Future of Work Debate

  • Event Start: 11th June 2020, 5:00pm
  • Event Type:
Podcast Debate:

The Future of Work: What Will the 21st Century Workplace Look Like?

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, will the world of work ever return to normal?  Is it time for businesses to come to terms with remote working, and the permanent digitisation of the workplace?  And with the advent of automation, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, what exactly are humans at risk of losing to machines?


  • John McAfee: British-American computer programmer and businessman.  He founded software company McAfee, running it until 1994
  • Prof William Kerr : Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and co-director of Harvard’s Managing The Future of Work initiative
  • Prof Nancy Rothbard : Chair of the Management Department and David Pottruck Professor of Management at Wharton Business School
  • Jonathan Rochelle : Director of Product Management at Zapier.  He previously worked at Google, where he developed Google Docs and Google Drive
  • Prof Kate Kellogg : Professor of Management and Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management, specialising in organisational change and employment models


This event will be via podcast : for Spotify Podcast, CLICK HERE: forApple Podcast, CLICK HERE : or for Listen Notes, CLICK HERE


Our weekly debates have always been at the very heart of the Oxford Union and it has been our mission to take our members to the very frontlines of the great arguments of the day.  This term will be no different as we strive to honour our commitment to public debate by showcasing a great and important diversity of opinions through the medium of podcast.
These debates will be structured like panel discussions and will be broadcast as a podcast on Spotify, Apple and Listen Notes Podcasts