Future Tech Trends in Libraries
About This Session:
Over the last few years, we’ve seen technology evolve in new and exciting ways. Join Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project as he highlights this year’s biggest technology trends and what those trends mean for libraries. What changes are we expecting to see for 2019, what will be a fad, and what will the hot tech everyone is talking about. From drones to virtual reality, to creating and innovating, and crazy new inventions - you’ll be left with lots of great ideas, how to stay informed, and how to prepare for what’s ahead.
- Understand technology trends
- Learn ways to stay informed
- Implications of these trends for libraries
About the Presenter:
Brian is the Director of Strategic Innovation at the Evolve Project. Much of Evolve’s work includes building innovative works geared towards interaction and collaboration and helping libraries bridge the digital divide, break away from traditional library views and become trendsetters. Brian is dedicated to bringing libraries into the future using cost-effective measures and strategies. He often presents on innovative technology and loves collaborating with both libraries and companies. In his work with start-up companies around the world, he promotes libraries and encourages people to work closer with libraries when developing new ideas and concepts.