Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning
Join us on April 30th, 2015 for the Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning, a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.  The Spring Summit will be held from 12pm - 3pm US Pacific / 3pm - 6pm US Eastern, and is designed to complement the fifth annual Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference on October 20th, 2015.  Facebook | Twitter | Google+ 
The technology landscape changes rapidly, and these changes have economic, social, and ethical significance for individuals, organizations, and the entire world. The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning brings focus to the planning skills that are needed, the issues that are involved, and the current trends as we explore the potential impact of technological innovations.
Part 1: Chasing Storms or Rainbows?
Panelists: Dan Cohen, Miguel Figueroa, and Jason Swanson
An opening panel looks at the effects of emerging technologies on current and future learning trends.

Part 2: In the Know
  • Mary Alice Ball: How to plan and fund new technologies
  • Tina Jagersen: How to stay up to date with new technologies
  • Samantha Adams Becker: A drill down on the key impact areas of new technologies

Part 3: The Here and Now
Panelists: Jen Jumba, Sarah Gillespie Swanson, and Joyce Valenza
A closing panel discussion on technology and social media trends.

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