IC2018: Agenda

Here is the Agenda for the Ninth International Consultation of Child Helplines, taking place 6-8 November 2018 in Toronto.

We will be updating this agenda as more and more details become known – so don’t forget to check back regularly for the latest news!

 

Tuesday 6 November 2018

TimeSession
09:00-09:45 Inauguration
• Welcome and acknowledgement from Indigenous Elder
• Overview from Child Helpline International / Kids Help Phone

09:45-10:15Technology for Children’s Wellbeing
10:15-11:00Role of governments in supporting young people.
11:00-11:30Break
11:30-13:00Opening our minds to inclusive technologies and child helplines – Paving the way
13:00-14:00Networking lunch
14:00-15:30Social media – a catalyst to ignite youth participation
15:30-16:00Break
16:00-17:30
Parallel sessions
• Media and Kids: How can child helplines harness media more powerfully
• Addiction or cognitive skill building: Is gaming healthy?
• Influencing change: forming partnerships with vloggers and bloggers
• Telecoms session

 

Wednesday 7 November 2018

TimeSession
09:00-11:00Regional Spaces
Led by Regional Representatives


Elements of the strategic period (starting in 2021)
11:00-11:30
Break
11:30-13:00Systems change and child helplines
13:00-14:00Networking lunch
14:00-15:30Systems change and child helplines
15:30-16:00Break
16:00-17:30
Plenary Sessions
General Assembly of Child Helplines
Business decisions & key strategic focus
Propose strategic direction for the next few years requiring decisions from members

 

Thursday 8 November 2018

TimeSession
09:00-11:00
Child Helpline Visit
(Virtual tour)

11:00-11:30Break
11:30-13:00Youth Forum
13:00-14:00Networking lunch
14:00-16:30
Parallel
sessions
New tools for data collection
APIs and chat bots
Open Space 1
Open Space 2

16:30-17:00Closure

Additional parallel sessions will be led by Kids Help Phone