Digital Transformation | A Series of Panels by SALTO Youth

digital transformation

S.A.L.T.O. Youth is running a series of panel sessions on Participatory and Inclusive Digital Transformation from September 2022 to March 2023, to bring together experts from the European youth field, policy making, research and private sector and discuss what digital transformation in this context means.

Digital Transformation

Digital transformation has become a big part of our lives. Panel sessions on Participatory and Inclusive Digital Transformation bring together experts from the European youth field, policy making, research and private sector to discuss what digital transformation in this context means, what kind of competencies are necessary to adapt, what are the opportunities and challenges, how to be a leader instead of a follower, how to connect with young people in this changing reality.

Panel Sessions

The series includes 6 panel sessions (1,5h per session):

  1. Understanding Digital Transformation, 27 September 2022, 13:00 CEST
  2. Digital Inclusion and Participation, 8 November 2022 13:00 CET
  3. Digital Sustainability, 29 November 2022 13:00 CET
  4. Accessibility and Infrastructure, 31 January 2023 13:00 CET
  5. Ethics & Digital rights, 07 March 2023 13:00 CET
  6. Emerging technologies and innovation, 28 March 2023, 13:00 CEST

All panels will be on Facebook live + YouTube live.

Next Panel Session on Digital Inclusion & Participation

For the next session “Digital Inclusion and Participation” on November 8, 4 experts in the field of inclusion and digital participation (Jasmin Rukolainen, Adina Serban, Thomas Schallhart and Panu Räsänen) will delve into the latest academic research on the topic of how participatory and inclusive digital transformation can be achieved. They will touch on topics like accessibility, creating safer spaces and gaming and VR as tools for youth participation.

Digital inclusion is about people, particularly those that are disadvantaged and underrepresented, having access to, as well as the skills to use, online tools.

Alongside inclusion, digital participation is vital, giving people the knowledge, technology and online spaces to fully participate in the digital world, whether that be education, civic life or democracy.

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