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Protecting children in cyberspace Cyta seminar for World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

Cyta seminar for World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

Cyta invites you to a seminar entitled "Protecting Children in Cyberspace". The topic has been selected by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) of which Cyprus is an active member.

The seminar will take place on Friday 15 May from 08:30 to 12:30 at the Evagoras Lanitis Centre (Carob Mill) in Limassol. Speakers from Greece and Cyprus have been invited to share their knowledge and experience of the topic and to answer questions from the audience.

This event is open to the public.

The seminar is supported by the Ministry of Education & Culture and the Ministry of Communications & Works.

Seminar Programme

08:30-09:00 Registration and coffee

Part 1

09:00-09:15 Welcome Addresses

Photis Savvides, CEO, Cyta

Andreas Christou, Mayor of Limassol

Zena Poulli, Director of Secondary Education, Ministry of Education & Culture

Nicos Nicolaides, Minister of Communications and Works

Part 2

09:15-10:45 Upbringing and Prevention: Learning and Protection in Cyberspace

Alecos Alexandrou, Head of Data Management, Cyta

Michalis Tortouris, IT Inspector for Secondary Education, Ministry of Education and Culture

Yiannos Ioannou, Representative, Association of IT Teachers

Constantina Sofroniou, 3rd Year Pupil, Ayios Dometios High School

Marcos Nicolettis, Head, Electronic Crime Prevention, Cyprus Police

Dr. Yiannis Laouris, Director, CyberEthics Project

Discussion

Moderator: Anastasia Economou, Head, New Technologies, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, Ministry of Education and Culture

10:45-12:30 Interval – Coffee

Part 3

11:00-12:30 Children and Cyberspace, a Modern Social Phenomenon

Dr. Efstratios Papanis, Professor of Sociology, University of the Aegean

Dr. Giorgos Kormas, Scientific Consultant, Adolescent Health Unit, 2nd Paediatric Clinic, University of Athens

Discussion

Moderator: Dr Despina Economou, Chair, Adolescent Health Committee, Cyprus Paediatric Association

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