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===Vancouver===
 
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We don't yet have a regular venue or meeting time, but currently (early August 2011) are meeting downtown about once a week.
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We meet every Thursday at 18:00, usually at an office downtown or a house in kitsilano. There are about 10 of us, depending how you count. We usually have someone give a talk on an interesting subject, recent examples include probability and decision theory, how to make lots of money, reinforcemtn learning, various sequences. We are generally fun and friendly people, so you should come meet us if you can.
*Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/vancouver-rationalists Vancouver Rationalists]
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We do most of our organizing on a mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/vancouver-rationalists Vancouver Rationalists]
  
 
==Europe==
 
==Europe==

Revision as of 07:53, 25 September 2012

Less Wrong members sometimes arrange meetups to meet each other in meat space. Some geographic areas have groups that do this regularly. Also see: Less Wrong meetup group resources.

USA

Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

Bay Area, CA

Berkeley

San Francisco

  • Hasn't had a meetup in a while
  • Mailing list: lw-sf

Mountain View

  • Wiki page
  • Mailing list
  • Venue: Private residence, every Tuesday, 7pm
  • Formerly hosted at Tortuga
  • Join the mailing list for announcements, new location, &c.

Sausalito (Marin)

Cambridge, MA

Chicago, IL

Dallas / Fort Worth, TX

  • Meets every Sunday at 1 PM at America's Best Coffee in Arlington
  • Mailing list: [1]

Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Meetings every Saturday 6pm-9pm
  • Location: map
  • Contact: Lance Bush

Washington, DC

Madison, WI

New York City, NY

The NYC meetup group is very large and meets frequently. The NYC community was profiled here as a case study. Please join the mailing list!

  • Weekly, Tuesday, 7-11pm, Private Residence. Occasionally on Thursdays as well.
  • Mailing list: Main Google Group

Ohio

  • Meets on the third Sunday at the Max & Erma's in Wilmington (between Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton)
  • Irregular city-specific meetups. Join mailing list for details!
  • Mailing list: Less Wrong: Ohio

Philadelphia, PA

  • We are in the process of establishing a regular meetup group and time. Please feel free to join us!
  • Mailing list: LessWrong Philadelphia

Pittsburgh, PA

Portland, OR

  • Current schedule: Every two weeks, Saturday 12-2 PM. North Portland Lucky Lab Pub on Killingsworth. Next meeting is September 22th, 2012.
  • Location may be changed before each meetup; check the mailing list to know for certain where it will be.
  • Mailing list: LessWrong Portland

Research Triangle, NC (Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill)

Salt Lake City, UT

  • Google Group/mailing list: [2]
  • and Google Site: [3]

Southern California, CA

For help with transportation, check for carpool opportunities in meetup announcements and comments.

Los Angeles

Seattle, WA

  • Meets the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month in the U-District, see mailing list for details.
  • Eastside meetups are happening on an ad-hoc schedule, see mailing list for details.
  • Mailing list: LW-Seattle

St Louis, MO

Canada

Toronto

  • Venue: Bars by St. George subway station, currently The Duke of York.
  • Schedule: Biweekly, Tuesdays at 8 PM. Join the mailing list for details.
  • Mailing List: Toronto Google Group

London

  • We do not yet have regular meetups due to lack of members.
  • Contact Tuxedage for details.

Waterloo

Ottawa

We're still working out where and how often the group will meet.

Vancouver

We meet every Thursday at 18:00, usually at an office downtown or a house in kitsilano. There are about 10 of us, depending how you count. We usually have someone give a talk on an interesting subject, recent examples include probability and decision theory, how to make lots of money, reinforcemtn learning, various sequences. We are generally fun and friendly people, so you should come meet us if you can.

We do most of our organizing on a mailing list: Vancouver Rationalists

Europe

London, UK

Oxford, UK

  • Oxford Rationality Meetups
  • Venue: Exeter College
  • Schedule: Saturday termtimes - normally 6-8pm.
  • Contact Larks or AlexFlint for details.

Cambridge, UK

  • Venue: JCR, Trinity College (Directions).
  • Schedule: 11am Sundays during University term time. Meetings during university vacations with irregular times and places -- join the mailing list to see when something's going to happen, or to suggest a meetup.
  • Mailing list: CambridgeLessWrong
  • Contact AlexeyM or Jonathan_Lee

Helsinki, Finland

Budapest, Hungary

  • Venue: California Coffee Company Basilica (coffee shop), Szent Istvan ter 4-5. Link
  • Schedule: weekends, see mailing list.
  • Mailing list: BudLessWrong
  • Contact AlexeyM or katyusha

Brussels, Belgium

Brussels meetup group

  • contact : Axel
  • venue : La Fleur en Papier Doré: Rue des Alexiens 55 1000 Bruxelles
  • frequency : monthly (usually Saturday at noon)
  • average attendance : see dedicated Brussels meetup group page

Berlin, Germany

Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Mailing list: [groups.google.com/group/less-wrong-copenhagen less-wrong-copenhagen]

Moscow, Russia

  • Venue: “Subway” restaurant, Ostozhenka 14.
  • Schedule: No schedule at present.
  • Discussion and announcements in Russian: Rationality Forum.
  • Contact: Yuu.

Australia

Melbourne

  • Three regular meetups: Practical rationality (1st Fri each month), outreach (schedule still unsettled), and social (3rd Fri each month).
  • Venue: Practical rationality at Trike (usually - check the meetup post), social at Ben's house (look for a meetup post with more hints).
  • Mailing list: Melbourne Less Wrong

Blog posts

See also