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The coming wave of AI in schools with Michael Bhaskar

We are delighted to present best-selling writer Michael Bhaskar in conversation with Dr Helen Wright and panellists for the first in a new series of FREE 60-minute AMCIS online seminars.

Perfect for school admissions, marketing & external relations directors, plus Heads, deputy heads,  and other senior leaders.

Michael Bhaskar AMCIS logo 'in association with' Marketing Advisers for Schools logoFront cover of The Coming Wave by Mustafa Suleyman and Michael Bhaskar

In this first event, we’ll discuss the big picture with Michael Bhaskar, co-author of  the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling The Coming Wave: AI, Power and the 21st Century’s Greatest Dilemma.

AI is poised to change the world, and two of the earliest areas
that it will impact are education and marketing.”
(Michael Bhaskar)

How will this wave of AI impact the current generation of children? What should schools be doing, both as educators and in their marketing and communications? Experienced chair Dr Helen Wright will broach these and other questions in conversation with Michael, together with input from our panellists and Q&A opportunities.

MICHAEL BHASKAR – guest speaker

Michael Bhaskar

Michael Bhaskar is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling writer and publisher. He is Staff Writer at Inflection AI, Co-Founder of fast-growing publishing company Canelo, and a former Writer in Residence at DeepMind. He is the author of several leading works of non-fiction, including the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling The Coming Wave: AI, Power and the 21st Century’s Greatest Dilemma with the entrepreneur Mustafa Suleyman. He has written and talked extensively about AI, technology, publishing and the future of media. He has been featured in and written for The Guardian, The FT, TIME, Fortune, MIT Technology Review, Wired and The Daily Telegraph and on BBC 2, the BBC World Service, BBC Radio 4 and NPR amongst others.
Read more at About — Michael Bhaskar


Dr Helen Wright
Dr Helen Wright is an incisive, warm and challenging catalyst, coach and chair who inspires change in individuals and organisations through non-executive board roles and executive coaching. She is a nationally and internationally respected educational leader and advisor with over two decades of practical executive experience in futures-focused educational leadership. Dr Wright is chair and non-executive director on a number of boards, including a corporate board of two financial membership organisations, a growing and ambitious Scottish charity focused on social mobility through education, and a prestigious international school. An international consultant, speaker and author, she is a determined advocate globally for the education and development of young people and school leaders who is passionate about pioneering the benefits – for everyone – of global competence.
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Nick Richardson

Nick P Richardson is a director-level marketing adviser (strategy & team lead) with Marketing Advisers for Schools. Dynamic, logical and a leader by example, he has over 20 years’ experience in strategic marketing, communication and development. Nick is inspired by bringing creative and experienced minds together and and is driven by the ambition to see schools reach their full potential. He is a fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM).

DAVID MILNER – panellist

Pic of AMCIS vice chair, David Milner

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David Milner is Director of Marketing & International Relations at Sedbergh School and also the current Chair of AMCIS. David is an experienced marketing director with a demonstrated history of working in the education sector. He is skilled in marketing management, strategy, branding, advertising, design, event planning and business development. He is also a governor of Richmond House School and an ambassador for SEED Eating Disorders.


Webinar #2: AI Success in Schools Now
Tuesday 11 June, 12noon
What impact is AI having right now in schools? From large international projects to small but meaningful activities, we hear about some inspiring AI initiatives you can join or emulate. Speakers will include Asude Altintas, Co-Founder and CEO of the award-winning Twin Science & Robotics, and Darren Coxon of Coxon AI, an experienced educator who has managed academic and business operations in UK and international school groups.

Webinar #3: Personalised AI to Support Day-To-Day Work
Wednesday 25 September, 12noon 
We look at AI-driven software that can support you in your daily work. From chat (products) to creating marketing/comms campaigns and classroom use, with a focus on the personal experience.

Webinar #4: AI in 2024 and Beyond
Wednesday 16 October, 12noon
A specially curated webinar based on feedback and requests from Webinars #1-#3.


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