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Artificial intelligence: changing what, why and how we learn

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The edtech entrepreneur and commentator on artificial intelligence, Donald Clark will present at the upcoming Learning Technologies Summer Forum on 12 June in London, demonstrating how AI permeates our lives how its reach will grow.

Donald Clark will present at LTSF 2018 - London, 12 June
Donald Clark will present at LTSF 2018 - London, 12 June 

Donald Clark joins the Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2018 to help learning professionals better understand AI’s impact on learning.

“Artificial intelligence already permeates our lives and in the future its reach will only grow wider and deeper. One undoubted, and profound, area of impact will be learning, but will AI deliver serious change or just be another workplace learning tool?”  asks Donald H Taylor, Learning Technologies Summer Forum Conference Chair.

Artificial Intelligence is the new user interface, but it is also an 'idiot savant'. In this wide-ranging and provocative talk, Donald will show how AI is already impacting things across the learning journey - engagement, support, creation, curation, consolidation, assessment and wellbeing. Practical tools and services will be shown.

Donald Clark’s conference session at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum is titled Artificial intelligence: changing what, why and how we learn:

  • AI is THE technology of the age
  • ...but AI is narrow in its applications
  • AI has already impacted learning
  • AI will impact the learning journey
  • Resistance is futile!

The Learning Technologies Summer Forum takes places at London Olympia on 12 June. The full conference programme is available from the Learning Technologies Summer Forum website, along with how to attend, conference booking information and details about the co-located Learning Technologies Summer Forum exhibition.

About Donald Clark

Donald Clark is an EdTech Entrepreneur, CEO, Professor, Researcher, Blogger and Speaker. He was CEO and one of the original founders of Epic Group plc, which established itself as the leading company in the UK online learning market, floated on the Stock Market in 1996 and sold in 2005. As well as being the CEO of Wildfire Ltd., an AI-driven online learning company. He also invests in, and advises, EdTech companies. Describing himself as 'free from the tyranny of employment', he is a board member of Cogbooks, LearningPool and Deputy Chair of Brighton Dome & Arts Festival. He is also a Visiting Professor and involved in research into AI in learning. He has worked in schools, vocational, higher, corporate and adult learning, delivering real projects to real learners.