Awards


Excellence Award

Individuals who have contributed to the field of Media and Mass Communication will be awarded and recognized for their hard work and dedication in the innovation. The Excellence Award is organized with the intention of valuing one’s contribution to the field and behind the idea of encouraging for more active involvement for the betterment of the industry as a whole. The concept shall motivate youths to achieve more which will in turn benefit the industry and could lead towards a policy implementation in nurturing for a fruitful tomorrow.

Presentation Awards

Considering the marks given by the evaluation committee and the Conference Chair, the highest scoring presentations shall be recommended for the following awards.

Best Presentation Award

Offered for outstanding presentation considering every presenter of the conference, which is the most inspiring, effective and professional and are delivered through an impactful, authoritative and engaging speaker. Based on the marks given by the evaluation committee for every presentation and Conference Chair’s own reading of the papers, Conference Chair decides which presentation will receive the Best Presentation Award.

Best Student Presentation Award:

In order to identify outstanding work by student participants, the Best Student Presentation award will be given for an excellent presentation of the conference, and award winner must be registered as a student and also must be a student. The award is offered based upon an absolute standard of excellence and all student presenters will be considered eligible for the award. Based on the marks given by the evaluation committee for an every presentation of student presenters of the conference, and Conference Chair’s own reading of the papers, Conference Chair decides which presentation will receive the Best Student Presentation Award.

Session’s Best Award:

Based on the marks given by the evaluation committee including session chair and two evaluation panel members for an every presentation of an each session, Session Chair decides which presentation will receive the Session’s Best Presentation Awards.

Best Performers of MEDCOM 2016

Best Presentation Award

Dr. Christopher J. Fenner


Communication Department,
University of West Florida,
Pensacola, FL,
United States of America

Best Student Presentation Award

Mr. Marasigan Andrei Carl S.


Adamson University,
Philippines

Session's Best Awards

Dr. Christopher J. Fenner

Session: Spanning the Gaps: Exploring the Connection between
Public Relations Curriculum and Entry - Level Positions


Communication Department,
University of West Florida,
Pensacola, FL,
United States of America

Ms. Sunida Siwapathomchai

Session: Negotiations on Childrens’ Use of New Media
Technologies within Thai Family Context


Department of Social Sciences,
Loughborough University,
United Kingdom

Ms. Dey Adrija

Session: ‘Silence No More’: Using Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
and Social Media for Gender Activism in India


Department of Social Sciences, University of Hull,
United Kingdom

Prof. Shaima'a Z. Zoghaib

Session: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Active versus
Inactive Facebook Usage among Female University Students in Egypt


Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo
University,
Egypt

Ms. Nadia Wasta Utami

Session: The Communication Strategy of the Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI)
in Conflict Resolution of Ahmadiyya in Tasikmalaya


Communication Science Department,
Faculty of Psychology and Social Cultural Sciences,
Islamic University,
Indonesia

Dr. Serlie B. Jamias

Session: Agenda-Setting Theory of Social Media: Use of Facebook Pages of Online
News Services and the Perceived Importance of Social Issues among Undergraduate Students in a State University in the Philippines


University of the Philippines Los Banos,
Philippines