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5th International Conference “Keeping children and young people safe online”

Category
Event
Date(s)
Subject
Policing , Cybercrime

Description

The event, organized by Safer Internet Centers in Poland (Nobody’s Children Foundation and NASK) and Germany (klicksafe), addressed a wide variety of issues relating to children’s and young people’s safety online, such as privacy in social networking sites, managing online identity, plagiarism, educational strategies and emerging trends online.

Summary

The aims of the conference are to raise awareness of the new challenges and opportunities in fighting online risks to children and young people and to help share best practices across different sectors. 

The conference brought together approx. 500 representatives from the education sector, NGOs, law enforcement, government and industry.

The conference is targeted at representatives of the educational sector, NGO’s, justice and law enforcement agencies as well as Internet service and content providers. The objective of the event is to present the latest achievements in education on safety online and combating illegal web content. Speakers from Poland and abroad presented a number of innovative educational projects that aim at protecting the youngest users in the virtual world.

Sessions were led by recognised international experts in the field of child protection.

The following topics, among others, will be discussed at the event:

  • Connecting generations
  • Managing online identity
  • Privacy in social networking sites
  • Internet use and child intellectual development
  • From “innocent” words to abuse – understanding the process of online grooming
  • Young consumers online
  • “Copy-paste” generation
  • Awareness-raising campaigns
  • Virtual worlds in education
  • Research results

Information

Added on
27 Mar 2017
Origin
NGOs
Type
Conference
Organizer
Safer Internet Center Poland
Region
Poland
Keywords
sexual exploitation of children, cybercrime, child abuse material, child abuse
Rights
OSCE