The New World of Work: People & Machines

Event has passed (Thu Feb 15, 2018 - Thu Feb 15, 2018)
San Francisco Marriott - Union Square
05:30 PM
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Speakers: Susan Alban, VP Operations, Zume Pizza Kristian Hammond, Professor Computer Science, Northwestern University; Chief Scientist, Narrative Science Guido Jouret, Chief Digital Officer, ABBModerator: Michael Chui, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute Additional speakers to be announced
Each new industrial revolution has traditionally been met with tradeoffs in employment opportunities. The new wave in industry, marked by robotics, AI, IoT and autonomous vehicles, raises a number of questions around how robotics and machines will impact the workforce in a variety of segments—from finance to semiconductor design, agriculture, food production, journalism, and far more. What major transitions are on the horizon and what will it take to make the most of them? Join this dialogue as experts in manufacturing, robotics and automation discuss how people and machines can work together productively and what the currently unfolding revolution in industry heralds.
Sponsor: ABB


  1. San Francisco Marriott - Union Square 480 Sutter Street , San Francisco, CA