM–6:35 PM

Closing Remarks