International conference on Cross-disciplinary Approaches to Online Child Protection

25 – 26 April 2024


25 – 26 April 2024
Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia (Spain)

Keynote speakers:

— Professor Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, Linguistics (Swansea University, Wales, UK)
— Professor Ethel Qualey, Psychology (University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK)
— Professor Carolina Villacampa Estiarte, Criminal Law (Universitat de Lleida, Lleida, Spain)

Join us for two days of interdisciplinary and cross-professional presentations and conversations designed to advance research on online child protection.

Hosted at the Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia (Spain), the Cross-disciplinary Approaches to Online Child Protection Conference brings together participants working on ensuring that children are and feel safe online across academia, civil society, and government.

This international conference provides a space for cross-disciplinary researchers in fields including linguistics, law, criminology, sociology, psychology, education, and computer sciences to connect with child safeguarding practitioners and policymakers, collaboratively addressing children’s digital wellbeing and safety.

In addition to oral presentations and interactive workshops, the conference will offer extensive networking opportunities including via poster sessions and a conference dinner. Research areas include, but are not limited to:

— Children’s digital literacy
— Children’s digital wellbeing
— Cyberbullying
— Online child sexual exploitation and abuse
— Online grooming (including the link to missing children)
— Child-to-child harassment
— Digital privacy and child protection
— Child safeguarding and education
— Children’s digital rights

Research disciplines include, but are not limited to:

— Linguistics
— Criminology
— Psychology
— Law
— Artificial Intelligence

Important dates:

— Submission of abstracts: 15 December 2023
— Notification of acceptance: 1 February 2024
— Speaker: Early bird registration: from 1 February to 31 March 2024: 170€ (includes, coffees, lunch, and conference dinner)
— Speaker: Ordinary registration: from 1 April 2024 to 22 April 2024: 200€ (includes, coffees, lunch, and conference dinner
— Attendant: from 13 February to 22 April 2024: 70€ (includes, coffees, lunch, conference dinner, and certificate)
— Attendant plus companion dinner: from 13 February to 22 April 2024: 120€

The registration may be cancelled with the right to get a refund of fees until April 1, 2024.

Please remember that all the authors included in the conference programme must be registered.


Escuela Técnica Superior de Informática, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia (Spain)

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