The Robots Are Coming!

Date: Saturday 13 October

Time: 11.15 to 12.45

Cost: £6.00/£4.00

Chairs: Jackie Baillie MSP

Participants: Professor Chris Speed, Victoria Turk, Aaron Fernandez, Louise Smith

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In partnership with Scotland’s Futures Forum

Increased automation of jobs, industry and public services is perceived by many as a short-cut to a utopian post-capitalist future. Join chair Jackie Baillie MSP and panellists Professor Chris Speed, Chair of Design Informatics, University of Edinburgh; Victoria Turk, Senior Editor, Wired UK; Aaron Fernandez, Communic18; and Louise Smith, Head of Digitisation, Personal and Business Banking, RBS, to discuss whether technology liberates us from work or drives down wages and entrenches inequality