Take part in the 14th international conference "Keeping children and young people safe online"

Experts from all over Europe will gather to discuss a broad spectrum of issues related to the safety of children and young people on the internet. This year's conference programme will include, among other topics, information threats and online radicalisation, selected negative online phenomena and their prevention, mental wellbeing of the youth, gender-stereotypical behaviour online. Among speakers are many leading experts, including Prof. David Finkelhor, Dr. Jessica Piotrowski and Natasha Devon MBE.

Date 2020-09-09 Author Polish Safer Internet Centre Section awareness

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's edition of the event will be conducted online. The conference will take place on Tuesday, 29 and Wednesday, 30 September 2020 (for the plenary sessions) and on Thursday, 1 and Friday, 2 October 2020 (for the conference's workshops). The languages of the conference will be English and Polish (simultaneous interpretation is provided).

The event is addressed to representatives of the education sector, non-governmental organisations, the judiciary and law enforcement agencies as well as providers of internet services and content.

Those interested in attending are invited to complete the online registration form. Participation in the conference is free of charge. Further information is available on the website of the Polish Safer Internet Centre or by contacting the organisers directly.

The conference is organised by the Polish and German Safer Internet Centres, which have been working together within the European Commission's Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme. The co-organiser of the event is the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The main partner of the conference is the Orange Foundation. The event is held under the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Digital Affairs, the Ministry of National Education and the Commissioner for Human Rights.

Find out more information about the work of the Polish and German Safer Internet Centres (SIC) generally, including their awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services, or find similar information for Safer Internet Centres throughout Europe.

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