Loading…
This event has ended. Create your own event on Sched.
View analytic
Saturday, August 6 • 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Prioritisation frameworks

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Comparing between different actions is both important and difficult. Explicit quantitative models can help to make sure that we account for everything that is important rather than just the most salient features. However, they often take significant time investment. In this workshop I'll present a crude tool for producing explicit prioritisation frameworks, which are simple enough to be used with Fermi estimates or in small group discussion. We'll then split up to use such a tool.


Speakers
avatar for Owen Cotton Barratt

Owen Cotton Barratt

Owen leads the research at the Global Priorities Project, part of the Centre for Effective Altruism. He has a PhD in mathematics from the University of Oxford, was a founding member of Giving What We Can, and is a James Martin Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute. He has written papers in mathematics, economics, and philosophy, and his research currently focuses on how we can prioritise between pressing problems under conditions of... Read More →


Saturday August 6, 2016 2:20pm - 3:20pm
5. Tilden Room 2495 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Attendees (91)