Gods & Politics: AAI 2010 European Conference

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Gods & Politics: AAI 2010 European Conference

Time: June 18, 2010 to June 20, 2010
Location: Black Diamond Library
City/Town: Copenhagen, Denmark
Website or Map: http://www.atheistconvention.…
Event Type: international, conference
Organized By: Atheist Alliance International; Danish Atheist Society
Latest Activity: Jun 12, 2010

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Join us for AAI's first European conference! One focus of the conference will be on religion and politics – what challenges do we as non-believers face today, and do we have a strong enough voice in the debate? But the conference is much broader than that, and we have a fantastic line-up of speakers from all around the world and covering many different fields. You can look forward to presentations by some of the most influential psychologists, philosophers and biologists in the world – and that is just a small part of it.
In addition to the listed speakers, we also have a highly relevant, surprise speaker you do not want to miss who will be presented Saturday, June 19.

AC Grayling (UK)
Aroup Chatterjee (UK)
Brian Arly Jacobsen (DK)
Christer Sturmark (SE)
Dan Barker (US)
Gregory Paul (US)
Ivana Bacik (IRE)
James Randi (US)
Jens Morten Hansen (DK)
Lone Frank (DK)
Michael Nugent (IRE)
Mikael Rothstein (DK)
PZ Myers (US)
Paula Kirby (UK)
Per Bilde (DK)
Rasmus Fynbo / Mushi (DK)
Rebecca Goldstein (US)
Rebecca Watson (UK)
Richard Wiseman (UK)
Robin Ince (UK)
Roy W. Brown (UK)
Simon Bressendorff (DK)
Taslima Nasrin (US)
Victor Stenger (US)


Tickets
What you get
Tickets for the conference provides access to all talks* Friday through Sunday. Tickets also include refreshments throughout the conference and lunch buffet Saturday. Also note the “godless entertainment” Friday evening, the dinner Saturday and the sight-seeing Sunday!
*Note that some sessions will run in parallel – see the program for details.

Buy your tickets at

Conference Pass
Be quick and you can get the conference pass for the low Early Bird registration price.
Standard pass: DKK 1100 / US$ 220
Student pass: DKK 800 / US$ 160 (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

On April 1, these prices increase by an additional DKK 250 / US$ 50.

Student Pass
For student discount, a valid student card must be presented at registration time at the venue. Otherwise, the difference of DKK 300 / US$ 60 will be charged.

Godless Entertainment (Friday evening)
This evening will, atheist entertainers will present their godless acts for your enjoyment. We start with stand-up by the comedian Robin Ince. This is followed by a concert with Mushi. This takes place in PH Caféen.
Friday evening, June 18: DKK 125 / US$ 25

Dinner (Saturday evening)
We invite you to take part in this dinner along with the speakers from the conference – this an ideal chance to meet other atheists and also chat with some of the speakers. The dinner is served in restaurant The Harbour with a beautiful view over the canal.
June 19: DKK 400 / US$ 80 (drinks not included)

Sight-seeing (Sunday afternoon)
This is your chance to see Copenhagen both from land and from the canals. The trip takes appr. 2½ hours.
Sunday afternoon, June 20: DKK 225 / US$ 45 (lunch included)

New combination tickets:
Full Conference Ticket
You get the conference pass, ticket for the Godless Entertainment on Friday, access to the dinner Saturday evening and sight-seeing Sunday afternoon.
Standard price: DKK 1850
Student price: DKK 1550
on April 1 the prices increase

Medium Conference Ticket
You get everything except the sight-seeing: Conference pass, Godless Entertainment and dinner Saturday evening.

Standard price: DKK 1625
Student price: DKK 1325
on April 1 the prices increase

This is the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded people, listen to some great speakers of international stature, and partake in some stimulating discussions. And if you feel like a break is needed from the talks, we also have some more light entertainment planned for you.

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Comment by Little Name Atheist on June 12, 2010 at 11:08pm
I'd love to attend, but my passport has elapsed... there's also an issue with plane tickets, etc...

Hope someone reports back!

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