Talking Communication Education and Practice… in Lagos
ALL is now set for the 2nd Annual Conference of Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ASCPN) scheduled to hold from September 2 to 3, 2015 at African Sun Amber Residence, 16, Esugbayi Street, Off Oba Akinjobi Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. The theme of the conference is Communication Education and Practice in the Age of New Media.
In a statement by the association’s General Secretary and Dean, College of Social and Management Services (COSOMAS), Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie, the conference marks another milestone in the development of communication scholarship and practice in Nigeria.
According to the General Secretary, response to the call for participation by communication and media academics, researchers, practitioners, students and others interested in issues of communication, education and the new media, has been encouraging. A special panel on Challenges and Opportunities of the Digital Media Economy will also hold during the conference.
Meanwhile, the South-South Zone ACSPN Empowerment Series (1) will hold on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 11 am – 4pm, at Wellington Hotel, 17, Effurun-Ughelli Expressway, Warri, Delta State under the theme: Issues in Communication Practice (SS1). Topic is Communication Strategies for Building Better Relationships Between Communities and Corporations in Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Adventure and will be delivered by Dr.Victor Ayedun-Aluma, Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communication, University of Jos.
Expected participants are community groups and organizations in the oil and gas industry, stakeholders, politicians, students, professionals, academics, researchers and consultants. This is the first zonal Empowerment Series after nine editions staged by the association in Lagos. Chief Host is Dr. Majority Oji, of the Department of Mass Communication, Delta State University, Abraka and ACSPN Vice President, South-South Zone.