Edtech Forum 2023

Event details

30 November 2023 - 1 December 2023
14:00 - 17:00
Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Invites Only

This year, our annual Edtech Forum will return to London. The event is scheduled to take place from November 30th to December 1st, 2023 and will be hosted by Imperial College Business School.

This esteemed event brings together leaders in Edtech innovation from across the Business School community. This year's forum will explore the inevitable growing impact of AI and the associated opportunities and challenges it presents for management education. The agenda will include plenary talks, discussion forums, and knowledge-sharing activities covering a wide range of topics, including the forthcoming impact of AI on academic jobs, AI tutors, AI-powered course design, and emerging AI-based education systems.

We eagerly anticipate your presence at Imperial College London. Please note that registration for this event is now closed


Thursday 30th November

14.00                  Registration and Networking (Delivery of posters)
14.30                  Opening Remarks: The coming impact of AI
                              Franklin Allen, Imperial College Business School
14.40 - 15.00   I-X: Creating an AI campus for the university of the future”
Professor Chris Tucci, Imperial College Business School
15:00 - 15.45   Towards the Smart Business School, Presentation
                             David Lefevre, Imperial College Business School
15.45 - 16.00   Tea break
16.00 - 17.00   How can schools adapt to the emergence of AI?
                              Human intelligence session
                              Christina Fernandez, IE Business School
17.00 - 18:00   Optional - Guided walk
                              Imperial Campus and Albertopolis
                              Katie Doreen
18:30 - 20:00   Buffet Dinner 

Friday 1st December

8.30                      Welcome and registration
09.00 - 9.10       Opening Remarks
                               Leila Guerra
09.10 - 10.30    Debate: Trusted AI: Principles for Business Education, QA
                               Alastair Giffin, Prendo Wilfred Miinhardt RSM
                               George Iliev, AMBA
                               Peter Zemsky, INSEAD
                               Nick Jakobi, Cohere
10.30 - 11.00    Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30    AI Innovation showcase: 6 short presentations
                               Adrian Johnson, INSEAD
12.30 - 12.45    Break out discussion groups: Preparation
                               Leonardo Caporarello, Bocconi
12.45 - 13.45    Lunch (Buffet lunch)
13.45 - 15.00    Break out discussion groups: AI in Practice
                               Leonardo Caporarello, Bocconi
                               Mark Andrews, Adobe
                               Policy / Strategy
                              1.    Organizational strategies for embedding AI
                              2.    Assessment strategy for AI
                              3.    AI as differentiator
                              4.    Ethics of AI
                              AI in practice
                             1.    AI as a study partner
                             2.    AI for creativity & exploration
                             3.    AI for efficiency
                             4.    AI in the curriculum
15.00 - 15.15   Break out discussion groups: Key learnings
                              Leonardo Caporarello, Bocconi
15.15 - 16.00   Closing presentation
                              David Shrier, Imperial College Business School
16.00                  Closing remarks and lookiing towards 2024
16:00 - 17:30    “Keep the conversation going”

Organising Committee

  • Wilfred Mijnhardt - Policy Director, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • Adrian Johnson - EdTech Entrepreneur & Adjunct Professor at INSEAD
  • Alastair Giffin - EdTech Entrepreneur, INSEAD MBA
  • Anne Sawnberg - Associate Professor and Dean Teaching and Learning, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Chiara Moscardo - Head of Design and Methods, BUILT Bocconi University
  • Cristina Fernandez - Associate Director, Provost Office, IE University
  • David Lefevre - Professor of Practice, Imperial College Business School
  • Leonardo Caporarello - Associate Dean for Online Learning Experience, SDA Bocconi School of Management, and Rector’s Delegate for Digital Learning, Bocconi University 
  • Mark Andrews - Senior Strategic Development Manager, Education at Adobe


Event details

30 November 2023 - 1 December 2023
14:00 - 17:00
Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Invites Only

Past Events

Institutions attending

We are happy to welcome attendees from the following institutions:

  • Aalto University; Alliance Manchester Business School; AMBA; Ashridge Executive Education;
  • Bayes Business School (CASS); BI Norwegian Business School; Bocconi University;
  • Cambridge Judge Business School; Chicago Booth; CERN;
  • Duke Corporate Education; Durham University
  • EDHEC Business School; EOCCS, EFMD; Esade  Business School; ESMT;
  • Frankfurt School of Finance & Management;
  • Henley Business School; Hertie School;
  • IE Business School; IESE; IMD Business School; Imperial College Business School; INSEAD; Insendi;
  • Leeds University Business School; London Business School;
  • Manchester Business School; Mannheim Business School
  • Neoma Business School; Nyenrode Business University;
  • Oxford Said Business School;
  • Philip Morant School and College;
  • Qinect;
  • Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University;  
  • Said Business School; Skema Business School; Stockholm School of Economics; Strategic Development Manager, Higher Education (EMEA);
  • Trinity College Business school;
  • UCL School of Management; University of Exeter Business School; UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND EOCNOMICS; University of Leeds;
  • Vlerick Business School

Event details

Date: 30 November 2023 - 1 December 2023
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Venue: Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Audience: Invites Only