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Introduction to Generative Artificial Intelligence

4 March 2024
ONLINE via Zoom Webinar


The astounding debut of ChatGPT made headlines across the education sector, sparking heated debates about academic integrity and the role of AI in learning. Yet this powerful technology is here to stay, rapidly evolving alongside societal adoption.

This first of four sessions dedicated to the topic of AI, will  introduce the fundamentals of generative artificial intelligence in the context of the broader science of AI.

Key topics covered in this webinar:

The rise of ChatGPT
  • What makes ChatGPT so disruptive?
  • Emergence of large language models like GPT, Claude and Gemini
The basics of how it works
  • Neural networks, tokens and prompts
  • The strengths (and weaknesses) of generative AI
How are generative AI systems different from other AI technologies?
  • Contrast search, image recognition and other narrow AI examples
What areas will be transformed by this technology?
  • Concise review of generative AI use cases in key industries
  • Overview of applications across education, business and creative domains
The risks and challenges
  • Potential issues with bias, accuracy and misinformation
  • Importance of responsible implementation aligned with ethical guidelines

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

Monday 4th March 2024
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
12:00pm - 1:00pm (AEDT: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
11:30am - 12:30pm (ACDT: SA)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

Anyone looking for a better understanding of AI and its current capabilities:

  • CEOs
  • RTO Managers
  • Heads of Department
  • Operational Managers
  • Trainers
  • Assessors
  • L & D Mangers
  • Curriculum Developers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Teachers

What to expect

Presented by Kerri Buttery, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

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


Kerri Buttery



Kerri Buttery has worked in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector for two decades as a Trainer/Assessor, RTO Manager and also as a Senior Lead Auditor. 

Kerri has worked as a consultant for a range of organisations in the areas of establishing Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), conducting internal audits, consulting on VQF compliance, developing accredited courses, convening conferences and events, developing training and assessment materials, conducting professional development workshops and delivering Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. 

She also specialises in eLearning consulting, with a particular focus on the Canvas LMS by Instructure.


Monday, 4 March 2024

10:45am (AEST: QLD) - 11:00am (AEST: QLD) Join Time: Audio Test
11:00am (AEST: QLD) - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD) Webinar

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees (Not available in all Webinars)
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in 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 Kerri Buttery before the session, please email

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