Susan Schneider

Founding Director Center for the Future Mind

Susan Schneider writes about the nature of the self and mind, especially from the vantage point of issues in philosophy, AI, cognitive science and astrobiology. In her recent book, Artificial You: AI and the Futu[...] read more

Jeremy Lent

Author and Integrator

Jeremy Lent, described by Guardian journalist George Monbiot as “one of the greatest thinkers of our age,” is an author and speaker whose work investigates the underlying causes of our civilization[...] read more

Andrea Evers

Professor of Health Psychology

Andrea Evers is professor of Health Psychology and chair of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University. She is also affiliated to the Technical University Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam as Medical D[...] read more

Joanna Bryson

Professor of Ethics and Technology

Joanna J Bryson is an academic recognised for broad expertise on intelligence, its nature, and its consequences. Holding two degrees each in psychology and AI (BA Chicago, MSc & MPhil Edinburgh, PhD MIT), she[...] read more

Yogi Hale Hendlin

Environmental Philosopher & Public Health Scientist

Dr. Yogi Hale Hendlin is Sustainability Lead in the Design, Impact and Technology (DIT) platform, core faculty of the Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity Initiative, and assistant professor in the Erasmus School of [...] read more

Jeroen Geurts

Prof. Translational Neuroscience & Rector Magnificus VU Amsterdam

Jeroen Geurts studied neuroscience at the University of Amsterdam and obtained his PhD at VU Amsterdam. He has been Professor of Translational Neuroscience at Amsterdam UMC since 2012. Geurts has also been an adj[...] read more



Are you prepared for a Brave New World? Do you want to witness two days of mind-bending presentations and take part in discussing how future innovations will have an impact on human life? Do you want to meet peers from different sectors and co-create new views on life & society? Join us!

Regular tickets € 75,- € 150,-
Students  € 25,-  € 50,-
Business  € 150,-  € 300,-
Tickets include lunch & drinks.





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.


This exciting event is being brought to you through the generous support of our many conference partners and sponsors who are committed to Brave New World. We thank these agencies, organizations, foundations and companies for providing the necessary support to make this event possible.


Presenting partners

Become a Partner

Partner opportunities offer many exciting ways to interact with our professional participants from different sectors, show your expertise on certain themes, or underline your involvement in the future of our society.

To learn more about the different partnership levels and their exclusive event opportunities please send an email to alexander@bravenewworld.nl




Director & Program
Program & Communication
Marloes Honsbeek
Production & Organisation
Anna Iverson
Info & Support