AI Safety Unconference 2019

Monday December 9, 10:00-18:00
The Pace, 520 Alexander St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1C7

Vancouver landscape


The AI Safety Unconference brings together persons interested in all aspects of AI safety, from technical AI safety problems to issues of governance and responsible use of AI, for a day during the NeurIPS week. As an unconference, the event aims to maximize valuable social interactions between participants, through free-form discussions, moderated discussion groups, one-on-ones, lightning talks.


A vegan lunch will be provided, along with snacks & coffee/tea. This agenda is tentative and we welcome feedback from participants.


Registration: closed.

Join the email group, and…

Give a Lightning Talks: Lightning talks (5-6 minutes in length) will take place during the lunch hour.

Background readings: We recommend Victoria Krakovna's AI safety resources and the Alignment newsletter as outlooks of the field.

List of accepted papers related to AI safety at NeurIPS 2019 (crowdsourced on email group).



If you have any questions or thoughts, reach out to If you're interested in organising the unconference, let's chat!

You can send us anonymous feedback.


Thanks to the following organisations for their support.

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(last update: 2019-12-07)