Dissemination event and Tutorials in Singapore: 21-22 June 2010

A dissemination event co-organised by LIRNEasia and the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be held on 22 June 2010 in Singapore. The event will feature research findings from LIRNEasia’s project “Mobile 2.0”.

A one day tutorial session will be held prior to the dissemination event on 21 June 2010.

If you would like to attend either one or both events, please download and fill out the application form given below and e-mail it to info@cprsouth.org. Preliminary agendas for the two events are given below.

Adjusted per diem allowance will be given to those who attend the event(s).

Application form

Agenda for the dissemination event

Agenda for the Tutorials

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The Communication Discipline in Asia: An ICA Preconference in Tokyo


The International Communication Association (ICA) and the Communication Association of Japan (CAJ) is organizing the ICA Preconference in Tokyo, to be held 19 and 20 June 2010. Given that the ICA conference will be held in Asia, CAJ would like to take the opportunity to celebrate the occasion by offering a program of some very special events dealing with The Communication Discipline in Asia.

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Call for Papers: ICA 2010 Pre-conference, “Innovations in Mobile Use”, June 21 – 22, 2010, Singapore

The Singapore Internet Research Centre (SiRC) is organising the ICA 2010 pre-conference workshop, “Innovations in Mobile Use”.

The Mobiles pre-conference seeks to examine innovations in a variety of societal contexts highlighting different phenomena of cell phone uses. The workshop will aim to foster discussions around how developments in emerging markets reflect the trends in mature markets, and assess potential for the cross-pollination of information and communications technologies for development and/or empowerment.

You are invited to submit a 500-word extensive abstract focusing on the social scientific understanding of mobile communication, including the following themes:

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Call for papers Mobile2.0: Beyond voice? 2009 International Communication Association (ICA) pre-conference workshop 20-21 May 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The pre-conference is being organized by LIRNEasia (www.lirneasia.net).

It will draw together research constituting evidence for and against this emerging Mobile2.0 narrative in the context of the larger social-science understanding of mobile-use behavior.  We welcome abstracts which will contribute to understanding emerging mobile use patterns, under the following areas of interest:

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