Our Automated Future: utopia or dystopia?

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 19th Feb 2018

For the younger generations considering their future career options, are the technological advances transforming the way we work something to be afraid of or excited by? And are they being sufficiently prepared for the future of work?

Speakers including:

Salonie Hiriyur started work as a journalist in India, but wanting to develop a sound theoretical basis in development studies, she moved to London to complete a Master's from the Gender Institute at LSE. She graduated in 2016 and from there moved to work at the ILO (Geneva) in research. As a research assistant, she worked on reports on women's employment, the informal economy, social protection programmes for informal workers. She is now looking at starting a PhD in Social Policy, analysing the effects of the emergence of online platforms on the domestic work sector in India.

Dhruv Washishth is the Co-Founder and CEO of Paradigm Shift, a silicon valley startup that utilizes Virtual Reality for education. He is pursuing his MSc in Management of Information Systems, Digital Innovation & Philosophy at LSE. He has been a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London and in 2014, he was selected by the Government of UK as a global young entrepreneur. In the past, he also launched Angelhack's operations in India and used to manage the startup accelerator at TiE Bangalore.

Mahatir Pasha (@mahatir_pasha) is General Secretary of the LSE Students' Union.

Cost: Free of Charge


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2018-02-19 2018-02-19 Europe/London Our Automated Future: utopia or dystopia? For the younger generations considering their future career options, are the technological advances transforming the way we work something to be afraid of or excited by? https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/02/19/our-automated-future-utopia-or-dystopia-165433 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE),Lincolns Inns Fields,London,London

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