Thursday, 19 October 2017

AUC TO HOST THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF AUSACE


WHAT
The 22nd annual international conference of the Arab- U.S. Association for Communication Educators (AUSACE), titled, “Journalism and Mass Communication in the Age of Instant Information.” The three- day conference is organized by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at AUC and it aims to explore research and application of new directions in an ever-changing digital environment whether in the Arab world or globally. The conference program features a keynote address and a range of panels that will address the current state of traditional media within the age of instantaneity, information on changes in media, social media tools professionals use, ethical issues surrounding the shift; how the future of media might look in the next few years and how academics should continuously adapt curricula in the digital age.   
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WHO
Key note speakers of the opening ceremony include Robb Montgomery, media innovation strategist; Mohamed el-Nawawy, AUSACE president and Nabil Fahmy, dean of AUC’s School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.
The Panels include speakers from several institutions and universities in Egypt, the Middle East and the world, including Abu Dhabi University; South-west University in Bulgaria; Sultan Qaboos University; The Lebanese University; Satif University in Algeria; University of Sharjah; Zayed University; Rollins College, USA; University of Ontario in Canada; University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA; University of Florida; The American University in Sharjah; Kuwait University; King Khalid University; Baghdad University; AUC; Cairo University; Al Shorouk Academy; University of Assiut; Sinai University; The German University in Cairo; The National Organization for Journalism; the National Press Organization; the National Council for Women and the Egyptian Parliament.

WHERE

Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo

WHEN

Opening Ceremony Saturday, October 21, 2017; 6:00 – 10:00 pm

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