About the Forum

18-19 September 2018 Porto, Portugal

By 2019, it is estimated that 1.4 million new industrial robots will be installed in factories around the world. The pace of technological change requires that we rethink local and regional development policies.

For its 14th edition, the OECD Local Development Forum will convene the voices of local practitioners, entrepreneurs, and social innovators to identify actions needed to re-shape workplaces of the future. [more]

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Registrations for the Forum are open until 31 August 2018.

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Thematic on-site and off-site workshops will be hosted.

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The event will take place at the Alfandega Porto Congress Centre.

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