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Wednesday, August 22 • 12:15 - 13:00
Ready, Set up, Go! Technical youth protection as a solution for online games

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In the digital world, a consumer can leave German legal jurisdiction behind them with a click of the mouse. Here is where youth protection systems that have proven themselves in the physical world reach their limits. In order that children can play online carefree, the acknowledgment of youth protection programmes in closed systems is an important component for providers. What contribution do parental controls make to strengthening youth media protection in the online segment? What can politics and supervision do to promote these approaches?

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Stefan Haddick

Head of Division “Youth and Media, Youth Protection Act”, Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Stefan Haddick is Head of Division “Youth and Media, Youth Protection Act” at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. Previous responsibilities in the area of children’s rights, child protection, childcare supplement and early childhood education... Read More →
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Martin Lorber

PR Director, Electronic Arts
Martin Lorber studied musicology, philosophy and ethnology at the University of Cologne. He began his professional career in 1990 as a music critic with the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger. Following his journalism traineeship with ARD radio, he then spent several years as editor and host... Read More →
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Kerstin Neubert

Age Rating Specialist and Youth Protection Officer, Nintendo
Kerstin Neubert has dedicated herself to youth media protection at Nintendo of Europe since 2008. As an Age Rating Specialist, she inspects video games for content of relevance with regard to youth protection, coordinates the age ratings throughout Europe and cooperates with the responsible... Read More →
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Heike Raab

State Secretary, State Chancellery of Rhineland-Palatinate
State Secretary Heike Raab, born 1965, has been a member of the SPD since 1989. Following studies in politics and law, she initially worked as a member of the scientific staff in the German Bundestag before assuming duties as a consultant in the office of the Minister-President of... Read More →
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Elisabeth Secker

Managing Director, USK
Elisabeth Secker joined the Entertainment Software Self-Regulation Body (USK) as Managing Director in January 2018. Due to her prior function as Deputy Head of the Division Protection of Minors at the joint management office of the German media authorities in Berlin, she gained extensive... Read More →

Wednesday August 22, 2018 12:15 - 13:00 CEST
Track 2:
Learning with games
Congress-Centrum Nord, Köln, Deutschland