Highlights of FOSI's 2008 Annual Conference

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The Family Online Safety Institute 2008 Conference & Agenda has exceeded everyone’s expectations! FOSI's conference included over 300 attendees from 4 continents, 11 countries, and featured 60 speakers on 11 expert panels, and a world-class exhibition with 22 exhibitors. Industry, government, NGO’s and the wider stakeholder community have made the 2008 FOSI conference a huge success.

FOSI will soon release an exclusive video of its 2008 Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Washington DC. It captures the feedback of attendees and comments of generous sponsors, as well as the efforts of industry to make the Internet safer for children. It does much to capture the spirit of an exciting day and the mission of FOSI as it seeks to Build a Culture of Responsibility.


post08-remarksRemarks & Keynote Address


With opening remarks from Stephen Balkam, FOSI's CEO and keynote addresses from Hemanshu Nigam, Chief Security Officer of MySpace, FCC Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate and FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour, FOSI's 2nd Annual Conference & Exhibition began auspiciously. Learn more

post08-panelPanel Session Summaries

With 11 panels covering everything from policy, research, technology, international initiatives and beyond, this year’s conference provided a unique insight into the global push toward a safer Internet.



It is indeed fitting that a museum dedicated to news should host a conference that has attracted press and media interest from around the world. Learn more


Photo Gallery

See the latest pictures from what has been a remarkable conference and exhibition. Learn more



Take a look at some of the many excellent testimonials we have received from our conference attendees. Learn more



Capture the essence of this exciting event, the debate, the speakers, the issues and much more. Exclusive video footage, stream video and a whole lot more.



The Family Online Safety Institute Award for Outstanding Achievement is awarded to those individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to advancing the goal of a safer Internet. Developing policies and content designed to keep kids safe online is something that all FOSI members are doing, not because it generates revenue, but because they feel they have a corporate responsibility to do so. Learn More


Making Wise Choices Online

Making Wise Choices Online is latest document from the Family Online Safety Institute’s Online Safety Education Initiative (OSEI) 2008. Learn more



The FOSI Annual Conference attracts an international audience of over 300 thought leaders, decision makers and industry executives. Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your company or organization at this annual event!



The FOSI Conference & Exhibition 2008 Agenda in a brochure format will be available soon.


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