Call for Symposium Papers

Digital Transformation - 6th International Communication Days

2-3 May 2019, Istanbul

Üsküdar Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi tarafından 02-03 Mayıs 2019 tarihlerinde altıncısı gerçekleştirilecek olan Uluslararası İletişim Günleri'nin bu yılki başlığı Dijital Dönüşüm. 2014 yılından bu yana düzenli olarak ve davetli konuklarla gerçekleştirilen Uluslararası İletişim Günleri etkinliklerinde dijital bağımlılık ve dijital kültür gibi konular alanda uzman kişilerce tartışılmış ve kamuoyu yansıması da oldukça etkili olmuştu. Sempozyum bu yıl davetli konukların yanı sıra bildiri sunumlarına da açık olacak.

Üsküdar University Communication Faculty is hosting the sixth International Communication Days on 02 - 03 May 2019. This year’s symposium title is “Digital Transformation”. Since 2014, International Communication Days is being held annually with invited guests. In the previous symposiums, scholars discussed topics as “Digital Addiction” and “Digital Culture” and its effects on public opinion was noteworthy. This year, as invited papers, poster presentations will take place at the symposium.

In addition to the digital communication technologies that marked the era, the media sector and communication sciences have undergone significant changes and transformations. On the one hand, media professionals have been trying to adapt to the new era in which production, distribution and administration are surrounded by digital technologies. On the other hand, academicians have been searching new theories and methodologies in order to analyze and interpret the changing era. In Digital Transformation Symposium, the era of digitization will be discussed in several dimensions with the participation of academicians and media professionals. Thus, while developing a new vision for scientific field, it is aimed to display the requirements of the era in communication education by probing the experiences, education, job opportunities and processes in the digital world.

Digital Transformation Symposium is a peer-reviewed scientific event. Both nationally and internationally recognized scholars in communication field will be invited as keynote speakers

Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Digital transformation in print media
  • New Media
  • Digital transformation in television and radio
  • Cinema in the age of digital transformation
  • Digital marketing communication
  • Digital transformation in public relations
  • Digital transformation in advertising
  • Digital transformation in visual communication
  • Virtual Reality
  • Hyper-reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Artificial Intelligence

Submitted abstracts will be peer reviewed by the members of Scientific Committee and the accepted papers will be published in the abstract booklet before the symposium. Then, authors may prefer to have their papers included in full paper booklet or in the special edition of Faculty of Communication’s Academic Journal Etkileşim. In that case, their work will be reviewed by the Etkileşim journal’s Editorial Board. Abstracts and poster presentations should be sent to the Organization Committee before 15 March 2019. Accepted papers will be announced by 30 March 2019.

Prof. Nazife Güngör, Ph.D.

Chair of the Organization Committee

Ph.D Sevil ATASOY “Digital Transformation and Crimes of New Generation”

Ph.D Deniz Ülke ARIBOĞAN "Digital Transformation in Politics"

Ph.D Neira Cruz Xose Antonioi “New Tools for Telling News in Digital Newspapers”

Ph.D Sinan CANAN “Remaining as Individuals in Digital Future”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Salvatore SCIFO “Radio, Audio and Digitalization: The Changing Roles of Broadcasters, Producers and Listeners”

Ph.D Halil NALÇAOĞLU “Transformation of a Paradigm: Cybernetics to Artificial Intelligence”

İdris Armağan ÇAM "Press Advertising Agency Activities Related to New Media"

Important Dates
September, 2019

Proceedings to Be Published

June 30, 2019

Deadline for Full-Text Submission

May 02-03 2019

Symposium Date

April 25, 2019

Announcement of the Program

April 19, 2019

Deadline for Registration

March 30, 2019

Deadline for Notification of Accepted Papers

March 15, 2019

Deadline for Abstract Submission

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