Laurel Papworth

Metaverse Mentor


In 2023, Laurel Papworth is pleased to announce she has licensed her AI Is My CoPilot course at the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) as she presents ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence tools at conference keynotes to large businesses, for the City of Sydney and other local gov entities as well as to small business as well presenting the workshop to Corporate and Government and NonProfits. AI Is My Copilot is a practical course on how to “centaur” or “copilot”, in other words, job share with AI, as a hands-on approach.

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.

HigherEd: Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Big Data – Australia and overseas:
Adult Education Trainer (Professional Development) in Social Media and other courses at the University of Sydney CCE from 2005 until 2017 (12 years continuous) Associate Lecturer in Bachelor of Design at the University of Sydney Faculty of Architecture in 2016 Lecturer in Creative Industries in the University of Western Sydney from 2012 Lecturer Post Graduate Communications in the University of Technology Sydney circa 2011 – 2014 Lecturer in Masters of Convergent Media course in the University of Western Sydney from 2008 -2010 Tutor in Computing in the University of Adelaide from 1989 – 1992 Lecturer AFTRS Lecturer MetroScreen SchoolGuest lecturer Universities in Singapore, Portugal, Effat/Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), community colleges and TAFE.


Talking Points
AI is My CoPilot Course - Workshop
Alchemical Innovation
Metaverse Odyssey
Mindscapes & Machines
Quantum Thoughts
Echoes of Tomorrow
Mystic Bytes
The AI Oracle or Seer
Virtual Renaissance
Cyber Philosophies
Neural Narratives