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Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Christopher Dietzel will speak at the 51st international iDate Conference ( ) on January 24 to 26, 2018 at the Hyatt Place in Delray Beach, Florida.

Christopher Dietzel, a PhD student in Educational Leadership at the University of McGill, will discuss safe mobile chatting. This presentation will cover a variety of topics related to social networking applications. First, Chris will discuss what consent looks like for users on these apps, both in online and offline spaces. Next, the presentation will consider intimacy on social networking apps, emphasizing the experiences of LGBTQ+ users, such as gay, bisexual, and queer men. Finally, Chris will discuss preliminary results from his doctoral research, which examines how negative practices, including discrimination and sexual violence, may occur as a result of using social networking apps. Overall, this session will cover problems associated with consent related to online profiles and online platforms, strategies that you can use to navigate potential problems, and suggestions of how to create safer spaces for users, both online and offline.

The online and mobile dating business represents one of the largest segments of web and mobile traffic. The internet dating industry’s most recognized CEOs and new startup founders will discuss their future business strategies, including marketing, acquisitions and new technology.


For 15 years, C-level executives gather for the January “iDate,” the industry’s largest annual expo and conference. iDate assembles global dating CEOs to identify new opportunities, develop ideas, gain insight for higher levels of traffic and earn more revenue.