Actions and Detail Panel
Disruptive Innovation / Inclusive Economies
Thu, 27 October 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Work tomorrow will bear little relationship to work today – and tomorrow is coming at an ever accelerating pace!
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear how new innovative technologies are changing to-day’s workplace, the impact on employees, and how policy makers and employers are helping in the adjustment.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Steve Orsini, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Ontario Public Service;
- Dan Breznitz, Munk Chair of Innovation Studies, University of Toronto, and known worldwide as an expert on rapid-innovation-based industries and their globalization, as well as for his pioneering research on the distributional impact of innovation policies;
- David Ticoll, author of Driving Changes: Automated Vehicles in Toronto;
- Creig Lamb, Policy Advisor at the Brookfield Institute and author of The Talented Mr. Robot.
Several employers who are adopting new technology will discuss the impact on employees.
Registration begins at 9:00 AM. Presentations begin at 9:20 AM.
Light refreshments will be served.
The event is Free, but seats are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. So pre-register early to avoid disappointment!