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WORK2019 Conference Highlights 15.8.: Automation makes work more efficient but can constrain employees

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The second day of the conference featured presentations on work automation and its links to employees’ rights and privacy. The second day of the WORK2019 conference featured keynote presentations on work automation and standardisation, as well as personal branding. During the day, digital visibility and invisibility in work were also discussed. Digitalisation has enabled a … Continued

SWiPE research consortium’s concluding seminar at WORK2019 on Friday

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SWiPE – Smart Work in Platform Economy research consortium organises consortium’s concluding seminar at the WORK2019 conference. The seminar is part of the conference programme on Friday 16th of August. Professor Martin Kenney gives his keynote speech titled Platform Dependent Entrepreneurs and Business: Understanding Power in the Platform Economy at 9:30 at the Finlandia Hall. The speech … Continued

WORK2019 abstract book and mobile app available for registered participants

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The abstract book and the mobile app for the conference have been published. All the registered conference participants have received an e-mail with some general information on the conference, as well as detailed download information for the book and the app. Check your e-mail for more information!

Updates in the programme

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The detailed programme, as well as the conference schedule have both been slightly updated. Please check the detailed programme here and the schedule here.  

The detailed stream programme for WORK2019 is published!

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The detailed programme for the WORK2019 conference is now available on Detailed programme page. For enquiries and schedule requests, please contact us asap on work2019@utu.fi. Warm welcome to WORK2019 conference!

Detailed stream programme published on 1st of July

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The early bird registration to WORK2019 conference has ended. The conference organising committee is compiling the stream programme and it is expected to be fixed and published next Monday on the 1st of July. Stay tuned! If you have questions to the organising committee, please contact us on work2019@utu.fi.

Local events in Helsinki during WORK2019 conference

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Helsinki is a vivid city during August and full of interesting and fun events. Also lots of different culture and free time events are organised during the conference! Maybe some of these events could interest you? Please check out our Local events page and also visit MyHelsinki webpage to see what’s happening in summer Helsinki. Welcome … Continued

Professor Martin Kenney confirmed as keynote speaker

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We are honored to announce that Professor Martin Kenney from the University of California, Davis, will give his keynote speech at the WORK2019 conference! Get to know more of Kenney’s expertise and research on his introduction page. We welcome Professor Kenney warmly to WORK2019!