Building Blue-Collar Tech in Oakland

6:00 p.m. | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Join SPUR and the Kapor Center this spring for a three-part series about how tech can be done right. The employment landscape of the future could look far different than what we’re familiar with today. With the advent of new technology, including advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, what will the good jobs of the future look like? What will it take to build an equitable blue-collar tech workforce? In part two of the conversation, we’ll talk with public and private Oakland-based organizations that are experiencing and planning for this changing work environment. Co-presented by the Kapor Center.

+ Julina Bonilla / Port of Oakland
+ Gia Ilole / BART
+ Mark Hansen / Prologis

Part I — What are the Future Good Jobs in Tech? | 6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 21, 2019
Part III — New Forms of Entrepreneurship | 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019


The Kapor Center
2148 Broadway Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900


Free to the public. 

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