Growing up online 2.0
25-26 June 2019
QEII Centre, Westminster, London
Children and young people are growing up in a world with an ever-growing focus on all things digital, which offers a whole host of exciting possibilities. And with the online world changing all the time, so does the way children and young people interact with it.
If you're working with children and young people it's essential you understand the potential risks and issues children may face online to better protect them in your professional role and to help young people thrive online.
At this year's two-day conference, you'll hear sector leaders share their knowledge, expertise and solutions to protect children online including topics on young people and digital relationships, the 'internet of things', gaming and the dark web.
Both days: Tuesday 25 June and Wednesday 26 June 2019 - £289
Day one only: Tuesday 25 June 2019 - £239
Conference speakers include:
- Alice Webb, director, BBC Children’s
- Marc-Antoine Durand, COO, Yubo
- Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser, Child Exploitation and Online Protection command (CEOP)
- Nina Bibby, chief marketing officer, O2
- Alicia Waite, manager - cyber security division, KPMG
- Dan Wood, COO, UK Interactive Entertainment (Ukie)
- Dr Ethel Quayle CBE, senior lecturer in clinical psychology, Edinburgh University
- Jim Gamble, QPM, CEO, Ineqe and former chief executive, CEOP
- Helen Costa, CEO, Cornerstone Partnership
- Tom Dore, head of education, British Esports Association
- Rebecca Newton, head of trust and community, SuperAwesome
- Tony Stower, head of child safety online, NSPCC
Benefits of attending
At last year’s sell-out event, professionals working across sectors including education, voluntary and community, social care, health and criminal justice were empowered with the knowledge shared to protect children in a digital world.
“I feel very well informed, I have a more up-to-date awareness of key issues and feel more able to deliver training to colleagues.”
2018 conference delegate
Join us this year to:
Take away tools, ideas and solutions
You’ll leave with a tool-kit of practical solutions to respond to the issues posed by the digital world, as well as learning about the most recent advances in technology that can support your work.
Gain knowledge and confidence
Over two days, you’ll get the chance to explore the most up-to-date and relevant topics in child safety online through keynote presentations, lively debates and practical workshops.
Be inspired by innovative speakers
Hear sector leaders give their perspective on key online child protection trends and how to stay ahead.
Hear from young people
Listen to children and young people's views on the technology they use and what they need from the adults and professionals in their lives.
Problem solve together
Grow your network and benefit from the support and expertise of over 700 multi-disciplinary professionals who are tackling similar issues. You’ll have many networking opportunities, including at our drinks reception on day one.
Take advantage of our affordable packages
You can put your training budget to good use with our flexible ticket offer. Delegates can take advantage of 1 or 2 day tickets.