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Dr.-Tulay-Atay
Conference Co-Chair
Tülây ATAY, PhD & PhD

Assistant Professor
Hatay Mustafa Kemal University
Faculty of Communication
Journalism Department, Antakya
Türkiye

Dr Tülây ATAY currently teaches at Hatay Mustafa Kemal University (HMKU), Antakya, Hatay, Faculty of Communication, Department of Journalism as a faculty member (Assistant Professor) and a researcher. She is a Turkish Citizen. She was born and bred in Istanbul, Turkey and graduated from Istanbul University. She holds BA degree in Mass-Media Communication, Journalism & PR. She has her Master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology (Gender & Women’s Studies). She is a co-author of the book called “Gender & Sex and Taboo in the Contemporary Primitive & Traditional Societies” in the Turkish Language based on her MA thesis. The book is written from the perspective of women’s and gender studies. She was one of the co-founders of the Centre for Women’s Studies of Mustafa Kemal University. She served and was in charge as one of the deputy directors of the Centre for Women’s Studies of Mustafa Kemal University, Antakya, Hatay, Turkey. She previously worked as a “business developer” for many SMEs in the various fields such as automotive, textile etc. She worked as an Assistant Producer for Turkish Radio Television State Company (TRT) between 1995-1996. She earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Agriculture Economics and Extensions at Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey in October 2013. She produced her Ph.D. thesis on the division of labour amongst ethnically different two villages near Hatay province (Southern Turkey bordering Syria) in the context of changing social life and Women’s & Gender Studies. Dr Atay’s areas of interests are women empowerment and women’s studies using the other disciplines e.g. communication studies, journalism studies and immigration & refugee studies. She is holding sociology BA degree obtained from Open Faculty, Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey. She is a Ph.D. in Journalism from İstanbul University, İstanbul, Turkey. She was a temporary National Gender Consultant for Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO). She lived in the UK and USA for a while. She has been in Portugal, Slovenia, Ukraine, Scotland, Romania, Holland, Italy, Spain, Estonia, UAE, Malaysia, Poland, Czech Republic and France for academic purposes. She was a “scientist-in-residence” at Paris Lodron University of Salzburg financially supported by GendUp and Salzburg Stadt (Municipality), Salzburg, Austria. She chaired the MEDCOM 2017, KL, Malaysia. She is also currently engaging with the FoTRRIS-H2020 project and RAISD-H2020 project (women and immigration) run by Complutense University of Madrid. Dr Atay has been actively carrying out her research on immigration and refugee studies mostly last 10 years. She was one of the researchers for the Prof Dr Steven Youngblood’s project on 2015-2016 in various Turkish provinces Antakya, Hatay, Malatya, Adana. The research group visited many refugee camps together. Dr Atay and her colleagues also produced an article entitled “The long journey from Syria to Malatya, Turkey” which was published by the Peace Journalist magazine of Park University, Parkville, MO, USA.

Conference Co-Chair
Prof. Andrea Volterrani

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

Dr. Andrea Volterrani is a Sociologist of Cultural and Communication Processes at Department of Enterprise Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata. After graduating from the Faculty of Political Science Cesare Alfieri of the University of Florence, she is a fellow student at the Italian Foundation for Volunteering.
He was then assigned research from 1999 to 2005 at the Department of Sociology and Political Science of the University of Florence. From 1997 to 2003 he is also a professor of sociology of cultural processes, theory and technique of social communication, territorial communication and marketing at the Faculty of Political Science Cesare Alfieri of Florence.

From 2005 to 2008 he is a contractor and research grant at the Department of Historical, Legal and Political Sciences and Social Sciences at Siena University and a social contractor and family sociology lecturer at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Siena . At the same time he is a professor of social studies contract at the Faculty of Communication Sciences of La Sapienza University of Rome (2004-2008) and of sociology of communication at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Florence (2004-2006).Since 2008 is a researcher at Department of Enterprise Engineering, Tor Vergata University, Rome.
Volterrani is engaged in research, teaching and consulting on social communication, the third sector, integrated social politics and assessment processes, resilience community and prevention communication related on natural disaster.

Dr. Chris Fenner (Chair - 2023)
Conference Co-Chair
Dr. Chris Fenner

Associate Professor
Communication University of West Florida
USA

Fenner is an experienced communicator who has led the UWF team to top finishes at regional and national tournaments. Participating in collegiate speech and debate provides students with the advanced critical thinking and communication skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. Before coming to UWF in 2014, he established a competitive speech team at Florida Southern College, where he coached students to 32 national titles.

In his classes, Fenner teaches undergraduate courses in public relations and persuasion. He relies on high impact practices and hands-on activities to prepare students to meet the demands of the public relations industry. His students have provided public relations and communication advice to a variety of non-profit organizations in the community. At the graduate level, his coursework focuses on strategic communication, mass communication theory, and he works to train students as professional communication consultants.

Fenner’s research focuses on public relations crisis and image management, and pedagogy. He has presented his work at national and international conferences and is an article reviewer for the National Forensic Journal. He also serves as the vice president of the Florida Intercollegiate Forensic Association, and is the president of the Novice National Forensic Association.

CONFERENCE CONVENER AND SECRETARY

Conference Co-chair
Prof. Chris
Fenner

Director of Speech & Debate
Public Relations Faculty
University of West Florida
USA

Mr. Isanka P. Gamage
Conference Convener
Mr. Isanka P
Gamage

Hotline:
+94 71 558 9870 / +94 77 737 9779
Tel: +94 11 799 2022
Email: isanka.gamage@tiikmedu.com

Ms. Natashya Kodituwakku
Conference Secretariat
Ms. Natashya Kodithuwakku

Tel: +94 117 992 022
Fax: +94 112 873 371
Hotline: +94 76 573 3737
Email: secretariat@mediaconference.co

Conference Co-chair
Prof. Andrea Volterrani

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

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The Scientific Committee consists of the experts in the field from many different countries in the world. The Committee Members evaluate your abstracts and provide insights to improve those further. According to the final decision given by them, you would be able to process further tasks for participating the conference.

Prof Dr Mohamed Ahmed Khalifa
Prof Dr Mohamed Ahmed Khalifa

Minia University
Egypt

Dr. Ratna Roshida Ab Razak
Dr. Ratna Roshida Ab Razak

Universiti Putra
Malaysia

Dr. Savera Mujib Shami
Dr. Savera Mujib Shami

University of the Punjab
Pakistan

Asst. Prof. Davide Benvenuti

ADM school of Art Design & Media NTU
Singapore

Dr. Mustak Ahmed
Dr. Mustak Ahmed

University of Rajshahi
Bangladesh

Prof. Filippo Silvestri
Prof. Filippo Silvestri

Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro
Italy

Dr. Barikui Nnaane
Dr. Barikui Nnaane

Akwa Ibom State University
Nigeria

Dr. Peter Egielewa

Edo University Iyamho
Nigeria

Dr. Wajid Zulqarnain
Dr. Wajid Zulqarnain

SZABIST University Islamabad
Pakistan

Prof. Kevin Naido
Prof. Kevin Naido

University of Zululand
South Africa

Siti Ezaleila Mustafa
Siti Ezaleila Mustafa

Universiti Malaya
Malaysia

Dr. Sangeeta Tripathi

Sultanate of Oman
Oman

Dr. Sharmila Kayal
Dr. Sharmila Kayal

Adamas University
India

Dr. Majid-ul-Ghafar
Dr. Majid-ul-Ghafar

Hazara University
Pakistan

Dr. Azam Jan
Dr. Azam Jan

Hazara University Mansehra
Pakistan

Dr. Lakhdar Chadli
Dr. Lakhdar Chadli

Canadian University
Dubai

Dr. Ido Prijana Hadi
Dr. Ido Prijana
Hadi

Petra Christian University
Indonesia

Dr. Sunil Kumar Mishra
Dr. Sunil Kumar Mishra

VIPS
New Delhi

Asst.Prof. Manoch Chummuangpak
Asst.Prof. Manoch Chummuangpak

Ph.D., Dhurakij Pundit University
Thailand

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Esra CİZMECİ ÜMİT
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Esra CİZMECİ ÜMİT

Yalova University
Turkey

Dr Alessio Ceccherelli (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr Alessio Ceccherelli

University of Rome Tor Vergata
Italy

Assoc. Prof. Hesham Mesbah
Assoc. Prof. Hesham Mesbah

Rollins College
USA

Dr. Miral Sabry
Dr. Miral
Sabry

Canadian international college (CIC)
Canada

Dr. Wan Norbani Wan Noordin (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Wan Norbani Wan Noordin

Universiti Teknologi MARA
Malaysia

Roland Tolentino (Reviewer - 2023)
Roland Tolentino

University of the Philippines Film Institute
Philippine

Dr. Sachin Bharti (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Sachin Bharti

Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management
India

Dr. Atul Arora (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Atul Arora

Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management
India

Dr Najma Sadiq (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr Najma Sadiq

National University of Sciences and Technology
Pakistan

Nikola Lyubomirov Vangelov (Reviewer - 2023)
Nikola Lyubomirov Vangelov

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Bulgaria

Dr. Apoorva malhotra (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Apoorva malhotra

Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management
India

Dr. Divyani Redhu (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Divyani
Redhu

Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management
India

Dr. Paz Hernandez Diaz
Dr. Paz Hernandez Diaz

Asian Institute of Journalism & Communication
India

Prof Stella Iezzi (Reviewer - 2023)
Prof Stella Iezzi

University of Rome Tor Vergata
Italy

Lourens M.E (Reviewer - 2023)
Lourens M.E

Durban University of Technology
South Africa

Ivan N. Gallegos (Reviewer - 2023)
Ivan N. Gallegos

Davao del Norte State College
Philippines

Suwandi Sumartias (Reviewer - 2023)
Suwandi Sumartias

Universitas Padjadjaran
Indonesia

Dr. Andrea Volterrani (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Andrea Volterrani

Universty of Rome Tor Vergata
Italy

Dr. Mike Megrove Reddy
Gaolefufa Joshua Madiba

University of Botswana
Botswana

Gaolefufa Joshua Madiba (Reviewer - 2023)
Gaolefufa Joshua Madiba

University of Botswana
Botswana

Dr. Migle Cernikovaite (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Migle Cernikovaite

Mykolas Romeris University
Lithuania

Diana Petkova (Reviewer - 2023)
Diana Petkova

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Bulgaria

Quiroga (Reviewer - 2023)
Quiroga

Sergio Ricardo National San Luis University/Institute ICAES
Argentina

Dr. Alper KIRKLAR (Reviewer - 2023)
Dr. Alper KIRKLAR

Istanbul Bilgi University
Turkey

Dr. Keshav Patel
Dr. Keshav Patel

(PhD New Media) from MGCGU Chitrakoot
India

Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sharma
Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sharma

Associate Professor
VSJMC, VIPS, GGSIPU,
Delhi

Dr. Keshav Patel
Dr. Keshav Patel (PhD New Media)

MGCGU Chitrakoot,
India

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