Conference Theme

Theme: Emerging patterns of work and new forms of employment relations, voice and representation in Asia

The UP SOLAIR in close consultation with the ILERA and the employer, worker and government partners shall prepare the final regional congress program, structure and major themes, to balance plenary and concurrent sessions in the following tracks:

  • Track A: Future work patterns due to new technology, changing demographics and climate change
  • Track B: Emerging job, pay and performance design – freelance, platform-based and new forms of employment relations
  • Track C: Worker voice and representation in the context of Industry 4.0 and the digital economy
  • Track D: Responding to emerging challenges: national and regional experience in labor and employment policy, and skills development

The plenary sessions shall feature invited keynote speakers from diverse fields of expertise and wealth of new knowledge on emerging work patterns, labor and employment relations, voice and representation, as well as policy. Papers shall be invited, processed and organized based on innovative contributions to the future world of work.