Extended deadline: Call for Abstracts (ISMI 2016)

After a number of requests, we have extended the deadline for 750-word abstracts to this year’s International Symposium on Media Innovations to 1 June 2016. 

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ISMI 2016
The fifth annual International Symposium on Media Innovations
13-14 October 2016 - University of Oslo, Norway


Submission deadline: 750-word extended abstracts due 1 June 2016

The fifth International Symposium on Media Innovations will unite scholars and industry representatives to discuss innovation in the media industry. As the media sector is in flux, many challenges and opportunities will be addressed in this symposium.

The symposium will be held at the University of Oslo, Norway, where the first symposium was held in 2012.
The focus of the Media Innovations symposium is on evolutions and trends in the different media sectors. We aim to explore how changing technologies, and changing modes of usage and engagement with media bring about innovation and transformation of the media industry. The symposium will be in two parts: An industry session and an academic session, both covering innovations in all media sectors.

We invite submissions for papers on any aspect of media innovation, including the following topics: 

* Innovation research through design
* Innovation in formats and genre
* Innovation in news
* Innovation in entertainment
* Innovation in business models
* Innovation in distribution and delivery (reaching the audience in new ways) 
* Innovation in use
* Innovation in cross- and trans-media production, delivery, and use
* Innovation in advertising formats and strategies.
* Failed innovations: New products that did not succeed.

Submissions will be peer-reviewed. Extended abstracts of proposed papers, ­750 word
maximum, should be sent to <symposium@mediainnovations.no>.

Deadlines and Dates:
1 June, 2016: extended abstracts due
June, 2016: notice of acceptance 
15 September, 2016: full papers due

Best paper award will be announced during the conference. 
Selected papers from the symposium will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Media Innovations.

By Cathrine T. Pettersen
Published May 13, 2016 4:05 PM - Last modified May 13, 2016 4:08 PM