The World Summit on Technological Unemployment
New York, NY • September 29, 2015
The World Technology Network, a community of the world's most innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields, is launching the first World Summit on Techno...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDTTime-Life Building
1271 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
The World Technology Network, a community of the world's most innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields, is launching the first World Summit on Technological Unemployment on September 29, 2015, at the Time Life Conference Center in New York City.
The World Summit on Technological Unemployment is the first high-level forum and workshop for thought leaders across all disciplines and domains designed to begin the critical task of confronting the vast challenges ahead. The goal of the Summit is to create a proactive partnership of the brightest minds in academia, government policy, industry, and the media that will construct a framework to define, measure, and ultimately craft solutions to the jobless future that increasingly threatens our global workforce. Thought leaders in academia, government policy, labor, journalism and industry are urged to participate in this seminal event. Our distinguished roster thus far includes:
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor
Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist
Larry Summers, President Emeritus of Harvard University and former Secretary of the Treasury (via live video)
Lauren Paer, Economist and writer
Martin Ford, author of best-selling "Rise of the Robots"
Scott Santens, universal basic income champion
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, legendary IBM technology strategist
John Markoff, Senior Writer, The New York Times (via live video)
David Autor, co-leader of MIT's School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (via live video)
Patricia Paul, former union organizer, community organizer, litigator, and business founder
Gerald Huff, Principal Software Engineer at Tesla Motors
John Wilmoth, Director of the Population Division of the United Nations
Jim Clark, Founder of the World Technology Network
and many more..
Our social peace, education system, industrial forecasting, social welfare system, tax policy, geopolitical alignments, and so much more are all at play. Please join us.
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