MERCU BUANA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATION SCIENCE (MICoCS) Society Empowerment amidst the New Normal: Communication, Socio-Cultural, Political, Economic, and Technological Perspectives

 

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MERCU BUANA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATION SCIENCE (MICoCS)

Society Empowerment amidst the New Normal: Communication, Socio-Cultural, Political, Economic, and Technological Perspectives

Organized by:

Postgraduate Program,

Faculty of Communication Science,

Universitas Mercu Buana

 

Greetings from Jakarta!

Mercu Buana International Conference on Communication Science (MICoCS) is an academic event hosted by Postgraduate Program at the Faculty of Communication Science, Univesitas Mercu Buana, Jakarta, Indonesia. The conference will be held covering the main theme of Society Empowerment amidst the New Normal: Communication, Socio-Cultural, Political, Economic, and Technological Perspectives. The theme was constructed based on the current situation of Pandemic Covid-19 that has brought society in the whole world into a shifting of social communication and interactions as well as every aspect of the economy, politics, and healthcare industry.

The Pandemic has not been over yet. However, we have to manage to adapt to the changes that occurred and adopt the digital technology that could facilitate our activities. Thus, the advancement of technology has bridged all aspects of the communication activity during and in the post-pandemic era; education, healthcare, politics, and the economy are mediated and become a collection of contemporary issues that explores new areas, redefines former concepts, and proposes discourses over communication theories, and portrays a new scene upon the edge of the global crisis by Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, various topics and sub-topics are provided, and not limited to the list, to accommodate participants’ research of interest and ideas for both academic and practical purposes.

This conference will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and research outcomes in theoretical and practices as well as social and industrial applications. The conference invites delegates from across Indonesia and neighboring countries with similar interests in research. The diverse interdisciplinary point of view will be shared and discussed thoroughly among scholars. The conference will be the source of valuable ideas and possible collaboration to encourage social empowerment during and post-pandemic era and to ensure the society is able to adapt to the New Normal by adopting digital technology as part of their communication tools.

 

 

  • THEME AND TOPICS

 

All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed based on their originality, research findings, and relevance with the theme of this conference as follow:

SOCIETY EMPOWERMENT AMIDST THE NEW NORMAL: COMMUNICATION, SOCIO-CULTURAL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND TECHNOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES

 

However, the topic of each paper should be related, but not limited, to the following list:

COMMUNICATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE

  1. Media and Digital Technology
  2. Virtual Communication and Emerging Technology
  3. Virtual Team Leadership
  4. Online Communication
  5. Computer-Mediated Communication
  6. Virtual culture

 

MEDIA MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA

  1. Social media and participation
  2. Digital activism
  3. Mass media and social action
  4. Game and simulation
  5. Global collaboration

 

CORPORATE AND MARKETING COMMUNICATION

  1. Digital marketing communication
  2. Digital Industry, and Small Business and Medium Enterprise (SME)
  3. Media industry and Management
  4. Cyber Public Relations
  5. Brand communication and reputation management
  6. Effective campaign
  7. Tourism, culture and communication

 

POLITICAL ECONOMY

  1. Political and Democratization
  2. Identity and politics
  3. Nationalism and culture politics
  4. Economic and Digital Business
  5. Media and social advocacy
  6. Communication and democracy
  7. Politic, hegemony and the media

 

MEDIA AND CULTURAL STUDIES

  1. Digital campaign and activism
  2. Empowerment through media
  3. Gender in the media
  4. Cultural Pluralism
  5. E-government
  6. Media criticism
  7. Ideology and the media
  8. Social media and subculture
  9. Media and identity

 

HEALTH COMMUNICATION

  1. Public Health and Pharmacy
  2. Health Communication
  3. Telemedicine Communication
  4. Health literacy
  5. Communication planning for health emergency

 

INTERPERSONAL AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

  1. Multiculturalism and intercultural dialogues
  2. Digital immigrant and adaptation
  3. Teaching culture and intercultural communication
  4. Intercultural interaction exchange
  5. Communication and culture

 

PAPER SUBMISSION 

FULL PAPER send to micocs2022@gmail.com

Download Manuscript Template HERE (https://drive.google.com/drive/u/2/folders/1ik785DUVtDAUsYstROHePOgoc-Uh_U9Y )

Full paper and PPT are in English ONLY, however the presentation could be delivererd in English, Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Melayu

 

 

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

FOTO Dr. Sandiaga

 

The proposed keynote speaker for this conference will be Dr. H. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, BBA., MBA., (to be confirmed) who will convey his speech related to tourism, culture, and communication.  The confirmation of his presence will be further informed to the sponsor.

 

 

  • INVITED SPEAKERS 

 

A plenary session will be held after the opening ceremony by presenting five (5) distinguished invited speakers. The proposed invited speakers are as follows:

FOTO dan nama speakers

  1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sabariah Mohamed Salleh, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  2. Prof. Jantima Kheokao, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand
  3. Dr. Maria Theresa B. Nardo Tarlac Agricultural University, Philippines
  4. Prof. Dr. Oliver Hahn, University of Passau, Germany
  5. Prof. Dr. Rajab Ritonga, M.Si, Universitas Gunadarma, Indonesia
  6. Rizki Briandana, M.Comm, Ph.D, Universitas Mercu Buana, Indonesia

 

 

  • VENUE AND SCHEDULE

 

FOTO HARRIS hotel atau Bali

The conference is planned to be held at the following details:

Date        : 2nd – 3rd November 2022

Venue    : Harris Riverview Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

 

 

  • IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMETABLE

 

The process of paper submission, the announcement of accepted papers, and payments are as follows:

 

Description Date
Full Paper Submission 1st June – 31st August 2022
Announcement of Accepted Papers 7th – 14th September 2022
Registration Payment Deadline 15th October 2022

 

 

  • REGISTRATION AND ACCOMMODATION FEES 

 

Registration of this conference will be done online, however, the conference will be held as a hybrid; both physical and virtual. Thus, participants can choose the preferable participation and payment mode which will be subjected to the stated registration fee structure. Early Bird payment is also available for participants. The registration fees include admission to all sessions of the conference, conference material, certificate of participation, and a goodie bag (conference kit).

 

Registration Fee

International/Foreign Participant Pyisical Virtual
Presenter
  • Payment until 30th September 2022
USD 125 USD 63
Non-Presenter USD 50 USD 15
Domestic/Local Participant Physical Virtual
Presenter
  • Payment until 30th September 2022
IDR 1.800.000 IDR 900.000
Non-Presenter IDR 750.000 IDR 200.000

 

Registration and payment information will be further informed through email with the paper acceptance announcement.

 

Post-Conference Tour

The conference committee will be working with a local partner to provide a Post-Conference Tour for delegates who are keen to join.  A day Post-Conference Tour package is administered separately. It will be a half-day tour with details are as follows:

Date     : 3rd November 2022

Time     : 10.30 am – 3.00 pm

The tour price includes transportation, tour guide, and ticket.

 

 

  • PUBLICATION

 

The opportunity for publishing a paper in one of our reputable journal partners is one of the benefits for the audience joining this conference. Papers submitted at the conference will be published at MICoCS E-Book. Meanwhile, 48 (forty-eight) selected papers will be published at SCOPUS and SINTA Indexed Journals with additional publication fee and conditions to follow.

The SCOPUS Indexed Journals Partner is as follows:

  1. Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication

 

The SINTA Indexed Journals Partners are as follows:

  1. Jurnal Komunikasi Ikatan Sarjana Komunikasi Indonesia (Sinta 2);
  2. Jurnal ASPIKOM (Sinta 2);
  3. Jurnal KOMUNIKATOR (Sinta 2);
  4. KOMUNIKA: Jurnal Dakwah dan Komunikasi (Sinta 3);
  5. Bricolage: Jurnal Magister Ilmu Komunikasi (Sinta 3);

 

 

  • PROGRAM OUTLINE

 

The conference will be held for two (2) days and an additional one day for Post-Conference Tour for desired delegates. The details are as follows:

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM OUTLINE

Day – 1 | Wednesday, 2nd November 2022

11.00 – 13.00 Registration and lunch
13.00 – 15.00 Opening Ceremony

Plenary session

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 – 18.00 Parallel Session 1
18.00 – 19.30 Dinner
19.30 – 21.00 Parallel Session 2

 

Day – 2 | Thursday, 3rd November 2022

07.00 – 08.00 Registration
08.00 – 09.30
  • Announcement of the best paper presentations and selected paper
  • Closing ceremony
09.30 – 10.30 Coaching clinic publication
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 15.00 City Tour

*tentative

 

 

  • COMMITTEE

 

STEERING COMMITTEE Dr. Elly Yuliawati, M.Si

Dr. Juwono Tri Atmodjo, M.Si

Dr. Heri Budianto, M.Si.

Dr. Afdal Makkuraga Putra, M.Si

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
CHAIRWOMAN Dr. Nur Kholisoh, M.Si
SECRETARY Melly Ridaryanthi, M.Soc.Sc., Ph.D
FINANCIAL AFFAIRS:
Head of Division Linda Puspitasari, S.E.
Puspitasari
SECRETARIAT AND REGISTRATION:
Head of Division Melly Ridaryanthi, M.Soc.Sc., Ph.D
PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
Head of Division Ridho Azlam Ambo Asse, M.Ikom
Member Aulia Rahman, S.Ikom

Bambang Purwanto, M.Ikom

Liaison Officer Mutia Rahayu, M.Ikom

Andi Pajolloi Bate, M.A

Haekal Fajri Amrullah, M.Sc

PIC City tour Wiyanto, M.Ikom

Engga Probi Endri, M.A.

PAPER SUBMISSION AND VETTING/REVIEWING:
Head of Division Dr. Ira Purwitasari, M.Si
Member Mutia Rahayu, M.Ikom

Andi Pajolloi Bate, M.A.

Engga Probi Endri, M.A.

PUBLICATION (PROCEEDING & JOURNALS):
Head of Division Dr. SM Niken Restaty, M.Si
Member Dewi Sad Tanti, M.Ikom

Wiyanto, M.Ikom

Rizki Agustin, S.Kom

PUBLICITY, WEB, AND DOCUMENTATION:
Head of Division Dr. SM Niken Restaty, M.Si
Member Bambang Purwanto, M.Ikom
Aulia Rahman, S.Ikom
LOGISTICS & CONSUMPTION (Accommodation, venue, transportation, consumption):
Head of Division Dr. (Cand.) Feni Fasta, M.Si
Member Haekal Fajri Amrullah, M.Si
SPONSORSHIP:
Head of Division Dr. Afdal Makkuraga Putra, M.Si
Member All committee members