Emerging Tech: What Are the Current Trends for Teens and Kids?

Event Date: 
July 25, 2019 - 02:00pm to 03:30pm EDT

Brief Overview: What are the current hot locations for teens to search on the Internet? This presentation discussed the most current studies and provided demonstrations of where children are going on mobile devices and what kinds of actions they are taking. This presentation demonstrated several of the newer applications for mobile devices that are popular for teenagers. Participants learned about vault applications and the ability to secretly store information. Finally, participants were shown the different emerging technological devices and the roles they are playing in potentially manipulating children.

Expert Presenter: Justin Fitzsimmons is the Program Manager of the High Tech Training Services division of SEARCH Group, Inc. He trains at national, state and local conferences on the subject of sexual and physical crimes against children. He is on the executive board of the National Children’s Alliance. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and has significant experience as a prosecuting attorney. Prior to joining SEARCH Group he was a Senior Attorney with the National District Attorneys Association. He managed NDAA's technology-facilitated child exploitation unit. Before joining NDAA he was the supervisor of the Special Prosecutions Unit of the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. He was also assigned to the Child Advocacy Center where he prosecuted sexual assault and severe physical abuse of children.

Registration: Register for the webinar here.