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MIT Forefront Event – From Research to Action: Work of the Future

Panelists include:
David Autor, Co-Chair MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future and Ford Professor of Economics
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Executive Chairman, Tata Sons
Ai-jen Poo, Co-founder and Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance
Ginni Rometty, Former Executive Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM
Juan Salgado, Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago
Peter L. Slavin, MD, President, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Webinar for Policymakers About the Work of the Future and Manufacturing

This webinar includes presentations and Q&A on recent Task Force research on manufacturing and policy implications. Click on “Event Details” to watch this webinar.

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Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines

MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future co-chair David Autor will be a speaker at this event.

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The AI & the Work of the Future Congress

Presented by the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future, the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

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Debate About the US Tax System and Automation

Daron Acemoglu, co-author of the research brief, “Taxes, Automation, and the Future of Labor,” and Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) president Rob Atkinson discuss their views about the future of automation technology and the effects it may have on U.S. competitiveness and the economy. Watch video.

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Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War

Bob Davis, Wall Street Journal Pulitzer Prize-winning senior editor and Lingling Wei, WSJ award-winning senior China correspondent, will discuss their new book with moderator Gordon Hanson, Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. (MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future is an organizer of this event.)

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The Hill Events: Work Redefined

Elisabeth Reynolds, Executive Director, MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future, MIT, in conversation with The Hill’s Editor-at-Large Steve Clemons.

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Invitation Only
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Work of the Future Congressional Briefing Webcast

The briefing includes presentations and Q&A on recent Task Force papers on declining job opportunities in cities, the need to strengthen worker voice, the prospects for autonomous vehicles, and the impact of automation on the trucking and warehousing industries.

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Kresge Auditorium

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AI & the Work of the Future Congress

Explore how we can create a future of work that complements and augments human potential while contributing to shared economic prosperity.

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66-110

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Work of the Future Books Series: Oren Cass, author of “The Once and Future Worker”

Oren Cass will talk about his book The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America, in conversation with Prof. David Autor, co-chair of the MIT Work of the Future Task Force. Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, challenges some basic assumptions about what prosperity means and where it

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