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DigiChild: Keynotes about Digitalising Childhoods

4.11.2019 at 13:00 - 15:00
Venue: Minerva Plaza, Siltavuorenpenger 5 A, University of Helsinki
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Translations: Finnish

Nordic Research Network includes five universities in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland and aims to increase cutting-edge research knowledge of the potentials and pressing issues of digitalisation on children’s (aged 0-18 years) participation, learning, and wellbeing in Nordic societies and beyond. 

Welcome to attend keynote sessions about the impact of digitalisation on children’s physical and mental wellbeing and health as well as safety, security and privacy.


Keynote 1:

Adolescent sleep and electronic media use – a critical appraisal of current evidence 

Professor Anu-Katriina Pesonen, University of Helsinki 

Keynote 2:

Traditional means for new literacies

Dr. Pekka Mertala, University of Oulu, Finland

Learn more about the speakers and their keynotes from here.


Date: 4.11.2019

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Event type: Dialogue

Keywords: Digitalizing childhoods.

Target group: Teachers, Leaders, Parents, International attendees, Educational entrepreneurs.


Contact person: Alexandra Nordström


Phone number: +358 50 3119615



Minerva Plaza, Siltavuorenpenger 5 A, University of Helsinki

Brobergsterrassen 5, Helsingfors, Finland