How Safe 2021 conference

Last updated: 03 Mar 2021 Topics: Event Type: Event
How Safe 2021 virtual conference

Safeguarding childhood together

4-5 March 2021
Virtual conference

Missed out on tickets to the live conference? On-demand tickets will be available from Monday 8 March until Thursday 18 March, giving you access to all the sessions for £219. If you're already attending, on-demand content will be available immediately after sessions.

Secured your place at How Safe 2021?

We are looking forward to seeing you join our virtual conference this week and actively playing a part in helping us put a stop to child abuse.

This year’s theme is supporting young people at every stage of their life – from childhood to early years, right through to adolescence.

View a breakdown of what to expect on both days and information about keynote speakers, panels and workshops.

Download the conference agenda (PDF)

Don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter using #HowSafe2021 and follow @NSPCCLearning for live updates.

What’s included in your ticket?

This year’s conference will be hosted on an event platform called Swapcard. You should have already received an email about your login details which will allow you to access all the features. If you haven’t already created your profile, please do this before the conference begins.

You’ll have:

  • online live access on both Thursday 4 March and Friday 5 March
  • the opportunity to register for sessions you want to attend and create your own personalised agenda
  • a chance to book slots to meet with speakers and exhibitors as well as network with other like-minded delegates
  • access to on-demand content for two weeks via Swapcard which is available immediately after sessions.

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact us at or call us on 0116 234 7246.

For any technical support or to activate networking meeting features on Swapcard, email

Our annual How Safe report

Last year, we refocused our annual How safe are our children? report to look into statistics relating to abuse perpetrated against adolescents. An overview is also included about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the safety of children and young people in the UK.

See the key findings


Register your interest for next year’s conference

Interested in attending our How Safe conference in 2022? Register your interest now and be one of the first to find out about dates, tickets and more so you don’t miss out.

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