The World Summit on Technological Unemployment Agenda


Location: 8th floor, TIME & LIFE BUILDING, NYC

7:30 am Registration desk opens (MUST BRING PHOTO ID.  PLEASE BE SEATED NO LATER THAN 8:30am)

8:30 am James P. Clark, Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network

9:00 am
Lawrence H. Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury (President Clinton); Former Director, National Economic Council (President Obama); President Emeritus, Harvard University (via live video)

9:30 am John Hagel, author, Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge (via live video)

9:45 am
Scott Santens, writer; basic income advocate,; Founder of the BIG Patreon Creator Pledge

10:00 am PANEL: "Educating for the Transition"
Session chair: Lauren Paer, economist; writer; entrepreneur
Jared Kleinert, co-author, "2 Billion Under 20"
Jules Schroeder, Founder, CreateU

10:25 am Mini-Break

10:30 am
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor (President Clinton); political economist;  author, "SAVING CAPITALISM"

11:15 am
Joseph Stiglitz,  Nobel Prize-winning economist; Former Chief Economist, World Bank; founder, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University

12:00 pm

12:30 pm LUNCH speaker: Martin Ford, author of best-selling "Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future  " (via live video)

1:00 pm John Wilmoth,  Director of the Population Division of the United Nations

1:15 pm Scott Von, psychoanalyst, physician, and philosopher, Founding Director of the New Clinic for Integral Medicine & Psychiatry.

1:30 pm
Patricial Paul,  former union organizer, community organizer, litigator , and business founder

1:45 pm
David Nordfors, CEO and co-founder of IIIJ and the co-chair of the i4j Summit (innovation for jobs) (via live video)

2:00 pm
PANEL: "Technology and the Future of Work"
Session chair: Irving Wladawsky-Berger,  former companywide leader IBM initiatives on Internet, e-business, supercomputing, and Linux; Strategic Advisor, Citigroup
David Autor, co-leader of MIT's School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (via live video)
John Markoff, Senior Writer, The New York Times, author (via live video)

Facilitator:  Meredith Persily Lamel, President of MPL Partners, LLC, executive coach, consultant, facilitator and instructor

5:00 pm Break (for facilitators to prepare to report in)

5:15 pm Faciliators Reporting In

5:45 pm PANEL: Observers Feedback/"Weaving It All Together"
Chair: James P. Clark
Wendell Wallach, consultant, ethicist, and scholar at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
Gerald Huff, Principal Software Engineer at Tesla Motors
James Hughes, Executive Director of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

6:10 pm
Closing remarks: James P. Clark

6:15 pm Reception (rooftop, weather permitting)

7:00 pm
Onwards into the world…

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