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FOSI's Annual Conference 2010

Internet Freedom, Safety & Citizenship: A Global Call to Action

Day 1, November 9th

  • 9:00am - Registration, Coffee & Exhibits

  • 10:00am - Introductions
    - Kim Sanchez, Microsoft; Chair of Family Online Safety Institute
    - FOSI Year in Review Video
    - Stephen Balkam, Family Online Safety Institute
    - Keynote Address, Peter Cullen, GM Trustworthy Computing Group and Chief Privacy Strategist, Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft
    - Keynote Address, Tami Erwin, President, West Area, Verizon Wireless

  • 11:10am - Go Figure (Online Safety Version)

  • 11:15am - What Do We Know? Latest Findings and Research (Auditorium)
    Moderator: Larry Magid, ConnectSafely
    - Amanda Lenhart, Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project
    - Julia Davidson, Kingston University London
    - David Finkelhor, University of New Hampshire

  • 12:30pm - Lunch & Exhibits


  • 1:20pm - Remarks, Anna Gomez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Deputy Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce

  • 1:30pm - From COPA to OSTWG: 10 years of online safety reports (Auditorium)
    Moderator: Stephen Balkam, Family Online Safety Institute
    - Don Telage, OnRamp Wireless, Inc; Chairman of the Child Online Protection Act Commission
    - Herb Lin, National Academy of Sciences; Editor, Thornburgh Report
    - Torie Clarke, Comcast; PointSmart.ClickSafe Report
    - danah boyd, Social Media Researcher; Editor, Berkman Study
    - Hemanshu Nigam, SSP Blue; Co-Chair of the Online Safety Technology Working Group

  • 2:45pm - Breakouts
    The End of Privacy? Location-based-services, reputation and data protection issues (Auditorium)
    Moderator: John Carr, Children's Charities' Coalition on Internet Safety
    - Michael Fertik, Reputation Defender
    - Brian Knapp, Loopt
    - Fernando Laguarda, Time Warner Cable
    - Jeff Brueggeman, AT&T

    Cyberbullying: What's really going on? (Room 1)
    Moderator: Catherine Teitelbaum, Yahoo!
    - Elizabeth Englander, Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center
    - Patti Agatston, Prevention/Intervention Center
    - Will Gardner, Childnet International
    - Jason Rzepka, MTV

    COPPA Review: An opportunity or threat? (Room 3)
    Moderator: Jules Polonetsky, Future of Privacy Forum
    - Berin Szoka, Progress & Freedom Foundation
    - Alan Simpson, Common Sense Media
    - Jeff Chester, Center for Digital Democracy
    - Shai Samet, kidSAFE Seal Program
    - Dona Fraser, ESRB

  • 3:45pm - Break

  • 4:00pm - Internet Freedom, Censorship & 21st Century Statecraft (Auditorium)
    Moderator: Gene Policinski, First Amendment Center
    - Alan Davidson, Google
    - Nicol Turner-Lee, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
    - Leslie Harris, Center for Democracy & Technology
    - Susan Fox, Disney

  • 5:00pm - Keynote Address: Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues.

  • 5.15pm - Teen Performance, "Mixed Signals", Wilson Players

  • 5:30pm - Reception

  • 6:00pm - Awards

  • 7:00pm - Close

Day 2, November 10th

  • 9:00am - Coffee & Exhibits

  • 10:00am - Welcome Kim Sanchez, Microsoft
    - Video from Day 1

  • 10:15am - Remarks, Josh Gottheimer, Federal Communications Commission

  • 10:30am - Renee Hobbs, Media Education Lab

  • 10:45am - Digital Citizenship: Safety, literacy, and ethics for life in a digital world (Auditorium)
    Moderator: Frank Gallagher, Cable in the Classroom
    - Anne Collier, ConnectSafely
    - Mike Ribble, Author of Raising a Digital Child: A Digital Citizenship Handbook for Parents
    - Linda Burch, Common Sense Media
    - Charles "Chuck" Saylors, National PTA



  • 5:00pm - Closing Remarks, Stephen Balkam, Family Online Safety Institute

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