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* Venue: variable, see list and LessWrong. Look for the [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SfpkAxDohNsf40svbeXYmRUOiZI4nmI91-qveAnvMtQ/edit?hl=en Art Lebedev paperclip] sign on our table.
* Venue: variable, see list and LessWrong. Look for the [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SfpkAxDohNsf40svbeXYmRUOiZI4nmI91-qveAnvMtQ/edit?hl=en Art Lebedev paperclip] sign on our table.
* Schedule: At time of writing, fortnightly, next meetup 26 May 2013 http://lesswrong.com/meetups/mv
* Schedule: At time of writing, fortnightly, next meetup [http://lesswrong.com/meetups/mv 26 May 2013]
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/lesswronglondon/ LessWrongLondon]
* [http://groups.google.com/group/lesswronglondon/ LessWrongLondon Mailing list]
* Facebook group: [https://www.facebook.com/groups/380103898766356/]
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/380103898766356/ Less Wrong London Facebook group]
===Oxford, UK===
===Oxford, UK===

Revision as of 19:55, 18 May 2013

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.


Albany, NY

Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

Bay Area, CA


San Francisco

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

South Bay

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.
  • Self-improvement group meets every other Sunday, 3:30-5:30pm, Private Residence.
  • Mailing list: Main Google Group


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. Kenton Station (8303 North Denver Avenue Portland, OR 97217). Next meeting is October 20th, 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)

  • Mailing list: Research Triangle Less Wrong
  • Durham Bi-weekly LW meetups every other Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Francesca's Dessert Caffe (706 9th St, Durham NC 27705) or Whole Foods Market (621 Broad St, Durham NC 27705)
  • Durham Bi-weekly HPMoR discussion meetups every other Saturday around 12:30 p.m. at Fullsteam (726 Rigsbee Av, Durham NC 27701)

Salt Lake City, UT

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

Socorro, NM

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



  • Venue: Bars by Dundas subway station, currently upstairs at The Imperial Public Library 54 Dundas St. E.
  • Schedule: Weekly, alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 PM. Join the mailing list for details.
  • Mailing List: Toronto Google Group


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


  • Time: Tuesday at 8pm
  • Venue: We have recently moved to UW's Student Life Center and meet for ten minutes in front of the turnkey desk. This is likely to change in the summer, however.
  • Mailing list: Waterloo Google Group


We are currently meeting monthly. Our next meeting will be Monday May 13 at 7:00 pm, held at the Alpha Soul Café at 1015 Wellington Street W. Previous meetups have included presentations on books and discussions on HPMOR.

  • Mailing list: Ottawa Google Group Not regularly in use.
  • Meetup.com site: Less Wrong Ottawa will no longer be advertised on Meetup.com, though related Ottawa Skeptics pub events will cover the same interest group. If you are interested in RSVP'ing for the LW meetups, you can send a private message to user Swimmer963.

Nova Scotia

  • Venue: Private residence
  • Contact: [4]


We meet every week, usually somewhere in Kitsilano or downtown.

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


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
  • mailing list : lesswrong-brussels
  • 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

Munich, Germany

Copenhagen, Denmark

Moscow, Russia

Paris, France

The Netherlands

Nothing yet, please contact me if you might be interested. I know I am! ~Mqrius

Vienna, Austria

  • Facebook group[5]
  • Meets every month
  • Contact Ratcourse to be added to the mailing list



  • 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


Online Study Hall

Blog posts

See also