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Digital Families 2019 - Agenda


Digital Families 2019 Conference / 9 October / Kings Place, 90 York Way, London


09:30 Registration

Arrival, registration, teas & coffees, networking

10:00 Welcome
Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP introduce this year's Digital Families conference

10:15 Keynote - Professor Tanya Byron 

11:00 Morning workshops

Children and gaming: are we right to be concerned?
Facilitated by Mike Wright, in conversation with Dr Pete EtchellsJohn Carr, OBE and Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, OBE. Find out about Parent Zone's latest gaming research

Building young people's self-esteem: how do we support a generation growing up with social media pressure and FOMO?
Session led by Ben Davies, KS2 teacher, with the Dove Self-Esteem Project. How to boost children's and young people's self-esteem and body confidence

How smartphone design affects children's ability to thrive online 
Session led by Ruby Wootton and Damon De Ionno sharing new research from the behavioural insights agency, Revealing Reality

RSE in schools: how can we get parents on board and give children the education they need?
Facilitated by Jono Baggaley, in conversation with Andrew Moffat MBE, Robert Simpson and Parent Zone on the challenges schools face when teaching RSE

11:45 Break 

12:00 Keynote: Lord Jim Knight

12:35 Mental health - the youth perspective: are we doing enough to give young people what they need? 
Facilitated by Dave Miles, in conversation with Chris Martin, Emma Thomas, Vicki Shotboltand a youth panel 

13:10 Lunch  


13:20 Lunchtime workshop - promoting digital citizenship and digital wellbeing for children and young people
Session led by Dr Sangeet Bhullar, founder of WISE KIDS

13:55 Keynote: Professor Sonia Livingstone, OBE and Dr Alicia Blum-Ross

14:20 Afternoon workshops 

'Send me a pic?': tackling harmful social norms around image sharing 
Session led by Kate Burls and Jenny Robertson of NCA-CEOP. Consider insights into how young people use digital technology in relationships and peer groups, and get a preview of 'Send Me a Pic', a soon-to-be published education resource on image sharing for 11-13 year olds

Digital inclusion: the challenges and opportunities for vulnerable children 
Facilitated by Kirsten Naudé, in conversation with Colette Morris, Dr Simon Hammond and Anna Grant

Digital resilience: how the new UKCIS framework improves services for children 
Facilitated by Parent Zone, in conversation with Vicki ShotboltDr Richard Graham and Ralph Jordinson. An introduction to the framework and case studies of how it is helping to improve services for children

Wellbeing and technology: supporting young people in a connected world
Session led by Associate Professor Amanda Third

15:00 Keynote: Professor Vicki Nash, Oxford Internet Institute 

15:40 Closing Session: Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP, final thoughts and conference round-up

15:50 Networking and Goodbye