Eisenhower Fellowships in partnership with the Eisenhower Fellows of Jordan and Spain will host the Future of Work Global Conference Sept. 14 – 17, 2017 in Malaga, Spain. Innovative leaders from all sectors will gather to analyze the key drivers shaping the future of work, harness our collective knowledge and experience of the EF global network.
Disruption. In the last few years, the world has experienced successive disruptions in a number of sectors, primarily technology, commerce and politics. These powerful drivers in the transformation of work have implications for lives and livelihoods, affecting human security, economic growth and political stability. Shaping and adapting to these megatrends requires multi-disciplinary business and social approaches that mark the work of the nearly 2000 Eisenhower Fellows worldwide.
Conference themes include:
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION: determining the impact of rapid technological advances in artificial intelligence; generating industrial and economic responses to digital innovation; and building skills and appropriate education plans and models.
LABOR AND MOBILITY: defining economic growth while adapting to extreme international migration and integration policies; shifting of the global distribution of labor; and creating strategies for attaining gender economic equity.
INVESTING IN YOUNG PEOPLE: Exploring relevant education and training for the changing global market; centering the voices of youth in determining their collective future; and identifying effective solutions to mitigate youth unemployment around the world.
Registrants will also have the opportunity to explore parts of Malaga as part of the conference: a Welcoming Reception at Malaga Botanical Gardens, an evening dinner at Castillo de Gibralfaro and a reception at the Malaga City Hall, one of the city’s most extraordinary structures.