Debating the Future of Work Hilton Hotel Sheffield, 28-29 May 2019
Debating the Future of Work
This two-day conference is being organised by the Centre for Decent Work (CDW) at the University of Sheffield in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The recent report by the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work, which represents the culmination of the ILO’s centenary initiative on the future of work, describes ways in which the world of work might be improved. The conference will bring together leading academics and ILO officials to discuss issues raised by the report and other matters that are of central importance to the future of work and the future research agenda. The themes to be addressed will include:
Education, skills and lifelong learning;
New forms of employment and the future of social protection;
Diversity and inclusion;
Ageing, caring and wellbeing;
Work organisation, technology and job quality;
Governance, labour administration and social dialogue
Work and the environment;
The future research agenda.
The conference will feature invited contributions from researchers based at universities in various countries, including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan, the USA and UK, providing opportunities for international sharing of knowledge and experience and also network building.
Further information, including how to register, will be available soon.2nd April 2019