Pre-conference events

11 pre-conferences, including 2 IAMCR/ICA bridge conferences will be held in the days prior to the main conference in Christchurch and nearby locations.

Click on the titles below to read about each of them:

  1. Generative AI and Academic Research (28 June | Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia)
  2. Political Economy of Journalism (27 June | Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
  3. The Ascent of Community and Activist Media (25 June | IAMCR/ICA bridge conference, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Australia)
  4. From Provocation to Possibility? (26 June | IAMCR/ICA bridge conference, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus)
  5. Navigating Truth: Progress and Prospects of Fact-Checking and Media Literacy (29 June | Rydges Latimer Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand)
  6. Approaches to digital platforms from Latin America and other margins (29-30 June | University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand)
  7. AI and the Future of Transcultural Communication (29 June | Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand)
  8. Beyond Media Diversity: Media Practice and Media Studies in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter (27 June | University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus, Sydney, Australia)
  9. Communication as Co-Creation – Collaborative expression through engaged media practice (27 June | Western Sydney University, Parramatta City Campus, Peter Shergold Building, Sydney, Australia)
  10. Podcast Studies Roundtable (25 June | Griffith University South Bank Campus, Grey St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
  11. AI and Digital Literacy: Interweaving Voices for Inclusive Futures (28 June | The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia)

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