Due to the New Mexico public health emergency status, this event will be livestreamed on SAR’s YouTube channel so that the SAR community can participate remotely. Simply head to sarsf.info/youtube at 6:30 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, April 9, to see the talk and participate in a Q&A after the presentation.
SAR’s third annual Creative Thought Forum series invites members and the public to explore our understanding of where humanity is going in a new age of technological and cultural shifts under the thematic umbrella of “The Future of Work,” through lectures and conversation-style salons.
Ankur Gopal is the founder of Interapt, an award-winning IT services firm that implements innovative technologies and develops IT workforce training. Interapt’s IT apprenticeship models are being implemented across the nation. Their team is now leading a ten-year plan to help Kentuckians build a sustainable technology ecosystem. His talk explores how families traditionally linked to coal-mining culture are grappling with the need for changing skills in the twenty-first century and the impact of economic inequality on access to training and education.
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SAR SALON // Friday, April 10, 2020 // Salons are offered on the morning following each Creative Thought Forum lecture. The salon is an opportunity for a conversation-style gathering with the speaker for a deeper exploration of the lecture topics. Participation in the salons is limited to 25 people and is a free member benefit; advanced registration is required with priority given to Chaco level members and above. For more information or to register for the salon call 505-954-7231.
Learn more about SAR’s Creative Thought Forum here.
This lecture is sponsored by Descartes Labs, Dan Merians UBS Financial Services, and Shiprock Santa Fe