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Mini-public (debatmøde) om robotter i rekruttering

A mini-public on the impact of robot technologies on future recruitment

2018.10.01 | Søren Andersen

Date Thu 29 Nov
Time 14:00 17:00
Location Godsbanen, Remisen, Skovgaardsgade 3, indgang 3A, 8000 Aarhus C

This event will be held in Danish.

The INSOR project welcomes policymakers, academics, job seekers, employees, employers and other members of Danish industry to our first mini-public event, to be held at Godsbanen in Aarhus on 29 November 2018, 14.00 - 17.00.

A mini-public is a democratic innovation and research event. The aim is to gather players at all levels in society (citizens, relevant experts and policy makers) in a common forum for knowledge sharing, discussion and voting about a given topic. The topic of this year's mini-public is Robots in employment: The impact of robot technologies on future recruitment.

The mini-public is designed to improve opportunities for citizens to contribute to parliamentary deliberation, to provide a space for policy-makers to gain insight into the public’s thoughts, needs and concerns about a relevant societal topic, and to contribute with new research data.

The overarching questions to be deliberated at this event are: To what degree do you think robots will transform future recruitment? And can modern (robot)technologies help to solve discrimination issues in relation to gender, appearance and ethnicity in recruitment?

The mini-public is structured around a series of presentations by Danish politicians, academics, and labor representatives. The speakers will present their own vision of a future with robotics. Questions will be posed to the mini-public participants and using the Mentimeter participation app, the participants will vote on these questions. The results of the votes will be discussed at the end of the event.

We imagine that the discussions will cover issues and topics such as:

  • Will robotics transform recruitment in the future – and if so how?
  • What effects will robots in recruitment have on jobseekers before, during and after the interview situation?
  • Will full anonymity in job interview be good or bad?
  • Do you experience that your gender, physical appearance or ethnicity affects your current job opportunities?
  • Can modern technologies reduce discrimination in the labor market?
  • Can robots help companies to recruit based on professional qualifications - and is this always preferable?
  • What advantages and disadvantages do you see in the use of robots in recruitment as an employer?

Please get in touch with any questions or if you wish to participate.

E-mail: miamat@cas.au.dk