THE SUCCESS STORY OF #MEDCOM19


– Change in Media, Media for Change: Looking For New Paradigms –

 

The 5th World Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2019 – (MEDCOM 2019) was held on 05th – 07th April 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia and Xiamen University Malaysia as the Co – Hosting Partners while Xiamen University Malaysia, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand, Petra Christian University, Indonesia and University of Zululand, South Africa remained as the  successful, collaborative academic Partners of the Conference.

INAUGURATION CEREMONY

 

The Conference was held on 05th – 07th April 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under the theme “Change in Media, Media for Change. Looking for New Paradigms”. MEDCOM 2019 was chaired by Dr. Andrea Volterrani (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy). The opening remarks of MEDCOM 2019 were made by Conference Chair Dr. Andrea Volterrani (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

The conference partners (Hosting and Academic partners) were especially recognized during the inauguration for their immense support and collaboration throughout the conference. The token of appreciation to partners was delivered by Mr. Isanka Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management) together with the Conference Chair Dr. Andrea Volterrani (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy).

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Conference Chairs | Media and Mass Communication Conference

Dr. Andrea Volterrani

University of Rome Tor Vergata
Italy

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Prof. Datuk Dr. Ahmad Rafi Bin Mohamed Eshaq

President / Professor
Multimedia University
Malaysia

TITLE: ” ADVANCING MEDIA FOR CHANGE: WHY IT IS IMPORTANT? 

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Marcus Teoh

Bestselling Author
Zero Budget Facebook Marketing Trainer

TITLE: ” ENGAGING YOUR AUDIENCE WITH ZERO BUDGET FACEBOOK MARKETING “

KEYNOTE FORUM

Keynote forum was one of the most significant moments during the Conference and it was enlightened by two keynote speeches. The first keynote speech was delivered by Marcus Teoh (Bestselling Author, Zero Budget Facebook Marketing Trainer) under the theme “Engaging Your Audience with Zero Budget Facebook Marketing. Secondly, the speech was delivered Prof. Datuk Dr. Ahmad Rafi Bin Mohamed Eshaq (President/Professor, Multimedia University, Malaysia) under the theme “Advancing Media for Change: Why It Is Important?”.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Chris Fenner assistant professor Director of Forensics Communication Arts

Prof. Chris Fenner

Assistant Professor of Communication
University of West Florida
USA

Speech Title: “Fake news, real impacts: The role of agnotology on public discourse and international relations”

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Prof. Elisabetta Gola

University of Cagliari,
Italy

Speech Title: “The Importance of Public Speaking Skill: the Role of Vocal Communication in the Digital World “

Plenary Speaker_MEDCOM 2019

Prof. Dr. AZIZUL HALIM Yahya

Dean
Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Malaysia

Session Chairs


Dr. Lilia Raycheva, The St. Kliment Ochridsky Sofia University, Bulgaria

Dr. Jeyasushma Veeriah, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Shazia Ismail Toor, University  of The Punjab, Pakistan

Dr. Mai Al-Khaja, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Prof. E.E. Scheimer, Royal Roads University, Canada

Dr. Savera Shami, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Dr. Matrissya Hermita, Gunadarma University,Indonesia

Dr. Panarat Lim, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand

Dr. Wang Changsong, Xiamen University, Malaysia

Dr. Sangeeta Sharma, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India

Dr. Sushila Shekhawat, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India

Dr. Vandendaele A., Ghent University, Belgium

Dr. Mai Al-Khaja, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Dr. Savera Shami, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Dr.Manoch Chummuangpak, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand

EVALUATION PANEL MEMBERS

 

  • Dr.Andrea Volterrani,University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Prof. Datuk Dr. Ahmad Rafi,Multimedia University, Malaysia
  • Dr. Chris Fenner,University of West Florida,USA
  • Prof. Dr. Azizul Halim Yahya,Universiti Teknologi MARA,Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Kiranjit Kaur,Universiti Teknologi MARA,Malaysia
  • Mohamad Razeef Shah Mohmad Rafik,Universiti Teknologi MARA,Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Mohd Adnan Hashim, Universiti Teknologi MARA,Malaysia
  • Dr. Suhaimee Saahar Saabar,Universiti Teknologi MARA,Malaysia
  • Dr. Abdul Hamid Saifuddin,Universiti Teknologi MARA,Malaysia

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE MEDCOM 2019

  • Prof. Elisabetta Gola, University of Cagliari, Italy
  • Dr. Yao-Nan Lien,Asia University, Taiwan
  • Dr. Esra Cizmeci,Yalova University, Turkey
  • Dr. Yasmin Rugbeer,University of Zululand, South Africa
  • Dr. Phithaksak Thisaphak,Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand
  • Dr. Paz Hernandez Diaz,Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication, Philippines
  • Dr. Emiliano Ilardi,University of Cagliari, Italy
  • Dr. Sophia M. Manning,Kean University, China
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Baruck Okal Opiyo,Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey
  • Prof. Esther Harijanti Kuntjara,Petra Christian University, Indonesia
  • Dr. Fabio Lo Verde Fabio,University of Palermo, Italy
  • Prof. Vijay Rugbeer,University of Zululand, South Africa
  • Dr. Gatut Priyowidodo,Petra Christian University, Indonesia
  • Dr. Gianfranco Pecchinenda,University of Naples, Italy
  • Dr. Ido Prijana Hadi,Petra Christian University, Indonesia
  • Asst. Prof. Davide Benvenuti,Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Dr. Sharmila Kayal,Adamas University, India
  • Dr. Siti Ezaleila Mustafa,Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Reggie Metso,University of Zululand, South Africa
  • Dr. Pauline Leong Pooi Yin,Sunway University, Malaysia
  • Dr. Mustak Ahmed,University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Lakhdar Chadli,Canadian University, Dubai
  • Assoc. Prof. Jamaluddin Aziz, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Chanansara Oranop na Ayutthaya,Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand
  • Dr. Erkan Saka,Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
  • Dr. Kevin Naidoo,University of Zululand, South Africa
  • Dr. Francesca Dragotto,University or Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

SPECIAL FEATURES OF MEDCOM ‘19

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

 

MEDCOM 2019 was comprised of three (03) parallel Round Table Discussions and interested delegates were encouraged to participate in the roundtable discussions and gain the maximum output during the conference period. Round Table Discussions organized in MEDCOM 2019 provided a great platform for delegates to discuss and share their insights on the trends, issues, possible solutions to prevailing concerns in the field of Media and Communication. Round Tables were moderated by the following key persons accordingly.

Table 1 – Online participation. What spaces for participation on the Internet?
Moderator: Dr. Andrea Volterrani, University of Rome Tor Vergata Italy

Table 2 – Media and Migration: What role for the changing perceptions?
Moderator: Prof. Elisabetta Gola, University of Cagliari, Italy

Table 3 – Fake news and real threats: Challenges for the global media”
Dr Chris Fenner, Assistant Professor of Communication, University of West Florida, USA

WORKSHOP ON SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

 

A workshop on Scholarly Publications was facilitated by Dr. Fida Sanjakdar (Monash University, Australia). The Perspective of the publication workshop was to assist researchers who write full papers with the aim of publishing in a reputable journal or in a reputable proceeding. Through this publication workshop the facilitator was able to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications for future researchers. All conference participants were delighted and graced by this opportunity.

CONFERENCE CHAIR WORKSHOP

A workshop was arranged by the Conference Chair Dr. Andrea Volterrani to discuss the outcome of the Conference. Moreover, the plans for MEDCOM 2020 was discussed during the workshop while providing an opportunity for participants to share their views and voice their suggestions in terms of the conference theme, venue, dates, featured events and any other applicable areas. The workshop provided an insight to deliver the future conferences in fruitful way with the outputs received by Conference Chair, Participants and Organizers.

STORYTELLING

 

The 5th World Conference on Media and Mass Communication – (MEDCOM 2019) brought three (03) storytellers as a part of the Conference to address advocates, academics, artists, journalists, independent researchers, artists and activists in Media and Mass Communication. The session was an interactive feature at MEDCOM 2019 and participants were delighted by following storytellers

  • Dr Wang Changsong (Xiamen University, Malaysia)
  • Dr Sushila Shekhawat (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India)
  • Dr Sangeeta Sharma (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India)

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

MEDCOM 2019 comprised of Twenty Two (22) technical sessions. The technical sessions were under the below themes.

  • SOCIAL MEDIA
  • FILM STUDIES
  • MEDIA, GLOBALIZATION AND ADVERTISING
  • HEALTH COMMUNICATION
  • COMMUNICATION THEORY AND METHODOLOGY
  • POLITICAL COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA
  • MEDIA & LITERACIES
  • MEDIA EDUCATION
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • JOURNALISM
  • WEB-BASED JOURNALISM
  • COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND DIGITAL MEDIA
  • COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE
  • CRITICAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES, YOUTH, GENDER AND COMMUNICATION

MEDCOM 2019 Participants

MEDCOM 2019 provided a solid platform for eminent researchers and experts from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the challenges of the field. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all to share their research findings and stories on an international platform and to gain a better understanding about each other.

The conference was comprised of international researchers representing following Nations,

  • Sri Lanka
  • Malaysia
  • India
  • Singapore
  • Indonesia
  • The Philippines
  • Bangladesh
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand
  • Germany
  • France
  • Belgium
  • China
  • UAE
  • Kuwait
  • Iran
  • Egypt
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Bulgaria
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria

Publications

Conference Proceedings

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book. All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be accepted through a double blind review process and will be published electronically with ISSN 2424-6778 in proceedings with a DOI number (10.17501). We will submit the proceedings for possible indexing in Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS and Google scholar.

 

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Government Information Quarterly

Online ISSN 0740-624X
Editor in Chief Prof. Tomasz Janowski & Prof. Marijn Janssen
Publisher ELSEVIER
Journal Link 

Indexed in Scopus, Legal Information Management Index, Social & Behavioral Sciences, INSPEC, Library Literature, Social Sciences Citation Index, OCLC Database, UnCover, Book Review Index, America: History and Life, ERIC, Info Hotline, PAIS Bulletin, Pascal, Pais International, dblp – Computer Science Bibliography and many more

The International Journal of Cultural Policy


Print ISSN 1028-6632
Online ISSN 1477-2833
Editor in Chief Prof. Oliver Bennett
Publisher Taylor & Francis Publishing
Journal Link 

Indexed in SCOPUS, Proquest Central, Social Science Citation Index, Arts Humanities Citation Index, British Humanities Index, Communication and Mass Media Complete Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts, Leisure Tourism Database, CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, Electronic Collections Online, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Sociological Abstracts and many more

Virtual Creativity


Online ISSN 2397-9712
Editor in Chief Dr. Denise Doyle
Publisher Intellect Publishers
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Indexed in SCOPUS, British Humanities Index, EBSCO and many more
Scope Virtual Creativity (VCR) is an academic peer-reviewed journal focusing on creativity in online virtual worlds and other related platforms where the virtual is examined as a central theme in contemporary media art practices and applied contexts

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Organizers & Partners

Co – Hosting partner

 

Universiti Teknologi MARA ,
Malaysia

Co – Hosting partner

 

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Co – Hosting partner

 

Xiamen University Malaysia

Academic Partner

Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Academic Partner

Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand

Academic Partner

Petra Christian University, Indonesia

Academic Partner

University of Zululand, South Africa

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Event Partner

 

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