Industrial automation is forecast to entail the loss of approximately 40% of jobs over the next 20 years; the first to be abolished will be low-paying jobs in the production sector. Meanwhile, competitive pressure will not allow business leaders to ignore the benefits of digitalization and automation. What decisions should be made to prepare for the coming revolutionary transformations on the labour market? What steps should be taken to prevent aggravation of income inequality? How is the labour market employment structure going to change? Will self-employment solve the employment problem?
Mark Spelman , Member of the Board, Future Cities Catapult
Roland Busch , Member of the Management Board, Siemens
Irmgard Glasmacher , Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Turkey
Olga Golodets , Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty , Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Uber Technologies Inc.
Sergey Kogogin , Director General, KAMAZ
Christian Morales , Vice President, Intel Corporation
Sergey Nedoroslev , Chairman of the Board, Kaskol Group
Maxim Topilin , Minister of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation
Robert Urazov , General Director, WorldSkills Russia, Agency for the Development of Professional Communities and Skilled Workers
Ayelet Shaked , Minister of Justice of Israel
Front row participants:
Jean-Franсois Manzoni , President, Institute for Management Development (IMD); Professor, Nestlé