EdTech for Publishers 2017


11:00 - 11:05

Welcome & introduction

Benedicte Page, deputy editor, The Bookseller
George Burgess, founder Gojimo and c.e.o., The EdTech Exchange
11:05 - 11:30


Edwin Scholte, c.o.o. and c.f.o., McGraw-Hill Education
Lis Tribe, m.d., Hodder Education and PA president
11:30 - 12.00

Has 2017 been a good or bad year for EdTech?

Richard Connor, founder and managing partner, C3 Education
12:10 - 13:00

Panel: how can publishers prove the impact of digital learning materials?

*CHAIR* Joshua Perry, director, Assembly
Dr Mutlu Cukurova, lecturer in digital technologies in education, UCL Institute of Education
Kiren Shoman, editorial director, SAGE
Richard Stagg, publishing director, higher and professional education, Pearson
Junaid Mubeen, director of education, Whizz Education


14:15 - 14:45

Five shortlisted start-ups bid to win the PitchEd competition

*HOST* George Burgess, founder, EdTech Exchange
Suzanne Ashman, partner, LocalGlobe
Jan Lynn-Matern, founder and c.e.o., Emerge Education
Edwin Scholte, c.o.o. and c.f.o., McGraw-Hill Education
​Jennifer Webb, investment manager, Impact Ventures UK
14:45 - 15:25

How can education harness the power of AI? 

*Chair* Colum Elliott-Kelly, director, Filament Ventures
Paul Butcher, co-founder and chief technical officer, English Language iTutoring
Mads Holmen, founder, Bibblio
David Millican, data scientist, BridgeU
15:30 - 16:20

What place do AR and VR technologies have in the classroom?

*CHAIR* Henry Warren
Ed Barton, c.e.o., Curiscope
Tushar Sharma, commercial director, education and enterprise, Blippar
Kirsten Campbell-Howes, head of education, busuu
16:30 - 16:50

The view from Gen Z

Dr Eliza Filby, academic, writer and businesswoman 
16:50 - 17:20

FutureBook Awards presentation

Dr Sue Black OBE

17:20 - 18:30 DRINKS RECEPTION