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Workforce, industry and academics questioned on AI and tech in the workplace

11 November 2022

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee examines how artificial intelligence (AI) and technology is changing the workplace and what this means for the UK workforce


Tuesday 15 November 2022, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 10.15am

  • Andrew Pakes, Deputy General and Research Director, Prospect Union
  • Brian Palmer, Head of Public Policy European Operations, Amazon
  • Charlotte Holloway, Government Relations Director, Zoom
  • Neil ross, Associate Director for Policy, TechUK

At 11.15am

  • Laurence Turner, Head of Research and Policy, GMB
  • Anna Thomas, Co-Founder and Director, Institute for the Future of Work
  • Tania Bowers, Global Public Policy Director, Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)
  • Carly Kind, Director, Ada Lovelace Institute

MPs on the Committee are expected to ask the two panels representing a broad spectrum of the workforce, industry and academia about:

  • How is AI and tech being deployed in the workplace and the skills are needed to compliment them;
  • The jobs at risk of automation or displacement by AI;
  • Policies needed to ensure effective training to work alongside new tech and better regulation to protect the workforce.

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