Work in the Digital Age – Paris Conference

With Stefano Scarpetta, László Andor, Cédric Villani and Mounir Mahjoubi

Following the launch of the book “Work in the Digital Age. Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Das Progressive Zentrum, France Stratégie (Paris) and Policy Network (London) are bringing together key thinkers and policy-makers in Paris to discuss policies to revitalise and prepare the concept of work for the challenges of digital transformation in Paris on 6 July 2018.

The launch of the book “Work in the Digital Age. Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, edited by Das Progressive Zentrum Policy Fellows Max Neufeind and Florian Ranft, as well as Jacqueline O’Reilly, University of Sussex, will be accompanied by a series of high-level events with experts, thinkers, and policy-makers taking place across Europe


The first conference of the series will take place in Paris on 6 July 2018, where we will launch and discuss the challenges identified by the over 50 contributors to the volume.


“Work in the Digital Age. Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution”
9 July 2018 | 9:15- 18:00
France Stratégie – 20 avenue de Ségur, 75007 Paris

At the heart of the discussion of three expert round tables, we will be examining how governments across Europe can best respond to the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution.

The issues discussed will range from talks about reforming the welfare state, providing high-quality education and training, improving social dialogue, debating tax reforms and finding new rules for the platform economy.

The conference will be joined by leading international experts, including Stefano Scarpetta (Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD), Cédric Villani (member of the French Parliament, La République en Marche), Bruno Palier (CNRS Research Director at Sciences Po), László Andor (Former EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) and Julien Rousselon (Deputy Director, France Stratégie), as well as the editors of the book.

The closing speech will be held by Mounir Mahjoubi, French Minister of State for the Digital Sector.

You can download the detailed agenda here.

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Event Date

6 July 2018 | 9:15- 18:00


France Stratégie, 20 avenue de Ségur, 75007 Paris