Cairo 2006 News

IAMCR's Annual Conference took place in Cairo (Egypt) from 23-28 July 2006. This year's Conference was organized by the Journalism and Mass Communication department of the American University in Cairo. It's theme, Knowledge Societies for All: Media and Communication Strategies, was timely and very important because it signals the need to build a bridge between the emerging knowledge societies of developed and less developed regions.
Read the IAMCR President's report on a remarkable week in Cairo...
Fatma Alloo, a founder of the Tanzania Media Women's Association (TAMWA) made the inaugural speech at the Opening Plenary Session of IAMCR's 2006 Annual Conference in Cairo on 24 July. In her presentation, Knowledge Societies for All: Media and Communication Strategies, Alloo discussed ICT access affordability, infrastructure, government regulation in Africa, as well as the role of content, literacy and language in the process of empowering people.
You are cordially invited to participate in IAMCR 2006, Knowledge societies for all: Media & Communication Strategies to be held in Cairo, Egypt, July 23-28, 2006.
The Conferences jointly aim to provide an international forum for the dissemination and exchange of scientific information on both theoretical and applied areas of IT, and this will be accomplished through plenary presentations, parallel sessions, working groups, exhibitions, and other meetings of special interest groups
ImageI extend a very warm invitation to you to attend IAMCR’s 2006 conference, 23-28 July in Cairo.The conference theme ‘Knowledge Societies for All’ is timely, interesting and provocative. It is timely because we know that many are still excluded from modern conceptions of knowledge societies, however defined. It is interesting because we are witnessing substantial growth in the numbers of researchers and practitioners who are concerned about the role of the media and the way older and newer information and communication technologies are becoming...