Deadline for submissions is extended till June 7th

Dear colleagues,

IMMAA’s has received quite many papers so far and has already started reviewing process. Authors, who submitted extended abstracts or poster sessions proposals will be notified about acceptance / rejection of their papers soon. However, due to technical problems with IMMAA’s website during the last week that complicated the submission process, IMMAA’s Board decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts till June 7th. Please be aware that this deadline will not be extended.

We encourage those of you who have not sent the papers yet, to do so, and we look forward to seeing many of you in Moscow soon!

Topics to be discussed at the IMMAA-2015 conference in Moscow

On September 17-18, 2015 the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University will host the annual conference of IMMAA – International Media Management Academic Association.

IMMAA http://orga.uni-sb.de/immaa_wp/ is the professional grouping of academics worldwide on the subject of media management. The link among them is the desire to develop research and teaching of media management for students, professionals, and researchers. IMMAA’s geographical focus is global rather than regional. It aims to include but go beyond the conference presentation of academic papers in order to create a worldwide community. Academics and leaders will discuss with each other the broader issues of change, disruption, strategy, management, audience understanding, quality content as well as teaching and research.

Topics to be discussed at the IMMAA-2015 conference in Moscow:

1. Media business models;
2. Media financing and investments;
3. Managing creative industries and media;
4. Media management research methodologies;
5. State subsidies for the media sector;
6. Policies for media innovation;
7. HR and organizational cultures;
8. Media content strategies;
9. Media entrepreneurship;
10. Trends in media consumers’ behavior;
11. Disruption, convergence and divergence in the media industries;
12. Development, creation and management of media products and services
Call for papers is available at http://www.journ.msu.ru/eng/news/14645/ and in the attached file.

Electronic paper management system is available at http://www.journ.msu.ru/eng/tools/imma/

Deadline for submitting abstracts is May 12, 2015.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at gladkova.anna@smi.msu.ru or by phone +7 (495) 629 52 76 (Dr. Anna Gladkova, Organizing Committee).

We would also be grateful if you distribute this information among those who might be interested.

Looking forward to meeting you in Moscow soon,

Best regards,

Dr. Anna Gladkova, Lomonosov Moscow State University, on behalf of the Organizing Committee

IMMAA Conference in Moscow, 2015

Paper management system is open from February 10 through May 12, 2015.

Notifications about acceptance / rejection of papers will be sent between May 12 and July 12, 2015.

Authors whose papers are accepted will be invited to register for the conference and pay registration fee between July 12 and September 10, 2015.

Please note that all papers (including extended abstracts and proposals for IMMAA’s poster session) should be submitted in .doc or .docx formats electronically via paper management system. There are to be no email submissions of extended abstracts or proposals addressed to any member of the Executive or Scientific Committee. All submissions will be peer-reviewed in a double-blind fashion by referees nominated to the conference’s Program Committee.

Submission guidelines are available here

Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Paulo Faustino (Portugal) at  or Anna Gladkova (Russia).

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