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Digitalisation and Future of Work

European economies will be affected by the digital transformation, which has already started to redefine the way in which business and the labour markets operate. Deepening our knowledge on ongoing and future trends is indispensable to equip EU economies with the buffer and policies needed to ensure a fair and inclusive transformation. 


Automation and artificial intelligence will have a big impact on workers and changing our approach to work. It should be an objective of progressive forces to define the guidelines that can help reconcile technological change and social rights. Many policy aspects will need deep revision and modernisation. Digitalisation, automation and artificial intelligence whilst representing a crucial chance to boost economic development and competitiveness, also pose challenges to traditional employment models with regard to industrial relations, labour standards, working conditions and social protection. 


How to prepare a soft landing for a labour market in transition? How do we enable and empower technology to solve problems for marginalised communities?  How to ensure that artificial intelligence and machine learning are technology solutions that work for the people? What is the nature of the skills required for the 4th industrial revolution? 

If you are interested in discussing these matters, see you on Friday 25th in Barcelona. 

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location

Carrer Consell de Cent, 416 Barcelona

date

Friday, 25 May 2018 - Saturday, 26 May 2018

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    26th October 2018 - 01st March 2019

    The Foundation for European Progressive Studies in cooperation with the Fondazione Pietro Nenni will launch on October 26 in Rome (10h30, Sede Confederale della UIL, vial Lucullo 6) the second edition of the cycle of training Go Beyond, that this year will focus on democracy, culture, cohesion... learn more

  • Sexual harassment and gender-based violence at work: state of play, state of emergency? European Colloquium

    November 19, 2018
    English

    Whereas about every third woman has been victim of some form of sexual harassment at work, what is the stat of play in France and Europe? Which are the legal frameworks in place and how to improve them with more preventive measures, more public awareness and more protection to victims, i... learn more

  • State of the Unions. FEPS GMF Annual Conference

    November 19, 2018

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    Following the U.S midterm election, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and the German Marshall Fund will bring together leading European and U.S. experts and policy-makers to analyse ... learn more