Plenary session 9: Artificial intelligence and the future of human labor

WPC 2017, Marrakech, November 4 – Ali Aslan, TV host and journalist, Deutsche Welle TV. Masood Ahmed, President, Center for Global Development. Mari Kiviniemi, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD. Holger Mey, Vice President, Advanced Concepts, Airbus. Patrick Nicolet, Group Executive Board Member, Capgemini.

Welcome to Plenary session 9, where we will be discussing the impact of artificial intelligence on the future of human labor. With the advancements in AI technology, there is a growing concern about the potential displacement of human workers as machines become increasingly capable of performing tasks that were once exclusive to humans.

During this session, we will explore the various ways in which AI is changing the landscape of labor and how businesses can adapt to this new reality. We will also discuss the ethical and social implications of AI replacing human labor and the steps that can be taken to mitigate its impact.

Join us as we dive deep into the future of human labor in an AI-driven world and discover the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way businesses operate and is poised to have a significant impact on the future of work. By leveraging machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced technologies, AI enables businesses to automate repetitive tasks, analyze large datasets, and make data-driven decisions at a scale and speed that was previously unimaginable.

AI has the potential to transform virtually every aspect of the modern workplace, from streamlining operations and improving efficiency to creating entirely new business models and revenue streams. As AI continues to evolve, businesses must stay ahead of the curve to remain competitive and meet the demands of an increasingly digitized economy.

Businesses across industries are harnessing the power of AI to drive innovation and achieve their strategic objectives. Here are some examples of how AI is being used in the business world:

Data Normalization

Many businesses deal with large volumes of data originating from various sources and in different formats. AI can be used to automatically normalize this data, ensuring consistency and accuracy for analysis and insights.

Synthetic Data

AI can generate synthetic data that mimics real-world data patterns, allowing businesses to train machine learning models and perform testing in a controlled environment without risking sensitive or proprietary information.

Content Generation

From writing marketing copy to generating news articles, AI-powered content generation tools have the potential to revolutionize the way businesses create and distribute content, saving time and resources while maintaining quality and relevance.


Businesses can leverage Dialogflow, a natural language understanding platform, to build conversational interfaces for customer support, sales, and other communication channels, providing a seamless and personalized experience for customers.


Firebase, a mobile and web application development platform, integrates AI capabilities to enable businesses to build intelligent, real-time applications that deliver personalized experiences and drive user engagement.


OpenAI’s advanced AI models, such as GPT-3, empower businesses to automate content creation, optimize processes, and develop new applications that leverage the power of natural language processing and understanding.

Stable Diffusion

AI-based stable diffusion models can help businesses optimize supply chain management, forecast demand, and minimize operational risks by analyzing complex data sets and identifying patterns and trends.

Large Language Models (LLM)

Businesses can utilize large language models to enhance natural language processing tasks, such as translation, sentiment analysis, and text summarization, enabling more accurate and efficient communication across diverse languages and channels.

These are just a few examples of how AI is being applied in the business world, and the possibilities are virtually limitless as the technology continues to evolve and expand its capabilities.

Posted by World Policy Conference on 2017-11-16 14:46:39

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