The International School of Luxembourg (ISL) hosted a symposium called "AI and the Future of Learning" on Wednesday evening.
The event brought together renowned speakers from various fields to discuss the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on education.
The symposium series aims to facilitate quality professional discussion, stimulate intellectual engagement and raise our collective understanding of complex issues. According to the ISL, the event succeeded in meeting these goals and provided a platform for professionals to engage in meaningful discussions on the future of learning and how AI can impact learning in various contexts including school, non-formal settings and the workplace.
The event's speakers included: Sasha Baillie, CEO of Luxinnovation GIE; Petre Bica, Senior Digital Learning Consultant at The Learning Distillery; Serge Linckels, Director of Digital Learning Hub Luxembourg; Rocío López Pérez, Tech Educator & AI Research Associate at Luxembourg Tech School (LTS); Sherriden Masters, Head of Educational Technology at ISL; Emilia Tantar, Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Officer at Black Swan LUX.
Discussions revolved around the latest trends, developments and challenges in the field of AI and education, with a focus on the Luxembourg context. Speakers shared their insights and experiences on topics such as AI's most promising and worrisome effects, how the role of educators and learners will change, how AI can be used to address the gap between formal education outcomes and workplace requirements and how workplace learning will change as a result of AI.
"We are thrilled to have hosted such an esteemed panel of speakers who provided valuable insights into the impact of AI and the future of learning," said ISL Director Dr David J Condon. "The event succeeded in facilitating quality discussions and raising our collective understanding of the complex issues surrounding the integration of AI into the education system."
The next symposium will take place on 24 May 2023 and focus on creativity and innovation.