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4 – 6 November 2022
Postillion Convention Centre (World Trade Centre), Beursplein 37, 3011 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Effective Altruism Global x Rotterdam 2022

EAGxRotterdam took place in the bustling Dutch city of Rotterdam on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of November 2022!

EAGxRotterdam brought together up to 500 ambitious individuals in order to work on solving the world’s most pressing problems, covering cause areas such as longtermism and global health, among others. This conference was an opportunity to create new connections and learn more about EA with topics suitable for everyone. The programme entailed various talks, workshops, meetings, and plenty of time for networking, as well as opportunities for getting to know the city itself. All sessions took place on site in person. The venue was Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre (World Trade Centre), which is located at Beursplein 37, 3011 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands

Application details

  • Application deadline: 23 October 2022
  • Early bird application deadline: 20 September 2022
  • Default ticket price: €75
  • Early bird ticket price: €50
  • Travel expenses support is also available, see below

Who is this conference for?

Are you a critical thinker, do you enjoy debating, do you like meeting new people and do you want to do good? Then EAGxRotterdam is the conference for you! It is for everyone who:

  • Has actively engaged with the EA community
  • Feels aligned with the core ideas of effective altruism
  • Is eager to learn more about EA!

Travel assistance

If you need financial support to join us in Rotterdam, and you are unsure whether to participate due to financial reasons, you may be able to apply for funding for the travel expenses via the application form. Please do apply for support if the cost of attending would be prohibitive for you. No worries! We will make it as accessible as possible for you! Please check our travel support policy for more details.

COVID policy

The conference will be held in line with the latest local COVID policy guidelines. For our entire protocol, please review this document.

Preliminary Schedule

  • Friday 4 November: 4pm - 10pm: Registration, opening, opportunities fair & networking
  • Saturday 5 November: 9am - 10pm: Program & networking
  • Sunday 6 November: 9am - 10pm: Program & networking

All program is optional, you can arrive and leave at any time.

Next to sessions on the worlds most pressing problems, and how to solve them, there were be meetups, skills workshops, plenty of networking opportunities, spaces to unwind and to work, and (independently organised) social activities. There were be ample opportunities for meetings with recruiters, funders, potential advisers, hires, collaborators and other people relevant to your interests

Registered attendees were able access the programme on Swapcard (our event app).

We recommended arriving at the conference well-rested (take Friday off if needed). If you can, take Monday off as well to relax, process all the new input and maybe spend some more time with the people you met at the conference.

For accommodation recommendations, group chats, and other useful things, please view this document.

Further info

If you have any questions, DM us on our socials or write us a message at rotterdam@eaglobalx.org.

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