GCRI affiliates have spoken at a wide range of venues, from the United Nations to the American Preppers Network. In 2012-2013, we also hosted a series of online events.

Upcoming Events

1 ​September – 31 October 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden
Existential Risk to Humanity.

10-14 December 2017, Arlington, VA
Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. GCRI plans to host its usual SRA GCR sessions.

Select Recent Events

Integrated assessment of global catastrophic risk, a talk by Seth Baum and Tony Barrett at the Colloquium on Catastrophic and Existential Risk, hosted by the UCLA Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences, 27 March 2017, Los Angeles.

Future of Intelligent Machines, a talk by Roman Yampolskiy at the Retreat on Artificial Intelligence, Rochester Institute of Technology, February 17 2017, Rochester, NY.

Politics in the Age of Weapons Containment: Insights From Nuclear Weapons Policy for the Governance of AI Development, a talk by Matthijs Maas at the Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk, 13 December 2016, Cambridge, UK.

Feeding Everyone Without the Sun and/or Industry, a presentation by Dave Denkenberger at the Oxford University Future of Humanity Institute, 5 September 2016, Oxford.


Speaking Engagements: A full list of talks, panel discussions, and other speaking engagements by GCRI affiliates, excluding our Society for Risk Analysis conference sessions.

Society for Risk Analysis Conferences: SRA is the leading professional society for the study of risk. GCRI hosts regular sessions on GCR at SRA conferences.

Online Lectures: GCRI hosted an online lecture series during 2012-2013. The lectures featured a variety of researchers from inside and outside GCRI.

Discussion Groups: GCRI hosted a series of discussion groups during 2012. The discussions brought together experts on specific topics: nuclear war and religion.

Other events can be found in GCRI’s conferences directory resource.