Upcoming Symposium: The Future of Low-Wage Work, Georgetown Law Center, Jan. 25, 2018.

Poverty_Law_Poster_2018_RSVPFrom an email: Georgetown Law’s Journal on Poverty Law and Policy is hosting a symposium on the Future of Low-Wage Work on Thursday. It is open to the public and we hope that some of you can make it to the event! The schedule is below. We have an RSVP link that you can access here (http://bit.ly/GJPLPsymp2018), though we welcome attendees even if they do not RSVP. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact gac34@georgetown.edu.

The Changing Nature of Low-Wage Work: How Automation & the Gig Economy Impact the Future of Work; January 25, 2018 Georgetown University Law Center

10:00     Welcome

10:30     Address: Wendi Lazar, Partner, Outten & Golden LLP

11:00     Panel: Automation and Low Wage Work

  • Llezlie Green Coleman, Professor, American University Washington College of Law
  • Larry Mishel, Distinguished Fellow, Economic Policy Institute
  • Christine Owens, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project
  • Katie Wells, incoming Postdoctoral Fellow at the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, Georgetown University
  • Moderator: Indi Dutta-Gupta, Co-Executive Director, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality

12:30     Lunch

1:30       Address: Cynthia Estlund, Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law, New York  University School of Law

2:15       Panel: The Impact of the Gig Economy

  • Maya Sheppard, Managing Attorney, Barriers to Employment Project, Neighborhood Legal Services Program
  • Joe Kennedy, Senior Fellow, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
  • Tom Spiggle, Owner, The Spiggle Law Firm
  • Karla Walter, Director, Employment Project, Center for American Progress
  • Moderator: Raj Nayak, Director of Research, National Employment Law Project

3:45       Closing: Peter Edelman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown University Law Center

4:30       Happy Hour

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