Press Release 056/2018

Public Presentations on the Working Life of the Future

Colloquium Fundamentale “Arbeitswelten der Zukunft: Visionen, Chancen, Risiken“ of ZAK Focuses on the Future Change of Working Life
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Digital and interconnected: The Colloquium Fundamentale focuses on the opportunities and risks of technical innovations and their relevance to future working life. (Photo: Patrick Langer, KIT)

Digitization, globalization, demographic change: Working life of the future will differ from that of today. The Colloquium Fundamentale of ZAK I Center for Applied and General Studies of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will focus on current research into working life. The series of presentations will start on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the NTI-Hörsaal (building 30.10, Engesserstraße 5) with the panel discussion “Betriebliche Mitbestimmung – Motor oder Bremsklotz für den Unternehmenserfolg?” (Corporate Co-determination: Driver or Obstacle of a Company’s Success).




For further information on the program and the speakers, click: (in German only)


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am, 04.05.2018

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