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ICMD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Media and Democracy

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICMD

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICMD 2017: 19th International Conference on Media and Democracy aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Media and Democracy. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Media and Democracy.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Media and Democracy are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICMD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Media and Democracy. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making Using Information and Communication Technology
Marina Diković
2) The Influence of Fashion Bloggers on the Pre-Purchase Decision for Online Fashion Products among Generation Y Female Malaysian Consumers
Mohd Zaimmudin Mohd Zain, Patsy Perry, Lee Quinn
3) Choosing Local Organic Food: Consumer Motivations and Ethical Spaces
Artur Saraiva, Moritz von Schwedler, Emília Fernandes
4) An Analytical Study on the Politics of Defection in India
Diya Sarkar, Prafulla C. Mishra
5) Capture Zone of a Well Field in an Aquifer Bounded by Two Parallel Streams
S. Nagheli, N. Samani, D. A. Barry
6) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
7) Analyzing the Usage of Social Media: A Study on Elderly in Malaysia
Chan Eang Teng, Tang Mui Joo
8) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
9) Social Media as a ‘Service’ for Value Co-Creation by Integrating Sponsoring Companies, Sports Entities and Fans
Harri Jalonen
10) The Impact of Online Advertising on Generation Y’s Purchase Decision in Malaysia
Mui Joo Tang, Eang Teng Chan
11) The Nuclear Energy Museum in Brazil: Creative Solutions to Transform Science Education into Meaningful Learning
Denise Levy, Helen J. Khoury
12) Smartphone Photography in Urban China
Wen Zhang
13) Electoral Mathematics and Asymmetrical Treatment to Political Parties: The Mexican Case
Verónica Arredondo, Miguel Martínez-Panero, Teresa Peña, Victoriano Ramírez
14) Kinetic Façade Design Using 3D Scanning to Convert Physical Models into Digital Models
Do-Jin Jang, Sung-Ah Kim
15) Gyrotactic Microorganisms Mixed Convection Nanofluid Flow along an Isothermal Vertical Wedge in Porous Media
A. Mahdy

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