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Quezon City Hosts First-Ever Future of Work Summit
Quezon City stood at the forefront of innovation as it hosted the Philippines' inaugural Future of Work Summit, attracting over 500 esteemed leaders from various industries. Spearheaded by the local government, the groundbreaking event aimed to tackle the evolving landscape of work, emphasizing technological integration and workplace adaptation.
The summit, entitled "INNOVATE. ADAPT. THRIVE: The Quezon City Future of Work Conference 2023," witnessed Information and Communications Technology Secretary Ivan John E. Uy advocating for the convergence of emerging technologies, particularly artificial intelligence, to drive progress. Secretary Uy stressed the pivotal role of public-private collaboration in fostering an environment conducive to growth and innovation.
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte echoed this sentiment, highlighting the need to craft a visionary roadmap, propelling the city towards a future defined by boundless innovation and unwavering resilience. She urged participants to join forces with the local government in embracing a landscape where adaptability and innovation intertwine seamlessly.
The two-day summit, held on November 13-14, was a melting pot of insights and expertise. C-level executives, human resources directors, compliance and safety officers, and esteemed speakers graced the event. Plenary sessions, led by notable figures such as C40 Cities Executive Director Mark Watts and Senator Risa Hontiveros, delved into crucial themes like climate action, technological integration, workplace safety, and future job trends.
In a comprehensive array of panel discussions, thought leaders across various sectors, including government officials, industry experts, and business leaders, shared strategies for a tech-ready workplace, focusing on AI integration, cybersecurity, and fostering a healthy, inclusive work environment.
The summit served as a beacon of innovative transformation, marking Quezon City's commitment to pioneering cutting-edge practices in the ever-evolving sphere of work dynamics. The convergence of industry trailblazers and policymakers fostered a robust platform for dialogue, envisioning a future where adaptability, innovation, and inclusivity intertwine for sustained growth.