QSN 23/24 Symposium: Shaping the future: Approaches to Gen AI in UK Higher Education

Thursday 18th Apr 2024 - Thursday 18th Apr 2024
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This symposium is designed to bring together QSN member institutions to discuss, debate, and shape the future of artificial intelligence in academia.

As we stand at the cusp of a new era in education technology, Generative AI has emerged as a ground breaking tool with the potential to revolutionise teaching methods, research practices, and the overall learning experience. This symposium aims to delve into the multifaceted implications of AI technology in higher education, addressing both the opportunities and challenges it presents.

Our program includes keynote speeches from renowned experts in AI including

Our program includes case studies from sector colleagues from:

  • The University of Liverpool
  • London South Bank University
  • Curio Group
  • King’s College, London
  • Jisc

This event is not just about understanding what AI can do for us today, but also about shaping how we can responsibly and innovatively use AI in higher education for a better tomorrow. QSN members will have the opportunity to engage in critical discussions about understanding what AI can do for us today, but also about shaping how we can responsibly and innovatively use AI in higher education for a better tomorrow.

This will be a face to face symposium hosted by Leeds Beckett University, please note Leeds Beckett University Headingley Campus is around 2.5miles from Leeds central train station. Please see link to the campus map on page 5.

Venue address: Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus, HC JGG30 Great Hall, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QS

Free to QSN season ticket holders | £100 to Institutional Members | 

Before submitting your booking, please ensure you know which subscription your institution has purchased for the 2023/24 period. If you’re unsure, please contact events@ahep.ac.uk. When you are ready to make a booking, you first need to register your details as the booker, then complete the registration information for the delegate and then scroll back down the page to submit the registration.

 

10:15  

Arrival & Registration

 

10:45
Welcome and introduction
Maureen McLaughlin, QSN Chair and Academic Registrar and Director of Student, Library and Academic Services, Northumbria University, Newcastle
11:00
Keynote
Michael Webb, Director of Technology and Analytics and Sue Attewell, Head of AI and Co-Design, JISC.
11:30
Lightning Talk: How has the University of Liverpool’s approach to GenAI in terms of academic integrity affected assessment strategies used within the institution

Claire Ellison and Sam Saunders, Educational Developers, The University of Liverpooll
11:45
Lightning Talk: Reflections on Generative AI at LSBU

Andy Unger, Associate Professor, Head of Academic Division Law Lucia Otoyo, Associate Professor, Deputy Head of CSI Division, London South Bank University
12:00
Lightning Talk: It’s natural to be apprehensive towards AI
Lois Blackwell, Lecturer, BA (Hons) Interior Design and Leanne Fitton, Learning Enhancement and Education Development Officer, Manchester Metropolitan University
 

12:15

 

 

Lunch and networking

 

 

13:00

 

 

Lightning Talk: Curio Group

 

13:30
Lightning Talk: ‘Facilitating AI literacy development across King’s College London’
Dr Martin Compton, AI and Innovation in Education Lead | King’s Academy, KCL
13:45  

Reflections on Lightning Talks

 

14:00
Table Discussion
Topic 1: feedback on plans for QSN 2024 conference

Topic 2: “Navigating AI Detection Tools in Higher Education: Challenges and Perspectives for UK, International and Transnational Students”

  1. Understanding AI Detection Tools: Challenges and Successes
  2. Challenges for UK, International and Transnational Students:
  3. Authentic Assessment
  4. Ethical Considerations:
  5. Bias and Fairness:
  6. Strategies for Improvement:
  7. The role of Academic Regulations

 

 

15:00

 

 

Plenary

 

15:15  

 

Close

 

 

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Event Breakdown

Event Details

This event belongs to the following categories:
Event Begins:
Thursday 18th Apr 2024 10:15

Event Ends:
Thursday 18th Apr 2024 15:15

Event Venue

Leeds Beckett University
Leeds Beckett University,
Headingley Campus,
HC JGG30 Great Hall,
James Graham Building,
Headingley Campus,
Leeds,
LS6 3QS
https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/our-university/contact-and-find-us/

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