Microsoft Surface – All systems GO!


Wednesday 26th September 2018 | Microsoft London, Paddington

Academia invites you to an inspirational half day event at Microsoft London, Paddington

Why attend?

Hear why Surface is a trusted brand that offers more secure, easy-to-manage devices that are ready to go wherever young minds will take them. The following Surface devices will be available for you to try:

Surface Go | Surface Laptop | Surface Pro | Surface Book 2 | Surface Studio

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in learning more about the Microsoft Surface portfolio. Senior leadership team members who are involved in the “Vision and Strategic Planning” of a technology deployment project.

This event is suitable for people from Schools, Further Education and Higher Education institutions.

Where is it?

Microsoft London, Paddington – 2 Kingdom Street, W2 6BD

– Schedule –



Doors open for Breakfast


Welcome from Academia and Microsoft


The Surface Portfolio for education – Steve Beswick, Education Business Development Director – Surface, Microsoft




Deploying technology is easy, said no-one ever. – Tom Able-Green, Education Solutions Manager, Academia


Questions and Close

Thank you for your interest in our free event with Microsoft.  Places are limited therefore we ask you to only confirm your attendance once you have received an email from the Academia Event team.  As this is an exclusive event for the Education market, we want to make sure the correct delegates attend.


Paul Hutton

Paul Hutton Academia icon


Paul is a highly experienced teacher and engaging presenter across all ages and phases. He is passionate about inspiring quality learning, exploiting creativity and enabling all users to show their learning with technologies in a wide range of contexts.


In addition to teaching in the UK he taught in France and in Australia; he led ICT development as a local authority consultant for a decade, worked in leadership teams and served as vice chair on a school governing body. Paul is an Apple Distinguished Educator and an Apple Education Trainer.

Tom Able-Green Academia icon


Tom is our Education Solutions Manager and responsible for the Apple’s proposition from Academia in terms of a strategic teaching and learning perspective across all education sectors from Early Years to Higher Education including SEND.

Greg Hughes


Vice Principal/Teacher of Physics & Apple Distinguished Educator

Greg Hughes is on the Apple Distinguished Educators Advisory Board for EMEIA region and the Apple Regional Training Centre Advisory Board. Since giving students anytime access to learning resources, de Ferrers have observed:

95% positive impact on maths

70% physics students achieving top grades

Jeremy Bird

Jeremy Bird


After 2 successful headships in primary schools, I now support schools in their school improvement work. I have an up to date knowledge of current issues facing schools and their leaders. My professional partner accreditation, together with my headship experience, provides a real understanding of the pressures facing headteachers and their staff.

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