@SMART_Tech | Platinum Suite

January 23-26, 2019 | Excel London

Visit SMART in the Platinum Suite to learn how education  technology can deliver better outcomes.

Join SMART for exciting presentations from today’s education leaders, first-hand insights from students and teachers, and hands-on product demonstrations of SMART's latest innovations.
For a complete lineup of SMART events at Bett 2019, visit SMART at Stand #B111 or in the Platinum Suite.
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Conrad Challenge Finalist Presentations: Transforming Education

Conrad Challenge Student Presentation
Wednesday, Jan 23 at 12:00
Consider the future – how might we implement new technologies or improve usage of existing ones to support enhanced educational experiences and better outcomes for future students? Three teams of student finalists from the United States and Qatar will share their business plans, innovations and product solutions as part of a global STEM challenge called the Conrad Challenge.

The Conrad Challenge is organised by the Conrad Foundation, which honours the legacy of Apollo 12 astronaut, Charles “Pete” Conrad, and his four-decade passion for innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Creating ICT Plans with Better Results: Discover the 22 Secrets to Learning Success 

EdTech Capabilities Workshop 
Thursday, Jan 24 at 16:00
After 50+ years and billions invested globally, the impact of ICT is one of the most debated topics in education. Join this interactive workshop to reflect on your ICT plan and develop your strategy, while learning the secrets to better outcomes. 

We surveyed over 800 head teachers and administrators in 11 countries. In this insightful, hands-on workshop, we’ll share their perspectives and the most important capabilities for success. You’ll leave the workshop with a personal assessment of the strengths and needs related to your EdTech capabilities. Check here to visit our assessment and research page.

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Students Solving Real-World Problems with Technology: Meet the students of Digital INnov8ors

SMART Platinum Suite Session 
Friday, Jan 25 at 14:00
For a learning journey less ordinary, students from Solihull, United Kingdom focus on digital skills and technology to unlock their potential and develop unique talents.

Join this insightful session to hear directly from five students and the founder of the Digital INnov8ors program about how they go beyond traditional learning methods to meet each student where they are in their learning journey and support them on a path to long-term meaningful education.

During the session, the students will also share the innovation project for the Transforming Learning through Technology category of the 2018-19 Conrad Challenge sponsored by SMART.



Register now for thought leadership presentations in the SMART Platinum Suite

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Workshop: Is it Possible? Supporting Educational Outcomes without Losing Sleep

SMART Platinum Suite

Wednesday, Jan 23 at 13:00
Speaker: Prof. Stephen Heppell and Prof. Christina Preston
Style: Lunch and Learn 
Contribute your expertise and discuss innovative strategies for better learning outcomes in this interactive networking event with Professor Stephen Heppell. Bringing together key ministry representatives, policy makers and thought leaders in education, this event will offer the opportunity to discuss and debate the key challenges keeping thought leaders awake at night, and work together to pioneer change in education.

Professor Heppell will use his “eyes on the horizon, feet on the ground” approach to lead the session, which will also review best practises from his vast portfolio of large-scale technology projects spanning over three decades.



Workshop: Can EdTech Revolutionise Classroom Learning Outcomes? Addressing Damian Hinds' Challenge 

SMART Platinum Suite

Thursday, Jan 24 at 11:00
Speakers: Senior MAT School Leaders
Style: Brunch and Learn

Exclusive to multi-academy trusts and senior school leadership, this event presents research and best practises for better learning outcomes in the classroom. During this session, you will have the opportunity to discuss and debate with senior leaders and multi-academy trust leaders who’ve led successful technology implementations in schools, and achieved progress and better learning outcomes.

As a round-table discussion, this session will be dynamic as attendees share and debate. You’ll also get exclusive first access to new groundbreaking research with over 800 school leaders and 11 countries.



Workshop: What Role Does Technology Play in Driving Greater Outcomes with New Teachers?

SMART Platinum Suite

Friday, Jan 25 at 11:00
Speaker: Dorothy Cassells – ITELab and Prof. Don Passey
Style: Brunch and Learn

This exclusive higher education event will feature research, new training approaches and a collaborative discussion about how to train and support future teachers and how can we drive greater educational outcomes.

During the session, you will have the opportunity to explore and discuss with experts and colleagues new trends in online teacher training models and contribute to an educational white paper.

Speakers will share key European research, including the development of digital skills of future teachers, and the key capabilities necessary for teacher training to drive greater educational outcomes.


SMART School Visits

Visit Benhurst Primary School and St. Stephen’s Primary School to see first-hand how these schools successfully elevate outcomes with SMART software, SMART Board® displays and other technology. 
Contact: to learn more and reserve your seat.



We look forward to seeing you at Bett 

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