The U.S. Release of The ‘Future of Work’ Report to the European Commission
- Michel Servoz, Special Advisor to the European Commission President for Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of Labor; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative, GMF
- Erol K. Yayboke, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Project on Prosperity and Development, Project on U.S. Leadership in Development, Center for Strategy and International Studies (CSIS)
- Irene Braam, Executive Director, Board Director and First Board Vice President, Bertelsmann Foundation
Additional Speakers TBC
- Karen Kornbluh, Director and Senior Fellow, Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative, GMF
With recent advances in machine learning and robotics, speculation about the impacts of artificial intelligence has moved from the realm of science fiction to reality. While many expect these technological advancements to improve overall economic productivity and enable innovation, fears abound about how A.I. might disrupt labor markets, exacerbate inequality, and impact democratic institutions and political legitimacy. During this roundtable, GMF Fellow Michel Servoz will present his report to the European Commission, The Future of Work? The Work of the Future!, discussing findings of the potential short and long term economic impacts of A.I., the ways in which disruptions to the labor market could impact social divisions and institutional trust, the implications for education and skill development, and policy solutions currently debated in the U.S. and Europe. This roundtable is the next in a series run by the Digital Innovation & Democracy Initiative. The initiative leverages GMF’s extensive networks to develop strategies that advance innovation and strengthen democratic values.
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