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March 2019

GoodDollar Hackathon: Hackinequality March 2019

March 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - March 15, 2019 @ 1:30 pm UTC+2
eToro Israel, Champion Tower, 33rd Floor, Sheshet HaYamim 30
Bnei Brak, Israel

GoodDollar announces: Hackinequality March 2019 – the first hackathon for reducing global wealth inequality using decentralised technology. Topic suggestions for projects – you can choose one or choose your own: Digital identity related solution – centered around identity itself as a goal Social impact – a project that promotes social causes and fairness Social Identity for UBI – build a distributed identity system without a central database, to prevent users from opening multiple accounts per user, while maintaining privacy, efficiency, accessibility and decentralisation Social…

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April 2019

Nordic Basic Income Conference 2019 – “Visions for a Brighter Future”

April 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Chateau Neuf Oslo, Norway

Borgerlønn BIEN Norway and The Norwegian Student Society are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the next annual Nordic Basic Income Conference, which is to take place at Chateau Neuf in Oslo from the 5th to the 7th April 2019. The conference program will consist of plenary sessions and workshops, featuring both national and international speakers, as well as cultural contributions. One of the main purposes of this conference is to enable discussion about how the implementation of a basic…

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UBI Day at Draper University

April 16, 2019
Draper University San Mateo, CA United States

Draper Associates has invited several entrepreneurs working on basic income to pitch their ideas. The event will begin with a one hour long presentation by the head of UBI research at YCombinator at 1pm PST. Following that will be twelve UBI projects pitching over three hours to Tim Draper. The format will be ten minutes for a presentation, followed up by five minutes of Q&A. Tune in on "UBI Day" to watch or submit your project here. Click here for…

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May 2019

Alternative Basic Income Systems: A Discussion

May 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+4
Bushwick Generator Brooklyn, NY United States

Basic income is a hot topic this year at New York's blockchain week. Join the discussion this evening to learn about three different OpenUBI projects: a cryptocurrency (Manna), an independent digital currency (Project Greshm), and a Sybil-resistant decentralized identity system (BrightID). We will kick off with an introduction to Universal Basic Income (UBI) by our esteemed guest Dr. Michael A. Lewis, professor at Hunter College and co-founder of the US Basic Income Guarantee (USBIG), followed by lightning talks from each project. At 7:30 we will begin…

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June 2019

18th Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress

June 15, 2019 - June 16, 2019
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue (at 119th Street)
New York, NY 10035 United States

Organized by the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, Basic Income Canada, and SSSW Associate Professor Michael A. Lewis, this year’s Congress will bring together researchers, activists, policymakers and students from around North America and the world who focus on universal basic income guarantee (BIG) on the policy agenda. This year marks fifty years since a basic income guarantee was first introduced in the U.S. Congress. Basic income is once again on the policy agenda in North America. Pilot programs, controlled…

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August 2019

BIEN Congress 2019

August 22, 2019 - August 25, 2019
Hyderabad, India + Google Map

Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) is a global network with 35 national and regional affiliates. Its primary objective is to foster informed discussion about basic income throughout the world. Each year, BIEN organizes an international Congress, hosted by one of its affiliates. India Network for Basic Income (INBI) along with NALSAR University of Law is hosting the 19th BIEN Congress in Hyderabad, India, from 22nd to 25th of August 2019.

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October 2019

Basic Income March

October 26, 2019

Be part of the worldwide movement that is demanding basic income as the future of our economy. Our economy is leaving millions behind. Join the people powered movement to send the message that our society and economy needs to evolve to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The NYC Basic Income March will begin in South Bronx and finish in Harlem, at the Convent Baptist Church in Harlem. We will march with and hear from leaders including the Yang…

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May 2020

North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress 2020

May 21, 2020 - May 24, 2020
McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario Canada

The 19th annual NABIG Congress takes place May 21-24, 2020 at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario with prominent speakers and diverse participants from Canada, the United States and beyond. The major themes for NABIG 2020 are: The particular relevance of basic income to young people and their future wellbeing, and the importance of engaging youth in interrelated movements, especially those concerned with climate crisis and the future of the economy. Basic income and women’s equality and wellbeing, especially in the…

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July 2020

Carbon charges, basic income and global justice

July 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0

This webinar explores the proposal that carbon charges - and the dividends paid from them - should be international. About this Event This webinar is aimed at activists, academics, policy-makers and all who have an interest in global justice and sustainability. Carbon taxes and charges are usually proposed as national schemes, with the revenues kept within the country. Given the international impacts of burning carbon, we ask whether it is right that the highest polluters get to hold onto the…

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