Copilot for Microsoft 365 is a transformative tool that can enhance the way higher education institutions operate, teach, and learn. With Copilot, the blank page problem is solved where Copilot becomes your brainstorming partner to help you generate new ideas and serve as your research and writing assistant. Copilot can understand and create learning materials, analyze student work, analyze and draft emails, chats, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, notes, images, and digital whiteboards. Copilot is your personal concierge for Microsoft 365 and the Internet that understands your intentions and with simple prompting effectively locates what you need and organizes its findings in the format you want it. Join us for this fast paced 30-minute session to learn about Copilot's capabilities, experience a live demo, hear about a BCNET member early adopter's Copilot journey, experiences, and benefits, and understand how you too can prepare for and adopt Copilot.

Summit Speaker

Brian Kuhn

Virtual Chief Information Officer, Softlanding

As Softlanding’s vCIO, Brian engages with clients on strategy, the art of the possible, planning, transformation, road-mapping, business case development, architecture, cloud computing, change management, and technology adoption. Brian holds a Bachelor of Computing Science with Distinction from VIU and has gained a wealth of experience with over 34 years in public sector roles. He served as CIO for Vancouver School Board, Manager of Information Services for Coquitlam School Board, Coordinator of Information Systems for Nanaimo School Board, and Network Manager for Fisheries & Oceans Canada. Brian is passionate about assisting clients in leveraging technology for their benefit.

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Technology Track

Session Format
Industry Presentation (30 minutes)