Conferences / We guide you

08.09. - 08.09.09:30 - 12:00

Kunstuniversität Linz / K2

Secure Online – Symposium

Speeches and discussions will provide a setting for a critical process of coming to terms with issues connected with the rights of minors, data protection and the protection of minors online, as well as to help eliminate prejudices and to ease fears.

You’ll obtain insights into the latest developments in online youth culture. At the same time, you’ll learn how to nurture and support your youngster in his/her dealings with new media.

Moderation: Sirikit Amann, KulturKontakt Austria

Bernd Dobesberger, Landesvorsitzender der Kinderfreunde OÖ (Kinderrechte, Schwerpunkt- Recht auf Information)
Andreas Krisch, vibe!at, Verein für Internet-Benutzer Österreichs (Schutz der Privatsphäre, Datenschutz)
Franz Schmidbauer, Richter des Landesgerichtes Salzburg (Problematische Inhalte und Nutzung)
Eva Hanel, Landesstelle Jugendschutz Niedersachsen (Pädagogische Vorgehensweisen, Konsequenzen und Empfehlungen)
Christoph Pojer ('Dear diary' - Erfahrungen eines Net Natives)

For young people, parents and experts/opinion leaders

Free on-site childcare for youngsters under age 10 will be available. The number of participants is strictly limited; therefore, we respectfully request that you pre-register by sending an e-mail to

At 2 PM, kids are invited to a grand opening party in the Landesgalerie featuring lots of fun activities. The facility itself and three current exhibitions—“Acting in Utopia,” “War of the Buttons” and “The Child’s Room: Works from the Permanent Collection”—are designed to be experienced with all the senses.

A joint production of Ars Electronica and the Kinderfreunde Upper Austria children’s advocacy organization

All Dates:

08.09.  09:30 - 12:00