Project Management SG Spring School 2024.


  • Lori French, IBM AI Engineer
  • Andrew White, IBM Client Partner


6:30pm - Session starts
8:00pm - Networking and refreshments
9:00pm - Event ends


In this session, we will explore the fascinating realm of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), unravelling the complexities of this revolutionary technology. Participants will acquire a deeper understanding of Generative AI, including its diverse practical applications and inherent limitations and risks.

To bring these concepts to life, we will present real-world experiences from leading clients. This will showcase how we integrated Generative AI into their business processes, to offer greater efficiency and user experience. Additionally, we will share insights and practical lessons learned from overseeing projects that will offer actionable strategies that can be applied in industry.

About the speakers

Lori FrenchLori French

Lori French is an AI Engineer in IBM Client Engineering, who specialises in developing and technically leading Generative AI projects. She is passionate about machine learning, having her own patent in this topic, as well as having worked across many areas of IBM – including Research and was a member of the Wimbledon Technical team.

Andrew WhiteAndrew White

Andrew White has many years of experience working with clients to leverage AI to improve efficiencies and experience. He believes that to realise the opportunity of AI we need to democratise AI and ensure we give focus to skills, ethics and trust.

Other sessions you may be interested in as part of the Spring School

Week 1 - Governance and Ethics in AI Project Management
Week 2 - Case Studies of AI in Project Management
Week 4 - Addressing Project Skills Gaps in the AI World

Ticket costs:

(Prices stated inclusive of Eventbrite fees.)

BCS members: £40.00 (plus VAT)
APM members: £76.50 (plus VAT)
Non-members: £90.00 (plus VAT)
Students / Unwaged: £20.00 (plus VAT)

All tickets provide access to all four sessions of the Spring School.


A refund, excluding fees, will be issued if a cancellation request is received within 14 days of the booking date or by noon on Tuesday, 2 April 2024. Otherwise, name substitutions will be allowed after this date.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS Project Management specialist group (PROMSG)

Generative AI: An introduction, client case study and learnings from how to implement and scale GenAI - Spring School (Wk 3)
Date and time
Tuesday 23 April, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Ground Floor, 25 Copthall Avenue
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