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The Future is Automated: How City Leaders Can Prepare for a New Economic Landscape

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018

09-11-2018 13:30 09-11-2018 14:45 Europe/London The Future is Automated: How City Leaders Can Prepare for a New Economic Landscape

Automation is one of the formidable forces molding the changing economy. It has the potential to impact people across sectors and at various levels of employment and education. From manufacturing and supply chain to retail and food service, many jobs are vulnerable to automation. City leaders will learn to prepare communities for the future of… Read more »

NLC City Summit

Synopsis

Automation is one of the formidable forces molding the changing economy. It has the potential to impact people across sectors and at various levels of employment and education. From manufacturing and supply chain to retail and food service, many jobs are vulnerable to automation. City leaders will learn to prepare communities for the future of work by exploring national level trends, including automation, deindustrialization and the growing 1099 economy. Local government leaders and experts will discuss how to be proactive in the face of these changes, and how cities can adapt to this changing economic landscape.

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