II Labour 2030 Congress on the Future of Work


Dates and times: 

September 19, 2019 - 09:00 to September 20, 2019 - 17:00


R. Nova da Alfândega
4050-430 Porto


In 19-20 September, it will be held in Oporto, Portugal, the II Labour 2030 Congress on the Future of Work organised by Law Academy, CIELO Laboral Network and Portuguese Young Labour Lawyers Association.

The Labour 2030 Congress aims to continue the debate on the future of work at an international level left behind in 2017. The congress will be developed in an informal and technological environment and aims to gather again over 300 attendees from around the globe in Oporto. This year, we have key partners such as ILO, ETUI and WEC that will enrich our discussion on the future of work.

The organisation will appreciate paper proposals from scholars, professionals and PhD students on a national or international perspective in the following streams:

I – The impacts of robotics, artificial intelligence and new technologies on the work context
II –Work in the field of technological entrepreneurship and start-ups
III – New forms of work and intellectual property
IV – Industrial relations and impacts on the environment
V – Taxes on labour and social security in a global economy and in the context of multinationals
VI – Mobility of workers - from the new migration process to the movement of millennial generations
VII – Data protection in a context of personal data and RGPD.
VIII – The impacts of aging populations and oncological diseases in the organisation labour
IX – Non-compete clauses in a global economy
X – The future of labour law in the EU
XI –New trends for transnational collective bargaining
XII –Skills of workers for the labour market of the 4.0 Industry
XIII – The importance of social clauses in international trade treaties
XIV – Liability and insurance companies

The papers can be presented through traditional seminars (15-20 minutes each speaker) or poster presentation “TEDtalk” style” (5 minutes). Seminars proposals can be accepted, but for that purpose, please contact the organisation. Book presentation will also be accepted.

Presently, we have already the following confirmed speakers:
Catherine Barnard – University of Cambridge
Guy Davidov – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Matthew Fizkin – University of Illinois
Lourdes Mella Méndez – University of Santiago de Compostela
Rüdiger Krause – University of Gottingen
Frank Hendrickx – KU Louvaine
Denis Pennel – World Employment Confederation
Pascal Lokiec – University Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne
Philippe Pochet – European Trade Union Institute
Teresa Coelho Moreira – University of Minho
Maria Regina Redina – University of Porto
Maria Rosário Palma Ramalho – University of Lisbon
José João Abrantes – Nova University of Lisbon
Catarina Carvalho – Portuguese Catholic University - Porto

All of those interested in presenting papers on topics related to the subject of the Congress are invited to submit an abstract and title in English/Spanish/Portuguese up to 500 words. Abstracts should be submitted in the event’s website - http://www.labour2030.eu/ - by 12 May at the latest. The organisation accepts more than one proposal, but each speaker can only present once.

The best papers will be published in a book dedicated to the Congress that should provide a new academic trend for the future of work following the collection of 3 books published in 2018.

For more information, please contact the organisation through the website or download the detailed call for papers: https://www.labour2030.eu/getPDF.

We hope to see you in Oporto to debate the future of work!

Abstract submission: May 12, 2019