One-day conference: Future of Work and Skills in the Digital Economy

Date: May 16, 2024, 09.00-16.00, and reception 16.00-17.00

Venue: Copenhagen Business School, Kilen Ks54, Kilevej 14, 2000 Frederiksberg

Fee: 150 DKK

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The aim of this one-day international, cross-sectoral conference is to bring together researchers from economics, computational social science, educational and learning sciences with business practitioners and representatives of policy bodies to discuss the future of work and skills in our increasingly digital economies and role of higher education in enabling the development of the requisite skills and capabilities.


 09.00-   09.30  

Registrations and coffee

 09.30-   10.00 

Welcome and introduction

By Annemette Kjærgaard, CBS

 10.00 -   10.45 Human capabilities in the age of Artificial Intelligence

By Anoush Margaryan, CBS

 10.45 -   11.05

Coffee break

 11.05 -   11.50

Human-centred technological change? Using skills as an agent of change in European workplaces

By Konstantinos Pauliakas, European Commission’s Centre for the Development of Vocational Education and Training, Cedefop

 11.50 -   12.35 Superpower skills: The growing premium of AI skills

By Fabian Stephany, University of Oxford Internet Institute, UK

 12.35 -   13.15

Buffet lunch and networking

 13.15 -   14.00

Influence of new digital skills on team dynamics in the digital economy

By Geert Nijs, KBC Group

 14.00 -   14.20 Coffee break

 14.20 -   15.05 How digitalisation changes the skills needed to perform successfully in organisations

By Dorthe Håhr Dupont, Nordea

 15.10 -   15.55

Panel discussion: Higher business education and the future of skills: Opportunities and challenges

Moderator: Annemette Kjaergaard

Panelists: Konstantinos Pouliakas, Fabian Stephany, Anoush Margaryan, Geert Nijs, Dorthe Håhr Dupont

 15.55 -   16.00

Closing remarks

By Anoush Margaryan, CBS

 16.00 -   17.00

Drinks reception at CBS/Kilen (for all attendees)


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