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Is our economic system fundamentally broken? Has radical inequality become our inevitable global future, or can significant overhaul of public policy “fix it”? Professor Stiglitz will discuss these topics in conversation with Dr Alexandra Heath, Head of the Economic Analysis Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia.
On 15 November, Professor Stiglitz will deliver the much-anticipated 2018 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture and will be awarded the Prize at the Sydney Town Hall.
With two Q&A panels, parallel workshops after lunch, and an interactive futures session on ‘digital humans’ in the afternoon, DISRUPT.SYDNEY 2018 is shaping up to be another engaging highlight.
Join Kai Riemer, Michela Ledwidge and Sandra Peter as they chat with MIKE, a virtual, digital human.
Join us at our Vivid Ideas event! What will our lives be like when we live with digital humans? In a world first, our panel of experts will join a live interactive, photo-realistic computer generated digital person on stage to look at the long term ethical and social issues we will be facing with digital humans. Join leading experts and researchers from the University of Sydney Business School and Sydney Business Insights as they explore how far we should let them in.
The session will draw upon three years of research into automation and the future of work by Leslie Willcocks and Mary Lacity, covering multiple industries, applications, and shared services, and uses case studies to establish action principles that mitigate automation risks.