As thousands gather in Las Vegas for previews of future tech products and trends, labor leaders will convene in Vegas Jan. 6-8 for their own summit on the effect of technological change on the working people and the industries they support.
The 2nd Annual Labor Innovation & Technology Summit, hosted by SAG-AFTRA and the AFL-CIO, will bring together leaders from unions across the country for discussions on protecting workers in a rapidly evolving technological environment, as well as a deep dive into artificial intelligence and digital data.
SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, National Executive Director David White and AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler will be joined by a host of experts in this area, including Lee Branstetter, director of the Future of Work Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University; Wael AbdAlmageed, co-director of the Center for Vision, Image, Speech and Text Analytics at USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Information Science Institute; Jonathan Taplin, Director Emeritus of USC Annenberg Innovation Lab; and Louis Hyman, director of the Institute for Workplace Studies at Cornell University ILR School.
The summit will conclude with a tour of CES highlighting the many remarkable advancements that will affect industries, consumers and, especially, working people.
Director, Future of Work Initiative and Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Heinz College and Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon UniversityREAD BRANSTETTER'S BIO
Professor and Director, Institute for Workplace Studies, Cornell University ILR SchoolREAD HYMAN'S BIO
Co-Director, Center for Vision, Image, Speech and Text Analytics (VISTA), USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Information Sciences InstituteREAD ABDALMAGEED'S BIO
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