Building Blue-Collar Tech in Oakland

Evening Forum

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

Refund Policy

Sponsorship payments: Will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

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