The Impact of AI on Productivity and the Future of Work

Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
(UTC+02:00) Berlin, Bern
Ekkehard Ernst Andrew Marritt Abigail Gilbert

This panel discussion will explore how fields such as Decision Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Generative AI are impacting the workplace, and what must be done to get ahead of potential problems that can arise from such rapid and transformative change.  

Questions for the panel (and the audience) to consider: 

  1. How is AI currently being used in the workforce to improve productivity? 

  1. What are some examples of industries that have seen significant productivity improvements from AI? 

  1. What are the potential downsides of AI on workforce productivity, such as job displacement or over-reliance on technology? 

  1. How can companies ensure that AI is used in a way that complements and enhances human work rather than replacing it? 

  1. How can the workforce prepare for the increasing integration of AI into the workplace? 

  1. What are some ethical considerations that companies should take into account when implementing AI in the workforce? 

  1. How can policymakers support the integration of AI into the workforce while ensuring that it doesn't have negative impacts on workers? 

  1. How might AI impact the skills needed for future jobs, and how can workers prepare for this shift? 

Talking Points: 

  1. How AI can automate routine tasks and free up human workers to focus on more complex and creative work. 

  1. How AI can help businesses to optimise their operations, reduce costs, and increase efficiency 

  1. Ethical considerations around AI include issues such as bias, privacy, and transparency. 

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