Open World Conference 2022: Open Science and Social Dangers

The Open World Conference 2022 is an interdisciplinary conference about open science and global dangers where we, over the course of two days, discuss the dilemmas of openness in research and research collaboration. You can now register to participate.

Niels Bohr’s Nobel Prize in physicsMarking the centenary of Niels Bohr’s Nobel Prize in physics, and the United Nations announcing 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development, we acknowledge Bohr’s vision of an open world and discuss how we, now and in the future, can use openness as a tool towards a safer world.


Open World Conference 2022 will feature a variety of speakers such as David Kaiser, Professor at MIT; Tong Zhao, Senior Fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; James Fearon, Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor at Stanford University, and Inanna Hamati-Ataya, Principal Research Associate at University of Cambridge.

The speakers will address topics like the philosophical and ethical challenges of gene editing, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing; different forms of open science such as science diplomacy, citizen science, and open software; the nuclear arms race; historical perspectives on openness and secrecy in computer and cyber security as well as science policy making and risk regulation mechanisms. See the full programme.


It is free to participate in the conference, including meals. You can now register for our open-for-all tickets.

See more at the Open World Conference 2022 website.