Second International Conference on Communication & Media Studies
University of British Columbia – Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada
16–17 November 2017

2017 Call for Papers

We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Media Cultures
  • Theme 2: Media Theory
  • Theme 3: Media Technologies and Processes
  • Theme 4: Media Business
  • Theme 5: Media Literacies
  • 2017 Special Focus: Rethinking the Mediascape - The Future of Media and Communication

Become a Presenter

1 Submit a Proposal

If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. You will need the following: presentation type, short/long descriptions, keywords, focus, themes, and biographical information.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to submitting a presentation proposal. Submit your proposal here.

2 Get Accepted

After we receive your presentation proposal, it moves to the evaluation step. We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed between two to four weeks of submission.

See proposal deadlines below.

3 Register

Once your proposal is accepted, you must register before our Program Development team can schedule your presentation.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to the registration process. Submit your registration here.

Important Dates

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

Registration Deadlines

Once your proposal is accepted register by one of the deadlines below to be scheduled as a presenter.

Advance Registration Deadline 16 February 2017
Early Registration Deadline 16 May 2017
Regular Registration Deadline 16 October 2017
Late Registration Deadline 16 November 2017

Submit Your Proposal

Current proposal submission deadline:

16 September 2017 *