I am delighted to invite you to the inaugural National Conference on Migration, Media and Integration. This conference is organised by Africa media Australia in partnership with the National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ council (NEMBC).
The Conference will take place on May 31st- 1st June , 2016 in Melbourne, Victoria. Please be advised that date has changed as the conference was originally planned for February 2016. The venue for the conference is Rydges on Swanston Hotel, located at 701, Swanston St, Carlton, Melbourne.
The overall theme of the conference is “Media representations of ethnic communities and their impacts on integration and social mobility” The conference seeks to provide an opportunity to discuss the issues and challenges raised by mainstream media representations of migrant communities in Australia. A key aim of the conference is to develop a framework to guide mainstream media’s engagement with and reporting of issues relating to migrant communities, especially new and emerging groups. The objectives of the conference include:
This conference will provide useful resources on the above-mentioned topics and a great opportunity to network with prominent leaders and influencing figures in this field from across all Australian states and territories . The target audience includes media producers, policy makers, migrant community leaders, academics, researchers, students and stakeholders from government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne on May 31st- 1st June 2016