‘Belonging & Connectivity in a Digital Age’
….a creative day of insights into how our digital dependency is impacting on our lifestyle…
William Allen, CEO of Signpost, discusses: What makes a revolution?
Alice Reeves, CEO of BelongCon, looks at BelongCon’s conversation-based events, how our online and offline presence can work in harmony instead of being at odds, and how allowing ourselves to be vulnerable can transform our communication and connection with one another.
Pippa Moyle, CEO of City Girl Network, focuses on helping young women safely met each other when they move to a new city. In her talk, she shares her experiences of going against a ‘traditional career path’ and how you really can build the life that you envision.
Cathy Warren, 38 Degrees Co-ordinator and Campaigner, outlines how a 17 year-old successfully campaigned to shut down an online app used for bullying.
Krystal Woodbridge, Psychosexual and Relationship psychotherapist, discusses how the use of pornography can impact on our relationships, and how a psychosexual therapist would work with a client to overcome any issues that arise from porn use.
Mark Ashley, Autism Specialist, explores how face-to-face communication is often difficult for autistic individuals due to the pressures and expectations, and the sheer amount of information, involved in communication. Technology offers new ways of communicating which solve some of these problems, but also presents challenges of its own.
Keely Siddiqui Charlick
Keely Siddiqui Charlick, CEO of Sunnyside Rural Trust, explains how the Trust finds innovative ways of helping disabled young people who can easily hide in a digital world and overcome barriers to participating in mainstream life.
Marilyn Hawes, CEO and Founder of Enough Abuse UK, will explain how grooming online is remarkably easy, and that the impact of cyber harm is now proven.
Jon Cooper, Founder of The Albany Centre, summarises the day.