The Many Futures of Work: Possibilities and Perils
October 5, 2017 - October 6, 2017
Northwestern Memorial Medical Center
This conference is an exploration of the loss of middle income jobs and the changing nature of how we work. It will begin with plenary speeches by Peter Georgescu, Emeritus Chairman, Young & Rubicon, Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder & Co-Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, and Max Neufeind, Policy Advisory and Co-Responsible, Work 4.0, German Federal Ministry for Labor and Social Affairs. The conference will then break out into a series of working sessions informed by 22 unique subject matter experts. These sessions are designed to crowdsource the collective knowledge of businesses, unions, governments, foundations, workforce and education institutions, and grassroots organizations to create real solutions that grow the middle, promote innovation, and tear down barriers to economic security.