Welcome to The International Conference on Futures of Media

The International Conference on Futures of Media 2017 organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) Sri Lanka in collaboration with Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China and University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy and was held on the 10th and 11th of October 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Futures of Media 2017 was held under the theme “Futurisms – Media, Arts & Sciences”, and was chaired by Dr. Markus Heidingsfelder (Communication Studies and Design, Habib University, Pakistan) and Dr. Holger Briel (Communication & Media Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China) The opening remarks of Futures of Media 2017 were made by Conference Co – Chairs and Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

The highlights of the inauguration of Futures of Media 2017 were the keynote address by Dr. Markus Heidingsfelder (Communication Studies and Design, Habib University, Pakistan) on The Art of Time Travel. Aesthetic Strategies to Bind the Future” and Dr. Holger Briel (Communication & Media Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China) on “A portrait of the Computer as a Young Person: Art in the Digital Age”.

The conference consisted of three technical sessions, during which researchers from around the world presented their research findings. The technical sessions were:

  • The Power of Media and Media Transformations
  • Perception
  • New Audiences

Conference Co – Chairs & Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Markus Heidingsfelder

Assistant Professor
Communication Studies and Design
Habib University

Topic: “The Art of Time Travel – Social Strategies to Bind the Future”

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Dr. Holger Briel

Associate Professor
Director
Communication & Media Studies
Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University

Topic: “A portrait of the Computer as a Young Person: Art in the Digital Age”

Session Chairs


Dr. Charlotte Gould

School of Art, University of Brighton

Prof. Paul Sermon

School of Art, University of Brighton

Dr. Markus Heidingsfelder

Communication Studies and Design, Habib University

Dr. Holger Briel

Communication & Media Studies,Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University

Evaluation panel


Mr. Aruna Lokuliyana

Departmentof Mass communication, University of Kelaniya

Mr.Manoj Pushpakumara

Departmentof Mass communication, University of Kelaniya

Dr. Markus Heidingsfelder

Communication Studies and Design, Habib University

Reviewing panel


  • Asst. Prof. Sabyasachi Dasgupta, Symbiosis International University, India
  • Asst.Prof. Tülay Atay-Avşar, Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey
  • Asst. Prof. Davide Benvenuti, NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Singapore
  • Dr. Paz H. Diaz, Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication, Philippine
  • Assoc. Prof. Fauziah Ahmad, The National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. Ali Mohamed, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  • Assoc. Prof. Biju Dhanapalan, NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Singapore
  • DR. GHADA MOSTAFA ABAIDO, Canadian University Dubai, UAE
  • SHEPHERD MPOFU, National University of Science & Technology, Zimbabwe
  • AYSU ARSOY, Eastern Mediterranean, University North Cyprus
  • Dr. Muhammad Shahzad, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur Pakistan, Pakistan
  • Dr. Mohammed Ibahrine, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Sam Kamau, Aga Khan University, KENYA
  • Prof. Dr. Uma Bhushan, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, India
  • Prof. Alberto Berretti, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Prof. Alessio Ceccherelli, University of RomeTor Vergata, Italy
  • Prof. Maria Stella Iezzi, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Prof. Florinda Nardi, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Prof. Francesca Dragotto, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Prof. Francesca Comunello, University of Rome LUMSA, Italy
  • Prof. Gaia Peruzzi, University of Rome LA SAPIENZA, Italy
  • Prof. Andrea Volterrani, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Dr. Esra Cizmeci Yalova, University Termal Vocational School, Turkey

PUBICATIONS 2017 [ in progress ]

Conference Proceedings

 

Future Media 2017

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Mendeley, Google Scholar and CiteULike for possible Indexing.


Asian Journal of Communication (Scopus Indexed Journal )

Print ISSN: 0129-2986
Online ISSN: 1742-0911
Editor: Hao Xiaoming, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Editor: Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, PRC
ISSN: 2187-4905
Indexed in: SHERPA/RoMEO and Google Scholar. DOIs are assigned to each published issue and article via Crossref
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