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Featured Speakers

Dr. Justin Patchin

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Dr. Justin Patchin is the Co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center (www.cyberbullying.org) and has written eight books and numerous academic and professional articles on adolescent behaviors online. His first co-authored book: “Bullying beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying” was named Education Book of the Year in 2009 by ForeWord Reviews. His latest book is: “Bullying Today: Bullet Points and Best Practices.” He has presented at the White House and the FBI Academy and has appeared on many international media programs to discuss the issues associated with teens use and misuse of technology. 

 
Dr. Patchin is also a Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in the United States. Since 2002 he has been exploring the intersection of teens and technology, with particular focus on cyberbullying, social networking, and sexting. He has traveled the globe training educators, counselors, law enforcement officers, parents, and youth on how to prevent the misuse of technology.