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THE CONFERENCE ON SOLUTIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK
NOVEMBER 13-14, 2019
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY / DETROIT, MICHIGAN
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 13
MORNING: WHAT'S HAPPENING
Only for experienced professionals
Welcome & Introductions
What Do We Need to Solve For?
Work & the Inclusive Organization
Philanthropy's Role in the Future of Work
What Workers Want
What Workers Want
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
A Vision of Radical Inclusion
EVENING: PUBLIC EVENT
Special 1-hour screening:
PBS Series Roadtrip Nation
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 14
MORNING: WHAT'S WORKING
The Digital Work Economy
Programs That Work
Skills for the Future of Work
Communities - Hubs for Remote Work
Strategies for the Differently-Abled Worker
Preparing Youth for the Future of Work
AFTERNOON: WHAT'S NEXT
New Models for Collective Worker Action
What's Next: Big Initiatives & Small Steps
CLOSING: Fulcrum Town Hall Session
Wayne State University
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.
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.
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