The Work of the Future Event of the Year

November 21, 2019 | 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

Business Leaders Gird for ‘Organizational Explosions’

For the last four years, the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research has collected data from more than 800 organizations that are undergoing digital transformation, according to Nick van der Meulen, research scientist at the center.

AI in Healthcare Funding Hits New High

During the first six months of 2019, healthcare companies globally raised $26.9 billion, compared to $26.5 billion during the same time period in 2018. AI-focused companies in the space also saw a new funding high during the second quarter of the year, as investors zero in on the technology’s emerging presence.

How Cities Should Prepare for Artificial Intelligence

While there is much discussion of how artificial intelligence will continue to transform industries and organizations, a key driver of AI’s role in the global economy will be cities. How cities deal with coming changes will determine which ones will thrive in the future.

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