Social Media and Different Age Groups: How We Interact with the Digital World
International Web Conference
25 February 2021
The international online conference has attracted interest of over 140 participants from different European countries. During the conference, the participants were introduced to the main output of the project – Be Digital Training Programme for the development of social media competences in the workplace targeted at adults over 50, as well as other important results of the project.
The conference speakers from Lithuania, Iceland, Latvia, Norway and Romania addressed the issue of social media and digital divide from the perspective of ageing. The speakers shared their experience and expertise related to digitalisation, digital interaction and social media, presented good practice examples.
Here below you will find information about the speakers and the presentations:
- Conference Agenda
- Conference speakers:
- Edita Trečiokienė, Lithuanian Education Exchanges Support Foundation
- Daiva Malinauskienė, Soros Internationa House, Lithuania
- Frosti Jónsson, Birtingahúsið, Iceland
- Gileta Kierienė, Soros International house, Lithuania
- Evita Brilte, Rich content, Latvia
- Laura Vavilova, Eurofortis, Latvia
- Elza Gheorghiu, EuroEd, Romania
- Mihaela Vatavu, EuroEd, Romania
- Cristian Timofticiu, EuroEd, Romania
- Clare Jortveit, University of Agder, Norway
- Anney Þorvaldsdóttir, Mimir, Iceland
- Welcome Word (video)– Edita Trečiokienė, LT
- Be Digital Project Introduction – Daiva Malinauskienė, LT
- Social Media: How We Interact with the Digital World Across Age Groups – Frosti Jónsson, IS
- Taming the Social Media Jungle: Solution for ‘Digital Immigrants’ – Gileta Kierienė, LT
- Online Customer Service as a Key Element – Evita Brilte, LV
- Teaching During the Pandemic – a Road from Paralysis and Despair to Action and Success – Elza Gheorghiu, Mihaela Vatavu, Cristian Timofticiu, RO
- Is Digital Divide Between Generations Increasing or Decreasing? Panel Discussion – Frosti Jónsson, IS; Gileta Kierienė, LT; Laura Vavilova, LV; Elza Gheorghiu, RO; Moderator Clare Jortveit, NO
Video of discussion
- Conference Summing up – by Anney Þorvaldsdóttir, IS
Summing up video
- Conference (full video)
Testimonials from the Participants:
Thank you for invitation. It was really interesting and useful web conference. Information will be helpful in my everyday work! Thanks to You and the team and the lecturers involved in the project!
Iluta Mežule, Latvia
Thank you very much for including me. I was a bystander only, but it was interesting to see how things are evolving in the Nordic and Baltic countries from this point of view. I wish you all the best.
I wish you a successful cooperation while implementing and communicating with the project’s partners and the participants.
Aurimas Nauseda, Lithuania
It was my pleasure to be a part of this event!