As co-founder of Digitally Connected, I had the pleasure of co-hosting several youth and digital media flagship events, including:
- January 2018: Conectados al Sur: Costa Rica
- May 2016: The Institute of Communication and Image at the University of Chile, UNICEF, and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society co-hosted the second regional symposium “Conectados al Sur: Chile” on children, youth, and digital media, to map and explore the state of relevant research and practice at the national, regional, and international levels, share and discuss insights and ideas across countries, and encourage collaboration between participants.
- December 2014: As part of the Digitally Connected events series and bringing together experts from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University, the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina, and UNICEF co-hosted the first regional symposium in Buenos Aires called “Conectados al Sur” on children, youth, and digital media.
- April 2014: The Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University and UNICEF co-hosted, in collaboration with PEW Internet, EU Kids Online, the Internet Society (ISOC), Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), and YouthPolicy.org, a first of its kind international symposium on children, youth, and digital media at Harvard University, to map and explore the global state of relevant research and practice, share and discuss insights and ideas from the developing and industrialized world, and encourage collaboration between participants across regions and continents.
Hosted by Leading Universities
April 2017: Guest lecturer, Professor Urs Gasser, Comparative Online Privacy, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA
April 2017: Panel, “Fake News, Concrete Responses: At the Nexus of Law, Technology, and Social Narratives” moderated by Harvard Law School dean Martha Minow, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA
October 2016: Keynote, “The Positive and Negative Aspects of the Internet: Bullying in a Digital Age”, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
April 2016: Panel, “Creating a Kinder World Together: How to Combat Cyberbullying”, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA
April 2016: Guest lecturer, Professor Urs Gasser, Comparative Online Privacy, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA
December 2015: Keynote, “Online Child Safety”, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
October 2015: Presentation, “How Digitally Connected Facilitates Youth Participation”, Tsinghua University and UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum, Beijing, China
April 2015: Guest lecturer, Professor Urs Gasser, Comparative Online Privacy, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA
April 2014: Presentation, “Digitally Connected: Towards a Global Community of Knowledge and Practice Around Children, Youth, and Digital Media”, Harvard University, Boston, USA
April 2014: Guest lecturer, Professor Urs Gasser, Comparative Online Privacy, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA
March 2014: Panel, “Privacy: The Evolution of Privacy Norms – Looking Ahead”, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
October 2013: Lecture, “Research in Psychology”, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland
January 2013: Panel, “Is School Enough?”, Harvard Law School, Boston, USA
Hosted by UNICEF / UNESCO
November 2016: Presentation and panel moderation, “Children’s Rights and Digital Technologies: Introduction to the Discourse and Some Meta-Observations” and expert panel discussion on “What does a better internet for children look like? Whose responsibility is it?”, UNICEF Headquarters New York, USA
September 2015: Keynote, “Youth and Digital Media: General Perspectives and
Global Frameworks” & “Prepare Students for the Online Environment: Skills for Digital Success”, The Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society and Internet Privacy, Ministry of Education St.Kitts Nevis National Commission for UNESCO, St.Kitts
November 2011: Presentation, “UNICEF Conference on Internet & Communication Technologies and Children and Youth of Turkey,” Ankara, Turkey
(Co-) Hosted by Governments
March 2015: Panel, “What We Can – and Should – Learn from Youth”, Regional Conference for Child Online Protection, organized by the Ministry for Women, Children and Community, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and UNICEF Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
November 2014: Keynote, “Digital Citizens of the Future”, Regional Conference for Digital Citizens of the Future, organized by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and UNICEF Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
November 2014: Panel Session “Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age”, Networked Media Research Seminar, organized by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and UNICEF Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
August 2014: Presentation, “Youth and Online Learning”, Working Meeting on youth, digital media, and education, organized by the Secretary of Education, Bogota, Colombia
November 2017: Presentation. “Youth and the Live of Tomorrow”, Global Symposium on Artificial Intelligence & Inclusion, Rio, Brazil. Co-organized on behalf of the NoC by the Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University with the support of the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and the Open Society Foundations, in collaboration with the Museum of Tomorrow.
October 2017: Presentation, “What We Can – and Should – Learn from Young People about Online Privacy”, Privacy, Personality and Flows of Information 3rd Edition: Asian Perspectives for Privacy, Hong Kong.
September 2017: Presentation, “Youth and Online News. Die Mediennutzung der Jungen Generation”, Swiss Media Forum, Luzern, Switzerland.
June 2017: Panel, “The Social (Media) Life of Teens: How to Understand the Digital Present”, World Department Store Forum 2017, Toronto, Canada.
October 2015: Presentation, “The Social (Media) Life of Teens: What Pediatricians Need to Know and Do”, American Academy of Pediatrics’ 2015 National Conference & Exhibition, Washington, DC, USA
October 2015: Presentation, “Youth and Social Media”, Police Innovation Conference 2015, Boston, USA
April 2014: Workshop, “Defend your Digital Assets”, Grimsley High School, Greensboro, USA
June 2013: Panel, “Youth in Formation: Digital Literacy and Knowledge Building for Today’s Teenagers Children Adolescents and Media”, International Communication Association Conference (ICA), London, England
March 2013: Presentation, “Youth and Social Media”, Grimsley High School, Greensboro, USA
March 2013: Presentation, “Student Privacy”, Digital Media and Learning Conference, Boston, USA
March 2012: Presentation, “The Future of Schooling”, Ed Tech Teacher 2012, Boston, USA