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"Think like" Roundtables

The platform economy has many different stakeholder groups, each with its own dynamic set of interests, goals, perspectives, and approaches to platform-mediated work. So what does it mean, concretely, to think like these stakeholder groups?

To learn more about how they position themselves within the platform economy – to see this space of opportunities and challenges through their eyes and to hear what matters most to them – you are invited to participate in a series of ”Think Like” roundtables led by representatives of the following stakeholder groups:

Entrepreneurs

Sacha Michaud, Co-founder, Glovo
The social and not just economic impacts of the Gig Economy on platform workers

FOYER

Incumbents

Zoë Clements, Strategy Consultant, IBM Europe
To the platform or not? The incumbent’s perspective

SMALL THEATER

Staffing Agencies

Mari-Jon Keijlewer, Founder, My Flexwork
Is there any role for the current traditional Flexwork agencies in a platform driven labor market?

SMALL THEATRE

Staffing Agencies

Arco Elsman Managing Director, twago
Corporates are increasingly using global talent platforms – why, how and with what consequences?

FOYER

Labor Organizers

Joris den Ouden, Union Official & Amrit Sewgobind, Union Official, FNV
Accepting union influence helps platforms to gain position on the labour market

Mei Li Vos Vice-president, AVV & member of the Dutch Senate & Valérie Rijckmans Trade Union Official, AVV
Can platform workers earn a living with platform work? How can we ensure sufficient income and security when there is no work?

MAIN THEATRE

Platform Workers

James Farrar, Founder/Director, Worker Info Exchange
Can platform workers reduce the information asymmetry and improve their collective bargaining positions through data access?

SMALL THEATRE

Policy Makers

Carola Bouton, Senior policy officer, European commission
Looking at ways to improve the labour conditions of platform workers

CHOIR ROOM

Policy Makers

Irene Mandl, Head of Employment Unit, Eurofound
Opportunities and risks in the diverse world of platform work – what can policy do to make the best out of it?

FOYER

Social entrepreneurs

Ernesto Spruyt, Founder, TUNGA
The opportunities and pitfalls of high-skilled platform labor for youth in developing countries

CHOIR ROOM

Scale ups

Stijn Verstijnen, General Manager, Deliveroo Netherlands
How can we combine the positive aspects of the open hiring effects of platforms with more certainty?

CHOIR ROOM

Startups

Tobias Porserud, Vice President, AppJobs
How can we use data to shape the Future of Work and improve decision making, and how access to data empower the stakeholders?

MAIN THEATRE

Platform cooperatives

Lucie Evers, Co-founder, Partago
Can a cooperative structure be the answer for more solidarity and inclusion in the platform economy?

SMALL THEATRE