Web Live Talk
Future of Work in Industry 4.0 & Society 5.0
The relationship of humans and machines in an evolving work environment

【This event is held instead of the German-Japanese Forum (BMBF/DWIH Tokyo), which was canceled due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus.】

Date&Time: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Time in Japan: 16:00-18:00
Time in Germany: 09:00-11:00 (summer time)
Language: English
Registration: Please register until March 29 (Sunday). We will inform all registered participants about the live stream link by email.
Organiser: DWIH Tokyo (managed by DAAD)
Supported by: Federal Republic of Germany Foreign Office; Federal Ministry of Education and Research; Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Japan
Please refer to the homepage of DWIH Tokyo for further information.

Progressing digitization and advancements AI technologies are changing our workstyle. While some see a great potential for collaboration of human and artificial intelligence in the future workplace, others fear that artificial intelligence will eventually replace human work. How do Japan and Germany envision the “future of work”? In our web talk four experts from Japan and Germany share their ideas about how the relationship of humans and machines will develop in the future workplace.

A researcher from the Fraunhofer IAO is going to hold a talk at this online event.



“AI at Work – How we Can Shape the Collaboration between Man and Machine”
Dr. Matthias Peissner
Director, Head of Human-Technology Interaction Research Unit, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO