Policy Conference: Flexible working: Time for a Reflection?

This event took place on the 23rd of May 2017  in London

Event description

There was a launch of the final report from the project, alongside three round table discussions focusing on some of the key areas surrounding flexible working and its outcomes.

 

 

Programme:

 

Opening speech by Sarah Jackson (Chief Executive of Working Families)

Presentation of the findings of the WAF project

  • Presentation by Heejung Chung (Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Kent & PI of the WAF project)
  • Discussion by Lonnie Golden (Professor of Economics and Labor Studies, Penn State University)
  • Discussion by Matthew Creagh (Policy Officer, Trade Union Congress)
  • Discussion by Paola Panzeri (Policy Officer, COFACE)

Roundtable discussion: Flexible working and outcomes – making flexible work work for workers and companies

  • Clare Kelliher (Professor of Work and Organisational Studies, Cranfield Business school)
  • Jennifer Swanberg (Professor of Social Work, University of Maryland)
  • Patrick Woodman (Head of Research, CMI )
  • Rebekkah Smith (Senior Adviser, Business Europe)

Roundtable discussion: Enabling a better access to flexible working

  • Laura Den Dulk – Dutch Case (Associate Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Yvonne Lott – German case (Senior Researcher, Hans Boeckler Stiftung)
  • Jonathan Swan (Policy and Research Officer, Working Families)
  • Gillian Nissim (Founder, Workingmums.co.uk)

Roundtable discussion: Flexible working and the future of work

  • Jon Messenger (Lead for Working Conditions Group, ILO)
  • Oscar Vargas (Research Officer, Eurofound)
  • Jana Javornik (Director of the Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business)