Following a successful gathering of Illinois researchers at the Future of Work Symposium last semester, the Center for Social & Behavioral Science (CSBS) is pleased to announce a collaboration with the School of Labor and Employment Relations to host a Future of Work Research Showcase on Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Focused on the future of work and technology, this event will feature presentations on some early-stage as well as more developed research by Illinois faculty, with the goal of sparking conversations and generating collaborations among participants. Welcome remarks and introductions will begin at 9 a.m., followed by presentations and Q&As moderated by Amit Kramer, Associate Dean for Online Graduate Education in the School of Labor and Employment Relations. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., as discussion questions and research conversations continue around the future of work and technology.
Session 1 | 9:00-10:05 a.m.
Session 2 | 10:15-11:30 a.m.
- Abigail Wooldridge | Assistant Professor
Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
“Human factors engineering and work design: Designing health care systems for clinicians”
- Christine Riordan | Assistant Professor
School of Labor and Employment Relations
“Brokering from the bottom up: Union leaders as algorithmic brokers in hotel housekeeping work”