The Work of the Future Event of the Year

Nov 18, 2020 | AI & the Work of the Future Congress, Kresge Auditorium

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The MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), MIT Work of the Future (WOTF) Task Force, and the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) present:

The MIT AI & the Work of the Future Congress.

The AI age is here, transforming work and the skills required for humans to thrive. Join us as we gather leading academics, business leaders, entrepreneurs, education and labor leaders, and policy makers to explore the impact and future trends of technological disruption, rethink the nature of work, and chart a course for catalyzing innovation for inclusion and economic opportunity for all.


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From rethinking education to identifying the skills required for the future of work to mapping new organizational strategies, this year’s Congress agenda tackles all the key elements required to chart a course for human work and prosperity in the digital age.



Meet the leading academics, business leaders, entrepreneurs, education and labor leaders, and policy makers that are helping to shape a more equitable future of work.

I am incredibly grateful for attending #MITFutureOfWork Congress on AI. Today, I am recommitted to supporting the integration of social-emotional learning/human skills with computer science education in K-12. #csk8 #ethicalCS #CSforALL

Kate Fractal

Computer Science Educator
As always, @erikbryn and the FOW team did a fantastic job at today's Future of Work Congress! Lots to think about & take action on #MITFutureOfWork @erikbryn @amcafee @mit_ide @MIT_CSAIL @SouthShoreInno #innovation

Eric Braun

Great privilege to participate in @MIT AI and the Future of Work Congress. Top Brains, Great Insights & critical topics as we debate convergence of humans & AI . What will the future bring in 25 to 50 years. #MITFutureOfWork @erikbryn @MIT_CSAIL & @mit_ide

Mark Minevich

News & Resources

work of the future report

MIT Report Examines How to Make Technology Work for Society

The report, which represents the initial findings of MIT’s Task Force on the Work of the Future, punctures some conventional wisdom and builds a nuanced picture of the evolution of technology and jobs, the subject of much fraught public discussion.

future of work

How to Make Sure Robots Help Us, Not Replace Us

“It’s super easy to make a business case for reducing head count. You can always light up a boardroom” by promising to replace people with robots, says David Autor, an MIT economist and co-chair of the task force, who gave an interview about the report.

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