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TryBooking - Tots & Tech: challenges for early childhood in a digital age

ACCM will be 60 years old in 2017!!  

Help us celebrate by joining us at a one day conference on

Friday 5th May, 2017, in Melbourne

We will explore the potential benefits and downsides of media and technology use in early childhood and ask:

What role can technology play in helping children develop well? in promoting creativity? in supporting learning?
What are the potential impacts on relationships?
Are there problem levels of use? 

Conference themes include technology and physical health (incl. sleep), social/emotional wellbeing,
and learning/play in early childhood

Confirmed speakers include:
Professor Susan Edwards
Dr Diana Warren
Dr Helen Dixon
Dr Justin Coulson
Dr Jordy Kaufman
Dr Kate Highfield
Prof Sarah Blunden
Professor Leon Straker

This conference will be of interest to early childhood educators, academics, health professionals, parent organisations and policy makers.

Join us at a cocktail reception at 5:30pm (optional - additional cost) 

There are limited spaces available so please book early!

Download the program


242 Telstra Conference Centre

242 Exhibition Street

Melbourne, VIC 3004

Contact Details:

Clare Phillips 08 8376 2111

For more information about the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) please visit