[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] HUMANS, MACHINES AND THE FUTURE OF WORK

Lydia Kavraki kavraki at rice.edu
Thu Aug 18 06:57:52 PDT 2016


Dear Colleagues, 

You are cordially invited to attend the conference on HUMANS, MACHINES AND THE FUTURE OF WORK at Rice University in December (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__delange.rice.edu&d=DQIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=I2XXWmuGtyVeFJjpuh8e-MX2xB8ofKYJf9IqHfptWlU&s=4Ptb7z4xK0Ao-MZ24Tj8z0L0uouNZzpjdllfw6BOF98&e= ). Posters can be submitted to the conference by all participants.

Sincerely, 

Lydia Kavraki 
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A CONFERENCE ON HUMANS, MACHINES AND THE FUTURE OF WORK
December 5-6, 2016, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA.
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__delange.rice.edu&d=DQIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=I2XXWmuGtyVeFJjpuh8e-MX2xB8ofKYJf9IqHfptWlU&s=4Ptb7z4xK0Ao-MZ24Tj8z0L0uouNZzpjdllfw6BOF98&e= 

The conference will focus on issues created by the impact of information technology on labor markets over the next 25 years, addressing questions such as:

.	What advances in artificial intelligence, robotics and automation are expected over the next 25 years?

.	What will be the impact of these advances on job creation, job destruction and wages in the labor market?

.	What skills are required for the job market of the future?

.	Can education prepare workers for that job market?

.	What educational changes are needed?

.	What economic and social policies are required to integrate people who are left out of future labor markets?

.	How can we preserve and increase social mobility in such an environment?

CALL FOR POSTERS DEALINE IS SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2016!!

FOR REGISTRATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, VISIT delange.rice.edu.

Renowned Speakers and Panelists:

Diane Bailey
Associate Professor, School of Information
The University of Texas at Austin

Guruduth Banavar
Vice President, Cognitive Computing, IBM Research

John Seely Brown
Co-chairman Deloitte.s Center for the Edge; Advisor to the Provost USC
Deloitte

Daniel Castro
Vice President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Stuart Elliott
Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD

Richard Freeman
Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Eszter Hargittai
Delaney Family Professor Affiliation
Communication Studies Department, Northwestern University

John Leslie King
W.W. Bishop Professor of Information
University of Michigan School of Information

Vijay Kumar
Nemirovsky Family Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Pennsylvania

John Markoff
Reporter, New York Times

Lawrence Mishel
President, Economic Policy Institute

Joel Mokyr
Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern University and Sackler Professor, (by spec. appnt.) Eitan Berglas School of Economics at Tel Aviv University

Debra Satz
Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, Professor of Philosophy, Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts, J. Frederick and Elisabeth Brewer Weintz University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, Stanford University

Manuela Veloso
Herbert A. Simon University Professor School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

Judy Wajcman
Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology
The London School of Economics




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