Technologies to Watch: 2017 Edition

Date(s) - 01/04/2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



Tom Stoppard said that “Every age thinks it’s the modern age, but this one really is” and he was spot on because innovation moves so quickly that it seems our world is blurring. All these technology advancements can make it difficult to select the most beneficial one[s] for your library to focus on, if any. In this webinar, discover what groundbreaking technologies will be on the horizon in 2017 and beyond and discuss as a group how all these advancements can fit into a variety of libraries to help them remain a guiding light into the future.

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Biography ~ Chad Mairn
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author, and self-described geek who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian, Assistant Professor, and manages the Innovation Lab at St. Petersburg College. In October 2015, the Innovation Lab received a $7,500 Curiosity Creates grant from the Walt Disney Company in collaboration with ALA’s Association for Library Service to Children to expand their successful Maker Boot Camp series that helps “promote exploration and discovery for children ages 6 to 14.” Imagination and originality, flexibility, decision-making, communication and self-expression, collaboration, and motivation are the critical components of creativity that the Maker Boot Camp has integrated into their curriculum (https://youtu.be/kO3_NRWHZ9E).



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