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About the event

May 29, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT
Mountain View, CA

Join Common Sense and the Stanford for a conference on technology and well-being. Designing for Our Future: Solutions for Digital Well-Being will engage experts in health, technology, education, and legislative advocacy around some of the most pressing issues of our time, from data privacy to quality content, equity, and ethical design.

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  • Doors open at 8:30 am
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Welcome
  • James P. Steyer, Common Sense
  • 9:10-10:00 a.m.
  • Where Do We Start?
  • Tristan Harris, Center for Humane Technology
  • Ellen Pao, Project Include
  • 10:00-10:50 a.m.
  • Putting the Equity in Tech
  • Maria Alvarez, Common Sense
  • Kim-Mai Cutler, Initialized Capital
  • Michelle Hyman, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Shireen Santosham, City of San Jose
  • Rachael Myrow, KQED
  • 11:00–11:15 a.m.
  • The New Normal: Parents, Teens, Screens, And Sleep in the United States
  • Michael Robb, Common Sense
  • 11:15–11:50 a.m.
  • I Love Algorithms: A Digital Well-Being Design Challenge
  • Carissa Carter, Stanford
  • 11:50 a.m.–12:35 p.m.
  • Designing for Privacy
  • Alicia Gray, Mozilla
  • Eli Luberoff, Desmos
  • Jacob Rogers, Wikipedia
  • Marina Taylor,
  • Levi Sumagaysay, San Jose Mercury News
  • 1:20–1:25 p.m.
  • Computer History Museum Welcome
  • Dan'l Lewin, Computer History Museum
  • 1:25–2:10 p.m.
  • Building Better (for Us) Platforms
  • Alex Feerst, Medium
  • Jessica González, Free Press
  • Leslie Miley, technologist
  • Craig Newmark, Craig Newmark Philanthropies
  • Danielle Abril, Fortune
  • 2:10–2:35 p.m.
  • What Kids Are Up Against: Digital Citizenship Demo
  • Merve Lapus, Common Sense
  • Kelly Mendoza, Common Sense
  • 2:45–3:45 p.m.
  • Teens Talk Tech
  • Angelika de Castro, 826 Valencia teen author
  • Annie Huang, 826 Valencia teen author
  • Cameron Kasky, March for Our Lives
  • Sian Laing, 826 Valencia teen author
  • Huy An Nguyen, 826 Valencia teen author
  • Dave Eggers, author
  • 3:45–4:30 p.m.
  • NSFK: Getting to Quality Content
  • Jill Murphy, Common Sense
  • Jenny Radesky, University of Michigan
  • Alicia Blum-Ross, Google
  • Nellie Bowles, New York Times
  • 4:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Networking happy hour
  • Sponsored by Mozilla
  • Includes teen book signing, followed by exclusive access to museum exhibits


Schedule and speakers subject to change. See the event page for the latest agenda and speakers.