Dr. Ang Peng Hwa, AMIC Chairman d’Honneur, will serve as the keynote speaker of the International Conference on Media, Communications, and Sociology (iCOMICOS). It will be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on November 18-19, 2016. 

Conference theme is Questioning Locality: Community, Movement, and Global Challenge.

iCOMICOS is being organized by the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of the Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta.

The forum will examine the impact of the ICT revolution on social movements within and outside geographic and socio-cultural borders.  New ICT tools and applications have empowered  non-state social actors, especially social activists who are actively pursuing change in society. 

Among the sub-themes to be featured in the forum are media praxis, journalism revolution, creative marketing cooperations, customized stakeholder engagement, community-based business, innovative business communication, and information policy and ethics revisited.

Aside from Dr. Ang Peng Hwa, other speakers include Prof. Anne Gregory (University of Huddersfield, UK), Akihiko Kohno (McCann Erickson Japan); Dr. Loreto G. Camiloza (De La Salle University Dasmarinas); Bambang Kusumo Prihandono, MA (Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta); and Dr. Phil Martin Loeffelholz (Universitas Illmenau, Germany). 

For more details about the conference, please visit: 
https://comicos.uajy.ac.id/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Publication-iCOMICOS-UAJY-2016.pdf