Eye on Detroit: The Automation Apocalypse

by | Jan 10, 2018

The world of work is changing dramatically. Robots and algorithms are projected to take over many jobs humans currently have. Architects, lawyers, and factory workers are all at risk. As this scenario plays out the City of Detroit is challenged by a skills gap in the current workforce. Join us as we discuss the options and opportunities for Detroiters to gain the skills of the future and the challenges facing the City in providing the necessary training.

The event will be held on February 8 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Featured panelists:

  • Chad Livengood, Crain Publications
  • Patrick Beal, Detroit Training Center
  • Krista McKinney, Randolph Career and Tech Center
  • John Austin, Michigan Economic Center

Moderated by University of Michigan professor Jeff DeGraff.