MATPN Expo

MATPN Digital 2024

9th May, DoubleTree Hilton, Tower Bridge, London

  • Day 1

09 May 2024

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Main Room

    Registration

  • 9:00 am - 9:05 am

    Main Room

    Chair's opening remarks

    Welcome to the MAT Partnership Network!
  • 9:05 am - 9:35 am

    Main Room

    Opening keynote panel: How can we ensure that we’re prepared against cyber threats?

    Abid Patel

    Director of IT
    Newham Community Learning

    Tina Manning

    Chief Information Officer
    Potteries Educational Trust

    Alasdair Perrin

    Director of IT
    Eastern Learning Alliance

    Education is the biggest target for cyber criminals, so why are we not doing more? If we were to train our staff to be more aware to threats, they could act as the first line of defence for the Trust. However, it’s the conversat...
  • 9:35 am - 9:50 am

    Main Room

    Headline sponsor presentation

  • 9:55 am - 10:10 am

    Main Room

    Dragons' Den - Speed presentations

    Our signature ‘Dragons’ Den’ session provides each solution provider with an opportunity to deliver a 60 second pitch, explaining why they are here and how their services can help tackle some of the sector’s ongoing challenges.
  • 11:20 am - 11:05 am

    Main Room

    Coffee break and business meetings

    10 minute meetings with suppliers who are offering solutions most relevant to your challenges. Please check the schedule on the back of your delegate pass for your meeting timings.
  • 11:10 am - 11:40 am

    Main Room

    Panel discussion: Let's talk about AI

    Ash Mudaliar

    Director of IT
    Creative Education Trust

    Emma Darcy

    Director of Technology for Learning
    Denbigh High School

    Luke Mulhall

    Principal of Online Schooling and Digital Innovation
    Eastern Learning Alliance

    Daniel Bull

    Head of Digital Engagement
    Leigh Academies Trust

    Join our dynamic panel as we delve into the complex world of artificial intelligence in education. From classroom companions to back-office wizards, AI promises to revolutionise learning and administration. But is it truly a knight in sh...
  • 11:45 am - 12:20 pm

    Main Room

    Platinum/Gold sponsor presentations

  • 12:20 pm - 1:00 pm

    Main Room

    Networking lunch

    An opportunity to connect with your peers and suppliers to talk over the learnings from the event. Lunch is served buffet style and a range of options are available to cater for different dietary requirements.
  • 1:05 pm - 1:35 pm

    Main Room

    Keynote presentation: From EdTech to PedTech

    Dr. Fiona Aubrey-Smith

    Director
    One Life Learning

    Discover how to effectively integrate digital technology in education by aligning it with teachers’ pedagogical beliefs. Explore the gap between theoretical understanding and practical classroom application, and learn how t...
  • 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm

    Main Room

    Coffee break and business meetings

    10 minute meetings with suppliers who are offering solutions most relevant to your challenges. Please check the schedule on the back of your delegate pass for your meeting timings.
  • 2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

    Main Room

    Panel discussion: Putting digital at the heart of the MAT strategy

    Phil Hedger

    Chief Executive Officer
    LEO Academy Trust

    Andrew Strachan

    Chief Digital and Information Officer
    Emmanuel Schools Foundation

    Zaitoon Bukhari

    Director of Digital Strategy
    Achievement Through Collaboration Multi Academy Trust

    Imagine technology woven into the very fabric of your MAT, empowering students, enriching learning, and propelling your schools towards excellence. Join us for a dynamic panel discussion as we explore the multifaceted challenge of...
  • 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

    Main Room

    Reflections and next actions/ commitments

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Main Room

    Networking drinks reception

  • 3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

    Focus Group 1

    In the classroom

  • 3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

    Focus Group 2

    Supporting finance and operations

  • 3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

    Focus Group 3

    Accessibility – increasing access to education

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MATPN Digital 2024

9th May, DoubleTree Hilton, Tower Bridge, London