One day conference on "Belonging and Connectivity in a Digital Age"
A creative day of insights into how our digital dependency is impacting on our lifestyle. Speakers include:
Porn and relationships
Krystal Woodbridge, Psychosexual and Relationship psychotherapist, will be discussing 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.
Turning the web against the trolls
Cathy Warren, 38 Degrees Co-ordinator and Campaigner, will outline how a 17 year-old successfully campaigned to shut down an online app used for bullying.
Preventing child sexual abuse
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.
Exploring new ways for people to connect in a digital world
Alice Reeves, CEO of BelongCon, will look 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.
Levelling the playing field – technology, communication and autism
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.
The City Girl vision
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'll be sharing her experiences of going against a 'traditional career path' and how you really can build the life that you envision.
Putting a face to disability
Keely Siddiqui Charlick, CEO of Sunnyside Rural Trust explains how the trust finds innovative ways of helping disabled young people can easily hide in a digital world and overcome barriers to participating in mainstream life.
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About The Albany Centre
An Albany Centre (St Albans) conference in partnership with Watford-based youth counselling charity Signpost. Any surplus will support the essential work Signpost and Mosaic Counselling do in South and West Hertfordshire.