ISPN Expo

ISPN 2024
26th - 27th September, Radisson Blu, Heathrow

  • Day 1
  • Day 2

26 September 2024

  • 8:00 am - 8:45 am

    Main Room

    Registration

  • 8:45 am - 8:50 am

    Main Room

    Chair's opening remarks

    Giles Bennett

    Deputy Head / Director of Innovation
    St Paul's Girls' School

    With a likely change of government on the horizon, the independent sector will face a range of new challenges.

    Setting competition aside, there has never been a more crucial time for leaders to come together to share challenges an...

  • 8:50 am - 9:30 am

    Main Room

    Panel discussion: The implications of VAT on fees: maintaining affordability for parents

    Giles Bennett

    Deputy Head / Director of Innovation
    St Paul's Girls' School

    Allana Gay

    Headteacher
    Vita et Pax Preparatory School

    Chris Townsend

    Head
    Felsted School

    Nic Ford

    Head
    Bolton School, Boys' Division

  • 9:35 am - 9:55 am

    Main Room

    Headline sponsor presentation

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am

    Main Room

    Dragons' den - Speed presentations

    Our signature ‘Dragons’ Den’ session provides each solution provider with an opportunity to deliver a short 60 second pitch, explaining why they are here and how their services can help tackle some of the sector’s ongoing challen...

  • 10:30 am - 11:45 am

    Main Room

    Coffee break and business meetings

    15 minute meetings with suppliers who are offering solutions most relevant to your challenges. Please check the schedule on the back of your delegate pass for your meeting timings.

  • 11:50 am - 12:10 pm

    Main Room

    Platinum sponsor presentation

  • 12:15 pm - 12:35 pm

    Main Room

    How to develop an effective digital strategy that includes AI

    Steve Birtles

    Head of Digital Teaching and Learning
    Eton College

    Tom Rogerson

    Head
    Cottesmore School

  • 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm

    Main Room

    Gold sponsor presentations

  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

    Main Room

    Networking lunch

  • 1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    Main Room

    Group roundtable discussion: AI and you: what’s new?

    Giles Bennett

    Deputy Head / Director of Innovation
    St Paul's Girls' School

    Alexandra Read

    Head of Learning Technology
    GDST

    Tom Rogerson

    Head
    Cottesmore School

    Adam Webster

    Deputy Head (Innovation)
    Caterham School

  • 2:25 pm - 3:10 pm

    Main Room

    Gold sponsor presentations

  • 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

    Main Room

    Coffee break and business meetings

    15 minute meetings with suppliers who are offering solutions most relevant to your challenges. Please check the schedule on the back of your delegate pass for your meeting timings.

  • 4:35 pm - 5:05 pm

    Main Room

    Panel discussion: The implications of VAT on fees: maximising efficiencies whilst maintaining quality

    Giles Bennett

    Deputy Head / Director of Innovation
    St Paul's Girls' School

    Amina Iyare Ayankogbe

    Bursar
    The Ursuline Preparatory School, Ilford

    Nic Ford

    Head
    Bolton School, Boys' Division

  • 5:05 pm - 5:35 pm

    Main Room

    Fireside chat: Continuous leadership development

    Jo Sharrock

    Headteacher
    Putney High School GDST

    Rebecca Roberts-Gawen

    Academic Deputy Head
    RGS Worcester

  • 5:35 pm - 5:55 pm

    Main Room

    Closing keynote presentation: Diversifying independent school leadership

    Irfan Latif

    Principal
    DLD College, London

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Main Room

    Hotel check-in/free time

  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Main Room

    Drinks reception & networking dinner

  • 12:15 pm - 12:35 pm

    Breakout Room 1

    Moving towards sustainability and energy efficiency in schools

    Nigel Richards

    Chief Operating Officer
    Cheltenham Ladies’ College

    Becky Hudson-Findley

    Director for Digital Learning, Enterprise and Sustainability
    Bedford Girls' School

  • 12:15 pm - 12:35 pm

    Breakout Room 2

    Smart funding and management of capital projects

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ISPN 2024
26th - 27th September, Radisson Blu, Heathrow