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Join the Conversation – Work in the 21st Century: The Changing Nature of Work

The introduction of new technologies has disrupted and transformed job markets for centuries, most notably during the Industrial Revolution. As we prepare for the next Industrial Revolution, the International Training Centre of the ILO, the training arm of the ILO, is delighted to welcome you to our Technology@Work Dialogue Series over the next five weeks to discuss in-depth with leading global experts on how technological changes is reshaping your future of work.

The aim of the Technology@Work Dialogue Series is to broaden the global conversation on how technological innovation is transforming the future of work.

The third dialogue will be focused on Work in the 21st Century: The Changing Nature of Work

Speakers:

  • Godfrey KANYENZE, Founding Director of the Labour and Economic Development Research Institute of Zimbabwe (LEDRIZ)
  • Becky FAITH, Research Officer and Deputy Director Digital and Technology Cluster Institute for Development Studies (IDS)
  • David BLUSTEIN, Professor at the Department of Counselling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology, Boston College

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 4 PM Geneva Time, 10 AM Boston Time, 4 PM Harare Time, 3 PM London time
WebEx: Link

Participation in the Dialogue Series is free. The webinar will be followed by a Q&A session where the speakers will take questions from the audience.

 

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Kai Hsin Hung

Kai-Hsin Hung is an External Collaborator with the ITC-ILO. He develops and designs curriculum and prototypes new sustainable learning solutions. His focus is innovation and knowledge synthesis of complex development challenges, including the future of work, food security, and climate change. He has broad experience in various roles in international advocacy, program management, and policy research at the International Development Research Centre and Global Affairs Canada. Follow him at @KaiHsinHung

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