What’s happening with Microsoft @Bett 2018?


Are you attending Bett 2018? Are you a teacher who is looking to save time? Do you want better learning outcomes for your students? Do you want affordable, easy to manage devices? Then the Microsoft stand at Booth E300 is the place for you! 

As worldwide partner to Bett, Microsoft will be hosting a wide array of hands-on experiences on the show floor, along with talks to support educators looking for new ways to unlock limitless learning. Make sure to stop by Booth E300 to see all the new experiences we have pertaining to STEM, Virtual Reality and new tools for the classroom. Take a look at the schedules below to map out your Microsoft experience at Bett 2018.

If you won’t be attending in person, you’re welcome to join us online in one of our live-streamed What’s New in EDU sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

For more information and to book a session, visit Bettshow.com/Microsoft.


Bett Arena Keynote on Wednesday, January 24, 15:15 – 16:15

The Future of Digital Learning keynote by Anthony Salcito, VP Worldwide Education, Microsoft in the Bett Arena.


Microsoft Learn Live Theatre

DATE TIME TOPIC LOCATION
Wednesday, 24 January – Friday, 26 January 10:30 – 11:00

14:00 – 14:30

What’s New in Microsoft Edu? (Microsoft in Education) Microsoft Campus Stand E300
11:00 – 11:30

14:30 – 15:00

Creating a hub for teamwork and classroom collaboration – introducing Microsoft Teams Microsoft Campus Stand E300
11:30 – 12:00

15:00 – 15:30

Increasing accessibility and fostering inclusive classrooms (OneNote, Learning Tools, MS Translator) Microsoft Campus Stand E300
12:00 – 12:30

15:30 – 16:00

Joining the global learning community via Skype in the Classroom (Skype in the Classroom and MEC) Microsoft Campus Stand E300
12:30 – 13:00

16:00 – 16:30

Increasing STEM pathways and developing future ready skills (Minecraft, MakeCode) Microsoft Campus Stand E300
13:00 – 13:30

16:30 – 17:00

Demystifying MR and Disruptive Technology (Machine Learning, Mixed Reality, Virtual Reality, IoT, Cloud Technology, HoloLens) Microsoft Campus Stand E300
13:30 – 14:00

17:00 – 17:30

Three solutions to support you to manage GDPR Microsoft Campus Stand E300

Microsoft Training Academy

DATE TIME TOPIC LOCATION
Wednesday, 24 January – Friday, 26 January 10:30 – 11:0014:00 – 14:30 Connecting with a Global Community – leveraging the Microsoft Educator Community, Badges and CPD Microsoft Campus Stand E300
11:00 – 11:3014:30 – 15:00 Set up a cloud IT solution for your school in an hour Microsoft Campus Stand E300
11:30 – 12:0015:00 – 15:30 Getting started with Microsoft Teams Microsoft Campus Stand E300
12:00 – 12:3015:30 – 16:00 Maximizing Office 365 – leveraging OneNote, PLCs and other tools Microsoft Campus Stand E300
12:30 – 13:0016:00 – 16:30 Utilising new Windows 10 S features – including sparking creativity with Paint 3D and Mixed Reality with Remix 3D Microsoft Campus Stand E300
13:00 – 13:3016:30 – 17:00 MakeCode and Minecraft for CS Fundamentals (in partnership with MakeCode Team; demo Minecraft Code Builder) Microsoft Campus Stand E300
13:30 – 14:0017:00 – 17:30 Driving accessibility, inclusion and learning tools for greater outcomes Microsoft Campus Stand E300

Microsoft on the Stage

DATE TIME TOPIC LOCATION
Wednesday, 24 January 10:30 – 11:00 Combining VR & vocational learning to support learners Post 16 Theatre
12:00 – 12:30 Smart campus design for the 21st century Post 16 Theatre
12:45 – 13:15 Connecting 1000s of classrooms globally across languages & cultures Schools Theatre
14:15 – 14:45 Cloud Champions – accelerating innovation across a city Schools Theatre
14:15 – 14:45 Delivering the 4th industrial revolution in universities and colleges Post 16 Theatre
15:45 – 16:15 Inclusive classrooms: Tackling dyslexia & improving learning Schools Theatre
16:30 – 17:00 Digital Universities – lessons and learnings from higher education leaders Post 16 Theatre
17:15 – 17:45 The Coding Continuum – creating with Micro:bit and Microsoft MakeCode Schools Theatre
Thursday, 25 January 10:30 – 11:00 Breakthroughs in AI for 21st century learning Post 16 Theatre
13:30 – 14:00 Improve assessment & cut workload using big data & analytics Schools Theatre
14:14 – 15:00 Women in tech – encouraging women to become ICT leaders in colleges and universities Post 16 Theatre
15:00 – 15:30 GDPR 101 – how to keep your school safe & secure Schools Theatre
17:15 – 17:45 Hack the Classroom – supporting making & digital creativity in every school Schools Theatre
Friday, 26 January 10:30 – 11:00 STEAM House – creating a hub for product development, collaboration Post 16 Theatre
12:00 – 12:30 Using Mixed Reality to support students with additional learning needs Post 16 Theatre
14:15 – 14:45 GDPR 101 – how to keep your college and university safe and secure Post 16 Theatre
15:45 – 16:15 Flipping the meeting Schools Theatre

Solutions Showcase

 

DATE TIME TOPIC LOCATION
Wednesday, 24 January 10:30 – 11:15 Empower the class through collaborative learning Platinum Suite 1
11:30 – 12:15 Driving student achievement through predictive analytics Platinum Suite 1
13:30 – 14:15 Increasing employability with future ready skills Platinum Suite 1
14:30 – 15:15 Unleashing creativity Platinum Suite 1
Thursday, 25 January 10:30 – 11:15 Increasing employability with future ready skills Platinum Suite 1
11:30 – 12:15 Technology innovation in education Platinum Suite 1
13:30 – 14:15 Driving student achievement through predictive analytics Platinum Suite 1
14:30 – 15:15 Enhancing school operations with IoT Platinum Suite 1

 IT and Partner Boot Camp

DATE TIME TOPIC LOCATION
Wednesday, 25 January – Friday, 26 January 10:30 – 11:15 Move to Microsoft Education Gallery Suite 11
13:30 – 14:45 Deployment boot camp Gallery Suite 11
14:00 – 14:45 Microsoft Education APIs Gallery Suite 11
15:00 – 15:45 School Data Sync fest with Capita SIMS Gallery Suite 11

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