Parents and Teens: Join SafetyWeb at the FCC’s Generation Mobile Event
We're pleased to announce that SafetyWeb co-founder Michael Clark has been invited by the FCC to participate in an 'Ask the Experts' panel at the Generation Mobile Forum.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. EST
WHERE: McKinley Technology High School Auditorium, 151 T Street Northeast, Washington D.C., 20002
LIVE WEBCAST: Join online at http://reboot.fcc.gov/live
TWITTER: follow hashtag #GenMobile on Twitter
FORUM: Generation Mobile Questions Forum
The event brings together teens, parents, educators and experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges around mobile technology use by teens today.
Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or participate in the online forum for Generation Mobile to add a question or vote on your favorite questions to ask the panel.
Generation Mobile will feature remarks by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and a presentation of findings from a Pew Internet and American Life study on kids' mobile phone usage.
The forum will include a panel of teens, parents and educators sharing their thoughts on mobile technology.
A second panel will focus on educating and empowering parents through an "Ask the Mobile Experts" session. The experts will also recommend tools and resources for parents and kids for the safe and responsible use of mobile phones.
Panelists and Speakers include:
Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
Rosalind Wiseman, Author of Queen Bees and Wannabes, basis for Mean Girls the movie
Tim Sparapani, Director of Public Policy, Facebook
Amanda Lenhart, Senior Research Specialist, Pew Research Center
Marsali Hancock, President, Internet Keep Safe Coalition
Michael Clark, Co-Founder, SafetyWeb
Maureen Cooney, Privacy Officer, Sprint
Stephen Balkam, CEO, Family Online Safety Institute
Alan Simpson, Vice President, Common Sense Media
The event is free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, those attending the event live are asked to pre-register by submitting their name, organizational affiliation and phone number to email@example.com.
For more information see the press release on Generation Mobile.
Teens and Mobile Phones - A Resource Guide for Parents
ConnectSafely.org - Safety Tips for GPS Location Sharing
Pew Internet: Teens, Texting and Mobile Phones
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