Towards a future that works for all: ESRC scoping workshop: Birmingham 13th July 20802
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Towards a future that works for all: ESRC scoping workshop: Birmingham 13th July
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Towards a future that works for all: ESRC scoping workshop.
 
The ESRC are holding a series of workshops to explore the shape of a potential new research investment around Work.
 
To date, workshops have been held in London and Edinburgh. Due to unprecedented demand, we will holding a third and final workshop in Birmingham city centre on 13 July 2018.
 
The workshop will seek to gather views from academics, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners at all levels of government, the business sector and the third-sector on the following indicative themes:
 
  • Emerging technologies, skills and training
  • New work practices, workplaces and business models (including the gig economy)
  • Inequalities, insecure employment and in-work poverty
  • Job quality, health and wellbeing
  • Lifelong resilience and sustainability (including an ageing workforce)
 
The workshop will run 10.00 – 16.30 and will be organised around a series of expert presentations and interactive table discussions. A detailed agenda will be available closer to the date.
 
Confirmed speakers so far include:
 
  • Professor Sir Ian Diamond, University of Aberdeen and UKRI board
  • Professor Anne Green, University of Birmingham
  • Lucy Bannister, Living Wage Foundation
  • Professor Monder Ram, University of Birmingham

Date & time
07/13/2018 10:00am BST
End date & time
07/13/2018 04:30pm BST
Venue
IET Austin Court
Address
80 Cambridge Street
Birmingham, B1 2NP
United Kingdom


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Date & time: 13/07/18 10:00:00 BST