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AI: ChatGPT is My Co-Pilot

13th September 2023
ONLINE via Zoom Webinar

There is so much happening in the AI space it’s hard to keep up with it all.

Fear, controversy, time, and information overload are all contributors to our reactions to it.


Most commonly the question sparked is: Will we…

1. Block the use of generative AI? Banning its use so that staff, customers and students cannot use the tool? or

2. Replace everything and everyone with ChatGPT ruining staff, student and industry relationships? or

3. Set up smart strategies to co-pilot with AI, exploring how we can work alongside AI to support ourselves by leveraging the creativity and speed of generative AI?

Many of us would like to embrace option 3 - building a smarter, more efficient, future with AI but we are unsure how we can do that.

There’s so much more to it than just plagiarism and the demise of jobs!

AI will transform the nature of work, the workplace itself and the way we learn and teach.

Prompts, plugins, inaccuracies, modifiers, analytics, automation, return on investment (RoI) vs cost of inaction (CoI)…what do we need to know and understand about the impacts of AI on our businesses and the way we work?

Join us this September for a brand-new webinar, delivered by an absolute EXPERT in this field to glean a glimpse into the future, showcasing the transformative potential of AI that is just around the corner.

Key topics covered in this webinar 

  • Impacts of GPT on RTOs and pivots
  • Choosing the right approach: blocking, replacing, or co-piloting
  • Job sharing with AI for student benefit
  • Regulations, issues, and challenges
  • Mastering prompts & leveraging plugins
  • Leveraging Plugins to Enhance AI Capabilities
NB. Can't make the session? We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session's closure. All Velg Training webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your time zone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

Wednesday 13th September  2023
11:00am - 12.00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: SA)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

This webinar is designed for anyone who is looking for a better understanding of the impacts of AI on our businesses and the way we work.

Whether you are an RTO owner, manager, trainer, assessor, curriculum developer or administrator - this one is not to be missed!

What to expect

Presented by Laurel Papworth, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resource 
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Laurel Papworth

Laurel Papworth is an AI specialist.

In 2023, Laurel Papworth licensed AI Is My Co-Pilot course at the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Laurel presents ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence tools in keynotes at conferences and to large businesses, for the City of Sydney and other local government entities as well as small businesses.

Her courses, since 2008, include artificial intelligence in algorithms and big data including F.A.I.R (Facebook AI), object recognition, behavioural AI and semantic AI such as Lexicon™, Deep Face™/Deep Text™ and Deep Mind™. Laurel has a Cert IV in Training and Assessment.

In 2005 Laurel used her background in virtual currencies to submit a patent on decentralised currency for Play to Earn fitness using IoT, 3 years before Bitcoin. She taught Augmented Reality community building to Facebook, Google and Microsoft in California in 2011. Named by Forbes™ Magazine as the Top 50 Most Influential Social and Online Community Expert, Laurel mentors companies visualising, building and managing Web3 and Metaverse solutions Artificial Intelligence solutions, merging technology, philosophy and social psychology to present a holistic Metaverse strategy.

Laurel Papworth consults with Australian Parliament House, Sony, banks, Channel Ten and non-profits, she has 22,000 students studying her online courses and was Head of Community (and then Social) for virtual worlds like Sony games and Iron Will games since 2001 and taught "How to Build Massive Engaged Communities" in games and on web2 social media platforms at the University of Sydney from 2005.

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees (Not available in all Webinars)
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in a discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter, Laurel Papworth, before the session, please email

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