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Saturday, March 14 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
NextGen Privacy: Educating Kids in A Digital World

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Come hear from SXSW Interactive presenters Katie Stephens and Janell Burley Hofmann talk about their talk, NetGen Privacy. Before you put that iPad into a pair of tiny hands, have you discussed with your children and family best practices for staying safe online? In this core conversation, experts will lead a group discussion about educating kids about privacy and Internet safety at home, at school, and in the community. Author Janell Burley Hofmann and the Center for Identity’s Katie Stephens will highlight the techniques and tools each community outlet employs to teach kids. Discuss family social contracts and suggested reading for parents. Learn about the Center’s curriculum module, game, community outreach, and online efforts. Share your experiences to help empower other attendees to continue this conversation in their communities, to help protect all children online.


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Janell Burley Hofmann

Author, writer & consultant
Janell Burley Hofmann is the author of the book, iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming and Growing Up. She is also a speaker and consultant on topics like technology, media, health, relationships and personal growth. Janell Burley Hofmann engages readers, clients and audiences in relevant and meaningful conversations igniting personal empowerment, awareness and purpose. Janell serves families, schools... Read More →
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Katie Stephens

Education Program Manager, The University of Texas Center for Identity
Katie Stephens is the education program manager at the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin. Utilizing the problem-solving skills learned via her BA in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her MA in Mathematics from UT in Austin, Katie searches for unique and creative solutions to the identity management, security, and privacy issues faced by people of all ages and walks of life, and develops... Read More →

Saturday March 14, 2015 2:00pm - 2:30pm
#IdeaDrop House 1706 Garden St., Austin, TX 78702

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