Sheraton Centre Toronto - September 15 - 18, 2019

Strange ideas about the future of employment

15 Sep 2019
13:30-14:30

Strange ideas about the future of employment

Session description: Heather Russek and Jessica Thornton from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) will highlight key findings from their report Turn and Face the Strange and talk about how we can leverage technology to transform the way we work. The session will discuss how policymakers, researchers, and academics can come together to address how Canada can stay ahead of the curve by identifying key factors affecting the future of work, use technology to enable knowledge transfer and use trends to our advantage.

Turn and Face the Strange has received media attention across the country and was featured on CBC and the Globe & Mail.