IPL Webinar Series

The Future of (Decent?) Work After COVID-19

May 26, 2020 | 12:30AM - 1:30PM
Innovation Policy Lab

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What will the future of work look like? How will trends and technologies impact industries and the workforce moving forward? Will automation accelerate our recovery in a post-COVID world? How do we ensure the availability of decent work and maintain an engaged workforce? In this Munk School / Innovation Policy Lab / CIFAR online event, join experts Dan Breznitz, Zabeen Hirji and Peter Warrian for a deep dive into how COVID-19 will affect the next normal of the future of work. To submit questions in advance, please email events.munk@utoronto.ca
Innovation Policy Lab


Dan Breznitz

Co-Director, CIFAR Program on Innovation, Equity, and the Future of Prosperity; Co-Director, Innovation Policy Lab; Munk Chair of Innovation Studies; Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy and Political Science, University of Toronto

Zabeen Hirji

Executive Advisor, Future of Work, Deloitte and past Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC, Executive Advisor, Future of Work, Deloitte; Past Chief Human Resources Officer, RBC; Chair, CivicAction; Executive-in-Résidence Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University

Peter Warrian

Distinguished Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy; Former Research Director, United Steelworkers of America; Former Chief Economist of the Province of Ontario

Matt Lundy

Economics Reporter at The Globe and Mail