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The Future of Work

Is education a future-proof route to stable employment?
Andrew Wiles Building, Mathematical Institute, Oxford OX2 6GG
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
5.00pm to 9.00pm
Organised by: 
The Economist and the University of Oxford

We live in an environment of constant change, traditional career trajectories are a thing of the past. As career paths with multiple employers become the new norm, and technology skills a requirement, this event aims to answer the following question: Is education a future-proof route to stable employment?

Listen to editors from The Economist and industry leaders debate the impact that evolving technology will have on the jobs market of tomorrow.

Moderated by Ryan Avent (Senior editor and economics columnist) and Andrew Palmer (business affairs editor) from The Economist.

5.00pm: Registration 
5.30pm: Welcome remarks
5.40pm: Learning and earning: technology, education and employment
6.00pm: Hotseat interview: Cognition switch
6.20pm: The world if…?
7.00pm: Ask The Economist: Technology and the workforce of tomorrow
7.20pm: Networking

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