We’re participating in Fab Futures: Public Libraries In The Digital Age
Phillippa Rose and Joss Langford have been invited to give a presentation about Makesouthwest at The Fab Futures conference at Exeter Library on 15 May.
This one day conference will explore how digital developments are influencing the way local, national and international public libraries are changing. It will examine the story behind the setting up of Fab Lab Devon and the ways in which libraries can work with Fab Labs and maker spaces to support innovation, creativity, business and economy in their communities.
Other speakers include:
- Ciara Eastell – President of the Society of Chief Librarians and Head of Libraries, Culture and Heritage, Devon County Council
- Jane Kunze – The Main Library, Aarhus, Denmark & Folkelab Denmark
- Dr. Eddie Kirkby – Fab Lab Manchester
- Bruce Newlands – MAKLab Glasgow
- Ed Whitelaw- Real Ideas Organisation