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ICMD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Media and Democracy

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICMD

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Media and Democracy are cordially invited for presentation at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 post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

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 WASET'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) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
2) Social Media as a ‘Service’ for Value Co-Creation by Integrating Sponsoring Companies, Sports Entities and Fans
Harri Jalonen
3) The Nuclear Energy Museum in Brazil: Creative Solutions to Transform Science Education into Meaningful Learning
Denise Levy, Helen J. Khoury
4) Unraveling Biostimulation of Decolorized Mediators for Microbial Fuel Cell-Aided Textile Dye Decontamination
Pei-Lin Yueh, Bor-Yann Chen, Chuan-Chung Hsueh
5) Ontologies for Social Media Digital Evidence
Edlira Kalemi, Sule Yildirim-Yayilgan
6) Social Media: The Major Trigger of Online and Offline Political Activism
Chan Eang Teng, Tang Mui Joo
7) Isolation and Screening of Laccase Producing Basidiomycetes via Submerged Fermentations
Mun Yee Chan, Sin Ming Goh, Lisa Gaik Ai Ong
8) Media Facades Utilization for Sustainable Tourism Promotion in Historic Places: Case Study of the Walled City of Famagusta, North Cyprus
Nikou Javadi, Uğur Dağlı
9) An Implementation of Multi-Media Applications in Teaching Structural Design to Architectural Students
Wafa Labib
10) Podemos Party Origin: From Social Protest to Spanish Parliament
Víctor Manuel Muñoz-Sánchez, Antonio Manuel Pérez-Flores
11) Information Overload, Information Literacy and Use of Technology by Students
Elena Krelja Kurelović, Jasminka Tomljanović, Vlatka Davidović
12) Use of Social Media in PR: A Change of Trend
Tang Mui Joo, Chan Eang Teng
13) Investigation of the Cooling and Uniformity Effectiveness in a Sinter Packed Bed
Uzu-Kuei Hsu, Chang-Hsien Tai, Kai-Wun Jin
14) Multidimensional Sports Spectators Segmentation and Social Media Marketing
B. Schmid, C. Kexel, E. Djafarova
15) Connecting Lives Inside and Outside the Classroom: Why and How to Implement Technology in the Language Learning Classroom
Geoffrey Sinha