Friday, 27th November

8.45 – 9.30

Opening: Public information service in the digital era, by Dr. Miquel de Moragas Spà, President of the Spanish Association for Communication Research (AE-IC). Attended by Dr. Margarita Ledo Andión, President of the Galician Association of Researchers on Communication (AGACOM), Dr. Juan Manuel Corbacho Valencia, Deputy of the Pontevedra Campus (University of Vigo), and Dr. José Pereira Fariña, Deputy of Communication and Coordination (University of Santiago de Compostela.)

9.30 – 10.30

Keynote: Vector of change and challenges for the future of PSM- An international vision, by Dr. Roberto Suárez Candel, Head of the Media Intelligence Service at the European Broadcasting Union.

Presented by Fernando R. Ojea, Head of Communication at CRTVG and Secretary-General of the European Association of Regional Television (CIRCOM).

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break.

 11.00 – 12.00

Conference: Connected or invisible: 10 trends on the future of media and communication, by Dr. José Luis Orihuela, professor in the Faculty of Communication (University of Navarra) and in the Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life.

12.00 – 13.00

Conference: Journalists networks and other emerging forms of metamedia, by Professor Dr. José Manuel Noguera Vivo, Head of the Department of Communication Science from the Faculty of Social Science and Communication in the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM).

13.00 – 14.00

Conference: Subversion in networks. Changes in communication and in relations between journalists and social movements in the era of social media, by Professor Dr. Andreu Casero Ripollés, from the Jaume I University (UJI) of Castellón.

14.00 – 15.30


15.30 – 16.15

Conference: Media in Whatsapp: mobile journalism in the era of immediacy, by Professor Dr. Alba Silva Rodríguez, from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador Ibarra Campus (PUCESI), and researcher in the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).

16.15 – 17.00

Conference: #SpanishRevolution, “Mareas” and mobilization in Social Media: Social reality or appearance?, by Professor Dr. Estrella Gualda from the Faculty of Social Work (University of Huelva) and Deputy of the Research Group of Social Studies and Social Intervention.

17.00 – 17. 45

Conference: Critical theory and disappointment on digital social networks, by Professor and Researcher Dr. Israel Márquez (Complutense University of Madrid), and Juan de la Cierva Cruz (Open University of Catalunya).

18.00 – 20.30

Discussion panels.

Saturday, 28th November

9.30 – 11.00

Discussion panels.

11.00 – 12.00

Conference: Content curation in digital media, by Professor Dr. Javier Guallar, from the Faculty of Library and Information Science (University of Barcelona and Ramón Llull).

12.00 – 13.00

Conference: Professional, technological and economic challenges in the social media environment, by Journalism Professor Dr. Joao Canavilhas, Deputy of the University of Beira Interior (Portugal).

13.00 – 13.50

Closing conference: Why Confronting the Dark Side of Net´s? Social Responsibility on the Internet, by Professor Dr. Raphael Cohen Almagor, from the University of Hull (United Kingdom).


Conclusion, diploma ceremony and closing of the Symposium.

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