The National Future Work Summit: Future-proofing jobs

The National Future Work Summit to be held in Sydney this month will hear from top-tier local and international experts about what Australia can do to help future-proof jobs and arm the corporate, government and academic sectors in the face of the 4th industrial revolution.

Conference highlights include:

  • Kristy Jones, founder of the famed MaRS precinct in Canada, will discuss the methods that have turned the Toronto hub, into the most successful commercialisation precinct in the world.
  • Amit Singh, of UBER fame, will reveal some of the secrets of Uber’s success and preview the changes that will ensure the company’s continued prosperity.

The premiere event is in Sydney as part of the Spark Festival, a celebration of startups and the entrepreneurs behind them. It will be held at the International Convention Centre on the 30 October 2018 and will focus on the growing use of AI in the business, education and technology sector.

The Committee for Economic Development has estimated 5 million Australian jobs will be affected by automation by 2030. Building on the National Future Work Summit in Melbourne, this event will provide real solutions to adapt to the growing tsunami of digital innovation sweeping the globe.

The Summit will also showcase thought-provoking panels on future tech, bringing together experts from a government, recruitment, startups, education and the corporate world.

Digital platforms, AI and automation are affecting many Australian industries,’ however, strategic planning and upskilling must be implemented if Australia is to remain competitive.

The Summit will provide insights into the following questions: Will my job exist in 10 years? How will artificial intelligence and automation impact my industry? What skills will be essential? How can I develop these skills? What technologies will impact my work? What new skills will my company need to thrive? What can I do to stay ahead?

The National Future Work Summit event will appeal to corporate professionals, business owners, C-suite executives, educationalists, policymakers and human resources and recruitment professionals.

Ticket holders may network with peers, share work experiences, and develop important connections to expand their career horizons.

Limited individual tickets are available at the Early Bird rate of $495 (save $200). Alternatively, Premium Tables seating a maximum of eight delegates are $3,495. Join the future work discussion today, click here for tickets!

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