Providing a vision of the future, now!

We’re delighted to welcome speakers and panellists from an array of universities across the UK who’ll debate the emergence of new technology and how it could impact the sector – from the widespread adoption of digital learning resources within pedagogy to the vast and exciting applications of artificial intelligence and student data.

They'll provide their thoughts, share their successes and provide actionable recommendations based on their own experiences.

Nick Hillman

Nick Hillman

Director of the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI)

Kelly Coate

Prof. Kelly Coate

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students), University of Sussex

Dame Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of St Andrews, Scotland

Prof. Dame Sally Mapstone

Principal & Vice-Chancellor at University of St Andrews

Libby Homer

Director of Student and Library Services, Anglia Ruskin University

Prof. Simon Thomson Director of Flexible Learning, Manchester University

Prof. Simon Thomson

Director of Flexible
Learning, Manchester University

Ed Foster

Ed Foster

Head of Student Engagement & Analytics, Nottingham Trent University

The challenges facing higher education today

In the last three years, the sector has seen huge advances in digitally enhanced teaching and learning, instigating a change in student expectations. Exemplified now by the rise of artificial intelligence tools, the increasing importance of student data, and the e-first strategies adopted by many institutions and their libraries to drive outcomes.

As we navigate the digital revolution, key challenges such as student retention, wellbeing, progression are weighing on the minds of university leaders everywhere.

Digitally enhanced learning opportunities

Flexibility, accessibility, personalisation, data capture – digitally enhanced learning presents huge opportunities for the sector. We’ll explore the impact on student engagement, progression and outcomes.

The future of digital content provision

With UCAS predicting one million university applicants by 2026, we’ll debate the future of digital content provision and its role in enhancing the student experience across all modes of study.

Artificial intelligence and the impact on higher education

Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to revolutionise higher education, but doesn’t come without challenges. We’ll delve into the impact of AI on pedagogical and assessment strategy.

Big data: threat or key to student success?

The potential of student data is immense. We’ll explore how it can be leveraged to tackle the major challenges facing universities today.

What to expect at Kortext LIVE 

Kortext Live offers a unique opportunity to network with other sector professionals, to exchange ideas and to discover how, by embracing digital technology, you can help shape the future of teaching and learning at your institution.

You’ll hear the perspectives and success stories from sector leaders and experts who are driving student retention, progression and wellbeing by instigating digital change at their institutions. Experience a day of interactive guest talks, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and technical demos, helping to tackle the challenges faced by higher education today.

Engage with experts

Explore the digital learning landscape with HE, library and edTech leaders and have your say

Knowledge share

Exchange ideas with your peers and discover how others are tackling key industry challenges

Look to the future

Discover how you can help shape the future of teaching and learning through the university library

What's happening

View a breakdown of the day including plenary session topics, panel discussions, breakout room options and post-event drinks.

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Speakers & panellists

Want to know more about our guest speakers and expert panellists? Head to our speakers & panellists page to read their profiles.

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Venue & transport

Discover the best ways to travel to our venue at Imperial College London, plus details of local hotels if you plan on staying over.

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Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity

Kortext Live provides a unique and unmissable opportunity for sector professionals to problem-solve, connect and collaborate on the direction of travel for digital education. Register free to secure your place today.