The Easter bunny has been and gone, the long nights are drawing in and the weather’s getting colder. But fear not, event season is kicking off and there are some startlingly good reasons to fill your social/work calendar with some upcoming sessions on issues connected to the Digital Challenges.
Here are a selection of events over the next few months that NetSafe staff will be attending, presenting at, taking part in or supporting with a variety of stakeholder or partner organisations. We’d love to see you there.
2014 Event Calendar
Youth, Technology and Virtual Communities Conference (YTVC) 2014
Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia – 28-30th April
Aimed at practitioners in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, education, child protective services, social work, children’s advocacy and therapy who work directly with child victims of crime.
Web Rangers NZ
Wellington – Tuesday 29th April / Christchurch – Wednesday, 30th April / Auckland – Thursday, 1st May
Google and NetSafe workshops for Kiwi teenagers between 14 and 17 years old to learn about online safety and get practical tips on creating campaigns to spread the word about safer Internet use.
2014 Gibbons Lecture 1: What does Privacy Mean to New Zealanders in the Internet Age?
Auckland – 6pm, Thursday 1st May
We highly recommend the full range of 2014 Gibbons Lectures taking place over May.
Privacy Week 4 – 10 May 2014:
Information security: what does ‘reasonable’ look like?
Auckland – 1pm, Tuesday 6th May
David Shaw of Symantec speaks as part of Privacy Week’s T&P forums.
Privacy Forum 2014
Wellington – 9am, Wednesday 7th May
A range of speakers including NetSafe’s Martin Cocker will discuss information sharing and data privacy, social networking and online behaviour, and managing information security and privacy.
IITP Event: iBeacon and the Internet of Things
Auckland – 6pm, Wednesday 21st May
3Months Director Mark Pascall will explain how the new Bluetooth technology works and explore some of the ways it is being used around the world.
Wellington – Thursday 22 May / Taupo – Monday 26th May / Auckland – Wednesday 28 May
NetSafe will be attending the 2014 Xpo where visitors can explore teaching trends in ICT through presentations, workshops, an exhibition, and networking opportunities.
Fraud Awareness Week 2 – 6 June:
Connect Smart Week 16 – 22 June: