The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) is set to hold a conference on June 27-29, 2019 at The New School in New York City. This year’s theme is “Fathomless Futures: Algorithmic and Imagined.” This event seeks to address the current socio-economic problems, taking into account the rise of technological and algorithmic structures. It will consider the impact of big data and machine learning on issues such as privacy as well as public perceptions and expectations. With the changes in politics and economics, the conference is to spark discourse regarding how society shall advance to prepare for this new technological wave.

The conference is a way to celebrate the organization’s 30th anniversary. Since its establishment in 1989, SASE has sought to address important societal issues of today, connecting the world in a scholarly and diversified manner. It encourages intellectual debates, bringing knowledge and awareness to its participants.

Set to speak on June 27th at 12:45 PM is Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic, Steering Committee member. Her presentation is entitled “Prometheus to Dionysus: Can We Re-Enchant the Future?” and it will present the IPSP Report and Manifesto. Salles-Djelic is the co-dean of the Sciences Po School of Management and Innovation in Paris, France. Her research focuses on the interactions and relationships between business and society.

For more information about Marie-Laure Salles Djelic’s presentation, please see SASE’s featured speaker page.

For more information about the conference, please see SASE’s official program page.