The Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society is organizing a symposium on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Berlin on the subject of “The Future of Work and Innovation in a Networked Society”.
The aim of the symposium is to bring together different disciplinary perspectives (e.g., from communication and social sciences, 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.
The Weizenbaum Institute is an academic partner of Tagesspiegel’s Digital Future Science Match, which will take place on Monday, May 14, 2018 at KOSMOS Berlin. The Digital Future Science Match 2018 is an international digital conference which brings together up to 50 leading academics who will be presenting the latest research findings and their visions for a digital future. As a participant of the Weizenbaum Symposium you have the opportunity to also attend the Science Match.
The symposium will highlight current changes in the world of work and innovation through digitalisation and the internet, thus linking up with the theme “Working Worlds of the Future” of the Science Year 2018. The programme overview of the symposium is available here. The book of abstract is available here.
The Weizenbaum Institute is happy to annouce the following panel sessions:
The Weizenbaum Institute feels honoured to welcome the following respected expert speakers:
Working Differently: Is the Future Already Here?
Prof. Kathrin Möslein, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Doing Future. Innovating Society
Prof. Dr. Sabine Pfeiffer, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Technical University Berlin, Main building, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin (for directions please see here)
In order to facilitate your travel planning, we have reserved contingents in the following hotels near the symposium’s venue:
Savoy Hotel Berlin (4 stars)
Fasanenstraße 9-10, 10623 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 311 03-791 // email: email@example.com
Reserved contingent (code: “Weizenbaum-Symposium”, reservation until April 13, 2018, cancellation free of charge possible until 2 days before arrival): single room 89,50 € per night, including breakfast // double room 99,50 € per night including breakfast
Wyndham Berlin Excelsior (4 stars)
Hardenbergstraße 14, 10623 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 61 08 19 410 // email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reserved contingent (code: “Weizenbaum-Symposium”, reservation until April 12, 2018, cancellation free of charge possible until 2 weeks before arrival): single room 78 € per night, including breakfast
Further hotel recommendations (without reserved contingents) near the symposium’s venue:
Motel One Berlin Ku’damm
Kantstraße 10, 10623 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 315 17 36-0 // email: email@example.com
Rates: single room 79 € per night // double room 94 € per night // breakfast: 9,50 € per person
Motel One Berlin-Upper West
Kantstraße 163-165, 10623 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 322 93 19-0 // email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(no information about rates available)
The venue is located in the (Western) city centre, near Bahnhof Zoologischer Garten area. For directions please see here.
Please also visit the conference registration platform for more details.
In case of any questions feel free to contact the local organising commitee via email: email@example.com.
The Weizenbaum Institute is looking forward to welcoming you in Berlin.
Technical University Berlin, Main building, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin
Tuesday, 15. May 2018
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