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Unlocking your School’s Potential

On Wednesday 29 March 2017, we held our annual conference at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. The day was a great success as we shared information on how schools can use technology to raise attainment and inspire creativity, how artificial intelligence can help to shape the future of learning, future-proofing and innovation – defining the right technology for your school, as well as key updates on the new safeguarding guidance and with thought provoking sessions from key speakers in the industry.

Take a look at the video highlights from the conference:


And here's the programme from the day...

08:45 Registration, Exhibition and Networking Opportunity

09:15 Welcome and Introduction
Simon Smith, Managing Director, Link2ICT

09:35 Safeguarding Update
Andy Pyper, Safeguarding Lead, Link2ICT

09:55 Keynote - Artificial Intelligence: creating an adaptive learning path for students
Priya Lakhani OBE, CEO, Century Tech


10:40 Refreshment Break, Exhibition and Networking Opportunity

11:00 Presentation - Paul Shoesmith Award
Bren Taylor, Senior Education Advisor, Link2ICT

11:05 School Spotlight - Innovation and Inspiration
John O'Shea, Our Lady's Catholic Primary School

11:25 Your School in the Cloud
Sharon Cufflin/Steve Rowley, e-Learning Consultants, Link2ICT

11:50 Mobile Devices - Getting to grips with Swift and Apple Teacher
Anna-Louise Love, Apple Education

12:25 Keynote - The State of EdTech Nation: Current levels of education technology use in UK schools and key questions when considering implementation to ensure effective impact
Dave Smith, Computing and Online Advisor, Havering Education Services

13:05 Supplier introduction - How can we assist you?

13:15 Lunch, Exhibition and Networking Opportunity

14:10 Keynote - Using technology to create a dynamic learning experience
Karine George, Education Consultant

15:10 Nurturing Excellence
Bren Taylor, Senior Education Advisor, Link2ICT

15:30 Plenary
Karen Crowston, Education Strategy Director, Link2ICT



15:35 Close