Taking place each September, the Concordia Annual Summit convenes a powerful roster of cross-sector leaders to spark dialogue, inspire change, and transform conversation into action. With a long-standing reputation of hosting the largest and most inclusive non-partisan global affairs forum, Concordia’s Annual Summit fosters an international community and identifies avenues for collaboration between sectors, industries, and geographies.
Maintaining its position as the premier global affairs forum alongside the UN General Assembly, this year’s Annual Summit will take place both digitally and in person. Convening the top movers and shakers of today’s world—including global C-suite executives, politicians, nonprofit leaders, and entrepreneurs—our 11th Annual Summit will seek to pave the path toward a more sustainable future.
Ramiro Albrieu, project leader will carry out the panel “The future of work in Latin America. Towards a context-based narrative ”that is part of the global initiative Future of Work in the Global South (FOWIGS), led by CIPPEC.
Counting with the moderation of Albrieu, the panel will also count with the participation of Joao Carlos Ferraz, Professor at the Institute of Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Matias Busso, Lead Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank; and Irene Brambilla, Researcher at the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS), National University of La Plata, with the objective of discussing the foundations of a specific Latin American narrative on the future of work that represents the challenges and opportunities that the region to take advantage of the window of opportunity represented by the fourth industrial revolution.
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