INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDIA & CONFLICT

Peaceful coexistence in the Digital space;
Mapping the Present, Predicting the Futures



Held on 11 - 12 February 2020 at Convention Center, Islamabad

ICMC 2020 OVERVIEW

ICMC 2020 showcased scholars and researchers from all over the world who shared their research and knowledge on how to combat online hate speech and extremism. They also witnessed the work Pakistan has done in this field for building peace online, hence the theme

Peaceful Coexistence in the Digital Space:
Mapping the Present, Predicting the Future

The  conference is held annually and features national and internationally renowned academic scholars, senior journalists, fact checkers and disinformation experts, government officials, communication experts and counter extremism specialists.

CONFERENCE SUB-THEMES

The papers received for ICMC2020 were about the following issues

  • Digital literacy and communications in the 21st century
  • Youth, gender, and online spaces
  • Online activism and its impact in Peacebuilding
  • Information dynamics and digital literacy​​
  • Fact checking and verification in the online space​

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SPEAKERS FOR ICMC 2020

DR. ARIF ALVI

President-
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Mr. Ricardo de Guimarães Pinto

Program Specialist -
UNESCO

MAHIM MAHER

Editor -
SAMAA Digital

HAROON RASHEED

Journalist -
The Independent (UK) - Pakistan

Cristina Tardáguila

Associate Director -
International Fact Checking Network

Ross Frenett

Founder-
Moonshot CVE

Jennie King

Senior Policy Manager -
Institute of Strategic Dialogue (ISD)

Zarrar Khuhro

Author, Journalist -
Dawn News

LAST YEAR'S GUESTS

DR. ARIF ALVI

President-
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

MR. FAWAD CHAUDHRY

Federal Information Minister-
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

MR. SHAFQAT MAHMOOD

Federal Education Minister-
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

MR. SHEHRYAR AFRIDI

Federal Interior Minister-
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

DR. JOHAN GALTUNG

Norwegian sociologist-
International Peace Research Institute

DR. GRAHAM MURDOCK

Professor of Culture and Economy -
University of Loughborough, UK

DR. RUNE OTTOSEN

Professor -
Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

DR. ELISABETH EIDE

Director JMIC-
Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

SCHEDULE DETAILS ICMC EVENT DETAILS

The conference showcases leading researchers,academics, journalists, and organizations working in the digital space and aims to be a launchpad that brings them all together. The events are focused on bolstering research, building partnerships, and educating the public on various facets of information disorder.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Plenary Session: Global Challenges in the Online Space

1:30 pm – 2:20 pm

LUNCH BREAK

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Session: Information Dynamics in the Online Space

2:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Workshop: Digital Literacy and Tools to Prevent Information Disorder

4:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Purazm Awards Ceremony

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Day 1 Recap

9:15 am – 10:50 am

Session: Engaging Communities in the Digital Space

9:15 am – 10:50 am

Session: Digital Space: Perspectives from South Asia

10:50 am - 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Special Discussion: Digital Media: Roles and Responsibilities

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

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Convention Center, Islamabad

Club Rd, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory
Pakistan

For Information:

Email:info@icmc.pk

Programme Details

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The conference was held on February 11th and 12th, 2020. It was a full day event for both days, with several parallel sessions.

 

Convention Center, Islamabad

Club Rd, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory
Pakistan

Registrations

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Programme Details

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Registrations close, February 5th 2020 Apply Now.

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