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 Reshaping Work is an international and multidisciplinary conference that offers a vibrant space to collectively rethink work in the platform economy

Reshaping Work is:

  • A non-profit initiative that took off in 2016 with the goal of bringing different parties together to jointly rethink the future of work and find ways to shape it

  • A multi-stakeholder event

  • Headquartered in Amsterdam

  • Bringing 200-250 future-of-work experts and enthusiasts from academics, to business leaders, policy makers and labor union representatives

  • Expanding to include events on a continental (European-level conference is hosted every October in Amsterdam) and regional level (events discussing issues specific to a country or a region)

 

About Reshaping Work

Reshaping Work is a non-profit initiative headquartered in Amsterdam, which took off in 2016 in order to bring different stakeholders together to jointly discuss the future of work and find ways to shape it.

Reshaping Work conference discusses the most prominent issues in regards to the platform economy, and digital innovations more broadly. This intimate event gathers 200-250 people for continental-level conferences (the European-level conference in held every October in Amsterdam), while the regional-level events are confined to 100-150 experts on the topic, who have interest or stakes in a particular geographic region.

Attendees

 Reshaping Work events are unique in the sense that they bring different stakeholders together, from academics, to business leaders, and policy makers. Previous events have been attended by academics from leading universities (e.g. Oxford University, Harvard University, University of Amsterdam), representatives of major companies and startups (e.g. Uber, Deliveroo, Google, Deloitte, KPMG, FedX), public/policy leaders (e.g. OECD, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, European Union), and labor union representatives (e.g. IWGB, FNV).

Some of the prominent speakers at the event in Amsterdam included Benjamin Sachs, law scholar at Harvard University, Juliet Schor, Sociology Professor at Boston College, Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive at RSA and former policy advisor to Tony Blair, Stijn Verstijnen, Country Manager at Deliveroo Netherlands, and Laurin Sepoetro, Senior Official at EU Public Policy at Uber.

Regional event – (Region)

 Reshaping Work has granted a license to the (Name of organization) in (City, Country), to organize a regional event for (Region). While the concept of the conference will remain intact in terms of a multi-stakeholder event that tackles the most prominent issues around the future of work, (Name of organization) will bring its own touch to it as a result of their knowledge on the topic and extensive experience with event-organizing.

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