September 18, 2017
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, will host the New Economy Forum at this year's IMF annual conference to be held October 11, 2017 at the IMF Headquarters in Washington, DC. This forum will focus on the future of work from three areas. First, the technological innovations that will bring about the changes in our workplaces and labor markets; second, the skills and education necessary to adapt to those changes and lastly, the socio-economic impact of technological innovations and how to design policies that respond to these changes while ensuring a sustainable and inclusive prosperity. Dr. Carol O'Donnell, Director of the Smithsonian Science Education Center will be interviewed by Ana Rold, Publisher and CEO of the Diplomatic Courier, on how STEM educators are helping to prepare for a post-employment society.