Safer Internet Day speaker invitation

Thank you for considering our invitation to speak at the U.S. celebration of Safer Internet Day on Feb. 7, 2017.

Venue: National Constitution Center, Philadelphia
Date: Tuesday, February 7
Time: 10- to 15-minute speech at 10:00 AM (exact time TBD)

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is an international awareness-raising campaign that started in Europe more than a decade ago, and now celebrated in more than 100 countries. Globally, it’s coordinated by the Brussels-based Insafe Network for the European Commission.

In 2014 the European Commission and U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security appointed ConnectSafely the official U.S. host of Safer Internet Day.

Past Speakers & Keynoters

Sen. Chuck Schumer; Sen. Kamala Harris; Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

2017 Theme

Be the change: Unite for a better internet

Partial List of Topics Covered at the Event

Online safety, privacy, and security; First Amendment in a digital world; reputation management; cyberbullying; personal empowerment and responsibility; fake news. View the agenda.


School-age children from the Philadelphia area as well as adult policy makers, educators, parents and tech industry representatives. The event will be webcast with participation from schools around the country.


Facebook, Google, Twitter, Microsoft, LifeLock, Comcast/NBCUniversal and other leading technology companies. Nonprofit partners include National PTA, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Common Sense Media and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

About ConnectSafely is a Silicon Valley, Calif.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security. We create research-based safety tips, parents’ guidebooks, advice, news and commentary on all aspects of tech use and policy.