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Meetup : Peking University Meetup 北京大学会面

0 Oriane 17 September 2017 12:09PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Peking University Meetup 北京大学会面

WHEN: 24 September 2017 01:00:00PM (+0800)

WHERE: Beijing

Let's see if there is interest for a general meetup in Beijing. I will be at Paradiso Coffee (泊星的咖啡馆) on Peking University campus. If you are not a student and need someone to let you pass the gate, please message me on wechat (orianegaillard). If you are not available but are interested in a meetup some other time, please also message me.

Discussion article for the meetup : Peking University Meetup 北京大学会面

Comment author: Oriane 13 May 2014 11:19:01PM 0 points [-]

Some of us might meet earlier and go to Beaver Lake if it is not too rainy. Feel free to come as early as 4pm. Just text me when you are heading over: 514 582 1052.

Meetup : Montreal: Let's relax and hang out

0 Oriane 02 March 2014 02:31AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Montreal: Let's relax and hang out

WHEN: 02 March 2014 07:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: 4109 Ch. de la Côte des Neiges, Apt 14

Meetup.com is currently not working so here are the infos for tomorrow's social meetup. Feel free to bring drinks and snacks. Call me if you get lost: 514 582 1052

Discussion article for the meetup : Montreal: Let's relax and hang out

Meetup : Montreal Meetup: Long-term decision-making

1 Oriane 12 November 2013 07:01PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Montreal Meetup: Long-term decision-making

WHEN: 14 November 2013 06:30:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: McGill University

The meetup will take place in the Cyberthèque Pod 1 in Redpath Library Building.

The idea would be to find common patterns in our ways to make important long-term decisions, for example when choosing a university degree or a job, which is a problem that concerns a majority of us. We will try to find tools to help us break or reinforce those patterns depending on what we think the major problems for us are (ex: aversion, sense of being overwhelmed, procrastination, difficulty to create subgoals, difficulty to narrow down choices, etc.)

If you cannot find the library pod, feel free to call/text at: 514 582 1052.

Another Montreal meetup will take place on Tuesday November 19th in Pod 3 at 6pm

Discussion article for the meetup : Montreal Meetup: Long-term decision-making

Meetup : Picnic au Parc de la Tête d'Or

0 Oriane 01 August 2013 12:18PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Picnic au Parc de la Tête d'Or

WHEN: 17 August 2013 12:30:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: Parc de la Tête d'Or, Lyon

We will be having our second meetup in Lyon.

If the weather is nice enough, we will be having a picnic in the park. Please check this page again if it is not the case to find out where our meetup will be located.

We will meet at 12:30 at La Porte des Enfants du Rhône. In case you arrive late, please send me a text and I will let you know where to find us. My number is 06 02 35 34 42.

Feel free to bring all sorts of food and beverages but please remember that some of our members are vegetarians.

We will be focusing our discussions on different methods and games of self-improvement and better decision-making techniques. I will be sharing my experience of the CFAR workshop and present some of their material.

I look forward to see you there!

Discussion article for the meetup : Picnic au Parc de la Tête d'Or

Comment author: MixedNuts 25 June 2013 07:21:15PM 1 point [-]

I'm in Saint-Etienne. I can make it to Lyon, but as I'm completely broke, if there are few people and nobody particularly minds taking the train, I'd rather have the meetup in Saint-Etienne.

Comment author: Oriane 25 June 2013 08:30:31PM 1 point [-]

We are for the moment five people interested in Lyon. The best would probably be for you to send me an email if you have the occasion to pass by Lyon and I can put you in contact with the rest of us. Otherwise going to St Etienne is complicated for me as well. I will set up a date and time in 3-4 days for a first meetup.

Comment author: Vladimir_Nesov 23 June 2013 10:52:57PM *  6 points [-]

If you are interested in maximizing the chances of finding people for a meetup, you should remove the trivial inconvenience of requiring people to voice their interest. Just set the time and place unconditionally and see if people show up, collect their contact info, and repeat (even if nobody shows up the first time). If you use something like a cafe as a venue (which is OK if you expect at most a few people, just make sure there are empty seats and no loud music), all you personally have to do is sit there for an hour (you can spend the time reading something if nobody else shows up).

Comment author: Oriane 24 June 2013 07:49:47AM 2 points [-]

Thanks. A few people are already emailing me so I will set up a time and place with them and then update the meetup infos here. LW is not popular in non-english speaking countries.

Meetup : LW Meetup in Lyon

5 Oriane 23 June 2013 10:14PM

Discussion article for the meetup : LW Meetup in Lyon

WHEN: 03 July 2013 06:00:00PM (+0200)

WHERE: 4 rue de la Charité, 69002 Lyon

It is time for a first LW Meetup in Lyon!

Some of the topics we could talk about are: effective altruism, munchkinism and other sorts of life hacking, belief updates or any other topic that you would like to discuss.

We will meet at Café de la Cloche, a "café-philo".

Please feel free to bring along non LW readers and non Anglophones who might be interested in such conversations.

I look forward to meeting you!

Discussion article for the meetup : LW Meetup in Lyon

Comment author: Oriane 23 June 2013 09:45:44PM 10 points [-]

I was an intern at MIRI recently and I would like to start a new LW meetup in my city but as I am still new on LW, I do not have enough karma points. Could you please upvote this comment so that I can get enough karma to post about a meetup? lukeprog suggested I do this. I only need 2 points to post in the discussion part. Thanks to you all