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Investing in the Jobs of the Future

August 18, 2017

Online streaming starts at 2pm Buenos Aires and Santiago time; 12pm Lima, México and Bogotá time.

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VIDEO Aug 18, 2017

Live: #FutureJobs


The preparation of Argentina's youth for future jobs and the generation of quality jobs are fundamental for the future of Argentina. Today’s jobs are vastly different than they were a generation ago. And #FutureJobs will look even more different than they do now. Join us for a discussion on Investing in the Future of Work. The event will examine technological change and how best to prepare people for the jobs of the future, live, from Buenos Aires, Argentina: http://wrld.bg/u5C530eusKx.

    • How can we take advantage of new technologies to increase Argentina's productivity? 
    • How can we ensure that the most vulnerable benefit from these changes?
    • What is the role of the private sector?

    The president of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, will discuss these topics with high-level panelists in his first visit to Argentina. 

    PANELISTS

    • Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
    • Lino Barañao, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovative Production of Argentina 
    • Alec Oxenford, Co-founder of Letgo and OLX
    • Silvia Torres Carbonell, Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at IAE
    • Ariel Arrieta, Co-founder and Managing Partner of NXTPLabs

    MODERATOR 

    • Sebastian Campanario, columnist at La Nación