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Symposium on Technology, Law and Work Set Friday

Saint Louis University’s School of Law will welcome guest speakers from across the country and the world to speak as part of a day-long symposium, “Law, Technology and the Organization of Work,” on Friday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the John K. Pruellage Courtroom, Scott Hall.

The free symposium features top experts in employment law from across the country and the globe.

The event will analyze the ways in which new modalities of digitalization such as on-demand platforms, big data and 3-D printing, challenge current ethics as well as regulatory structures for labor.

Including crowdwork, on-demand platforms, people analytics, big data, 3-D printing and other technologies, these new modalities of digitalization challenge both existing ethical and regulatory structures for labor. These issues are increasingly global, as many of these technologies are not restricted by national boundaries.

As technology creates change in our lives, the symposium considers the ways in which people work, how people think about work and how work will be regulated.

This symposium will endeavor to think forward on the changes these technologies will engender and the ways in which firms and workers are structuring their new working relationships.

The symposium is open to the public and 5.9 MO CLE (Continuing Legal Education) credits are available for Missouri attorneys.

The full schedule of symposium events and list of speakers is available here.

The symposium is sponsored by the Wefel Center for Employment Law and the Law Journal.