The St. Paul chamber hosted a speaking event featuring former governor Tim Pawlenty focused on the 4th industrial revolution. The talked covered a broad range of topics including automation, big data, globalization, etc. After the talk, he stayed to engage in 1:1 dialogue with attendees.
These trends will create large changes in the workforce over the next ten years. Both in re-tooling existing personnel and in the transformation of education systems that will be required. What isn’t clear during Q&A is if Minnesota currently leadership has a plan or vision for its future. Hopefully, in the future MN will take up the challenge.
See more images of the event in the photo gallery