David Price OBE
David Price writes, trains and advises organisations in both the public and private sectors. His company, Educational Arts supports educators seeking to prepare students for the future, through a wide range of training programmes. He is the author of the bestseller "Open: How we'll work, live and learn in the future". He was awarded the OBE in 2009, by the Queen, for services to education.
Helen Kinghorn is Deputy Principal at Warwickshire College Group (WCG) where she leads on teaching, learning and quality. Her current project is working with Matt Tennant to further develop technology-enhanced learning at the College.
Professor Khawar Hameed
Khawar Hameed is Visiting Professor of Digital Innovation at Birmingham City University and has 27 years of experience in computing education in HE, digital innovation, strategy & leadership. His digital innovation consultancy focuses on digital strategy, cross-sector innovation and the use of technology to create transformative impact and value.
Matt is the IT Corporate Services Director at WCG, and a BCS Chartered IT Professional, with over 20 years experience in FE. Specialising in IT Leadership and Service Management, he has a passion for delivering IT solutions that are secure, reliable, and simple to use.
David Jones OBE
David has over 30 years experience in FE/HE most recently 16 outstanding years as CEO at Coleg Cambria. He stepped down in January to pursue a range of consultancy and non-exec roles
Audrey Cumberford is the Principal & CEO of Edinburgh College, Scotland’s largest regional College with a global reach stretching across 5 continents. Audrey’s reputation as a thought leader has resulted in her holding a number of high profile national positions, including Board member of the SFC and the Scottish Government’s Enterprise & Skills Strategic Board. Audrey recently published the ‘Cumberford-Little Report’, commissioned by Scottish Government Ministers to consider the economic impact of colleges.
David currently works for JISC and has over 20 years experience in the education sector. He is passionate about improving the awareness of cyber security across this sector. He covers numerous areas including penetration testing to cyber security assessments and is also a Cyber Essentials assessor.
Simon Fasolo is the FE/HE Enterprise Solutions Consultant in the UK and across EMEA. Simon helps colleges and universities save money, reduce workload, and increase collaboration through Google for Education tools like G Suite for Education, G Suite Enterprise for Education and Chromebooks.
Subject Specialist – Security, I’m part of the Jisc Enterprise Infrastructure team that provides advice, guidance and services that support JISC members and encourage the improvement of technology to enhance the digital teaching and learning experience.
Angela Donovan is Assistant Principal at the Outstanding Burnley College, where she leads on teaching, learning and quality across FE & HE. Burnley College was recently ranked as #1 College in National Achievement Rate Tables for A-Level & Vocational courses.
Genelle Aldred is a communications professional and has worked in media for over ten years, including most recently as a freelance newsreader for ITN. She has also worked for the BBC, ITV and ITN Productions, after gaining a Master degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Steve is Head of Independent Learning at Leeds City College, which covers the Technology Enhanced Learning strand, LRC structure as well as all independent learning across the college.
Ben is a Curriculum Manager at Burnley College having been Assistant Principal: Head of Sixth Form. He is a Director at Edufuturists and a Google Certified Trainer & Innovator.
Dan is a technology enhanced learning, careers and subject lead at a UK secondary school. He is a Director at Edufuturists, a Google Certified Trainer & a Microsoft Innovative Educator.
Steven Spence is the lead for Teaching, Learning and Innovation at The Sheffield College with close to 15 years’ experience in the FE/HE sectors. He is a published author in several academic journals and is an advocate of engaging staff to actively take ownership of their development, engage in professional research, and be reflective in nature. Steven’s research interests are mainly based on understanding how we learn, and the application of theory into practical applications.
Rebecca is the Head of Quality & Learner Experience at RNN Group, covering the three merged colleges of Rotherham College, Dearne Valley College and North Notts College, as well as the Apprenticeship and subcontracted provision. In this role, she develops and implements a range of strategic initiatives and partnerships which support curriculum teams to deliver high quality learning experiences.
Higher Education EMEA, Google Cloud
Jim Levi is responsible for Google Cloud’s relationships with Higher and Further Education in the UK, Ireland and Nordics. Using the power of Google Cloud, Jim is helping institutions modernise, accelerate and optimise their workloads in the cloud - from High Performance Research Computing to Learning Analytics and Student Engagement. Before working with Google’s trusted, highly secure Cloud, Jim held a number of roles at Salesforce, Ellucian, Microsoft and IBM.