UBIE General Assembly 2022

Prague, 20–23 May

Yes, it’s true! After so many online meetings, we’d like to see you in real life again! Join us on May 20-23 in Prague for the 2022 General Assembly of Unconditional Basic Income Europe!

Please fill in the registration form below asap, so we can plan the meeting accordingly. If you are not able to attend in person, but are interested in joining us online, please also register and indicate the type of your participation accordingly.

The official General Assembly will take place on Saturday, 21 May (11:00-13:00), while the rest of the time will be used for discussions, working groups, and networking.

Recordings:

PROGRAMME

Friday, 20 May

  • 16:00 Welcome reception
  • 18:00 Opening speech by Angelina Kussy: “Basic Income and Politics of Anti-productivism” (with Q&A)
  • 19:15 Book presentation by Marek Hrubec, Martin Brabec & Markéta Minářová: “Basic Income in the World: Arguments, Experiments, History”
  • 20:00 Dinner

Saturday, 21 May

  • 9:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Karl Widerquist: “Past-, Present-, and Future-Based Arguments for UBI” (with Q&A, first commentary by Mikuláš Peksa, MEP)
  • 11:00 UBIE General Assembly
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Working groups
  • 19:00 Social event

Sunday, 22 May

  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Helena Norberg-Hodge: “UBI as part of a decentralised future”
  • 12:00 Working groups
  • 14:00 Closing lunch
  • 16:00 City walk

Monday, 23 May

UBIE meets Czech civil society

  • 13:00 Gabriela Cabaña: “Disarming the Growth Economy through Basic Income” (with Q&A)
  • 16:00 Roundtable: Angelina Kussy, Adrienne Goehler, Vivan Storlund, Magdalena Davis, Šárka Homfray, Tadeáš Žďárský followed by Q&A
  • 19:00 Networking
  • 20:00 UBI beer

SPECIAL GUESTS

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

The venue for the event will be the Villa Grébovka (Havlíčkovy sady, 120 00 Praha 2-Vinohrady, Czech Republic) – Google Maps link here.

Accommodation recommendations:

Participation in the entire event is free of charge. However, you have to take care of your own travel and accommodation. Some catering (breakfast, coffee) will be provided by UBIE.

Registration (see form below) is compulsory for both online and offline participation.

As of 9th April 2022, there are no Covid-19 related entry restrictions in place to visit the Czech Republic, neither for meetings/conferences. However, we kindly request you to observe possible changes to the regulations by the Czech authorities. Please do not attend the meeting if you have symptoms of Covid-19 (or any other contagious infection, of course). Testing before attending is strongly recommended.

 

REGISTRATION

Please fill in this form, whether you plan to join us in Prague or to follow the General Assembly online. We can only share the only access information with presons who have registered in advance.

You do not need to be a UBIE member to participate. However, if you want to vote in the GA, you’ll have to be a member by 21 April, 2022.