Five IAMCR sections and working groups (S&WGs) have launched an experimental initiative to call for video presentations for the IAMCR 2019 conference. These sections and working groups are: The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR), the Community Communication and Alternative Media Section (CCAM), the Popular Culture Working Group (POC), the Media and Sport Section (MES) and the Environment, Science and Risk Communication Working Group (ESR).
This initiative is driven by the need to make headway towards virtual conference participation. The five participating S&WGs, supported by IAMCR’s Executive Board, believe that the association cannot remain blind to the environmental impact that our conferences have, or to the unfortunate exclusions that characterize current conference models. As IAMCR members, we all have an ethical-ecological responsibility here. Moreover, the five S&WGs believe that we should also acknowledge and stimulate the creative opportunities that video presentations can offer to conference presenters.
This is why these five participating S&WGs call on IAMCR members to submit proposals for video presentations. As this is an experiment, proposals for video presentations can only be submitted to the five participating S&WGs (PCR, CCAM, POC, MES and ESR), and not to other IAMCR sections and working groups. Each of the participating S&WGs will accept a maximum of 10% video presentations of the total number of accepted conference presentations, based upon a regular review of the submitted abstract. They will each program maximum one video presentation per conference panel.
Submissions of proposals for video presentations will follow the regular procedures for submitting proposals to the IAMCR conference. This means that abstracts must be submitted from 3 December 2018 through 8 February 2019. We ask you to kindly submit proposals in good time at the abstract submission site – https://iamcr-ocs.org.
Submissions must address the themes proposed by the given section or working group in its own call for proposals.
If you are submitting a proposal for a video presentation, consult the "Technical note for IAMCR conference video presentations". The technical note must be read in conjuncture with this call for video presentations.
Please keep the following specific requirements for video presentations in mind:
Authors of accepted video presentations will have to keep the following in mind.
Consult the detailed Calls for Proposals of the participating sections and working groups at the links below: