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The Future of Work: Part 3

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Synopsis: What is the future of jobs in the United States? How do technology, immigration, and government policy impact the future of work? Join us as examine the significant changes in our workplace coming from technology, including robotics, artificial intelligence, immigration, and government policies.
Start Time: Thursday, April 27, 2017 3:00 PM
End Time: Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:30 PM
Location: Heldrich Center For Workforce Development
Address: 30 Livingston Avenue
Campus: College Avenue
Room: Roosevelt-Perkins Room (second floor)
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: $75.00 to $85.00
Speaker: Dr. Carl Van Horn, Dr. James Hughes, Dr. David Mindell, Dr. Don Sebastian
Sponsor: Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and Einstein's Alley
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
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Contact Name: Robb C. Sewell
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Contact Phone: (848) 932-1489
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According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute study, "... Automation now has the potential to change the daily work activities of everyone, from miners and landscape gardeners to commercial bankers, fashion designers, welders—and CEOs."

How soon will this be a reality in your workplace? What will the impact be on employment and on productivity in the global economy? And when and how will it affect your enterprise?

Speakers include: Dr. David Mindell, Professor, MIT and CEO, Humatics; Dr. Don Sebastian, President, New Jersey Innovation Institute; Dr. Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor and Director, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Rutgers University; and Dr. James Hughes, Dean, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Light refreshments will be available. A period of networking and a cash bar will be available from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families