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In Sync: Ithra hosts first Digital Well-Being Summit

Themes include Seeking the Digital Truth, Magnifying the Voices, and the Future of Digital Well-being.

In Sync: Ithra hosts first Digital Well-Being Summit

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) will conduct the first Global Digital Well-Being Summit, a two-day event with on-site activations at the Center in Dhahran on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 29 and 30.

 

The summit, held under the theme "In Pursuit of Digital Truth," will gather leading researchers, decision makers, private sector leaders, and civil societies from around the world to discuss digital well-being best practices, showcase the latest research, and facilitate the creation of a global advocacy toward the promotion of digital well-being for all.

 

In addition to 60 world-class speakers, there will be a number of panels, debates, talks, and immersive experiences. 

 

Speakers will include Matthew P. Bergman, an attorney at the Social Media Victims Law Center and professor at Lewis and Clark Law School in the U.S.; Susan Reynolds, co-founder and board chairwoman, from LookUpLive in the U.S.; and Darieth Chisolm, a TV host, speaker, coach, activist and filmmaker from the U.S.

 

To request a seat at the event, visit https://registration.digitalwellbeingsummit.net. To attend digitally, visit https://registration.digitalwellbeingsummit.net/virtual/request-invitation.

 

Summit themes will include:

 

Seeking the Digital Truth

The impact of digital solutions on our society is not clear cut. It is crucial to have full transparency throughout our whole ecosystem. Seeking the digital truth will explore the implications, influence, and effect of digital technologies on individuals, communities, and economies on a local and global scale.

 

Magnifying the Voices

Community is at the heart of digital well-being. The voices of the new generation must be heard and amplified by engaging with consumers and creators, and empowering them to use their digital voice for change and action.

 

The Future of Digital Well-being

To shape the future of digital well-being, knowledge must be explored and shared. The forum will highlight the research, best practices, and collaborations needed to mobilize action around digital well-being and secure a prosperous digital future for all.

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