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Plenary programme

Our programme provides a snapshot of what you can expect at the conference in June. You can also view our exciting parallel session programme, which includes details of every paper presentation, workshop, ‘in conversation’ session and lightning talk.

Please note this programme is currently under development and may be subject to change. We will be adding more information in the coming weeks so please check back often.

Programme - Day one


08:30 - 09:15Registration and refreshments
09:15 - 12:15Welcome and conference opening
Opening Keynote presentation: University 4.0? The future of data, automation and artificial intelligence in HE
Dr Ben Williamson, Chancellor’s Fellow at the Centre for Research in Digital Education and the Edinburgh Futures Institute,
University of Edinburgh
Celebrating the achievements of the current Theme: Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the student experience
Refreshment break with tea / coffee
Parallel session 1
12:15 - 13:15Lunch and networking
13:15 - 16:30Parallel session 2
Parallel session 3
Refreshment break with tea / coffee
Welcome back
Quality Approaches around the globe Quality Approaches - New Zealand and New England
Closing remarks for the day
18:00 - 18:45Civic Reception
Hosted by The Rt Hon The Lord Provost of Glasgow
19:00 - 22:00Conference Dinner
Dinner speaker

Programme - Day two


08:30 - 09:30Registration and refreshments
09:30 - 12:50Welcome to day 2
Keynote Presentation: Keeping calm in the face of disruption
Professor Sally Kift, President, Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows
Scottish Government Address
(to be confirmed)
Parallel session 4
Refreshment break with tea / coffee
Parallel session 5
12:50 - 13:50Lunch and networking
13:50 - 16:00Keynote Presentation: 21st century lab, examining higher education’s response to changing society in our time
Dr. Elizabeth Shutt, Director of Policy, University of Lincoln, UK
Strategic panel session
Conference awards and launch of Scotland’s next Enhancement Theme
Conference close