Add to Calendar Europe/London DD/MM/YYYY 6/3/2018 18:306/3/2018 20:30Beyond automation: the new world of workPrince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

Disruptive technologies - including automation, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things - offer enticing possibilities for the future. Some of us may look forward to a world where machines are responsible for the dangerous, repetitive and arduous tasks increasing our productivity and freeing our time to explore new opportunities. Meanwhile, others may face potential job loss or the need to re-skill.  

How can we ensure that a productive utopia is our end destination? What does it mean for society and how we work? Can we really mitigate the effects of this rapid change to ensure economic benefits for all?

The event, hosted by science journalist, author and broadcaster Alok Jha, will explore the new world of engineering opportunities and our speakers include:  

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Rebecca Enonchongleading tech entrepreneur and Africa Prize judge, CEO and Funder, AppsTech

Dr John Lazar CBE FREngpioneering software engineer 

Dr Hayaatun SillemCEO, Royal Academy of Engineering


6.00pm Registration opens

Welcome and introduction

6.35pm Panel discussion followed by Q&A
7.45pm Closing remarks
7.50pm Networking reception
8.30pm Close


This event is free to attend but registration is required. For more information or further assistance, please contact Rebecca Baker, Events Coordinator.