Institute for Politics and Society invites you to the roundtable discussion on Better future for labor landscape, which will be a part of the Next 100 Symposium 2019.

Automation of the workforce is spreading throughout the world. This is endangering many unskilled labor jobs. Countries must act to ensure that they can take advantage of this quickly changing labor landscape. Nations must create strategies that retrain the workers most threatened from automation. There must also be a change in the educational system to focus on subjects that will be important in the future. The need for skilled labors will be greater in the future and nations will have to better incentivize them to work in their nation.  This will also increase the movement of people regionally and internationally. If the strategy is implemented correctly, countries could raise workers salaries by shifting their careers to an area that is more in demand.

Confirmed speakers:

Jan Švejnar, Chairman, Executive and Supervisory Committee, CERGE-EI; Director, think-tank IDEA; Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University

Sarah Trippl, Policy Advisor for Social, Family and Labour Market Policies, NEOS

Barbora Bühnová, Associate Professor, Masaryk University; Co-founding & Governing Board Member, Czechitas

Slavoj Musilek, General Director for Central & Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS, Universal Robots

Our discussion will be held on 20 November 2019, 14:15-15:00 in Dox Center for Contemporary Art, Poupětova 1, Prague.

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