WORK2019 Conference highlights – Compilation

The fourth international WORK2019 Conference gathered experts in work and working life to Helsinki between 14.–16. of August. During the conference we heard speeches on the platform economy, the automation of work and digital online gig work. Read the highlights of each conference day below. The WORK2019 organising committee would like to thank the participants … Continued

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

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

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

Updates in the programme

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