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Digital Futures of Work Global Conference, 1-3 November 2023

  A global team of 20 social scientists studying artificial intelligence (AI) activities across key digital hubs around the world over a four-year period spanning 2019 to 2023 unveil findings that the direction of AI innovation in corporate activities is to automate and unbundle professional work, putting the very type

01 November, 2023
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Global Lifelong Learning Summit, 01-02 November 2022

  The inaugural Global Lifelong Learning Summit (GLLS), jointly organised by the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) and SkillsFuture Singapore, was held from 1st to 2nd November 2002. The summit examined how different stakeholders – learners, institutions, enterprises, Government – can come together to enable effective lifelong learning as a

04 November, 2022
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Calling for Research Participants in Singapore: We seek the views of 200 working adults on the future of work!

The Research Focus What are the opportunities in the future of work? Will digital technologies (such as Artificial Intelligence, robotics, etc.) create new and better jobs, or is the future a lot more uncertain? What experiences do you already have with digital technologies in your current work/profession? How can you

22 August, 2022
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Researching Work & Learning International Conference Toronto (RWL12), 13-15 July 2022

Ms Candice Chong presented on how trust relations in workplaces mediate current and future trajectories in professional work and learning at the virtual 12th International Researching Work & Learning Online Conference (RWL12), from July 13-15, 2022. The presentation focused on the prospective dimension of identifying the impact of workplace structures

29 July, 2022
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Reimagining Human Capital in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Research Seminar, 19 May 2022

Professor Phillip Brown discussed the different interpretations of the fourth industrial revolution and the role of digital technologies in (re)shaping the future of work, education, and labour markets.  The research seminar was organised on 19th May 2022  by the International Labour organisation.</span > The human capital story is one of

16 June, 2022
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Lifelong Learning for Inclusion and Sustainability Conference 2022, 06-09 June

Professor David James shared about Lifelong Learning and the fourth industrial revolution and its link to education models and technological change.  The Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults (SCUTREA) and the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL)  was held from June 6th – 9th

09 June, 2022
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Digital Workplace 4.0 Conference 2022 organised by the Singapore University of Technology on 12 May 2022

Ms Sahara Sadik shared insights and findings on digital technologies, corporate talent management, and the risks of new inequalities in Singapore at the Digital Workplace 4.0 Conference 2022. The hybrid conference, organised by the Singapore University of Technology and Design, was held on 12 May 2022 at Park Royal Hotel,

31 May, 2022
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‘Education, Skills and Work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution’ webinar on 27 January 2022

Professor Phillip Brown considers what is ‘revolutionary’ about today’s developments in digital innovation in the ‘Education, Skills and Work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution’ webinar, organized by Leeds University Business School Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change on 27 January 2022. Download and watch this webinar here It is

27 January, 2022
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Upcoming Events

The Digital Futures of Work team is planning an exciting line up of activities for the year 2022! Contact us at for more details.        

01 January, 2022
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