RESHAPING WORK 2024
CONFERENCE REGIONAL

FUTURE OF WORK REVISITED
PLATFORM WORK IN THE AGE OF AI

May 22 & 23 2024, Belgrade, Serbia

DAY 1: NETWORKING

Time Activity

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY

12:00 – 13:00

Art Exhibition “Lunch Break”, guided by the artist

TransformArt Gallery, Svetog Save 8, Belgrade

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

15:30 – 16:00

Welcome Drinks

Institut francais de Serbie (French Cultural Centre)
Zmaj Jovina 11, Belgrade

16:00 – 16:30

Welcome Remarks

Branka Andjelkovic & Tanja Jakobi | Public Policy Research Centre
Jovan Zubovic | Institute of Economic Sciences

16:30 – 17:30

Opening Address (45 mins + 15 mins Q&A)

Mark Graham | Oxford Internet Institute (online)

17:30 – 18:00

Cocktail

19:00 – 22:00

Networking Gala Dinner (by registration only)

Restaurant “Velika Skadarlija”, Skadarska 40d, Belgrade

DAY 2: CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Prostor Miljenko Dereta, Dobracina 55, Belgrade

Time Activity
9:00 – 9:30

Registration

9:30 – 9:40

Introductory Remarks

Branka Andjelkovic, Public Policy Research Centre

9:40 – 9:50

Welcome

Milan Dobrijevic | Ministry of Information and Telecommunications

9:50 – 10:35

KEYNOTE (30 mins + 15 mins Q&A)

Setting the Scene:
AI, Platforms and Workers

Manuela Geleng | Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

10:35 –11:45

PANEL DISCUSSION 1

Global Phenomenon, Local Challenges:
Decent work in the platform economy in Southeast Europe

Vassil Kirov | Bulgarian Academy of Science (online)
Čedanka Andrić | European Trade Union Confederation & Trade Union Nezavisnost
Iwona Ganko | European Training Foundation
Vid Stimac | UNDP Serbia

Moderator: Branka Andjelkovic, Public Policy Research Centre

11:45 – 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION 2

The Future of Platform Economy
Agnieszka Piasna | European Trade Union Institute
Nadina Iacob | World Bank (online)
Phoebe Moore | University of Essex
William Benthall | Glovo

Moderator: Tanja Jakobi, Public Policy Research Centre

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Paper Presentations: Parallel Sessions
Stream 1 – AI at Work
Stream 2 – Regulating AI
Stream 3 – Intersectionality and Platform Work
Stream 4 – Skills for the New Platform Era

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:45

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

Think Like a…

  • • Platform worker/courier
  • • Trade union
  • • International organisation setting labour standards
  • • Global HR company seeking talent
  • • IT law firm
  • • Future-proof ICT developer

Each roundtable can host 12 participants on a first come, first serve basis. Registration will take place on the morning of May 23rd.

16:45 – 17:30

KEYNOTE (30 mins + 15 mins Q&A)

Annarosa Pesole | International Labour Organization (ILO)

17:30 – 17:40

Closing Remarks

17:40 – 18:30

Cocktail

19:00

Informal dinner (by registration only)

Restaurant “Pomodoro”, Dzordza Vasingtona 38a, Belgrade