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Public presentations by internet safety expert Jesse Miller October 16 & 17, 2012

[Originally Posted October 16, 2012]

Through a partnership with the United Way of Leeds and Grenville, the Upper Canada District School Board is hosting two public presentations on the proper use of social media by internationally known Internet safety expert Jesse Miller.

Jesse Miller is a national speaker presenting and consulting to schools, non-profit groups and companies across Canada since 2007. Jesse is in high demand as a keynote speaker on the topics of social media awareness, Internet safety and online content evaluation.

Using behavior changing presentation techniques, Jesse has an un-matched ability to motivate his audience to evaluate their online profiles, to assess privacy and address mobile connectivity issues. The approach, designed through multimedia based awareness campaigns, delivers a message of awareness to an audience who previously had no idea of their vulnerabilities when participating in online environments.

Jesse is a trusted resource to numerous school districts and Public Safety Agencies across Canada who uses his expertise to address issues that occur in school hallways, the family home and on social media platforms. Jesse has been featured in numerous radio and television broadcasts, publications and articles as an authority on the topics of Internet safety, social media safety and the use appropriate use of mobile technology.

During his presentations October 16 at Brockville Collegiate Institute and
October 17 at South Grenville District High School, Miller will discuss:

* Social media trends
* How to build secure social media networks of friends
* Tools parents can use to encourage responsible social media
use by family members
* Tools to encourage open discussions about social media use
* Privacy and security pitfalls while using Web. 2.0 tools
* Long-term implications of improper use of social media

Brockville Collegiate Institute Public Presentation

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Brockville Collegiate Institute
Brockville, Ontario

Free to the public.
For more information, please call 613-342-5641

South Grenville District High School Public Presentation
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Learning Commons
South Grenville District High School
Prescott, Ontario

Free to the public.
For more information, please call: 613-925-2855.

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