What’s Next? Embracing the Future Subcommittee

Automation is shaping how we interact with the world around us. The integration of robotics and artificial intelligence into everyday life raises important policy questions. Future progress is expected to be even more explosive and experts, as well as policymakers, anticipate that these technologies will transform work and the labor market.

What’s Next? Embracing the Future Subcommittee Roster:

  • Co-Chair Sen. Mia Costello | Alaska
  • Co-Chair Rep. Andrew McLean | Maine
  • Sen. Juan Barnett | Mississippi
  • Deputy Commissioner Amy Carter | Georgia
  • Sen. Bill Hansell | Oregon
  • Assemblyman Gordon Johnson | New Jersey
  • Rep. Corey Mock | North Dakota
  • Rep. Tom Phillips | Kansas
  • Rep. Lee Qualm | South Dakota
  • Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel | Nevada
  • Rep. Kitty Toll | Vermont
  • Rep. Margie Wilcox | Alabama

What’s Next? Embracing the Future Subcommittee Key Issues and Resources:

The Aspen Institute

The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit public policy organization has a Future of Work initiative with a goal to identify concrete ways to address the challenges American workers and businesses face due to the changing nature of work in the 21st century. For more information, visit aspeninstitute.org.

Brookings Institution

The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit public policy organization has highlighted how 21st century emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and advanced robotics are poised to transform modern society. For more information, visit brookings.edu.

Consultancies: Accenture, Deloitte, McKinsey & Company

Accenture, the global management consulting and professional services firm, examines future work insights including reports on investment in artificial intelligence as it compares to investment in reskilling. To learn more, visit accenture.com. Deloitte, the multinational professional services network, focuses on human capital trends such as the need to reimagine lifelong education and reassess legal and regulatory policies as two implications for policymakers. To learn more, visit deloitte.com. McKinsey & Company, the New York-based management consulting firm, has an extensive library of future of work publication. To learn more, visit mckinsey.com.

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

The Washington, D.C.-based think tank focuses on technology policies that spur innovation. It has published several reports advocating greater deployment of information and other emerging technologies as ways to increase productivity, competitiveness and globalization. To learn more, visit itif.org.

MIT Technology Review

The magazine, owned by MIT, periodically features articles exploring the impact of automation and AI on the labor market. For more information, visit technologyreview.com.


Founded in 2014, Vox is a news and opinion website noted for its concept of explanatory journalism. It has periodically published high-quality articles on the emergence of new AI technologies and how they will impact the labor market. For more information, visit vox.com.

CSG Policy Staff Contact:

Vanessa Grossi | policy analyst
(859) 244-8235