The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies
Organizing Our Futures:
A Public Forum on Labor, Knowledge and the Economy
Ensuring workers benefit from the emerging knowledge-based economy.



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Organizing our Futures: Labor, Knowledge and the Economy

The forum begins at 7:30 on Friday evening, October 13th and runs from 9 am - 6 pm on Saturday, October 14th on the University of Washington, Seattle campus. The general public is welcome.

Advance tickets are required for both Robert Kuttner's keynote address Friday evening and for Ray Marshall's luncheon address on Saturday.
  • Tickets for Robert Kuttner's lecture are free from the University Bookstore.
  • Tickets for Chris Benner's luncheon lecture are available from the Harry Bridges Center; Contact us via email at or by calling (206) 543-7946. A $10 donation to cover the cost of lunch is requested, but tickets for students and low-income will be provided for free.

Parking: The parking lot under Kane Hall costs $5 after 4 pm on Friday, and $5 on Saturday.  Spaces are reserved for this event; tell the gate agent that you are attending the Knowledge Economy Forum. Enter the lot on 15th Ave NE at 41st.

Friday October 13, 2006:
  Keynote Address, Robert Kuttner  "Making the Economy Work for Workers" (Kane Hall 130)
Saturday October 14, 2006:
  Technology and Future Work (Mary Gates Hall Room 389)
  The New Global Divisions of Labor (Mary Gates Hall Room 389)
  Luncheon Address, Chris Benner  "Next Generation Unionism: Politics, Power and The Informational Labor Process" (Husky Union Building Room 108)
  Industry Specific Panels (Mary Gates Hall)
  Challenges to Labor and Social Organization & Wrap-up (Mary Gates Hall Room 389)

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