Upcoming edition

#6. Virtual (Jan-June 2022)

Sai Joseph
Participant Facilitation


Sai heads our participant facilitation and outreach, making sure participants get the best out of the camp experience. She is an MS Computer Science/AI student at Northeastern University. Prior to joining CS, she taught ESL to adults and worked on US political campaigns.


Adam Shimi
Research Mentoring

Adam is responsible for our research mentoring, liaising with mentors and participants to ensure effective collaborations. He did a PhD at IRIT (CS Research Institute of Toulouse) in Theoretical Computer Science, on the theory of distributed computing, and is now working on deconfusing concepts in AI alignment.
Update: Adam has switched to an advisory role at AISC, after starting a new program of his own.

Kristi Uustalu
Event Logistics


Kristi oversees our event logistics. She keeps an eye out for organisational bottlenecks and ensures our scheduling and fiscal administration are kept in check. She has researched EA moral psychology, worked as an editor for Charity Entrepreneurship, and explored NGO and think tank funding models in the EU.

Remmelt Ellen
Program Design

Remmelt coordinates our program. He helped launch the first camp and works on our strategy. He consults for charity groups to refine decisions together and resolve bottlenecks toward doing more good. He also co-founded Effective Altruism Netherlands.

Past editions

Past organizers of AI Safety Camps were volunteers and mainly past participants. We are currently professionalising our management.

#5. Virtual
Virtual  (Jan 2021)

Remmelt Ellen  (Program Coordination)
Remmelt coordinates the program. He helped launch the first camp. He also 
co-founded Effective Altruism Netherlands. He likes supporting groups to refine decisions and resolve our bottlenecks towards doing more good! 

Rebecca Baron  (Participant Facilitation)
Rebecca is new to the AISC team this year. She facilitates participants’ experience at the camp and keeps our budget in check. She helped organize the Effective Altruism Global x Boston conference in 2018 and 2019. She studies economics and international relations at Tufts University.

Richard Möhn  (Applications)
Richard leads our application phase. He was admitted to AISC4, but had to drop out before the research phase began. He now works for Spark Wave as a software engineer. He thinks he knows something about application procedures because he listened to a lot of Manager Tools.

Max Chiswick  (Topics & Teams)
Max leads our topic & team selection phase. He participated in AISC4, where his team researched the topic of generalisation in reinforcement learning. He is about to start his PhD in AI.

Nicholas Goldowsky-Dill  (Team Mentorship)
Nicholas leads our mentorship and team support. He participated in AISC3 and helped organize AISC4. He recently graduated from Cornell with a degree in Mathematics. He helps with organizing effective altruism student groups at both Cornell and Oxford University.

#4. Virtual
T̶̶̶o̶̶̶r̶̶̶o̶̶̶n̶̶̶t̶̶̶o̶̶̶ Virtual (May 2020)
  • Colin Bested  (Main coordination)
  • Cynthia Yoon  (Program, Funding)
  • JJ Hepburn  (Applications, Topic & Team deliberations)
  • Nix Goldowsky-Dill  (Team mentorship)
  • Sebastian Kosch  (Participant communications)
  • Andrew Player  (Logistics)
  • Remmelt Ellen  (Virtual pivot)
  • Also thanks to Haoji Xu, Eric Langlois, Ti Guo, Atticus X. Yang, Noam Ascher, and Ronak Mehta
    → See research summaries.
#3. Physical
Madrid  (May 2019)
  • Remmelt Ellen  (Main coordination)
  • Sabrina Kavanagh  (Applications)
  • David Lindner  (Topic coordination)
  • Fabian Steuer  (Topic coordination)
  • Kristina Nemcova  (Participant coordination)
  • Brandon Perry  (Program coordination)
  • Tomáš Gavenčiak  (Supervisor communication, Coaching)
  • Johannes Heidecke  (Funding, Advisor)
    → See research summaries.
→ AI Safety Research Program: UK/CZ  (Oct 2019)
#2. Physical
Prague  (Oct 2018)
  • Johannes Heidecke  (Main coordination)
  • Jan Kulveit  (Topic coordination, Johannes’s deputy)
  • Anne Wissemann  (Participant coordination)
  • Jiří Nadvorník  (Program coordination)
  • Kristina Nemcova  (Logistics)
  • Jessica Cooper  (Advisor communication)
  • Remmelt Ellen  (Advisor)
    → See research summaries.
#1. Physical
Gran Canaria  (Apr 2018)
  • Linda Linsefors  (initiator of the program)
  • Nandi Schoots  (interviews, program design)
  • Markus Salmela  (interviews assistance)
  • Remmelt Ellen  (meetings, logistics)
  • Tom McGrath  (team preparation)
  • David Kristoffersson  (international connector)
  • Anne Wissemann  (on-the-ground operations)
  • Maia Pasek  (location initiator)
  • Karol Kubicki  (venue logistics)
    → See research summaries.
    → See our review of the pilot.