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

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
November 9, 2018

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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