Programme

13 September
 AGENDA.
 
09:30
Arrivals and coffee
 
Plenary session
10:00
Welcome
Jan Engelen, K.U.Leuven
10:10
EU-views on ICT driven initiatives for Youth at risk
Miguel Gonzalez Sancho Bodero - Information Society and Media Directorate General - European Commission
10:40
INCLUSO: Social media for social inclusion of youth at risk
Jan Engelen, K.U.Leuven,  Jan Dekelver K.H.Kempen, Wouter Van den Bosch, K.H.Mechelen
11:15
Experiences from the INCLUSO pilots Scotland , Belgium, Austria and Poland
The INCLUSO pilot partners
 
12:30
Lunch
13:45
Risks and opportunities of social media - Stassart Ellen, Childfocus
14:15
Experiences from Replay, ComeIn, Umsic, Hands
Gaming technology platform as a support tool for anti social behaviour prevention for young people at risk to be marginalised - Francisco Ibañez (Replay)
Music making as a social integrative tool - Maija Fredrikson and Ruut Tikkanen. (Umsic)
 User modeling and user interfacing in a mobile online community for marginalised youth - Francisco Javier de Vicente Gutiérrez and Luis María Cascales García. (ComeIn)
Lesson learned from an unusual case (HANDS)
- Morten Aagaard, research assistent at Aalborg University
15:40
Coffee break
 
TRACK 1
 
TRACK 2
16:00
Identifying young people at risk of learning exclusion: evidence from the educational system in England
Don Passey, Lancaster University
Sensing and Georeferencing Schoolyards to Develop Digital Inclusion.
Maria João Silva, Escola Superior de Educação, Instituto Politécnico do Porto,  Eduarda Ferreira, e-Geo, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Maria José Marcelino, Centro de Informática e Sistemas da Universidade de Coimbra
16:30
Offline youngsters and the digital divide, or Revisiting the concept of "Digital Natives"
Périne Brotcorne, Luc Mertens and Gérard Valenduc, FTU Namur
Experiences and lessons from online counselling.
Kristian Lund, Cyberhus
 
Social event
18:00
Reception by the Mayor of Leuven in Town Hall
Guided tour in Leuven centre
Conference dinner at Faculty Club Leuven
 
 
 
14 September
Plenary session
09:00
Youth work and the use of new media: is it safe? – The legal perspectives.
Dr Jos Dumortier, Dr Eva Lievens, K.U.Leuven,  ICRI, K.U.Leuven
 
TRACK 1
 
TRACK 2
09:30
Measuring impact of the use of social software for social inclusion of youth at risk.
Freek de Meere
Verwey Jonker Institute (NL)
Link in de Kabel: Working with underserved youngsters and the digital divide.
Lieve De Gols, Link in de Kabel vzw (BE)
10:00
Reflections on the new peer to peer news paradigm as exploited by youngsters. The influence of both education level and type on news participation, seeding behavior and attitudes within web 2.0 environments.
Vicky Franssen, Annet Daems and
Frank Hellemans, K.H.Mechelen
 
"Lorea:
Social Federated Communication Systems"
Free, secure and self managed social networking sites
R.C.Merida Epsylon, Lorea.cc
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
SHARE IT
Rob van Kranenburg ,
    Fontys Applied Sciences and Delia Costan, General Direction for Social Affairs and Child Protection Timis
 
The Incluso game
An interactive card game.This game supports organisations that want to get started with social software and discuss important things to consider.
Jan Dekelver
(This is an interactive session)
 
11:30
 
Taking things beyond the experimental stage. An integrative approach to using online strategies in social services.
Sandra Beelen and Katrien Van den Meerschaute, Steunpunt Algemeen Welzijnswerk vzw
 
 
 
(The INCLUSO game - continued)
12:00
Where the worlds of e-inclusion and evidence based meet.
Jan Steyaert, Fontys
Drøme methologie 'Serious urban gaming'
Lieve Achten, Eurwheels
12:30
Social Inclusion and Digital Engagement: Towards a Measurement Framework.
Alexandra Hache, The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, - European Commission's Joint Research Centre
Joe CULLEN, Tavistock Institute
 
Using technologies to support young people at risk of learning exclusion: considering key factors when identifying
Don Passey, Lancaster University
13:00
Lunch
 
TRACK 1
 
TRACK 2
14:00
Inclusion and children with medical needs – the Bednet case.
Els Janssens, Els Brijs, Bednet
Jef Van den Branden, AVnet KULeuven
 
How do digital technologies support and challenge marginalised young people in their everyday lives.
Sue Cranmer, Futurelab
14:30
Tackling youth crime: exploring technological solutions to enhance youth engagement and promote social inclusion.
Ravinder Barn, Royal Holloway, University of London
Balbir Barn, University of Middlesex
 
How to make the use of social software sustainable in work with youth at risk?
Jan-Maarten Willems, Netlog
15:00
Youngsters and their mediated bedrooms: a socio-demographic analysis of differences in ownership and use of new information technologies.
Peter Mechant, Cédric Courtois and Pieter Verdegem, MICT/UGent
 
Social Media and Vulnerable Young People’s Participation UK, Devon County Council
Katie Bacon, Online Youth Outreach
15:30
Coffee break
 
Plenary session
16:00
Research and policy note: a common view point of 5 FP7 projects and Conference participants on future research in the area of ICT driven initiatives for social inclusion of youth at risk.
Discussion Panel on questions raised by the researchers, practitioners and the audience.
Panel members:
 Giorgio ZOIA - Project & Policy Officer - ICT for Inclusion (Unit H3 of Directorate H: ICT addressing Societal Challenges)
Information Society & Media Directorate-General - European Commission
 Finn Yrjar Denstad, Policy Officer in the Youth Policy Unit of the Directorate-General for Education and Culture in the European Commission
Alexandra Hache, The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, - European Commission's Joint Research Centre
Jan Engelen, project coordinator of the INCLUSO project
Jan Dekelver, project director of the INCLUSO project
Wouter Van den Bosch, researcher in the INCLUSO project
 
17:30
Closing: reception at Arenberg Castle