Coding for the future – developing the next gen workforce

Shubhra Roy - Funded Research Manager at University of Canberra

The World Economic Forum has stated that we are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, characterised by new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies and industries, and even challenging ideas about what it means to be human. Movies like Blade Runner or A.I Artificial Intelligence or Inception are a glimpse of things to come!

Emerging technology breakthroughs in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, materials science, energy storage, and quantum computing will all lead to quantum jumps and significant disruption in this new age. The industrial age automated many routine tasks, but the current era takes this forward by a quantum leap.

How we respond in the workplace will be critical in how we deliver services, roll out strategy, understand and interpret our world and manage our assets.

This Pecha Kucha Presentation will explore the changes that are coming, what it means for our workplace, the skills we need to look for in future staff and how managers can focus on nurturing these skillsets and capabilities in future staff to gear up for the new world.

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Room Pentland
Time 11:30 - 12:45
Date Wednesday 6th June, 2018
Theme Future Shape of Work
Style Pecha Kucha
Speakers Shubhra Roy - Funded Research Manager at University of Canberra