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Top 10 things to look out for at Digital Families 2018

The Digital Families 2018 conference kicks off in under 24 hours time. As we make the final preparations, read about some of the points of interest to prepare for at Kings Place, as we explore how to futureproof our children in the digital age... 

Dave Coplin's digital assistant

Keynote speaker Dave Coplin will be joined on-stage by his 'pet robot' - yes, really - to kick off this year’s conference and talk about how the education system must change to prepare children for a digital future. It's going to be a brilliant event-starter...

Register for Parent Info

Head over to the Parent Info stand to hear all about the new-look free information service, created in partnership by NCA-CEOP and Parent Zone. It offers parent-facing advice and information to schools and family organisations on all the issues caused or amplified by the internet.

Hook up to WiFi

The venue has complimentary WiFi, so you can stay connected and engage with the social conversation – network: KingsPlaceEvents password: Oak2018Tree

Join the #conversation

By firing your specific questions to the #DigitalFamilies2018 Twitter hashtag, we will attempt to steer the day's agenda to cover any specific questions and concerns you have about the future of young people online.

Engage with the experts

The conference is not limited to a speaker-audience basis. 'In conversation with' sessions will give you the chance to ask a question to Chester King of the British Esports Association, Martin Staniforth of the Dove Self-Esteem Project, Ukie CEO Dr Jo Twist and Suzi Godson, co-founder of wellbeing organisation MeeTwo.

Meet the Parent Zone team

The Parent Zone team will be on hand to help with any questionsexplain our services and to find out how we can work with you to help children and young people to make the most of their online lives. Come and speak to us – we are looking forward to meeting you!

Tuck into lunch

There will be hot food catering for all diets and tastes on the day, delivered by the great team at Kings Place. 

Explore free resources 

In between sessions, delegates can explore the different stands at the conference to find out about free resource offers, including Google's Be Internet Legends, the Dove Self-Esteem Project, and Internet Matters.

Meet like-minded professionals

In between sessions, you can meet and network with a diverse range of delegates from the educationgovernmentyouth workingnon-profit and academic backgrounds, and share your unique challenges and visions.

Pick up your complimentary gift bag

End the day with a free gift bag containing some additional items to take away. 

We look forward to seeing you there, and if you have any final question, please email

For tickets and information on the day, visit the Parent Zone Digital Families 2018 site