In recent weeks FOW Commissioners have been speaking at a host of events and forums.
1. Public Philosopher Michael Sandel led a public dialogue exploring the social and ethical issues surrounding the automation of work (aired by the BBC): Would Life be Better if Robots Did All The Work :http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08gxndc
2. Commissioner Michael A Osborne carried out new research and co-wrote a new paper for Nesta and Pearson predicting the skills gaps and implications for learning in Jobs 2030: https://www.nesta.org.uk/blog/employment-2030-skills-competencies-and-implications-learning. [They designed 6 hypothetical new jobs here:https://www.nesta.org.uk/six-jobs-for-2030]
3. Helen Mountfield QC chaired and several Commissioners spoke at Chatham House’s Future of Work Conference in 2017: https://www.chathamhouse.org/conferences/future-work-2017
4. Nobel Prize Winner Professor Christopher Pissarides advised McKinseys on their new report on automation: ‘Jobs lost, Jobs gained and Workforce transitions’ in different scenarios through to 2030: https://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/future-of-organizations-and-work/what-the-future-of-work-will-mean-for-jobs-skills-and-wages
5. Daniel Susskind participated in a debate on ‘Will Your Children Have a Job’ hosted by the BBC:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04rq0px
6. Naomi Climer presented the September 2017 edition of ‘Engineering and Technology’ dedicated to the Future of Work:https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2017/09/the-future-of-work-if-the-robots-don-t-take-it-all/
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