The European School of Social Innovation (ESSI) is the co-organiser of the conference “BEYOND4.0 Scientific Conference: Inclusive Futures for Europe BEYOND Industrie4.0 and Digital Disruption”. The high-profile event will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, from September 30th to October 1st 2021. Commissioner Mariya Gabriel (Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth) and Prof. Mariana Mazzucato (UCL) are among the contributors of the high-profile event.
Participants are invited to register via the conference website (registration is still open): https://beyond4-0.eu/events/scientificconference
The conference is organised by the BEYOND4.0 Consortium and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (in collaboration with the European School of Social Innovation ESSI, the European Workplace Innovation EUWIN network and other networks and projects such as Paradigms4.0) in order to give international researchers in social sciences an opportunity to exchange the results of recent research in different fields of the consequences of digital transformations on work and employment. The conference aim is to present and discuss project findings thus far. In addition, relevant contributions from other EU projects and research on the digital transformation are encouraged in order to synergize and synthesize results.
The high-rank event will include keynote plenary sessions: Commissioner Mariya Gabriel (Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth), Prof. Mariana Mazzucato (UCL), Prof. Steven Dhondt (TNO), Prof. Chris Warhurst (University of Warwick), Prof. Olli Kangas (University of Turku), Dr. Glenda Quintini (OECD), and others to be confirmed. Furthermore, the conference will feature six parallel sessions.