Cosmos Science City: What are the jobs of the future?

Dr Charlie Hargroves, smiling

Dr Charlie Hargroves from Adelaide Business School.

From automation to AI, and digitalisation to remote work, technology is driving innovation, transforming existing job roles, and creating new opportunities.

Join Cosmos' panel of researchers in a conversation as they discuss the evolving relationship between technology and employment, and what that might mean for leaders, employees and organisations.

The live audience is encouraged to participate.

When: Tuesday September 5, 12.45pm-1.45pm ACST

Where: In person at The Science Exchange, 55 Exchange Place and live streamed

What: FREE public conversation with researchers from Adelaide’s three main tertiary institutions.


Dr Charlie Hargroves is a Senior Lecturer with the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC) at the Adelaide Business School. Charlie has been studying the application of Blockchain Technologies since 2017. In the session, he will discuss how Blockchain Technology will affect the jobs of the future, especially when coupled with AI. This new and emerging technology stands to revolutionise the digital world, creating a raft of new functionalities and digitising many of the things that we currently do in our work lives today.

Dr Andreas Cebulla is Associate Professor in the Future of Work at the Flinders University Australian Industrial Transformation Institute. Based at the Tonsley Innovation District, Andreas has conducted research on employment and workplace practices – including the labour market experiences of young people, people with disability, and older workers – as well as the effects of technology on employment and workplace health and safety. 

Dr Ruchi Sinha is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the University of South Australia Business School. Ruchi is passionate about translating psychological and management science research into actionable insights for leaders, employees and organisations. Her research revolves around understanding team dynamics and effectiveness, as well as negotiation success in the work context. In this Jobs of the Future session, Ruchi will discuss job design and the analysis of future work, and how job requirements may change in the future.

Dr Paul Wang, Ramsay Bioinformatics Fellow at SAHMRI.

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