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Machines + AI: The Future of Work

Mar 28 | Thu |
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EVENING DISCUSSION Thursday, March 28, 6-8:30 PM

AI is already playing a significant role in assisting and automating work procedures. In the banking industry, AI has been extensively used in customer service, fraud detection, and auditing. With AI and machine learning proliferating further, the future of work is uncertain and daunting for many. How will machines and AI change the future of work? Will our jobs be replaced by robots and AI? In this program, speakers explore the current state of AI development, its benefits and risks, and the impact that the technology will have on the workforce and business landscape.

Speakers: James Bessen - Executive Director, Technology & Policy Research Initiative; Director & Founder, Research on Innovation, Boston University Paul Daugherty - Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture Jed Kolko, Chief Economist,

Agenda: 6:00-6:30 PM Registration 6:30-8:00 PM Discussion and Q&A 8:00-8:30 PM Reception

Admission: Non-members: $20

Japan Society Corporate Members: Free, up to designated number of tickets; additional tickets $15

Japan Society Individual Members at Patron Circle level and above: $15 Academic and government: $15

Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

Prepayment must be made with a credit card. All cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event

For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email

Venue: Japan Society

333 East 47th Street Map