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Robots and the Workplace: Addressing Automation-Related Workplace Disruption

A public panel event

The advent of autonomous technology, artificial intelligence, and new sales and delivery mechanisms are likely to bring economic upheaval to a wide variety of professions, including transportation, sales, fulfillment, and hospitality services.

Multidisciplinary teams of graduate and professional students spent the term exploring the history and current issues around employment shifts to create proposals to maintain decent livelihoods in the face of automation.

Guest panelists:
John Austin (Director, Michigan Economic Center)
Lionel Robert (Core Faculty, Robotics and Associate Professor, U-M School of Information)
Dana Thompson (Clinical Professor and Director of Entrepreneurship Clinic, U-M School of Law)
Curt Wolf (Managing Director, Urban Collaboratory, U-M School of Civil and Environmental Engineering )

Marc Norman, Associate Professor of Practice,
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan
Nina Mendelson, Joseph L. Sax Collegiate Professor of Law,
University of Michigan Law School
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When and Where

Map Hutchins Hall - 116

April 2019

3:15pm - 6:00pm

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