Exploring the use of AI, algorithms and automated systems in the work space

Creating space to bring diverse voices together and opening up critical and informed dialogue is always important. But it’s especially important at this stage of building an organisation. We’re delighted to have co-hosted a workshop with the Oxford Internet Institute last week to do just this: exploring the use of AI, algorithms and automated systems in the work space, capturing different perspectives and collaborating to map out some of the most pressing issues. As this briefing note sets out, the workshop’s goal was to inform development of our ‘Promoting Equality Through Transition’ programme and identify immediate priorities.

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Paula Hagan
Keynote speech by Naomi Climer

Welcome to the Chatham House FOW 2018 conference looking at opportunities and risks in a digital age.

I’m Naomi Climer – a former Commissioner on the Independent Commission on the Future of work launched by Tom Watson MP in 2016 and I’m now co-chair of the Institute for the Future of Work or ‘IFOW’ which we’re announcing today. I’d like to thank Chatham House for partnering with IFOW too and inviting me to be here so that I can speak about our plans.

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Paula Hagan
Press release: Announcing IFOW

Today, Thursday 24th May, Naomi Climer in a speech at Chatham House* announced that the first UK institute looking at the impact of technology on work is being established (‘IFOW.’)

IFOW will carry forward the findings of the 2016 independent Future of Work Commission, founded and co-chaired in Westminster by Tom Watson MP. The Commission reported in December 2017, highlighting that the new technological revolution is behind some of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing people in the UK today.

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Paula Hagan