Safer Internet Day 2021 webinar 9 February from 1-3pm

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The annual ‘Safer Internet Day’ webinar will: cover how to spot fake news and scams, explore digital inclusion, poverty and Financial inclusion and provide practical advise about internet safety. It will also cover Citizen Coin Bradford, digital health and a project to support census take-up.

The Bradford Anti-Poverty Events Group, led by Bradford District Credit Union, is inviting community professionals and practitioners who work with vulnerable people to our 5th annual ‘Safer Internet Day’ webinar. The event, featuring a great line up of speakers, will explore how digital inclusion is changing in the face of a world-wide pandemic, and its relationship to poverty and Financial inclusion.


Hosted by BBC presenter Liz Barclay and introduced by the Lord Mayor of Bradford, topics cover the rise of Fake News, personal Cyber-Security as well as case studies on the innovative community digital currency, Citizen Coin Bradford, and Digital and Health programmes across Bradford and Kirklees. See the agenda below.


The webinar is provided by credit union trade body ABCUL and you can book on the webinar here


Welcome and Introductions

Liz Barclay (Host) - BBC presenter and Commissioner at Financial Inclusion Commission

Lord Mayor Cllr Doreen lee, Lord Mayor of Bradford

Fake News and Cyber Security

‘Interactive presentation on Fake news, Scams and Cyber Security’

Danielle King – Prevent Officer on Fake News and scams

Citi Bank – Covering personal cyber security hints and tips

Digital Inclusion and Poverty

‘Exploring how Digital inclusion increases Financial inclusion but also exposes people to online dangers and what we can do about it.’

Andrew Rabbitt – CEO of Incuto and LifeSavers FinTec provider

Ian Brewer – Financial Inclusion Officer at Bradford District Credit Union 

Deborah Collett – Project Coordinator at Artworks Creative Communities

Case Study 1 – ‘Bradford Citizen Coin’ Digital Currency App

‘Bradford Council supported App to Increase, Recognise and Evidence Volunteer Participation’

Peter Kemp – Developer of Citizen Coin Bradford App

Case Study 2 – Inclusive Digital Transformation of Health and Care

‘Ensuring digital does not compound health inequalities’

Roz Davies – Managing Director of mHabitat, working in partnership with                                         

                        Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Case Study 3 – Kirklees Digital Inclusion

 ‘Connecting Residents online’

Mark Hollingdale – Manager of Digital Inclusion Programme, Kirklees Council

Questions and discussion


Published: 01/02/2021
Audience: Teachers, teaching assistants, family support workers, safe guarding, community practitioners
Contact: Helen Johnston

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