The rise of AI and Automation is changing the work landscape as we know it. As technology advances, the modern worker, along with their education and skillsets, will need to adapt to stay employable. In the current COVID-19 environment, one question stands out: will the pandemic lead to an acceleration or deceleration in the race towards automation? And further, is our education system incompatible with rapidly changing industries and necessary training to support the evolving modern worker?
Karin M. Norington-Reaves, Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
Craig Freedman, Chief Executive Officer, Freedman Seating
Juan Salgado, Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago
Betsy Ziegler, Chief Executive Officer, 1871