Next Tuesday, February 7th is Safer Internet Day (SID).Safer Internet DayDay). Portugal is marking the European event with a seminar open to the public from 9:30am to 1pm at Fórum Picoas in Lisbon.
O program of the Seminar is divided into three moments. Better Internet #Make a Difference is the first panel and counts with the participation of personalities that have achieved success and notoriety through social networks and the Internet. Sharing their experiences with journalist Sílvia Oliveira will be the Gamers Eduardo Ferreira and Ricardo Marques (Co-Founders Frozr E-Sports), Blogger Helena Magalhães (The Styland), Blogger and Youtuber Catarina Beato (Dias de uma Princesa), journalist Rute Sousa Vasco (digital area) and athlete Susana Feitor (Olympic marathoner).
The second panel, Game Over?! is composed of cybersecurity experts from PT and a representative from X-Box, who will pose challenges and provide recommendations for safe surfing.
The third moment is filled with the play "Digital Identity 2.0", performed by actors Alexandre da Silva, Pedro Górgia, and Vicente Morais. Integrated in the program Communicate Safely program of the PT Foundation, this play has been touring the country since 2008, in articulation with schools and municipalities, with the mission of contributing to education and conscious, safe and responsible digital citizenship. On the 7th, the new season will be presented.
Aimed at young people, youth associations, seniors, and partners with responsibilities in the area, this educational and inclusive initiative aims to provide participants with a networking experience and sharing of best practices on the Net, as well as providing tools, resources, and advice that promote responsible use of the web and help prevent web-related dangers.
"Make the difference: United for a Better Internet!" is the motto of this Day and aims to raise awareness of everyone's responsibility in building a Better Internet, through the creation of quality content, positive behavior or online presence in freedom and with respect for human rights.
Participation in the Seminar is free of charge, however access is limited to the number of seats in the Auditorium. SID Portugal is organized by the Safe Internet Centre Consortium (CIS), with the support of DNS.pt. Those interested can also register online via the link https://saferinternetdayportugal2017.eventbrite.pt.
CIS is a consortium coordinated by the Foundation for Science and Technology, which includes the Directorate-General for Education, the Portuguese Institute for Sports and Youth, Microsoft, and the PT Foundation.