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NOVEMBER 12

PRE-CONFERENCE

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THE CONFERENCE ON SOLUTIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

NOVEMBER 13-14, 2019

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY / DETROIT, MICHIGAN

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FINDING FULCRUM: IF YOU ARE JOINING US...

  • All Conference Sessions and Pre-conference Workshops: Wayne State University Student Center, Second Floor, 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202. Main stage sessions will be in the Ballroom, and breakouts will be just down the hall in Hilberry A/B, Hillberry C, and Hilberry D.

    • Parking

      • Parking Structure 2, 5150 Lodge Service Drive, bordered by Kirby Street and Anthony Wayne Drive. Also known as the Manoogian Structure.

      • Parking Structure 5, 5501 Anthony Wayne Drive, bordered by the Lodge Service Drive and Kirby across from Structure 2. Also known as the Anthony Wayne Drive Structure.

Cab/Lyft/Uber Dropoff. Ask to be dropped off at 5284 Anthony Wayne Dr., Detroit (Dunkin Donuts). Walk directly into the campus about 100 yards. You will see signage for the Fulcrum Conference and the Student Center on your right.

QUESTIONS? Email us at admin@fulcrumconference.com

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GARY A. BOLLES

 

  • Fulcrum Conference Catalyst

  • Partner, Charrette LLC

  • Chair for the Future of Work, Singularity University

  • Co-founder, eParachute.com

our world-class speakers

 

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 12

COMMUNITIES:

Human-Centered Design for Communities

OPENING CONFERENCE RECEPTION

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6pm-8pm

RIVERA COURT

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS MUSEUM

CONFERENCE AGENDA

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 13

Day 1

Sessions 8am-6pm

MORNING: WHAT'S HAPPENING

EXPERT SESSIONS:

Only for experienced professionals

Summit4Skills &

XPRIZE Workshop

Welcome & Introductions

What Do We Need to Solve For?

Work & the Inclusive Organization

Philanthropy's Role in the Future of Work

What Workers Want

Entrepreneurship+Cooperatives

Entrepreneur Rising

What Workers Want

Reimagining Learning

NETWORKING LUNCH

AFTERNOON: WHAT'S COMING

An Introduction to Exponential Technologies

The Three Futures of Work

Future Policy: Designing Win-Win Solutions

The Future of Communities

Artificial Intelligence & the Future of Work

Worker Nation

A Vision of Radical Inclusion

EVENING: PUBLIC EVENT

Special 1-hour screening:

PBS Series Roadtrip Nation

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 14

Day 2

Sessions 8am-6pm

MORNING: WHAT'S WORKING

 

The Digital Work Economy

Region Rising

Programs That Work

Skills for the Future of Work

Workers+Cities

Communities - Hubs for Remote Work

Strategies for the Differently-Abled Worker

Preparing Youth for the Future of Work

NETWORKING LUNCH

AFTERNOON: WHAT'S NEXT

New Models for Collective Worker Action

Making Space

What's Next: Big Initiatives & Small Steps

CLOSING: Fulcrum Town Hall Session

CLOSING RECEPTION

1pm-5pm

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

VENUE

WSU Student Center

Conference Location:

Wayne State University

Student Center

Accommodations & Dining

Transportation & Parking

Wayne State University is an American public research university located in Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering nearly 350 programs to more than 27,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The main conference location is the WSU Student Center.

For your stay, there are several options for hotels in the area. Or do a search on TripAdvisor and Hotels.com.

 

You'll be hungry. The Detroit Visitors Bureau has a variety of suggestions for restaurants in the area here.

Looking to experience Detroit? The Detroit Experience Factory crafts unique tours.

WSU is on the Q Line, providing easy access to hotels and other attractions in downtown Detroit. Taxi cabs and Uber rides are also available.

The closest parking to the Student Center is in Parking Structure #1. Directions here.

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OUR ANCHOR SPONSOR

SPONSORS

PARTNERS

 

ABOUT THE PRODUCERS

Our focus is on Initiatives With Impact. We are co-founders and co-producers of events such as SoCap (socialcapitalmarkets.net), DGREE - The Future of Higher Education, Silicon Valley Meets the UN, the US Broadband Coalition, and Closing The Gap: Solutions for an Inclusive Economy. We are committed to helping to create a positive future of work and learning.

Managing Partner: Heidi C. Kleinmaus

Partner: Gary A. Bolles

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LEARN MORE     Articles by Gary A. Bolles

a cautiously optimistic future of work

How we are transitioning to a digital work economy.

creating an inclusive economy

Insights into the dynamics of our peculiar form of capitalism.

the death & life of higher ed

The new rules of work mean a new system for lifelong learning.

how to keep the robots from taking jobs

Who funds the transition to a digital work economy? (article from Ford Foundation & Jobs to Move America)