The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines, Feb. 25, 2021 | MIT J-WEL

The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines, Feb. 25, 2021

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Date and Time

Thursday, February 25, 2021
10:00 -11:00 a.m. ET 

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Description

After over two years of research, the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future has released its final report, “The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines.” 

In this J-WEL webinar, the Task Force’s Executive Director Elisabeth Reynolds provides insight into how new technologies are changing the nature of work and what institutional reforms are needed to support workers and more broadly shared prosperity. Recommendations focus on innovating in skills and education, improving job quality, and expanding and shaping innovation. 

Join us for live Q&A and discover how this research can support and inform your own educational transformation efforts. 
 

Speaker

Elisabeth Reynolds
Executive Director, MIT Task Force on the Work of the Work of the Future
Executive Director, MIT Industrial Performance Center

Elisabeth Reynolds is a principal research scientist and executive director of the MIT Industrial Performance Center, as well as a lecturer in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP). Her research examines systems of innovation and economic development more broadly with a focus on advanced manufacturing, growing innovative companies to scale, and building innovation capacity in developed and developing countries. Prior to coming to MIT, Reynolds was the director of the City Advisory Practice at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), a non-profit focused on job and business growth in urban areas. She has been actively engaged in efforts to rebuild manufacturing capabilities in the U.S., most recently as a member of the Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative. She is a graduate of Harvard College and holds a Master’s in Economics from the University of Montreal as well as a PhD from MIT DUSP.

 

Date & Time: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00


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