About Us

Johannes Heidecke (Main coordination)

Johannes is a graduate student of artificial intelligence in Barcelona where he is currently writing his thesis on robustness of inverse reinforcement learning. Besides that he is working on a research project of modeling human rationality for value learning. Johannes was a participant of the last AISC in Gran Canaria and took the main responsibility for organizing the next camp in Prague.

Jan Kulveit (Topic coordination, Johannes’s deputy)

Jan works as Strategy director at the CZEA, trying to cause more research on AI alignment and x-risk to happen in Europe. He is also working on a mentioned project about rationality for value learning with Johannes, and co-organizing the Summer school on Human-aligned AI. His background is in theoretical physics, phase transitions, networks and complex systems.

Anne Wissemann (Participant coordination)

Anne has worked in operations at the Effective Altruism Foundation previously and is now building her rationality skills by coaching aspiring effective altruists and rationalists. She is executive assistant to Allan Dafoe, co-director of the AI Governance Program at the Future of Humanity Institute. In her free time, she runs community events in Berlin and nerds out about self-improvement.

Jirí Nadvorník (Program coordination)

Jiří studied Artifical intelligence at Charles University in Prague, co-founded local LessWrong community, CZEA, and MIRIx Prague. With CZEA, he organized events such as EAGxPrague 2016 or an intense effective altruism weekend retreat.

 

 

Kristina Nemcova (Logistics)

Kristina works as a Community Director at CZEA, organizing events and taking care of operation processes. Right now on a quest to become even better EA and community builder. She will take care of logistics at AISC2.

 

 

Jessica Cooper (Advisor communication)

Jessica is about to complete an MSc in Advanced Computer Science at the University of St Andrews. Her research interests include AI safety, deep learning and neuroscience inspired approaches to AI. She is a committee member of the university’s Effective Altruism Society and runs an interdisciplinary academic reading group about artificial general intelligence.

Remmelt Ellen (Advisor)

Remmelt is the co-founder of Effective Altruism Netherlands, responsible for events like EAGx Netherlands 2018. In his role as advisor, he brings in his experience from organizing the first AI Safety Camp.