Biden Institute to hold event on changing world of work

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The Biden Institute at the University of Delaware will hold an event focusing on the changing world of work.

 According to a release, “automation and other transformations in our economy are spurring fears regarding widespread job loss and further hollowing-out of the middle class. But, we can also seize the opportunities presented by these changes in order to build a stronger economy and a more successful workforce.”

On  Sept.  19th, former  Vice President Joe  Biden will host and guide a panel of business and government leaders in a discussion on the  future of quality jobs. The discussion will be held at Mitchell Hall on the UD Newark campus.

Guest speakers  include:

  • Byron Auguste, presidentand co-founder, Opportunity@Work, former National Economic Council Advisor
  • Elaine Chao,  U.S Secretary of Transportation, former U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Mary Kay Henry, President, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Penny Pritzker, Chairman of PSP Capital Partners, LLC and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce
  • Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO, MGM Resorts International
  • Suzanne Clark, Senior Executive Vice President, US Chamber of Commerce

There is no charge for the event, but reservations are required. Click here for a link to the reservations site.  

 

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