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Media contact: Hani Khan/ (650) 346-7045 / press (at) connectsafely.org

 

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR FEBRUARY 5, 2019

SAFER INTERNET DAY: TEENS & TECH LEADERS TACKLE ONLINE SAFETY ISSUES

Event Features March for Our Lives Founder Cameron Kasky

Contact: Hani Khan/ (650) 346-7045 / press (at) connectsafely.org

To mark Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, February 5th, ConnectSafely.org will host the official U.S. event, “Safer Internet Day 2019: Together for a better internet” in Seattle, Wash. The event will bring hundreds of Washington middle school and high school students and technology industry leaders for a discussion on internet safety and civility.

The event will feature Cameron Kasky, founder of March for Our Lives, Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau and a panel: “Youth & Tech Industry Issues in Perspective.” The panel, moderated by ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid, features students and industry leaders from Google, Facebook and Microsoft tackling some of today’s toughest questions about technology, social media and living in a connected world.

WHAT:

Half-day discussion between industry leaders, policy makers and teens about internet safety and civility

WHO:        

ConnectSafely CEO & technology journalist Larry Magid

March for Our Lives Founder Cameron Kasky

Seattle Public Schools superintendent Denise Juneau

Washington PTA executive director Andrew Estep

Technology and entertainment industry leaders

Seattle middle school and high school students

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

(with lunch at 12:00pm)

AGENDA:

Safer Internet Day 2019

The event will be live streamed at SaferInternetDay.us

 

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