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The series of conferences “This is safe IT” continues


Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications will organize in cooperation with BCS Training six conferences in different parts of Estonia for raising awareness of Internet safety among the youth. In the conferences, IT-companies will share knowledge about the development directions of technology and what to keep in mind regarding Internet safety.

Other matters will also be under discussion, like how to raise the youth’s awareness of Internet safety, what to do and how to involve when there is a reason to think the inadequate use of Internet will bring unwanted risks or difficult situations into to life of the youngster. The conferences will be organized in good cooperation with NPO Estonian Union for Child Welfare, Tiger Leap Foundation, Estonian Police and Border Guard Board, Estonian Information System’s Authority and other organizations that are interested in promoting a safer behavior on the Internet.

Webmedia Group manager Taavi Kotka, The manager of Certification Centre and Internet safety trainer Kalev Pihl, Microsoft Estonia technology consultant Rasmus Reimo, Estonian Information System’s Authority info-protection expert Anto Veldre, Pelgulinna Gymnasium development anager and ‘Smartly on the Web’ trainer Birgy Lorenz, BCS Training trainer Tarmo Rosenfeldt, web-officer Andero Sepp and Police and Border Guard Board Central Criminal Police Leading Officer Anu Baum will speak in the conferences.  The project’s “Targalt internetis (Smartly on the Web) informational desk will be open in the conferences.

 The series of conferences is directed at teachers, youth- and social workers, and everyone who works with youngsters and children. The conferences are free, but previous registration is necessary.

January 4, 2013 in Tallinn a conference will be held

Registration for Tallinn conference is open.

Previous conferences:
21.03.2012 in Atlantis Conference Center in Tartu
22.03.2012 in Endla Küün in Pärnu
23.03.2012 in Paide Culture Center
23.10.2012 in Rakvere
24.10.2012 in Jõhvi

The organizing of the conference series ‘This is safe IT!’ is supported by the European Regional Development Fund.


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