Max-Weber-Kolleg, SPF Religion. Gesellschaft. Weltbeziehung., Staatswissenschaftliche Fakultät

LABOR.A 2023: How Can We Shape the “Future of Work”?

27. Sep 2023, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
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Platform Conference, which the Hans Böckler Foundation organises every year together with many partners, a diverse programme around the work of the future. The event takes place hybrid (on site at Cafe Moskau (Berlin) as well as online via

Profound processes of transformation have begun in the way we work, live, and organize the economy. LABOR.A® 23 seeks to focus on how these processes can be shaped and spotlights the immense challenges involved.

For it is clear: the socio-ecological transformation is a challenge facing all sectors of society. LABOR.A® brings together participants from unions, politics, academia, and civil society to discuss how this can succeed and what is already taking place.

From 11 a.m. to 11.45 a.m., the session. "New players in the transformation to electric cars: challenges for worker participation from Chinese battery manufacturers." will take place.


  • Romy Siegert, IG Metall (functional area Transnational Trade Union Policy).
  • Stefan Schmalz, University of Erfurt (Heisenberg Research Group Leader)
  • Till Pahmeier, Works Council Gotion Battery GmbH
  • André Merder, Works Council Gotion Battery GmbH
  • Moderation: Lea Schneidemesser, University of Erfurt & Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society


  • IG Metall
  • University of Erfurt Collaborative Research Centre "Structural Change of Property"
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