Youth Panelists Lead Discussion at Google Growing Up in the Digital Age Summit

Youth Panelists Lead Discussion at Google Growing Up in the Digital Age Summit

Webwise Youth Panel members Billie and Emma chaired a Panel Discussion on Wellbeing in an Online World at the recents Google Growing Up in the Digital Age Summit – Protecting, Respecting and Empowering Young People Online.

The discussion included contributions from Jessica Piotrowski, University of Amsterdam; Mirta Michilli, Fondazione Mondo Digitale; Suzanne Connolly, Barnardos; and Ghislaine Bombusa, Internet Matters. The Q and A session, lead by Billie and Emma, explored the challenges to teenager’s wellbeing online, as well as looking to future opportunities.

The Panel Discussion was among a number of sessions at the Google Growing Up in the Digital Age Summit which took place in Dublin on March 21st. The summit featured inputs from a range of international experts and stakeholders including Brian O’Neill, National Advisory Council for Online Safety; Dale Sunderland, Data Protection Commission; Niamh Hodnett, Ireland’s Online Safety Commissioner; and representatives from Ofcom; Internet Matters; Family Online Safety Institute; and the National Assembly of France.



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