Reykjavik 2017 – Program

Conference day 1, Thu 31. August

Nordic Welfare Model and UBI

10:00 Welcome words, Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland. VIDEO

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

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

11:20 Twenty minute break

11:40 Salvör Gissurardottir, U. of Iceland VIDEO

12:15 Lunch

13:30 Birgitta Jonsdottir MP in the Icelandic Parliament VIDEO

14:00 Øyvind Steensen, BIEN Norway VIDEO

14:20 Jouko Hemmi, BIEN Finland VIDEO

14:40 Twenty minute break

15:00 Albert Svan, BIEN Iceland VIDEO

15:20 Martin Bruun Michaelsen, Philosophy student

15:40 Discussion and questions VIDEO

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 VIDEO

10:45 Dr. Jurgen De Wispelaere, U. of Bath VIDEO

11:20 Twenty minute break

11:40 Dr. Karl Widerquist, U. of Georgetown VIDEO

12:15 Lunch

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

14:10 Gerdur Palmadottir, Entrepreneur VIDEO

14:30 Twenty minute break

14:50 Ragnar Þor Ingolfsson, VR Union CANCELED

15:20 Discussion and circle panel questions VIDEO

16:15 End of conference