Lillian Gilbreth Keynote Speech, "The Human Side of Automation," Part 1, 1957


Dr. Lillian Gilbreth begins her keynote speech about the roles and responsibilities of engineers in developing automation technologies. In Part 1, Gilbreth explains that engineers have two resources to rely on, professional ethics and the scientific method, whenever they face new problems in engineering.

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 1 of 6. Click on the "Gilbreth Keynote Speech" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.