The Child Internet Safety summit returns for the second year at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster. Bringing together senior officials from Government, Business, Academia, Law Enforcement and Social Services to discuss, understand and demonstrate how we can protect children online in a world of rapid technological advancement.
Following on from the success of last year’s summit, the event will provide a platform for all those responsible for safeguarding children at grass roots level to meet and network with senior officials who are working to ensure provisions are in place to assist them in reducing the dangers that children are exposed to whilst online.
Delegates who attend the CIS summit will be those who are responsible for shaping the Child Internet Safety agenda across the UK. Any stakeholder who is currently working towards building a robust strategy to implement in their schools or departments or those who wish to be a part of shaping how our children are protected whilst using online sites and services will be in attendance.
Network with high-level child safety experts.
Keep abreast of the latest government policy and initiatives and have your say.
Use ground-breaking products that are actually achieving real successes in preventing online abuse.
Obtain the latest government guidance and policy updates on this agenda
Study current research that is helping to shape future online safety strategies
Discuss key public issues such as investment and accountability as well as industry collaboration.
Gain valuable cross-government and cross-industry insight
Explore the challenges faced by ICT teachers in schools when trying to promote safety online;
Understand how social services and health professionals can assist in tackling the effects of online child abuse.
Discuss how to work in collaboration with industry partners to ensure you are giving your students/children the best chance of being protected whilst online.
Often conference numbers trail off after lunch as it is felt the real attractions are in the AM sessions. This day is designed to inspire from start to finish. A small number of standalone speakers will compliment the interactive foundations of the event. A heightened focus on panel discussion, as well as ample opportunity to have your voice heard during the extended Q and A sessions, make this conference a must for all those keen to explore the benefits increasing safeguarding children online.
The essential breakout sessions will run in the morning and afternoon sessions and are all interactive seminars, allowing for an excellent opportunity to better discuss key areas of policy with leading decision makers and peers. This will provide you with an excellent understanding of the benefits and potential in investing your time, resources and budget in online child safety products and systems.
You will be given expert advice by up to 30 leading and specialised service providers throughout the day to discuss with you how their products and services can help you with your issues and challenges.
You will be one of 300 delegates with the same concerns and interests as you. Providing you with the opportunity to share your experiences, ideas and concerns with colleagues who are facing the same or similar challenges. With coffee breaks throughout the day and an hour for lunch, you will be provided with plenty of time and opportunities to network and discuss the day’s events.
Who will attend?
Child Protection Directors from Local Authorities
Online Crime experts
Mobile Phone Operators
Heads of ICT from Schools and Academies
Children’s services Directors from Central Government
Child Protection Managers
Social Network Developers & Programmers
Directors of Social Care
Creative & Digital Partnerships Managers
Children's Media Producers
Online Community Moderators
Social Media Experts
Online Content Commissioners
Digital Content Directors
IT Buyers from schools, academies and LEA’s
Private and voluntary sectors groups
Digital Learning Managers/Directors
Head’s of procurement
Children and youth services managers
Social Service & Family liaison Directors
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