Fondazione Universitaria Marco Biagi
Fondazione Universitaria Marco Biagi

Fondazione Universitaria Marco Biagi

Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Foto della sede della Fondazione Marco Biagi

XV International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi

DIGITAL AND SMART WORK
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MONDAY 20 MARCH 2017

9.00-10.00   Conference Opening
A. O. ANDRISANO, Rector of UNIMORE
G. MUZZARELLI, Mayor of Modena
P. BIANCHI,  Cabinet member of Regione Emilia Romagna for the coordination of European policies on development, education, vocational training, higher education, research and employment 


10.00-11.00   Plenary Session
MARCO BIAGI AND LABOUR LAW: 15 YEARS ON
Chair: J. BELLACE, The Wharton School, University of Philadelphia

A. LANDI, UNIMORE
M. PEDRAZZOLI, University of Bologna
T. TREU, President of the International Society of Labour and Social Security Law


11.00-11.30   Plenary Session
COMMEMORATION OF PROF. ROGER BLANPAIN
Chair: J. BELLACE, The Wharton School, University of Philadelphia

F. HENDRICKX, University of Leuven
M. WEISS, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

Conference participants will be invited to freely contribute to this session


11.30-11.45   break


11.45-13.15   Plenary Session
DIGITAL AND SMART WORK: PRESENTATION OF THE CONFERENCE TOPICS

Chair: L. E. GOLZIO, UNIMORE

E. ALES, University of Cassino and Southern Latium
T. FABBRI, UNIMORE
G. SOLINAS, S. PABA, UNIMORE


13.15-14.15   lunch


14.15-16.15   Parallel Session 1
DEFINITIONS AND GROUND-SETTING

Chair: L. SOLARI, University of Milan

DigitAgile: the Office in a Mobile Device. Threats and Opportunities for Workers and Companies
R. ALBANO, S. BERTOLINI, T. PARISI, University of Turin
Y. CURZI, T.  FABBRI, UNIMORE
The New Invisible Work
D. DAS ACEVEDO, University of Pennsylvania Law School
“Always-on” - The Collapse of Work-Life Separation. Recent Developments, Deficits and Counter-Strategies
R. KRAUSE, Georg-August- University Göttingen


14.15-16.15   Parallel Session 2
RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

Chair: C. KOLLONAY-LEHOCZKY, Central European University, Budapest

The Gig Economy and Labour Regulation: an International and Comparative Approach
V. DE STEFANO, International Labour Organisation and Bocconi University of Milan
Right to Privacy in the Era of Digitalization
V.  KRIZAN, University of Trnava
Online Speech and the Workplace: Public Right, Private Regulation
D. MANGAN, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada; City University, London
Technology and Productivity at the Company. A New Paradigm without Clear Answers?
R. MOLL NOGUERA, University of Valencia


16.15-16.30   break


16.30-18.30   Parallel Session 3
SMART WORKING
Chair: J. ROJOT, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Health and Safety of the “Agile” Employee: Pointers for a Discussion
A. ALLAMPRESE, UNIMORE
F. PASCUCCI, University of Camerino
Into Smart Work Practices: what Challenges for HR Departments?
D. SARTI, University of Florence
T. TORRE, University of Genoa
New Technologies at Work: Smart Working and Employment Protections in Italy
C. SPINELLI, Aldo Moro University of Bari
The Peculiarities of Teleworking in Post-Soviet Space: Russia, Kazakhstan, Belorussia and Ukraine
E. SYCHENKO, State Institute of Economics, Finance, Law and Technology, Leningrad Region


16.30-18.30   Parallel Session 4
EMPLOYMENT IN THE GIG ECONOMY

Chair: M. BARBERA, University of Brescia

The (Unbearable?) Lightness of Self-Employed Work Intermediation: Proposal for a Classification Scheme
G. CAVALLINI, University of Milan
“Dependent Contractors” in the Gig Economy: a Comparative Approach
M. A. CHERRY, Saint Louis University
A. ALOISI, Bocconi University of Milan
A Fair Wage for Crowdworkers
E. MENEGATTI, University of Bologna
The ‘Uberization’ of the Chinese Workplace? Regulating Labour in a New Digital Economy
M. ZOU, Chinese University of Hong Kong


18.45-19.30   AUTHOR MEETS READERS  (Brochure)
S. BISOM-RAPP (Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego) presents “Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce” (S. Bisom-Rapp and M. Sargeant, Cambridge, 2016)

Discussant: T. ADDABBO, UNIMORE
 

20.30   DINNER (upon reservation)


TUESDAY 21 MARCH 2017

9.00-11.00   Parallel Session 5
COLLECTIVE REPRESENTATION AND TRADE UNION ISSUES

Chair: R. ROGOWSKI, University of Warwick

Evolution of Trade Unions in the Age of Industry 4.0: A German And Italian Debate
M. AVOGARO, University of Milan
Amazon and the Challenges Faced by Unions in the Digital Economy Era: the Italian Case
M. D’ONOFRIO, University of Eastern Piedmont
Workers’ Representation in the Companies in the “Digital Economy”. Is it Possible?
E. RIBAROVA, Institute for Social and Trade Union Research at the CITUB, Sofia


9.00-11.00   Parallel Session 6
LABOUR MARKET ISSUES

Chair: T. ADDABBO, UNIMORE

Digital Women: Flexibility and Opportunities
M. BROLLO, A. ZILLI, University of Udine
Smart Working, Smart Learning: Skills and Competences in the Digital Era
R. DE MICHELE, UNIMORE
Trade Union Action and Collective Regulation in the Digital Economy Era: the Amazon Case in Germany
B. CATTERO, University of Eastern Piedmont


11.00-11.15   break


11.15-13.15   Parallel Session 7
THE EMPLOYER IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

Chair: M. WEISS, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

Employment Rights in the “Jobless Society”: the Employer’s Organizational Power and the Digital Revolution
M. D. FERRARA, University of Trieste
The Concept of Employer in the Gig-Economy
A. GINÈS I FABRELLAS, ESADE-Universitat Ramón Llull
The Function of Feedback Systems in the Era of the On-demand Economy
A. INGRAO, University of Milan
Digital Work and the Role of Online Platforms: the Need for an Indirect Approach
L. RATTI, University of Luxembourg

11.15-13.15   Parallel Session 8
SECTORAL AND REGIONAL IMPACTS OF DIGITALISATION ON EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS
Chair: S. BISOM-RAPP, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego

Made in China 2025: Implications on MNC Labor Supply Chains and Workers in the Digitally Transforming Workplace in China
R. BROWN, University of Hawaii
“Call if You Need Me!” The Driver Guild Case and Industrial Relations in the Gig Economy
M. VITALETTI, University of Teramo
Collective Representation of Taxi Drivers. Case of Hangzhou City, China
S. YIN, Hefei University of Technology


13.15-14.30   lunch


14.30-16.00   Plenary Session
PRESENTATION OF THE RESULTS OF THE SESSIONS

L. SOLARI, C. KOLLONAY, J. ROJOT, M. BARBERA, R. ROGOWSKI, T. ADDABBO, M. WEISS, S. BISOM-RAPP
Chair: A. NEAL, University of Warwick


16.00-17.00   Discussion and Closing
Chair: A. NEAL, University of Warwick

 
Documento: XVMBConference2017_Programme