Program

Conference day 1, Thu 31. August

Nordic Welfare Model and UBI

10:00 Welcome words 

10:10 Dr. Stefan Olafsson, U. of Iceland

10:45 Dr. Peter Abrahamson, U. of Copenhagen 

11:20 Ten minute break

11:30 Salvör Gissurardottir, U. of Iceland

12:10 Lunch

13:30 Birgitta Jonsdottir MP in the Icelandic Parliament

14:00 Dr. Louise Anne Haagh, U. of York 

14:30 Ten minute break

14:40 Albert Svan, BIEN Iceland – Basic income for a sustainable future 

15:00 Øyvind Steensen, BIEN Norway 

15:20 Panel discussion and questions

16:30 End of day 1

 

Conference day 2, Fri 1. September

Basic Income experiments, results and future prospects

10:00 Highligts from previous day 

10:10 Markus Kanerva on Finnish basic income project 

10:45 Dr. Jurgen De Wispelaere, U. of Tampere

11:20 Ten minute break

11:30 Dr. Karl Widerquist, U. of Georgetown

 

12:10 Lunch

13:30 Marina Gorbis, Institute for the Future (IFTF)

14:00 Ragnar Þor Ingolfsson, VR Union 

14:30 Ten minute break

14:40 Martin Bruun Michaelsen, Philosophy student

15:00 Gerdur Palmadottir, Entrepreneur

15:20 Discussion and panel questions

16:20 End of conference