Jobs, Robots and Us: the Future of Work in New Zealand

Kinley Salmon, author of Jobs, Robots & Us: Why the Future of Work in New Zealand is in Our Hands, looks at what robotics advances may mean for New Zealanders.

Jobs, Robots and Us: the Future of Work in New Zealand

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Event type: Public Lectures

21 May 2019 from 11.30 am - 12.30 pm 21st May 2019 11:30am 21st May 2019 12:30pm

Old Government Buildings, lecture theatre 4

Could millions of jobs soon be eliminated by artificial intelligence and robots? From driverless cars to digital assistants, it seems the world of work is on the cusp of a technological revolution. But are the robots really knocking at the door? Kinley Salmon, author of Jobs, Robots & Us: Why the Future of Work in New Zealand is in Our Hands, discusses the implications for for New Zealanders.

  • Kinley Salmon grew up in Nelson and now works as an economist in Washington D.C. He holds a Master's in Public Administration in International Development from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University as well as a Graduate Diploma in Economics and a BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge.