Registration

Tech Days 2023 is a two-day series of webinars. Please register for each webinar individually; sign up for any or all!

 

From Basics to Breakthroughs: AI Strategies for Library Leaders
Tuesday, September 17, 2024
10:00 -11:30am


Step into the future of library management with this presentation, "From Basics to Breakthroughs: AI Strategies for Library Leaders." Gain insights into foundational generative AI, strategic implementation, and practical integration techniques. Discover how AI can revolutionize your operations, improve efficiency, and elevate patron services. Sign up now to equip yourself with the skills to lead your library into the next evolution of libraries and position your library as an innovation leader.

Presenter: Arnessa Dowell
Technology-related continuing education contact hours: 1.5

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Navitating Artifical Intelligence Through a Public Librarian's Lense
Tuesday, September 17, 2024
1:00 - 2:20pm

Are you curious about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its potential to transform public libraries? Maybe you feel a little behind the curve on this rapidly evolving technology. This session will equip you with the knowledge and resources to not only understand AI, but also leverage its power to enhance learning and foster creativity for all patrons.

AI offers exciting possibilities for public libraries. Imagine personalized learning recommendations, tools that spark creative expression, and resources that empower users to become responsible technology consumers. In a world increasingly shaped by AI, it's crucial for libraries to play a leading role in helping our communities navigate and utilize this powerful technology.

This session will explore:

  • The impact of AI on learning and information access: Learn how AI can personalize learning experiences, promote critical thinking, and empower patrons of all ages.
  • Breaking down barriers with AI: We'll discuss how AI can help bridge the digital divide and ensure equitable access to information and resources.
  • The future of AI in libraries: Discover how libraries can leverage AI tools to support lifelong learning and cater to the diverse needs of their communities.

Get ready to engage! We'll use interactive tools to make this session a hands-on learning experience. You'll also have the opportunity to explore trending AI tools and leave with a practical toolkit to implement in your library.

Together, let's make our public libraries hubs for future-ready learning with the power of AI!

Presenter: Delandrus L. I. Seales, MLS, MAT
Teaching & Learning Librarian, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Technology-related continuing education contact hours: 1.5

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An Update from the DPI's AI Workgroup
Tuesday, September 17, 2024
3:00 - 4:00 pm
 

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Technology-related continuing education contact hours: 1

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Wednesday, September 18, 2024
10:00 -11:30am

 


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Trends in Emerging Tech with Laura Solomon
Wednesday, September 18, 2024
1:00 - 2:30pm

With so much new technology coming at us so fast, it can be difficult to keep up. Join Laura Solomon for an exploration into emerging technology trends, and how these trends might (or might not) re-shape library services.

Presenter: Laura Solomon
Technology-related continuing education contact hours: 1.5

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