The preliminary programme can be downloaded here.
ISMI 2017 keynotes:
"Towards Deepening Inequalities or Enhanced Human Flourishing?"
Robin Mansell (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)
Robin Mansell is Professor of New Media and the Internet and Head of the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is internationally renowned for her research focusing on the governance of digital media and communications, the social, economic and policy issues arising from innovations in digital technologies, the interactions between technical design and the structure of markets, and sources of regulatory effectiveness and failure.
Prof Mansell is the author of numerous academic papers and books including Imagining the Internet: Communication, Innovation and Governance (OUP 2012), The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society (co-editor, Blackwell-Wiley 2015) and The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy (co-editor, Blackwell-Wiley 2011).
"Creative Destruction in the Screen Industries and Implications for Policy"
Stuart Cunningham (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)Stuart Cunningham is Distinguished Professor of Media and Communications at Queensland University of Technology, where he is Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation. Prof. Cunningham is internationally recognised for his contributions to media, communications and cultural studies and for exemplifying their relevance to industry practice and government policy. He has served in several leadership roles in advocacy, advice and governance in research and higher education, and in the screen and library sectors.
Prof. Cunningham's most recent books are Digital Disruption: Cinema Moves Online (edited with Dina Iordanova, 2012), Key Concepts in Creative Industries (with John Hartley, Jason Potts, Terry Flew, John Banks and Michael Keane, 2012), Hidden Innovation: Policy, Industry and the Creative Sector (2013) and Screen Distribution and the New King Kongs of the Online World (with Jon Silver, 2013).