PCI Webinar with Maurice Coleman
Inspire Your Community with an Innovation Lab
Competency: Public Access Technology
Sub-Category: Provides resources, support and permission for people to tinker, experiment and play with technology
Interested in learning how a mid sized county library turned an underused staff training area into a lively digital creativity space in 75 days with some money and a lot of ingenuity? Wondering if your library could do it too?
Join the Project Manager and Former Lab Manager Maurice Coleman with a practical discussion about how the Harford County (MD) Public Library Innovation Lab turned an underused space into a magnet for public creativity.
The Innovation Lab features 3 Macs, 3 PCs, 3 3D printers, and a green screen among the many pieces of equipment used to keep the lab relevant and useful.
You’ll also learn how through creative experiences in the Innovation Lab, their customers are developing new skills, resources, and products that are helping to drive Harford County’s economy forward.
Maurice Coleman ~ Biography
Maurice Coleman has been the technical trainer at Harford County (MD) Public Library in NE Maryland for 10 years and has headed a training and digital consulting practice since the 1990’s.
He has over 20 years of experience teaching all ages how to sensibly use technology, computer hardware and software. He has also extensive experience managing and incorporating cutting edge initiatives and projects. He has delivered training on effective technology planning and deployment, social media skills, nonprofit organizational development and fundraising, community organizing, and presentation skills.