On March 29th the 2019 Expert Workshop of the Club of Florence commenced in Florence, Italy. The program was titled Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Employment Relations” and attracted a selected group of interdisciplinary experts to the University of Florence, Department of Political and Social Sciences (DCPS).


Program Outline

9.15-9.45 Welcome and Introduction

Caroline Ruiner (University of Trier)

Matthias Klumpp (University of Göttingen)

9.45-10.30 Paper Session I: The obsolescence of labour, between self-management, automation and control – An analysis of the organizational assets of Port labour in a comparative perspective

Andrea Bottalico (University of Florence)

Presentation File: PDF

11.00-11.45 Paper Session II: An empirical analysis of learning curves in digitalized order picking systems using DEA

Dominic Loske (REWE and FOM University of Applied Sciences Essen)

Presentation File: PDF

11.45-12.30 Paper Session III: AI for healthcare and rescuing technologies – technical developments and thoughts about employment impacts
13.30-14.15 Paper Session IV: Does digitization make work good or bad? The impact of the use of information and communication technology in the workplace on job satisfaction

Karla L. Brinck (University of Hamburg)

Presentation File: PDF

14.15-15.00 Paper Session V: Changing social norms in teams through the implementation of digital innovations

Christina E. Debbing (University of Trier)

15.30-16.15 Paper Session VI: Real-time assistance to manual assembly through depth camera and visual feedback

Francesco Pilati (University of Bologna)

Presentation File: PDF

16.15-16.45 Conclusion and Outlook
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