Published : Thursday, 27 October, 2016 11:28 AM

MICA To Organize 4th International Conference in January


The 2017 International Communication Management Conference – ICMC 2017 - will be held from January 10-12 in Ahmedabad, India, hosted by the MICA, Ahmedabad. The conference theme is People, Planet and Profit: Synergistic Leadership for Social and Communication Innovations. In addition to paper presentations, the conference will include special panels, poster sessions, networking and mentoring opportunities for doctoral and post-doctoral scholars around the world, performances, and exhibitions on the theme. On the cultural front, the audience will witness the performance of renowned dancer, Mallika Sarabhai on the second day.

The three day conference will see the likes of distinguished keynote speakers such as Dr. Ernest Wilson Dean, The Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC), bestselling author, filmmaker, poet and Professor M. K Asante, and Lakshmi Pratury, entrepreneur, interviewer, speaker and CEO of INK gracing the occasion.

ICMC 2017 will also feature two power panels. On the 1st day, ‘The Art with a Heart’ panel will be the first of the two power panels that will showcase the power of communication in facilitating social change and the challenges communicators experience in the process. The panel consists of leaders in advertising, theater, cinema, and design such as Mr. Josy Paul, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, BBDO India, Prof. Sanjeev Chatterjee, Univ. of Miami, U.S.A., Award winning documentary maker, UrvashiGuha, Senior Vice President, DDB Remedy.

The second panel scheduled on the 2nd day is titled, ‘Capitalism and Compassion: Soul Mates or Adversaries?’ and will be graced by eminent thought-leaders from Corporate & Social sector like Ms GayatriRath, Director – Corporate communication and citizenship, Microsoft India; Reema Nanavaty: Head, Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA); Sushama Oza: Director, Strategy & Sustainability, Adani Foundation and Nitin Shukla, CEO & M.D. Hazira LNG Pvt. Ltd.

The early bird deadline for conference registration is October 31, 2016. More information and the registration link are available on the conference website at http://www.mica.ac.in/icmc/overview

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