The 9th World Conference on
Media and Mass Communication 2024

09th – 10th May 2024 | Colombo, Sri Lanka (Hybrid)

Theme: “Reshaping and Challenging the Neoliberal Model: Evolving Practices in Crisis, Conflict, and Creative Communication”

Welcome to MEDCOM 2024

Welcome to MEDCOM 2024 which will take place from 09th – 10th May 2024 in Colombo, Sri Lanka (Hybrid Platform). Get ready to be part of this leading conference to explore the latest trends and challenges in the field and engage with top researchers and experts.

Over the years, we have gained a deep understanding of our authentic priorities and the genuine significance within the realm of global media and mass communication. Through keynote speeches, panel discussions, and interactive workshops, participants will have the opportunity to share their knowledge and expertise, and engage in thought-provoking conversations that will help shape the future of media and communication. MEDCOM has served as a premier platform for educators, researchers, policymakers, and industry professionals to come together, share insights, and explore emerging trends and best practices. At the same time, we have had to relearn the power of quality research in order to produce knowledge that is applicable outside of the research setting.

Don’t miss this must-attend event for media professionals to discover the latest trends and challenges in media and mass communication.

Register now for this leading conference on a hybrid platform accessible from anywhere in the world!

Purpose of MEDCOM 2024

“Synergizing the Media World”

MEDCOM 2024 seeks to bring together media and communication experts, scholars, and practitioners from around the world to discuss the role of media and mass communication in shaping the future of our society. We aim to explore the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in media and mass communication, with a focus on strengthening interconnectedness and cultural cohesion through shared communication across generations, communities, and identities.


Conference Tracks

Media and Corporate

Social Media: Impacts, Future and Issues

Health Communication, Emergency and Environmental Studies

Media Education

Political Communication and/or Freedom of Speech

Multiculturalism, Cultural Studies, Youth and Gender Communication


Theory Of Communication, Languages and Media

Public Sector Communication

Welcome Message by Conference Co-Chair Prof. Andrea Volterrani


11th December 2023


12th February 2024

Resource Persons


Conference Co-Chair & Keynote Speaker

Tülây Atay, Phd & Phd

Conference Co-Chair & Keynote Speaker

Prof. Andrea Volterrani

Dr. Chris Fenner (Chair - 2023)

Conference Co-Chair

Dr. Chris Fenner

Prof. Amlan Chakrabarti

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Amlan Chakrabarti

Professor Ranjan Hettiarachchi

Keynote Speaker

Professor Ranjan Hettiarachchi
Sri Lanka

Prof. Dr. Nilüfer Pembecioğlu

Plenary Speaker

Prof. Dr. Nilüfer Pembecioğlu

Why Join Medcom 2024

A Platform of Idea Exchange and Learning

We cordially invite you to attend MEDCOM 2024, which has been meticulously designed to provide a rich and dynamic platform for the exchange of ideas and knowledge.

Opportunities to connect with the World: Global Networking

The event will offer unparalleled opportunities to participate in international networking with leading scholars, researchers, and professionals from across the globe.

Engaging Workshops by Esteemed Experts

In addition, attendees will have access to a series of engaging workshops led by esteemed experts, which will enable them to develop and enhance their skills in their respective fields.

Seamless Experience: Valuable Insights In-Person or Virtually

Whether you choose to attend in person or virtually, our event promises to be a valuable and enriching experience.

A Historical Overview of Our Conference

With over 1300+ participants from more than 60 countries and 160+ universities worldwide, the MEDCOM series has established itself as one of the most highly regarded Media conferences in the world. From groundbreaking research to insightful discussions and thought-provoking presentations, the conference series provides an exceptional platform for presenters and attendees to learn from the best in the field and collaborate with like-minded professionals.

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Special Features

Special Networking Session

Date: 09th May 2024 | Time: 3.30 – 4.30 PM (IST)

Are you ready to expand your professional network, forge valuable connections, and engage with like-minded individuals in your field? Then join our exclusive Networking Session during the conference!

This highly anticipated event is designed to create a dynamic platform for attendees to interact, exchange ideas, and foster meaningful relationships. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your journey, this session offers a unique opportunity to connect with the peers who share your passion and aspirations.

Networking Dinner

Join us for an enchanting Networking Dinner at the MEDCOM 2024 which offers a unique opportunity to connect, engage, and build meaningful relationships with influential leaders, academics, activists, practitioners, industry experts, and passionate individuals in the field of Media and Mass Communication. Immerse yourself in an atmosphere of camaraderie, where like-minded individuals gather to celebrate achievements and discuss the path to a more inclusive future.

Workshop 01


Assistant Prof. Tülây Atay

Hatay Mustafa Kemal University
Faculty Of Communication
Journalism Department,
Antakya, Türkiye

Workshop 02

Prof. Andrea Volterrani

Director of Master in
Social Comm. | Social Farming
University of Rome Tor Vergata

Panel Discussion

Topic: “Social and Political Participation in the Age of Digital Media”

Listen to Invaluable Panel Discussion from worldwide to share their treasured knowledge and experiences at the MEDCOM 2024. Join us at MEDCOM 2024, the global hub for media and communication experts, as we delve into the intricate relationship between media and truth-shaping.
Engage in conversations that dissect biases, celebrate journalistic achievements, and illuminate pathways toward a media landscape that informs and enlightens. Secure your spot to be part of this pivotal conversation that’s shaping the future of media.
If you would like to join as a panelist, the “Call for Panelists” is now open. By joining us as a panelist, you will have the opportunity to contribute to this powerful movement and leave a lasting impact on attendees.

The Media Conference to Add to Your Calendar

Abstract Submission Deadline

11th December 2023

Early Bird Payment Deadline

12th February 2024

PP Presentation due on or before

25th April 2024

Abstract Acceptance Notification

Within Two Weeks

Regular Payment Deadline

11th March 2024

Full Paper Submission Deadline

23rd May 2024

Conference Venue

Galle Face Hotel, Sri Lanka.

09th – 10th May 2024


Conference Venue

Colombo, Sri Lanka.

09th – 10th May 2024

Publication Opportunities in Medcom 2024


  • ISBN 978-624-5746-59-0
  • COPE Standard
  • Double-blind peer-reviewing from World-class Scientific Committee
  • Available Online
  • Papers from
    • 100+ authors*
    • 40+ countries*

(*According to the past history)


  • ISSN 2424-6778
  • High quality double-blind peer-reviewing
  • Open Access via Online Journal System
  • Google Scholar
  • Crossref Coverage
  • PlumX Metrics
  • Maintaining the high quality standards
  • Submission to major indexing

“A Breakthrough Free TIIKM Project To Make Your Research Publication Possible”

  • This is a free project which is designed to help you to develop your full papers up to the standard.
  • We provide preliminary reviews for your full paper with the world-class publication “steering committee” prior to the conference.
  • Reviewed and revised paper with constructive inputs will make your paper more likely to be accepted by high standard journals.

Need support to publish your paper???

MEDCOM 2024 has amplified its Publication Opportunities partnering with TIIKM Publishing to locate your research to the right destination.

Peer-reviewed Journals

Conference participants have the option to submit their full papers in peer-reviewed journals which are internationally accredited from renowned publishers. Each journal will conduct quality checks on the accepted papers and only papers that pass these checks will be published.

Reflections on a Transformative Conference Experience

We take pride in fostering positive relationships with our participants and receiving their feedback about the conference. Read on to discover what they have to say about MEDCOM!

Our Official Partners

Hosting Partner

The International Network of Media and Communication (INMC)

Academic Partner

Faculty of Management Sciences, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

Academic Partner

University of Rome Tor Vergata,

University of Zululand-South Africa

Academic Partner

University of Zululand,
South Africa

Academic Partner

Kaduna State University , Nigeria

Academic Partner

Faculty of Humanities , Central University of Technology,
South Africa

Academic Partner

The Council of Mass Communication Scholars of Thailand.

Academic Partner

xiamen university malaysia,

Creative Partner

Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board (Laksala)

Media Partner

International Conference Alerts

Media Partner

American CEO

Event Partner

TIIKM Events

Tour Partner


Organized By

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

#531/18, Kotte road, Pitakotte,
Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94 117 992 022
Hotline: +94 765 733 737
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