Safer Internet Day 2017 Agenda

Signers’ Hall at National Constitution Center

More than 100 countries around the world will celebrate Safer Internet Day on Feb. 7. In the U.S., the official live event will be held at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, hosted by

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Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

National Constitution Center
Independence Mall
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106


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9:00 a.m. – Doors Open & Exhibits*

Students pick up their raffle tickets and “passports” to be stamped by exhibitors.

9:30 a.m. – Welcome Remarks

Larry Magid CEO, ConnectSafely
William Hite, Jr., Ed.D., Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia
Laura Bay President, National PTA 

9:50 a.m. – Youth & Parents Mentoring Children & Teens (Panel Discussion)

Moderator: Larry Magid CEO, ConnectSafely

Jacqueline Beauchere Microsoft
Joe Gervais LifeLock

10:15 a.m. – Announcing the What’s Your Story? Video Contest

Lynette Owens Trend Micro

10:20 a.m. – Diversity and Security Careers

Myrna Soto Comcast Corporation

10:35 a.m. – Singer-songwriter Aisha Fukushima

11:00 a.m. – Special Guest 

10-minute break. Elementary students adjourn to their own room. Opportunity for ‘selfies’ with special guest

11:15 a.m. – Youth & Tech Industry Issues in Perspective (Panel Discussion)

Students and industry leaders tackle some of today’s toughest questions about technology, social media & living in a connected world.

Moderator: Michelle Ciulla Lipkin  PresidentNational Association for Media Literacy Education

Jeff Collins After School
Antigone Davis Facebook
Andrea Doucette Student, County College of Morris
Jeff Dunn Google
Kaamil Jones Student, Science Leadership Academy
Will Jones Student, LINC High School

11:15 a.m. – Special Program for Elementary School Students Only (Breakout – John Bogle Chairman’s Room)

12:00 p.m. – Lunch & Exhibits

1:00 p.m. – Elementary Program Ends

1:05 p.m. – Student Activity: “What Would George Washington Think of the Internet?”

Moderator: Kerry Gallagher ConnectSafely

1:50 p.m. – Raffle

2:00 p.m. – Event Wrap-up (Panel Discussion)

Moderator: Kerry Gallagher ConnectSafely

Student representatives discuss digital citizenship and empowerment activity.

2:30 p.m. – Program Close

2:30 p.m. – Optional Museum Visit

*Exhibits are interactive learning experiences from our partners and are integral to this year’s program. Exhibitors include Coded by Kids, Internet Essentials from Comcast, LifeLock, Microsoft, National PTA, NetSmartz, and County College of Morris Center for Cyber Security.