Conor is passionate about improving dialogue (and the world) by increasing the effectiveness and visibility of service-oriented nontheism. He is Founding Director of the Humanist Service Corps (HSC) at Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB), where he also coordinates the Beyond Belief Network and Humanist Disaster Recovery programs.
Speaking topics and presentation formats can be adjusted to group needs. Potential topics include the principles of humanist service, Pathfinders Project, the Humanist Service Corps, humanist fundraising dilemmas and strategic solutions, leading and engaging millennials, effective communication, expressing humanist values through service, ethical issues in international service from a humanist perspective, mitigating superstition by promoting development, vetting potential volunteer opportunities, and evaluating project success using both process and outcome measures. Other topics may be suggested.
Conor donates his honoraria for all events to the Humanist Service Corps.
Here’s what movement leaders say about Conor’s work:
“Conor Robinson is thoughtful and engaging in a way that captures and keeps the attention of an audience. His creative intelligence, wit, and vision make him one of the great forces for good in the freethought movement today.” Dale McGowan, founder, Foundation Beyond Belief
“Conor Robinson is living his humanist values and working to create a more just, peaceful and richer world for all of us. Conor’s passion for seeing these values made manifest is impressive and inspiring to people who share his worldview.” Ian Dodd, founder, Sunday Assembly-Los Angeles; founder & organizer, AAHS: Agnostics, Atheists, Humanists & Secularists
Recordings from past events:
With the 2016-2017 Humanist Service Corps team at the Humanists of Houston, July 3, 2016 – What the Humanist Service Corps accomplished in year one
Conversation with the Tufts Freethought Society and Walker Bristol, Humanist in Residence at the Humanist Chaplaincy at Tufts – October 13, 2014 at Tufts University’s Goddard Chapel – Audio
Skeptrack at Dragon Con – August 29-September 1, 2014 at Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia – Video from my Skeptrack talk, “Science: The Wicked Witch of the West”