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AI and the Future of Work

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The growing use of Artificial Intelligence is in the news almost daily. Businesses are looking for strategies to incorporate AI for efficiency and a competitive advantage. The workforce is concerned about the changes AI will bring for jobs and required skill sets.

At MIT, the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Sloan’s Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) are joining forces to host a 2-day conference November 1 & 2, 2017 which will bring together thought leaders from academia, business leaders, economists and visionaries for an open dialogue about AI’s impact. The first day will focus on helping industry understand how to navigate the opportunities and challenges of the “AI Revolution”, and the second day will focus on providing valuable insight to individuals in the workforce. Ultimately, the goal for this important event is to make a “call to action” for all of us to make smart decisions on the use of technology, with a focus on the job creation opportunities that these brilliant technologies can bring to our economy.

Day 1: November 1, 2017 (EDT timezone)

8:00am - 8:30am Breakfast and Networking

8:30am - 8:40am Welcome

8:40am - 8:50am Opening Remarks

8:50am - 9:20am Open Plenary

9:20am - 10:05am The AI Revolution: Why now? What it means and how to realize the potential

10:95am - 10:15am Break

10:15am - 11:00am Positioning for Success: Augmentation vs. Automation

11:00am - 11:40am Strategies to Navigate the First Phase

11:40am - 12:25pm Lunch Talk: The State of AI in China

12:25pm - 1:10pm Reality Check: What major technological challenges still need to be addressed to realize full potential? (proposed time change from 2:25pm)

1:10pm - 1:50pm Intelligent Automation: Opportunities and Challenges

1:50pm - 2:20pm Afternoon Plenary

2:20pm - 3:05pm Thinking Machines: Robots Rising (proposed time change from 12:25pm)

3:05pm - 3:50pm AI, Ethics, Law and Policy

3:50pm - 4:30pm Vision: Industry 2020-2050

4:30pm - 4:35pm Video Presentation

Day 2: November 2, 2017 (EDT timezone)

8:00am - 8:50am Breakfast and Networking

8:50am - 9:00am Welcome

9:00am - 9:50am Mind vs Machine: Implications for Productivity, Wages and Employment

9:50am - 10:30am Fireside Chat

10:30am - 10:50am Break

10:50am - 11:40am Mind Plus Machine- How can AI help workers?

11:40am - 12:30pm The AI Skill Set

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch and Networking

1:30pm - 2:15pm Retain vs Retrain

2:15pm - 2:30pm Break

2:30pm - 2:40pm Video Presentation

2:40pm - 3:40pm A Call to Action

3:40pm - 4:10pm Spotlight: Inclusive Innovation Challenge

4:10pm - 4:30pm Closing Remarks

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