Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft

Safer use of the Internet

CORDIS RTD-NEWS/ European Communities, 1999.

Record Control Number: 13872

Date: 1999-11-05

Category: Event

General Information:

The Scotland/Northern Ireland MIDAS-NET node is organising a second seminar to provide information on systems to control access to the Internet by school pupils and minors. The seminar takes place in Glasgow, United Kingdom, on 2 December 1999.

The event is aimed in particular at education officers and administrative staff responsible for education policy, and will aim to inform strategic planning relating to Internet access for schools. Following a short introduction to the EU's INFO2000 programme and the activities of the MIDAS-NET nodes, participants will receive pointers to where to find information on safer use of the Internet, and in particular where to find rating and filtering systems. The seminar will also outline developments made following the adoption of the EU's action plan on promoting safer use of the Internet in December 1998.

Data Source Provider: Scotland/Northern Ireland MIDAS-NET node

Document Reference: Event announcement.

Programme Acronym: INFO2000

Subject Index Codes: Information, Media; Information Processing, Information Systems

Contact Person:

For further information, please contact:

Scottish Enterprise Ms Lorna Cullen 120 Bothwell Street Glasgow G2 7JP United Kingdom Tel. +44-141-2282423; Fax +44-141-2282882 E-mail: URL:

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