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7 - 8 Nov, Berlin: The impact of digitalisation on 21st century families

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[19. 9. 2016] UPDATE 29 Sept.: Updated Program! -- COFACE - Families Europe and AGF are jointly organising the conference 'The impact of digitalisation on 21st century families' on 7-8 November in Berlin. Experts and stakeholders will get together to discuss this topic, aiming to stimulate debate, put some practical examples out there, and take a peek at what the future will bring.


These key issues will be addressed:

  • Impact of new digital workplaces on families.
  • Digitalisation - Providing better scope for combining work and family life?
  • Technology and the full employment paradigm – families out of a job?
  • Sharing economy to complement family incomes.
  • Impact of information and communication technologies on families as consumers and citizens.
  • Accessibility to technology for people with impairments and disabilities - myth or reality?
  • ICT: empowered families or manipulated families?
  • Data analytics: friend or foe?
  • The growing commercialization of the Internet. Data collection, advertisements and services.
  • Creating new workers. Preparing young people for the changing employment landscape.
  • Children/youth as internet consumers and content producers: creating a safe digital universe for our children.


Interpretation from/into English and German will be provided on Tuesday 8th for the Welcome, Opening and Closing plenaries.
There are two workshop sessions, each session is divided into three workshops on a variety of digitalisation trends. One out of the three workshops per session will have English-German interpretation. Conference language on Monday, 7th will be English only.



Conference fee: 45,- Euro

Conference evening (incl. film screening and discussion): 20,- Euro





  • Hotel NH Berlin Mitte Leipziger Straße: Leipziger Str. 106-111, 10117 Berlin (http://www.nh-hotels.com/hotel/nh-berlin-mitte-leipziger-strasse)
  • Film screening / conference dinner: Cum Laude, Platz der Märzrevolution
    10117 Berlin