2018 NABIG Congress presentations

Below is a list of presentations made at at the 2018 North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress, May 24-27, 2018, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Canada, for which finalized documents have been provided (in PowerPoint, PDF etc.). Presentations are listed by last name of the author.

Costing a National Guaranteed Basic Income Using the Ontario Basic Income Model (PPT)Nasreddine Ammar, Canada (Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer)

World Basic Income (PPT)
Laura Bannister, UK (World Basic Income) and Paul Harnett, UK (World Basic Income)

Building & Mobilizing Local Support for Basic Income (PPT)
Basic Income Peterborough Network, Canada

UBI’s Precarious Opposition: How a Fear of Automation is Changing Public Perception of Basic Income (PPT)
Berent Batur, Canada (Basic Income London; University of Western Ontario) and Noel Walker, Canada (Basic Income London; University of Western Ontario)

Basic Income: What is it Good For? (PDF)
Sara Bizarro, Portugal (Centre for Ethics, Politics and Society, University of Minho)

For a Non-violent Transition to Post-Capitalism: Unconditional Sufficient Universal Citizen Income (USUCI). The Case of Mexico (PPT)Julio Boltvinik, México (El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Sociológicos, former legislator)

Basic Income from a Public Health Perspective (PDF)
Yv Bonnier Viger, Canada (Université Laval, Direction de santé publique Gaspésie-Les-Îles)

Proposition d’un projet de démonstration d’un revenu de base universeldans le Bas-Saint-Laurent, la Gaspésie et les Îles-de-la-Madeleine (PDF)
Yv Bonnier Viger, Canada (Université Laval, Direction de santé publique Gaspésie-Les-Îles)

The Very Real Realities of Convergence (PDF)
Barbara Boraks, Canada (Christian-Jewish Dialogue Toronto)

First Nations Financial Wellness (PPT)
Simon Brascoupé, Canada (AFOA Canada)

The Economic, Ideational, and Political Converging Paths Towards Basic Income(s) (PPT)
Oldrich Bubak, Canada (McMaster University, Political Science, Comparative Public Policy) and Mo Ferdosi, Canada (McMaster University, Political Science, Comparative Public Policy)

C-BIG PEI: Hearing the Voice of the Community (PDF)
Marie Burge, Canada (Cooper Institute – PEI Working Group for a Livable Income)

The 50% Solution: A Pigovian approach to paying for a basic income (PDF)
Anemone Cerridwen, Canada (University of Alberta)

BIG and Youth: Imagining Implications (PDF)
Roxanne Cohen, Canada and Naymah Hassan, Canada (Conscious Minds Co-operative, Toronto)

Comparing Systems for Basic Income: Finding the Ideal (PPT)
Rory Davis, Canada (University of Western Ontario),

Guaranteed Basic Income and Entrepreneurial Identity (PPT)
Amr El-Kebbi, Canada  (McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business), and Benson Honig, Canada (McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business)

The Permanent Fund and Alaska’s Citizen Dividend at 40 (PDF)
Gregg Erickson, USA (Robert Schalkenbach Foundation)

Working Together for a Brighter Future: Basic Income & Cryptocurrency (PPT)
Rhonda Fairman, Canada (Basic Income Guarantee Canada Facebook Group)

Expanding the Alaska Model to Recover from the New Enclosure of the Commons (PPT)
Gary Flomenhoft, USA (University of Queensland, Sustainable Minerals Institute; University of Vermont)

Politics and Practicalities of Basic Income in Australia and Canada (PPT)
Sid Frankel, Canada, (University of Manitoba, Social Work) and James Mulvale, Canada (University of Manitoba, Social Work), Jennifer Mays, Australia (Queensland University of Technology, Public Health and Social Work)

Basic Income in Brazil: Analysis of arguments advocated by Brazilian publications (1975-2017) (PPT)
Fernando José Gomes Freitas, Brazil Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – Institute of Economics, Center for Studies on Inequality and Development)

Le débat sur le revenu de base au Québec (PPT)
Luc Gosselin, Canada (Revenu de base Québec)

Communicating Basic Income (PPT)
Alan Gummo, Canada (Kingston Action Group for a Basic Income Guarantee)

Bueller?, Bueller? American Social Workers and the Universal Basic Income Debate (PPT)
Leah Hamilton, USA (Appalachian State University, Social Work, NC)

The Distribution of the Community’s Credit (PDF)
Oliver Heydorn, Canada (The Clifford Hugh Douglas Institute for the Study and Promotion of Social Credit)

Identifying and Overcoming Political Barriers to a Full-Blown Basic Income Program (PDF)
Ron Hikel, Canada (Ontario Basic Income Network; Executive Director of the Manitoba Mincome basic income experiment)

The Ecological Case for Basic Income: A challenge for convergence (PDF)
Michael Howard, USA (University of Maine, Philosophy; US Basic Income Guarantee Network)

Lessons from Coalition-building Around Child and Family Poverty (PDF)
Anita Khanna, Canada (Campaign 2000), Laurel Rothman, Canada (Campaign 2000, 1998-2014), Margaret Hancock, Canada (Family Service Toronto), and Rene Adams, Canada (parent activist with Campaign 2000)

Social Environment Implications of Social Credit Proposals for Income Supplementation (PDF)
Robert Klinck, Canada

Financing Ontario’s Basic Income Pilot Using the Economic Reform Principles of Social Credit (PDF)
Helen Kmera, Canada (Louis Even Institute for Social Justice, Québec)

Basic Income & Human Rights (PPT)
David Knezevic, Canada, Tracy Smith-Carrier, Canada, and Noel Walker, Canada (University of Western Ontario)

The Political Economy of a Basic Income Guarantee (PPT)
Kourtney Koebel, Canada (University of Toronto, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources)

The Political Feasibility of a Basic Income Guarantee in Canada: Lessons from History (PPT)
Kourtney Koebel, Canada (University of Toronto, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources)

Basic Income Through the Eyes of History (PPT – very large file, 153MB)
Ric Lim, Canada (filmmaker)

Basic Income, Sustainable Food Practices, and Post-consumerism (PPT)
Timothy MacNeill, Canada and Amber Vibert, Canada (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)

Évolution du débat aux Québec Les pricipaux jalons (PPT)
Pierre Madden, Canada (RevenudeBaseVilleray.com)

Basic Income: If I explain marriage to you, will you fall in love?
and on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5YELG8ZFOA
Pierre Madden, Canada (Basic Income Montréal)

The Business Case for Basic Income (PPT) and on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlaUDklbwNI
Floyd Marinescu, Canada (Basic Income Canada Network; C4Media)

How Basic Income can help sustain young farmers, increase rural equality and fight climate change (PPT)
Aric McBay, Canada (National Farmers Union–Ontario)

My Life as Basic Income Experiment (n = 1)
Kate McFarland, USA (former editor of Basic Income News)

Basic Income in the New Security: Regenerative Development and the Economics of Abundance (PPT)
Brian Milani, Canada (GreenEconomics.net)

Financial Empowerment: A critical complement to Basic Income (PPT)
Liz Mulholland, Canada (Prosper Canada)

The Ecological Case for Universal Basic Income (PPT)
Jim Mulvale, Canada (University of Manitoba, Social Work; Basic Income Canada Network)

UBI-FIT: Using the Tax System to Fund a Basic Income (PDF)
Sameer Nurmohamed, Canada (Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP)

Public Health – A Key Ally in Making Basic Income a Sustainable Reality (PPT)
Vanessa Parlette, Canada (City of Hamilton Public Health Services and alPHa-OPHA Health Equity Work Group), Lisa Simon, Canada (Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and alPHa-OPHA Health Equity Work Group), Jane Shreshta, Canada (Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and Ontario Dietitians in Public Health) and Zsofia Mendly-Zambo, Canada (York University, Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies)

Income from a National Dividend (PDF)
Charles Pinwill, Australia (The Minden Retreat Centre, Queensland)

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse and Basic Income (PDF)
Rachel Presser, USA (Democratic Socialists of America, New York)

A Critical Analysis of the Political and Economic Contexts Within Which a Basic Income Guarantee is Implemented (PPT)
Dennis Raphael, Canada (York University) and Toba Bryant, Canada (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)

Basic Income: Some Options for Canada (PPT)
Sheila Regehr, Canada (Basic Income Canada Network), Rob Rainer, Canada (Basic Income Canada Network), and Kourtney Koebel, Canada (University of Toronto, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources)

Indigenous Lens on Basic Income (PDF)
Elizabeth Richer, Canada (Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council Niigaaniin Services), Christine Agawa, Canada (Ge-Nad-Mo-Wit, Helper), Scott Wegimwans, Canada (Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council Niigaaniin Services), and Violet Boissoneau, Canada (Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council Niigaaniin Services)

Reciprocity and Basic Income (PDF)
Elliot Rossiter, Canada (Douglas College, Philosophy and Humanities)

The Role of Media in Today’s Basic Income Movement (PDF) also on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/275656977
Conrad Shaw, USA (creator of Bootstraps, film projects featuring Basic Income)

Using Solar Energy to Generate Basic Incomes (PPT)
Robert Stayton, USA (Author of Power Shift: From Fossil Energy To Dynamic Solar Power)

An Approach to Identifying an Optimal Guaranteed Basic Income (PPT)
Harvey Stevens, Canada (University of Manitoba, Economics)

Financial Empowerment – Successful Approaches (PPT)
Stephen Vanderherberg, Canada (Woodgreen Community Services)

The Economy of the Gift: How a debt-free dividend might affect the social and cultural tenor of a society (PDF)
Michael Watson, Australia (The Minden Retreat Centre, Queensland)

A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments for Researchers, Policymakers, and Citizens: The Devil’s in the Caveats (PPT)
Karl Widerquist, USA (Georgetown University – Qatar, Philosophy)

Basic Income & Welfare Reform
Chris Wiebe, Canada (author of Edmonton Centre Youth Council’s report, Basic Income for Working-Age Canadians: A Comprehensive Perspective)

Feminists and the Left on Guaranteed Livable Income (PDF)
Maria Wong (Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter)

Potential Influence of Universal Basic Income on Labor Input in Russia (PDF)
Sergey Zolotov, Russia (Lobachevskiy State University of Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia)