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Friday, May 18 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Thinking About the Future: Trends, Signals, and Values for the Library of the Future

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Foresight and futuring begin with the study of change – using trends as signals for the future. We can use trends thinking to help us understand the inbound change transforming our world. And we can use our values to guide our use of those trends to create outbound change that helps create the library of the future. This session will share the work of ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries and lead into an interactive session to let attendees share their vision for the future.

Sponsored by the Salt Lake City Public Library System and also made possible by a Utah State Library grant.

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Miguel Figueroa

Center for the Future of Libraries
Miguel Figueroa works at the Center for the Future of Libraries (www.ala.org/libraryofthefuture), an initiative from the American Library Association. He has previously held positions at the American Theological Library Association; ALA’s Office for Diversity and Office for Literacy and Outreach Services; NYU’s Ehrman Medical Library; and Neal-Schuman Publishers. He is a gradua... Read More →

Friday May 18, 2018 8:30am - 9:30am MDT
Cascade C - E