Final program for the plenary sessions

First plenary, Monday 08/07. Dignity, a revolutionary principle

10.30-12.30, Outdoor Auditorium

Speaker: Javier Gomá, Director of the Juan March Foundation, Spain

Discussant: Katharine Sarikakis, Chair of Media Governance, University of Vienna, Austria

Moderador: María José Canel, Complutense University, Spain

Awards: 2019 Urban Communication Foundation/IAMCR Research Grant and 2019 IAMCR New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship

Second plenary, Tuesday 09/07 10. Communication, Technology and Freedom

10.30-12.30, Outdoor Auditorium


Yoani Sánchez, journalist, blog The Y Generation, Cuba.

Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director of the Digital Asia Hub, Hong Kong

Monroe E. Price, Annenberg School for Communication, US

Moderator: Miguel Vicente, University of Valladolid, Spain

Award: 2019 Herbert I. Schiller Award

Third plenary, Thursday 11/07. Communications and technology: Post-Gutenberg, post-mass

16.00-17.30, “Salón de Actos”, Facultad de Ciencias de la Información, Pricipal Building

Speaker: Jeff Jarvis, New York City University, US

Discussant: Lorenzo Cotino, University of Valencia, Spain

Moderator: Divina Frau-Meigs, University Sorbonne Nouvelle

2019 Distinguished Contribution Award 

Conference closing and presentation of the Beijing 2020 conference