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Children and Adolescents – Servants or Masters of Smart Devices?

20.9.2023 at 18.00 19.15

Join us either in-person or online for an essential discussion. How can we discern between safe and harmful smart device usage for children and adolescents? How can parents and guardians foster responsible device usage within their families? Renowned Research Director and Associate Professor of Adolescent Medicine, Silja Kosola will provide insights and advice.

Attendees can comment and pose questions throughout the evening, either in-person or online. The event will be streamed, recorded, and subtitled in Finnish afterwards. The recording will be uploaded on the Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County’s YouTube channel(external link) within two weeks of the event.

Date and Location: Wednesday, 20 September, from 18.00–19.15 at Espoo’s Lippulaiva Library, Salonki multipurpose room, Espoonlahdenkatu 8, 02320 Espoo (Located on the 3rd floor, Prisma side). Link for remote access: link)


18.00–18.05     Opening of the event, Tuija Tuormaa, Preventive Work Specialist, Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County

18.05–18.50    Presentation by Silja Kosola, Research Director, Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County

18.50–19.10    Audience discussion

19.10–19.15    Conclusion


Organiser: Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County

Event cost

Free entry

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