On the 10th of December 2015 the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology of the University of Padua/Italy hosted a conference on “Digital literacy: policies, research and good practices”. The keynote on “Young childrens’s Digital Practices in Homes, Kindergarten and Primary Schools” by Jackie Marsh (University of Sheffield/UK) offered insight in how children are engaged in use of new technology from birth. The YOWOMO2.0 project contributed to the conference by stimulating discussion in sessi
on 2. The YOWOMO2.0 presentation about competences for youth work in the age of smartphones and social media by Lutz Siemer (affiliated with both HeurekaNet – Freies Institut für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation/Germany and Saxion University of Applied Sciences/The Netherlands) matched perfectly with both the presentation on “Informal Education and Digital Literacy in Online Rights, Opportunities and Safety with Happy Online Toolkit” by Rosanna Di Fioia and Monica Gema (Joint Research Centre) and the presentation about “New media challenges family media socialisation: preliminary research results” from Alená Hesová and Jan Michálek (Palacky University in Olomouc/Czeck Republic).