TimeTopic
09:15Registration and coffee
09:45Chair: Eamon Ryan
Opening Address
Frances Fitzgerald, TD, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs
10:00Digital Agenda for Europe and the Strategy for a Better Internet for kids
Athony Whelan, European Commission
 “Who coaches the watchmen? – response and responsibility for keeping  
Elisabeth Staksrud, University of Oslo, EU Kids Online
 Digital youth in context: challenges and opportunities  
Brian O'Neill, Dublin Institute of Technology, EU Kids online
11:00Coffee break
11:30Keynote Speaker
What the industry can do to promote a better internet for children  
Sonia Livingstone, London School of Economics and Political Science, EU Kids Online
12:00Panel Discussion
Making the Internet a Better Place for Kids
Simon Milner, Facebook UK
Senator Jillian van Turnhout, Seanad Eireann
Billy Hawkes, Irish Data Protection Commissioner
13:00Lunch
14:00Chair Johnny Ryan
Media and Information Literacy: Guidelines and
National Strategies
Alton Grizzle, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO
Connected Minds: Technology and Today's Learners  
Lynda Hawe, Centre for Educational Research and Innovation – CERI,OECD

Are students’ expectations changing because of technology?  
Francesc Pedró, Teacher Development and Education Policies, UNESCO
15:00#tinkeringtowardsutopia? New futures and old nostalgias in Irish education  
Anne Looney, Chief Executive, NCCA

A challellenging and radical map for Irish Education has been drawn by the current Minister. How far we can get? And what role can technology play in making the journey?

Follow by Q& A

15:45Closing Remarks
Pat Rabbitte, TD, Minister for Communications, Energy and National Resources
16:00End

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