MGL Liverpool Conference
Main Stand, Anfield Stadium, Liverpool Football Club
Friday, 22nd November 2019


 8.15  Registration
 9.00 – 9.15  Welcome – Carl Gilbertson, Managing Director MGL
 An update on MGL’s work for the academic year including our work as a partner of the National Centre for Computing Education, and training opportunities available to teachers at all levels
 9.15 – 9.30  Steve Rotherham, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region – The Digital Economy in the City-Region
 9.30 – 10.00  Dr David Reid, Liverpool Hope University – Artificial Intelligence – Where it’s come from and where we’re heading
 A background to Artificial Intelligence, its growing significance in the world around us and the opportunities to embrace it in education.
 10.00 – 10.15  New Naace IT Mark – Dawn Copley, MGL – IT Mark Assessor
 Information on the updated version of this prestigious accreditation, and a guide to schools on how to prepare and achieve this status.
 10.15 – 10.30  Break
 10.30 – 11.15  Workshop 1
 11.15 – 12.00  Workshop 2
 12.00 – 12.45  Lunch
 12.45 – 1.30  Cyber Security – Keeping you and your school safe – Megan Buckland, TITAN Merseyside Police
 1.30 – 1.45  SIMS Report & Support, John Vaicekauskas, Schools ICT
 1.45 – 2.30  Workshop 3
 2.30 – 3.15  Workshop 4
 3.15  Feedback, Raffle & Finish



Sleuth Literacy – Joe Moretti
Computing in Early Years Foundation Stage – Adam Peet, MGL
IT Networking – Sam Goodall-Walker, MGL
Artificial Intelligence – Dr David Reid


We look forward to seeing you on Friday 22nd November. Lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day.

If you have any queries about the day, please call Lesley Enston at our Liverpool Office on 0151 473 5975 or email

*Please note: This is a free event. However, due to restricted numbers, a charge of £35 will apply to delegates who do not attend or give less than 14 days’ cancellation notice prior to the event.