When: Thursday, Feb 01 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: tbd

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Public Libraries. Subjects: Organizational Issues and Technology.


Description:

Automation is increasing and technological unemployment is approaching. Jobs will be lost to self-driving trucks and robot salespeople. What will libraries look like in this future? How can we prepare our libraries, our staff, and our space to meet the oncoming demand?

Outcomes:
The session will provide background information on technological unemployment and put forward a loose theory and strategy for libraries to implement before the shift takes place.