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Technology Event
High Tech Campus Eindhoven


Language: English
Date: 19 Feb 2024
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Entry fee: Free


Conference Center High Tech Campus Eindhoven

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In this lecture, Carlo van de Weijer will present trends and guidelines on the future of work and leadership in an AI-powered world.

Join Carlo van de Weijer on February 19th for the next in the popular series of Open Lectures. There is free admission for everyone including TU/e students & alumni, HTCE residents and the general public. Please register so we can ensure there are refreshments for everyone!

A future with AI; who’s at the wheel?

Automation is sweeping through companies relentlessly, cancelling obsolete jobs, and creating new types of jobs. Industry 4.0 promises factories where resources come in one side and products come out on the other, costing little more than the resources themselves. Now, new AI-tools such as ChatGPT and text-to-image generators even put pressure on white collar jobs in the creative industry. Will Artificial Intelligence create a new wave of job replacement, or will we once again find new jobs that haven't even been invented yet? How can we prepare ourselves and the future generation for such an indistinct future? And what kind of leadership is required for this new reality? Carlo van de Weijer will present the trends and guidelines on how the future of work might look. He will explore what jobs are secure and what jobs are destined to be replaced, how much we should care, how we might prepare, and what these major changes demand of current and future leadership.


Date: February 19, 2024

Time: 16:00-18:00 hrs

Location: Conference Center High Tech Campus Eindhoven


The Program:

15:30 - 16:00 Walk-in

16:00 - 17:00 Open Lecture, including Q&A

17:00 - 18:00 Drinks


About Carlo van de Weijer:

Carlo van de Weijer has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology and a PhD degree with honors from Graz University of Technology. He has broad experience in the automotive industry from a.o. executive positions at Siemens and TomTom. Currently, he is Managing Director of the newly-founded Eindhoven AI System Institute (EAISI) at Eindhoven University of Technology, and Fellow for future of mobility and transport within the Deloitte Center for the Edge. He advises ministries and industries around the world on the future of mobility and is a member of the supervisory board of several high-tech companies, investments firms and start-ups. Furthermore, he is a weekly columnist in a leading Dutch national newspaper.

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