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

Young people's use of YouTube; the dilemma between participation and protection when it comes to children on social media; efforts to tackle online hate speech… These are only a few of the selected topics to be discussed during the online workshops organised on Thursday, 1 and Friday, 2 October 2020, during the 14th international conference devoted to children's safety online.

2020-09-18 Polish Safer Internet Centre awareness

The event is organised by the Polish and German Safer Internet Centres (SICs), 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).

All workshops will be conducted in English using Zoom. If you would like to participate, please be sure to register beforehand. You will find the list of available workshops below.

You are also welcome to register to take part in the plenary sessions that will take place online on Tuesday, 29 and Wednesday, 30 September 2020.

Day 1 – Thursday, 1 October 2020

  • 09:00 – 10:30: Global Child Online Protection (COP) Guidelines - Jaroslaw Ponder, ITU, Carla Liciardello, ITU, David Wright, UK SIC
  • 9:00 – 10:30: Online personae vs. offline consequences - Idolisation, imitation, incrimination, immolation - Christian Kubiak, eco, Gala Garcia Frühling, eco
  • 10:45 – 12:15: How do young people use YouTube? Chances and risks of the video platform - Stefanie Rack, klicksafe, Nadine Eikenbusch, klicksafe
  • 12:30 – 14:00: Children on social media – Between participation and protection - Marlen Korn, Jugendschutz.net, Nina Lübbesmeyer, Jugendschutz.net

Day 2 – Friday, 2 October 2020

  • 09:00 – 10:30: Tackling online hate speech with the SELMA Toolkit - Sabrina Vorbau, European Schoolnet (EUN), Stefanie Fächner, Landeszentrale für Medien und Kommunikation (LMK)
  • 10:45 – 12:15: Media education in times of coronavirus – How can we support parents and families? - Lidia de Reese, Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-​Diensteanbieter (FSM), Nina Pirk, Nummer gegen Kummer (NgK)

Read the full description of all workshops on the website of the conference.

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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