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Media Education Conference

Event Details

Media Education Conference (MEC 2019) will be arranged 24 – 26 April 2019 in Salla, Lapland, Finland.

MEC (former NBE) is an informal and friendly conference which participants attend to exchange ideas and information dealing with media education, educational use of ICTs and learning environments. MEC is organized by the Centre for Media Pedagogy at the University of Lapland, Finland. In 2019 MEC will return to the familiar location in Sallatunturi, in the Salla Ski Resort in Eastern Lapland, but this time during sunny springtime – the conference dates are 24 – 26 April 2019. The theme of MEC 2019 is “Media Education on the Top”. MEC 2019 also celebrates the 18th birthday of the Centre for Media Pedagogy.

Important dates and deadlines:
Deadline for MEC 2019 abstracts: 21 January 2019
Notification sent to authors by: 22 February 2019
Deadline for early-bird registration: 15 March 2019

Keynote speakers:
Eric Hamilton, Ph.D., International Bureau of Education UNESCO (on leave from Pepperdine University, USA)
Renee Hobbs, Professor, Founder and Director of the Media Education Lab, Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island, USA
Fausto Colombo, Head of the Department of Communication and Performing Arts, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

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