FOSI Gathers Leaders in Tech, Regulation, and Research for Transatlantic Dialogue

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June 5, 2024

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Paris, France, June 5, 2024 – The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is pleased to announce its 2024 European Forum, “A Transatlantic Dialogue,” taking place today, Wednesday, June 5th, from 9:45 am to 5:30 pm CEST at Microsoft’s offices in Paris.

This event will bring together key government leaders and regulators working to advance online safety, to discuss international regulatory developments. We will feature a series of insightful panels, fireside chats, and networking opportunities, aiming to foster a comprehensive understanding of the current landscape and future directions of online safety across the globe.

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in dynamic discussions and panel sessions throughout the day featuring some of the foremost experts in the field:

  • International Government Leaders & Regulators: Prominent figures will share their insights on advancing online safety through effective policy and regulatory measures.
  • Parenting Experts: Leading professionals will provide practical tips and tools for parents navigating the complexities of raising children in a digital age.
  • Industry Leaders: Representatives from top tech companies will discuss their latest innovations in online safety, including new products, features, and educational strategies.
  • Expert Researchers: Researchers will present their recent findings, offering data-driven insights and trends that can inform future policy, parenting practices, and industry standards.

Additionally, the event will include a featured fireside chat entitled, "Lessons from a Facebook Whistleblower," in which Arturo Béjar, the former Director of Engineering at Facebook, will share his experiences working at big tech and discuss what the industry can do better to prioritize the well-being of teens online. 

The FOSI 2024 European Forum promises to provide valuable insights, promote informed collaboration, and foster meaningful dialogue among stakeholders dedicated to improving online safety across sectors and borders.

As in-person registration is now closed, we invite all interested parties to join us via the live stream today on Microsoft Teams starting at 10:30 am CEST linked here.

For media inquiries or further information about the event, please contact or visit the official event page.

About FOSI 

The Family Online Safety Institute is an international, non-profit organization that works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. FOSI convenes leaders in industry, government and the non-profit sectors to collaborate and innovate new solutions and policies in the field of online safety. Through research, resources, events and special projects, FOSI promotes a culture of responsibility online and encourages a sense of digital citizenship for all. FOSI's membership includes many of the leading Internet and telecommunications companies around the world.