The panel is comprised of representatives from iPads in Higher Education, Bath Spa University, our co-hosts for the conference University of Southampton and University of the West of England, and panel members from iHE2016, held at the University of San Francisco.

  • Neil Glen
  • Jeff Boehm
  • Fiona Harvey
  • Manuel Frutos-Perez
  • Nicos Soueles
  • Fernando Loizides
  • John Bansavich

List of the panel members


Neil Glen

Neil Glen MA RCA

Neil is a Design Practitioner and Learning Technologist for the School of Art and Design.

He is interested in the relationship between ubiquitous technologies and the process of design and learning; questioning and re-defining how such technologies can be used to explore and develop our sense of place.

Jeff Boehm Ph.D.

Jeff serves as Learning Technologist in the College of Liberal Arts, and as a lecturer in Writing and Performance (Music) at Bath Spa University in the United Kingdom. He is interested in the use of mobile technologies as a means for deepening student engagement in performance-based classrooms. Boehm also works with technologies to create new experiences in music performance.

Fiona Harvey Ph.D.

Fiona is an educational developer and technology enhanced learning professional working at the University of Southampton.  She is interested in the development of digital literacies skills for supporting the successful implementation of digital learning approaches in Higher Education.   Including mobile learning to facilitate interactive learning in large lectures; working closely with students as partners; open badges and networked learning.  She works in close collaboration with national organisations such as ALT, JISC and the Centre for Recording Achievement (CRA).

Manuel Frutos-Perez

Manuel Frutos-Perez MA FCMI MIE PFHEA

Manuel is the Head of Digital Learning at UWE Bristol. He is an academic with over 20 years teaching experience who has worked and collaborated with multi-disciplinary teams at academic institutions across Europe. He is a specialist in learning design and assessment for learning. His current research interests are in the field of Cognitive Computing, exploring the affordances that Artificial Intelligence can bring into the learning process and the development of sophisticated automated learning simulations.

Nicos Souleles Ph.D.

Nicos holds a PhD in educational research awarded by the University of Lancaster (England), and his research interests focus on elearning and technology-enhanced learning in art and design. He has a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education) from KvB Institute of Technology (Sydney, Australia), an MA in Digital Design (University of Western Sydney – Australia), and an undergraduate Honours degree in Humanities majoring in Political Science and History from the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia).

Fernando Loizides Ph.D.

Fernando is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Computer Science at the School of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. He also holds an Honorary Fellowship at the Cyprus Interaction lab, Cyprus University of Technology. His main area of research lies in Information Interaction, HCI and Digital Libraries, focusing on Information Seeking, Information Architecture and User Experience, with a special interest in user interfaces.

Dr. John Bansavich

Director of Learning Technologies and the Center for Instruction and Technology at the University of San Francisco (USF). Dr. Bansavich also holds an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Digital Technologies for Teaching and Learning in the School of Education at USF. John earned his doctorate from the Department of Learning and Instruction at USF in 2005. He has a passion for teaching educators how to implement technology solutions into their curriculum to address instructional challenges.