Event

Launchpad Conference 2017

26 October, 2017

This is a free one-day event exclusively for BESA Launchpad companies and EDUCATE participants, who will be provided with practical advice and tips on a wide range of topics from export to research.

When

9:30am - 4:30pm

Where

The Westminster Conference Centre
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET View Map

Price

Free for BESA members, Launchpad subscribers and EDUCATE participants

This is a free one-day event exclusively for BESA Launchpad companies and EDUCATE participants, who will be provided with practical advice and tips on a wide range of topics from export to research.

 

This conference, delivered by BESA and partner organisations, will include presentations from a number of our experienced member company MDs, who have taken their businesses to success in domestic and international education markets. With only 70 places available at the conference, bookings will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis and will be restricted to two delegates per company. Please complete a separate booking for each attendee.

 

Agenda

09.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.10 Welcome

10.10-10.45 Going Global from the outset
Patrick Hayes in conversation with Vipul Bhargava

10.45-11.10 Jan Lynn-Maten on 'EdTech Investment 101'

11.10-11.20 Comfort break

11.20-12.05 China: an unparalleled education export opportunity?
Qin Li, Jing Rui
Chair: Patrick Hayes 

12.05 – 12.50 ICT in Education: The Forecast for 2018
Richard Connor
Chair: Abi Ross-Jackson

12.50-13.50 Lunch

13.50-14.35 Selling to schools: finding the right channels to market
Gareth Thyer-Jones, Richard Connor, Michael Forshaw, Karen Neal, Ben Gill
Chair: Patrick Hayes

14.35 -15.05 An introduction to EDUCATE
Professor Rose Luckin
Chair: Nina Iles

15.05-15.20 Comfort break

15.20-16.05 The value of context and impact on EdTech evidence and efficacy
Professor Rose Luckin, Dr Mutlu Cukurova, Karine George, Kirsten Campbell-Howes
Chair: Nina Iles 

16.05-16.50 User-centred design and solutions
Carla Aerts, Dr Kaska Porayska-Pomsta, Sam Green, Dave Smith
Chair: Nina Iles

16.50 The Loose Box for drinks and networking – sponsored by Bett