GAP 6th Annual Growth Summit Report released

| December 16, 2015
GAP Jobs Summit 2015

The Future of Jobs took centre stage at the 6th Annual Growth Summit at NSW Parliament House in Sydney on 17 and 18 September 2015. You can now read the full report here.

The 2015 Jobs Summit welcomed state and federal ministers, public policy makers, chief executives and leading academics to consider the current trends and disruptions shaping the future of jobs and the challenges and opportunities facing individuals, employers, education providers and policy makers.

Speakers and delegates explored digital disruption and entrepreneurship, productivity and competitiveness, skill shortages and education, wider workforce participation and the changing nature of work, and suggested a number of strategies to improve Australian skills, growth and employment. They called for courageous decision making from politicians, businesses, investors and the public to grasp the opportunities which technological progress and economic development present.

GAP’s annual Summits are designed to lead the debate on productivity, infrastructure, innovation, education, job creation and economic growth. Their parliamentary format encourage open and constructive dialogue and offer unique networking opportunities for its speakers, delegates and international guests.

Each Summit’s theme is informed by the taskforces and stakeholder consultations run by GAP during the year. For more information and to read about previous Summits, please see this link.