Teaching and Learning Conference 2024: keynote confirmed and submission reminder (Friday 16 February)


January 24th, 2024

There is under one month to go until the submission deadline (Friday 16 February 2024) for this year’s Teaching and Learning Conference, and this year’s keynote speaker has been confirmed.

The keynote speaker for this year’s conference has been announced as Carl Gombrich, a founding member of The London Interdisciplinary School (LIS). Carl is a lead academic at LIS and oversees curriculum design, teaching and learning and was previously a professional teaching fellow of Interdisciplinary Education at UCL. You can find out more about Carl and his work on his blog.

Additionally, Sue Attewell, Head of AI and Co-design at JISC will be the lead panel member of ‘The Conference Panel’ focusing on ‘AI and the future of learning in HE’. Sue is the co-leader of the National Centre for AI in tertiary education where she is actively involved in driving the advancement of AI capabilities within member HE institutions. The centre plays a critical role in this regard by providing thought leadership, piloting AI products, and conducting sector-focused research. You can find out more about Sue on the JISC website.

Teaching and Learning Conference 2024

We intend this year’s conference to run in a hybrid fashion and this year we are piloting an online day in addition to an in-person day dependent on the number of submissions. Therefore, this year’s conference will take place across 2 days on Tuesday 23 April (Online) and Wednesday 24 April 2024 (In-person), 9.30am – 4.30pm tbc (UK time) in the Monica Partridge building on the UK University Park campus with online, hybrid, and in-person options connecting colleagues both within and across campuses.

Please use the MS form below respective to the campus you are based to register for the conference:

Register to Attend UNUK

Register to Attend UNNC

Register to Attend UNM

If you are involved in Teaching and Learning, supporting learning, or the wider student experience anywhere in the University, this conference is for you. The call for contributions from staff and students is now open and should align with the conference focus. Please find full details on the conference webpage.

Submit an Abstract UNUK

Submit an Abstract UNNC

Submit an Abstract UNM

The deadline for submissions is Friday 16 February 2024 and the final programme will be confirmed in April 2024.

‘The future of learning’ central to the conference theme also threads through UoN TeachFests, which provide collegial and collaborative spaces to share experiences and exchange ideas before and after the conference. The next Teach Fest will be held on University Park, 5 July 2024.

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