Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus.
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ASIAN MEDIA INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION

CENTRE, Inc.

2F, PWU Annex, Philippine Women’s University 1743 Taft Avenue, Manila, 1004 Philippines

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AMIC 26th Annual Conference

Theme: Disturbing Asian Millennials: Some Creative Responses

Manipal Academy for Higher Education (MAHE) -

School of Communication

Venue: Fortune Inn Valley View, Manipal

Karnataka, India

June 7-9, 2018

PROGRAMME

June 6, 2018

16.00

- 18.30

Arrival of Guests and Delegates

Venue: FIVV Lobby

 

 

Registration

Venue: FIVV Sportsbar

18.00

-

Welcome Canapes and Drinks

Venue: FIVV Akash Hall

June 7, 2018

 

 

08.00

-

Registration

Venue: FIVV Sportsbar

09.30

- 11.00

Opening Ceremonies

Venue: FIVV Chaitya Hall

 

 

Invocation

 

 

 

Lighting of the Lamp

 

Floral Tribute to T.M.A. Pai

Founder of Manipal University Town

Welcome Remarks:

1

 

1. AMIC:

Crispin C. Maslog, AMIC

 

 

Board of Directors Chair

 

2. Host-Venue, Manipal Academy of

H.S. Ballal

 

Higher Education (MAHE):

Pro Chancellor, MAHE

 

Introduction of the Keynote Speaker

Master of Ceremonies:

 

 

Padma Rani, Director

 

 

MAHE-School of

 

 

Communication (SOC)

 

Keynote Address

B.P. Sanjay

 

 

Pro Vice Chancellor, Central

 

 

University Hyderabad

 

Vote of Thanks

Ramon R. Tuazon

 

 

AMIC Secretary General

11.00 - 11.15

Coffee/ Tea Break

 

11.15 - 13.00

Plenary 1: UNESCO Emeritus Dialogue - Millennials’ Concept

 

of Democracy: Freedom of Express ion for All vs. Freedom of

 

Expression for Themselves

 

 

Anirban Sharma

Venue: FIVV Chaitya Hall

 

National Programme Officer for

 

 

Communication and Information,

 

 

UNESCO New Delhi Office

 

 

David Robie

 

 

Director

 

 

Pacific Media Centre

 

 

Danilo A. Arao

 

 

Associate Professor

 

 

Department of Journalism

 

 

University of the Philippines -

 

 

Diliman

 

 

Niti Chopra

 

 

Associate Professor

 

 

MS University of Baroda

 

 

Moderator: Crispin C. Maslog

 

 

AMIC Board of Directors Chair

 

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

 

14.00 - 15.30

PARALLEL SESSIONS 1

Venue

 

1A: Branding Millennials: Defining

Chaitya Hall

 

Identity

 

 

1B: Branding Millennials:

Utsav Hall

 

Re(S)haping Personal Images

 

2

 

1C: Computer-Mediated Millennials

Akash Hall

 

1D: Millennials’ Communication

Chaya I Hall

 

Styles, Behaviors and Patterns

 

 

1E: Millennials’ Mediated Learning

Chaya II Hall

 

Environment

 

15.30 - 17.00

PARALLEL SESSIONS 2

Venue

 

2A: A Passion for Technology: Living

Chaitya Hall

 

in a Social Media World

 

 

2B: A Passion for Technology:

Utsav Hall

 

Social Media as Development Tools

 

 

2C: A Passion for Technology: The

Akash Hall

 

Re-Emergence of Visual Culture

 

 

2D: The Emergence of User-

Chaya I Hall

 

Generated Content

 

 

2E: How Millennials Dialogue with

Chaya II Hall

 

their Elders

 

17.00 - 17.15

Coffee/ Tea Break

 

17.15 - 18.45

Plenary 2: AMIC Distinguished For um - Mobile Internet

 

Disruption

 

 

Binod C. Agrawal

Venue: FIVV Chaitya Hall

 

Member, AMIC Board of Directors

 

 

Founder Vice Chancellor, Himgiri

 

 

Zee University Dehradun, India

 

Komal Vora Shah

Jr. Research Officer, Educational

Multimedia Reasearch Centre,

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

Saheba Mufti Associate Professor

Media Education Research Centre (MERC)

University of Kashmir-Srinagar, Kashmir

Swaraj Paul Barooah

Senior Programme Manager

The Centre for Internet and Society

3

Moderator: Peng Hwa Ang

Professor

Nanyang Technological University/

Chair D’Honneur

AMIC Board of Directors

19.00 - 19.15

Tribute to Dr. Leela Rao

Venue: Chaitya Hall

MAHE-SOC

 

19.15 - 20.00

Cultural Presentation

 

20.00 -

Reception Dinner featuring

Venue: MAHE-SOC

 

The Flavors of Udupi

 

June 8, 2018

08.00

-

Registration

Venue: FIVV Sports Bar

09.30

- 11.00

Plenary 3: Exploration of the Metho dological Innovations

 

 

Required for Conducting Millennial Communication Research

 

 

in Asia

 

 

 

Charu Lata Singh

Venue: FIVV Chaitya Hall

Dean

Vivekananda School of of

Journalism and Mass

Communication

Chandrabhanu Pattanayak

Director, Institute of Knowledge

Societies

Director, India Programs at

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Binod C. Agrawal

Member, AMIC Board of Directors Consultant, Asia Research Center for Religion and Social Communication

Founder Vice Chancellor, Himgiri Zee University Dehradun, India

4

Marco Polo

Professor

Da La Salle University Dasmarinas

Ex-Officio President

Philippine Association of

Communication Educators (PACE)

Moderator: A. S. Balasubramanya

Emeritus Fellow

Department of Electronic Media

Bangalore University Jnanabharathi

11.00 - 11.15

Coffee/ Tea Break

 

11.15 - 13.00

PARALLEL SESSIONS 3

Venue

 

3A: News and Current Affairas

Chaitya Hall

 

Consumption (or Creation)

 

 

Practices

 

 

3B: Marketing Communication

Utsav Hall

 

Strategies for Millennials

 

 

3C: Communication Competencies

Akash Hall

 

and Career Options for Millennials

 

 

3D: Evolving Gender

Chaya I Hall

 

Representation in the New

 

 

Mediascape

 

 

3E: Evolving Gender

Chaya II Hall

 

Representation in the New

 

 

Mediascape

 

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

 

14.00 - 15.30

Plenary 4: UNESCO Report on World Trends in Freedom of

 

Expression and Media Developmen t

 

 

Venue: Chaitya Hall

15.30 - 17.00

Plenary 4: Free/Dem Communicatio n for and by Young People

 

in Practice

 

 

Moderator: Anirban Sharma

Venue: Chaitya Hall

 

National Programme Officer for

 

 

Communication and Information,

 

 

UNESCO New Delhi Office

 

17.00 - 17.15

Coffee/ Tea Break

 

17.15 - 18.30

AMIC Board of Directors Meeting

Venue: Utsav Hall

 

AMIC General Membership

 

 

Meeting

 

5

18.30

- 19.00

Gala Night

Venue: Chaitya Hall

AMIC Asia Communication

 

 

 

 

Awards 2018: Franz-Josef

 

 

 

 

Eilers, svd (Transformative

 

 

 

 

Leadership), and Charlie

 

 

 

 

Agatep (Transformative

 

 

 

 

Leadership)

 

19.00

- 19.45

Cultural Performances

 

19.45

-

Dinner

 

June 9, 2018

 

 

09.30 - 10.30

PARALLEL SESSIONS 4

 

 

4A: Framing and Reception of

Chaitya Hall

 

Online News

 

 

4B: Intercultural Communication

Utsav Hall

 

Among Young People (Dealing with

 

 

Prejudices and Preventing

 

 

Extremism)

 

 

4C: Children and Gender Issues in

Akash Hall

 

the New Mediascape

 

 

4D: Research and Data

Chaya I Hall

 

Management - Today’s Cutting Edge

 

 

Competencies

 

 

4E: New Media as Tools for Social

Chaya II Hall

 

and Political Activism

 

10.30 - 10.45

Coffee/ Tea Break

 

10.45 - 11.45

Plenary 5: Community Media and Skill Development

6

Ankuran Dutta, HOD

Venue: Chaitya Hall

MC&J, University of Gauhati; and

 

Bhaskar Bhuiyan

 

CR Brahmaputra

 

Saifuddin Sabuj

Rupantar; and

MD.Mehedi Hasan

CR Pollikuntho

Prateek Agrawal

Communications Manager

National Skill Development

Corporation

Moderator: Sanjogita Mishra

Programme Officer - Skills

Commonwealth Educational Media

Centre for Asia (CEMCA)

11.45-12.45

Closing Remarks

Venue: Chaitya Hall

 

Ramon R. Tuazon

 

 

AMIC Secretary General

 

 

Narayana Sabhahit

 

 

Registrar, MAHE

 

 

Announcement and Ceremonial Turnover of key to host AMIC

 

Conference

 

 

From Manipal Academy of Higher Ed ucation (MAHE) to

 

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

 

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

 

14.00 -

City Tour

 

 

Heritage Village

 

 

Hindu Krihna Temple

 

 

Beaches of Udupi

 

• Tea Time in Udupi

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