London West branch.

Speakers

  • Kuldip Sandhu
  • Siva Krishnadasan

Agenda

7:00pm – Refreshments and networking
7:30pm – 8:30pm – Talk followed by Q&A and then more networking

Synopsis

Artificial intelligence is transforming industries, and generative AI is one of the most promising new frontiers.

In this webinar, learn how this technology can be applied to enhance teaching and revolutionize learning in schools.

We will cover:

  • What is generative AI and how does it work - An accessible explanation of the technology behind chatbots like ChatGPT.
  • Current capabilities - We'll demo some real-world examples of generative AI applications for education.
  • Benefits for schools - Personalised learning, automated feedback for students, reducing teacher workloads - we'll explore key benefits.
  • Impact on the future of education - How will the role of teachers, structure of curriculums change? What new learning models might emerge?
  • Addressing concerns - We'll discuss limitations, risks around misinformation, plagiarism and strategies to mitigate them.

You’ll hear from expert practitioners and educators, Kuldip Sandhu & Siva Krishnadasan, who are trailblazing the use of generative AI in schools. By participating, you'll leave better informed and inspired about its immense potential to transform learning.

The future is here – join us on this journey to remake education!

About the speakers

Kuldip Sandhu

Kuldip Sandhu is a CIO and Digital / IT Transformation consultant with 28+ years working in IT across higher education, banking and financial services, legal, police, local government, insurance, retail, professional services, telecoms and aerospace, events & hospitality, and recruitment.

He has also worked across a number of IT consultancies: PwC’s CIO Advisory practice, TCS’ Global Consultancy, developed the CIO Advisory practice at PTS Consulting, a small boutique IT consultancy, and in his most current interim roles engagements on Digital/ IT Transformation initiatives at University of London, Newcastle University, Durham University, British Transport Police, UIS University of Cambridge, Wakefield District Council, Hogan Lovells, ExCeL Convention Centre and Clarion Events.

He has managed IT teams of 150+ cross-functional experts and budgets of £10M+, and have worked with multiple renowned clients including RBS, Citigroup, State Street, Saxo Bank, Scottish Widows, EDF Trading, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, First Data Corporation, Slaughter & May and Coventry City Council, and technology partners such as HPE, BMC, Samsung, Cisco, Microsoft, and IT managed service providers.

In addition, he author’s articles, papers, blogs and hosts webinars that relate to how the IT function needs to adapt in the digital age. Some of his recent blogs and webinars including articles on ‘’Digital Business Innovation through IT Function agility’’, ‘’Cybersecurity in the HE sector’’, ‘’Enterprise Agility for the Digital Age’’ and how the IT function must adapt to the drive for Digital Transformation post the Covid-19 pandemic.

Siva Krishnadasan

Siva Krishnadasan has been teaching Chemistry for over 8 years and is currently at Haberdashers' Boys' School in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who strives to make Chemistry fun and accessible for his students, and he believes that education technology can enhance student learning, engagement, and collaboration. He is the Digital Lead for staff and student training at the Boys' School and is responsible for developing and delivering professional development programmes on digital skills and pedagogy for his colleagues and learners. He helps them to use technology effectively and confidently in their teaching and learning and leads the staff Digital Champions programme.

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COVID-19

BCS is following government guidelines and we would ask attendees to continue to also follow these guidelines.

England: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ 
Scotland: https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/ 
Wales: https://www.gov.wales/coronavirus 
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This event is brought to you by: BCS London West branch

Unlock the Power of Generative AI in Education
Date and time
Tuesday 20 February, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
University of West London
Ealing Campus, Room - HT.GF. 006
St Mary's Road
London
W5 5RF
Price
Free