Business & Policy

Machines + AI: The Future of Work
BUSINESS & POLICY

Machines + AI: The Future of Work

Thursday, March 28, 2019

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Evening Discussion
Thursday, March 28, 6-8:30 PM

This event will be streamed live at japansociety.org/live. Tune in at 6:30 PM EST on March 28 for our exclusive livecast.

Online registration for this event has closed. Please contact the Business & Policy Program at 212-715-1208 to register.

AI is already playing a significant role in assisting and automating work procedures. In the banking industry, AI has been extensively used in customer service, fraud detection, and auditing. With AI and machine learning proliferating further, the future of work is uncertain and daunting for many. How will machines and AI change the future of work? Will our jobs be replaced by robots and AI? In this program, speakers explore the current state of AI development, its benefits and risks, and the impact that the technology will have on the workforce and business landscape.

Speakers:
James Bessen, Executive Director, Technology & Policy Research Initiative; Director & Founder, Research on Innovation, Boston University
Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture
Jed Kolko, Chief Economist, Indeed.com

Moderator:
Junta Nakai, Business Leader — Financial Services, Databricks

Agenda:
6:00-6:30 PM Registration
6:30-8:00 PM Discussion and Q&A
8:00-8:30 PM Reception

Admission:
Non-members: $20
Japan Society Corporate Members: Free, up to designated number of tickets; additional tickets $15
Japan Society Individual Members at Patron Circle level and above: $15
Academic and government: $15

Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

Prepayment must be made with a credit card. All cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event

For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org.

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