“Think like…” Roundtables

The use of AI at Work and the rise of the Platform Economy bring together many different stakeholder groups, each with its own dynamic set of interests, goals, perspectives, and approaches. So what does it mean, concretely, to think like these stakeholders?

To learn more about how they position themselves, 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 different stakeholder groups:


Workers’ representative

Paul Jennings – Partner, Bates Wells

A case study and discussion about the potentially discriminatory effects of the algorithmic management of platform workers and the problem of information asymmetry.  


Anton Ekker – Tech and Privacy Lawyer

What are the challenges and opportunities in defending workers rights with regard to the use of artificial intelligence and automated decision making?


Thomas Blondeel – Institutional Relations Manager, Smart Coop

How does co-ownership serve as a way to attract platform users, inspire their continuous contributions, and promote more fair value distribution?


Hendrik Meerkamp – Senior Policy Advisor, CESI

How can we reimagine unions as modern institutions that have a place in today’s platform economy?

Platform Worker

Martijn Muller – Founder, Bestellenbij.nl

Working side by side with an algorithm – making an algorithm a friend, not an enemy?


Hedi Mardisoo – CEO, Cachet

Who should pay for social security in the platform economy? Platform owners, users, service providers, or some combination of these?


International organisation

Stijn Broecke – Senior Economist, OECD

Protection of workers from the risks of Artificial Intelligence: Are policy makers doing too little or too much?

Labor organiser

Victor Bernhardtz – Ombudsman, Unionen

Worker data in AI systems – potentials and risks


Maarten Stolk – Co-Founder, Deeploy

How to develop an innovative and responsible AI product, given small teams and limited resources?

Public service organisation

Linda Li – Project Lead Ethics & AI, Dutch Police

How to balance doing things right and doing the right thing in AI at the Dutch Police?

Advocacy group

Anne Mollen – Senior Manager Policy & Advocacy, AlgorithmWatch

Algorithmic management – safeguarding employee interest


Joost Verbeek – Program Technology Manager, Enza Zaden

Why do we see a discrepancy between AI development and use? How can we move to an ’embraced implementation’ without crossing lines?