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Join us and our co-hosts, Netsafe NZ, on 1 – 3 November at the Hilton Sydney for our inaugural conference: Online Safety on the Edge.

Looking beyond the current strategies addressing online harm, this three day event – kicking off with a jam-packed workshop day, followed by two epic conference days – will explore the latest experiences, research and global perspectives in online harm and resilience. The conference will also cast a forward lens on future developments and approaches that will put us ahead of the technology curve.

Through a thought-provoking agenda, Master of Ceremonies Annabel Crabb will lead an impressive line-up of local and international speakers from government, industry and the NGO sector, as well as researchers, academics and practitioners in the online safety field. To name just a few… 

  • Amanda Third, Associate Professor Principal Research Fellow Digital and Cultural Research, Western Sydney University
  • Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety Policy, Facebook
  • Dr Daniel Kardefelt Winther, Research Coordinator, UNICEF
  • David Wright, Director, UK Safer Internet Centre, South West Grid for Learning
  • Jane Caro, author, novelist, journalist, broadcaster, columnist, advertising writer and social commentator
  • Justin Patchin, Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Lesley Podesta, CEO, Alannah and Madeline Foundation
  • Lucy and Rosie Thomas, Co-Founders / Co-CEOs, Project Rockit
  • Dr Ranjana Kumari, Director, Centre for Social Research and President, WomenPowerConnect
  • Susan McLean, Director, Cyber Safety Solutions
  • Tessy Ojo, Chief Executive, The Diana Awards
  • Tracey Spicer, television, radio, newspaper and online journalist
  • Will Gardner, CEO, Childnet International
  • Dr Yuhyun Park, Founder and Chief Citizenship Officer, DQ Institute/Chair infollutionZero

Check out the Online Safety on the Edge draft agenda and click here to snag yourself a ticket! 

Standard ticket priceNot for profit price (including students, seniors
and Netsafe members) 
Workshop only, 1 November 2017 – $100 Workshop only, 1 November 2017 – $50
Conference only, 2 – 3 November 2017 – $500 Conference only, 2 – 3 November 2017 – $250
The Lot, 1 – 3 November 2017 – $550 ($50 discount)  The Lot, 1 – 3 November 2017 – $300

 Get social and use our event hashtag #esafety17

Calendar image1 – 3 November 2017

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Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales


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