WHY ATTEND?

Delegates who attend the CIS summit are responsible for shaping the Child Internet Safety agenda across the UK.

Any stakeholder who is currently working towards building a robust strategy to implement in their schools, community groups, education, fostering, social services departments, or those who wish to be a part of shaping how our children are protected whilst using online sites and services will be in attendance.

Reasons to attend the Child Internet Safety summit:

  • Network with high-level child safety experts
  • Keep abreast of the latest government policy and initiatives, and have your say
  • Use ground-breaking products that are actually achieving real successes in preventing online abuse
  • Obtain the latest government guidance and policy updates on this agenda
  • Study current research that is helping to shape future online safety strategies
  • Discuss key public issues such as investment and accountability, as well as industry collaboration
  • Gain valuable cross-government and cross-industry insight
  • Explore the challenges faced by ICT teachers in schools when trying to promote safety online
  • Understand how social services and health professionals can assist in tackling the effects of online child abuse
  • Discuss how to work in collaboration with industry partners to ensure you are giving your students/children the best chance of being protected whilst online
  • Often conference numbers trail off after lunch as it is felt the real attractions are in the morning sessions. This day is designed to inspire from start to finish.  A small number of standalone speakers will complement the interactive foundations of the event.  A heightened focus on panel discussion, as well as ample opportunity to have your voice heard during the extended Q and A sessions, make this conference a must for all those keen to explore the benefits of increasing safeguarding children online
  • The essential breakout sessions will run in the morning and afternoon sessions and are all interactive seminars.  This allows for an excellent opportunity to discuss key areas of policy with leading decision makers and peers, and provides you with an excellent understanding of the benefits and potential of investing your time, resources and budget in online child safety products and systems
  • You will be given expert advice by up to 30 leading and specialised service providers throughout the day, who are keen to discuss with you how their products and services can help you with your issues and challenges
  • You will be one of over 300 delegates – all of whom have the same concerns and interests. You have the opportunity to share your experiences, ideas and worries with colleagues who are facing the same or similar challenges. With coffee breaks throughout the day and an hour for lunch, you will be provided with plenty of time and occasions to network and discuss the day’s events.