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ArtScienceWeek 12-18 SEP

If you are interested in more interaction between art and science – have a look at the events in the ArtScienceWeek from September 12th – 18th, with conferences (including Brave New World), expositions, festivals and talks!

h/AI – futuristic musical theatre with AI

Can you make a musical theatre performance using Artificial Intelligence? Two playwrights, four actors, and an orchestra of 14 musicians are up for the challenge. With h/AI (human/Artificial Intelligence), musical theatre company de Veenfabriek, theatergroep ECHO and Orchestra De Ereprijs create a more than human artistic manifestation with AI.

Partnership The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends & Brave New World Conference

The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT) & Brave New World Conference start a partnership around Future Consciousness. The combined effort of STT and BNW will start during the Brave New World Conference in September with two workshops. Check our website for updates.

Imagine Intuition

Imagine Intuition with Museum De Lakenhal & Brave New World 
As a preview of the new “Imagine Intuition” exhibition in Museum De Lakenhal we are happy to discuss Future of Intelligence and Intuition with Andrea Evers and Bram Ellens during this edition of Brave New World Conference. 

Yuval Noah Harari – Brave Young Minds

Brave New World presents: Brave Young Minds in conversation with Yuval Noah Harari

During the first edition of Brave Young Minds, on September 18 in Naturalis Biodiversity Center, writer, historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari will talk with hundred children about the history of mankind. Brave Young Minds is organised by Brave New World Conference, especially for our youngest generation. Children from 10 years of age will be invited to ask their questions about our world and mankind to a very special guest. We are extremely honoured that Prof. Harari will be our first guest in Naturalis in Leiden as one of the highlights of Leiden European City of Science 2022.

First Speakers 2022

On September 12th & 13th 2022 our already seventh edition of Brave New World Conference will take place in Leiden. We are working hard to find you the most inspiring speakers to join our program. So what do we have in store for you?

This year we will have one theme spread over two days: The Future of Intelligence.
On both days we will dive into different forms of intelligence and the role of new technologies.

Brave New World Speaking Agency

In the six years of organizing Brave New World Conference we often are asked for advice by third parties to help them with finding the right speakers for their event. To help them and to help spread the ideas and themes we curated for Brave New World we decided to add a new branch to our activities – a speaking agency.  Brave New World Speaking Agency will help to spread the key message of Brave New World – what will our world look like in the future considering all the technological innovations and what are the forecasts of this new world from the fields of art and science.

Fakes, Forgeries and Deceptions

Last edition of Brave New World on the first day we talked about “Truth in Reality”, what is real and what is not. In the course of putting together our program we had an idea – lets contact the many museums and collections in Leiden and ask them if they have some fakes, forgeries or deceptions in their depots The reactions were unexpectedly enthusiastic and positive. Before we knew it we were organizing an exhibition.

Early Bird Tickets BNW 2022

Next year we are moving from November to September (Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th) and we wanted to give you a heads up as we have an early bird deal for the next edition. If you know the conference and trust us that we will provide an exciting and innovative program in 2022 you can already register and receive 15% discount as a reward for your faith in us! Use the code BIRDBNW22 in Eventbrite to get the discount, the code will be active until January the 1st 2022.

Full program Brave New World 2021

Full program for the 2021 edition of Brave New World is online!