Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk 2018

The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk held its second major conference at Jesus College, Cambridge, from 9am on the 17th to 6pm on the 18th April 2018.

The conference discussed recent developments in the field of existential and global catastrophic risk research and specific challenges that have arisen in this work over recent years. It built on recommendations from our inaugural conference in 2016, and contributed to the further development of the community working in this field.

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The Conference contributed to the activities of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk’s Managing Extreme Technological Risks research project, made possible through the support of a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation. Supplementary funding for workshop activities was received from the Hauser-Raspe Foundation. 

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