The Future of Work and Innovation in a Networked Society

Symposium organized by The Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society

The aim of the symposium is to bring together different disciplinary perspectives (e.g., from communication and social science, legal studies, computer science, economics science and engineering science) on the transformation of the working world and of innovation models in the digital society and to identify and discuss the key challenges for the creation of a self-determined, creative and innovative society.

Preliminary Programme

  • Monday, May 14, 2018: Digital Future Science Match, KOSMOS Berlin

As participant of the Weizenbaum Symposium you have the opportunity to also attend Tagesspiegel’s Digital Future Science Match at KOSMOS Berlin on Monday, May 14, 2018.

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018: Weizenbaum Symposium The Future of Work and Innovation in a Networked Society, Technical University Berlin, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.: Opening of the symposium / Opening discussion: The Future of Work and
Innovation in a Networked Society

  • Greeting by the founding board / programme committee of the symposium

Keynotes by:

  • Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister for Education and Research (tbc)
  • Steffen Kampeter, director general of the Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA)
  • Prof. Anke Hassel, Academic Director of the Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI) within the Hans-Böckler-Foundation
  • Academic programme – 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Keynotes by:

  • Prof. Kathrin Möslein, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Prof. Sabine Pfeiffer, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Keynote: Doing Future. Innovating Society.
  • Reception 7:00 p.m.

Further information (PDF)