The Media Management, Economics and Entrepreneurship Division welcomes panel proposals for the 2019 AEJMC convention in Toronto, Canada. Panel proposals can be on any topic relevant to media management, economics and entrepreneurship (with an emphasis on media topics). Proposals can also be for mini-plenary and off-site sessions, or for pre-convention workshops (Scheduled for Tuesday, August 6). All MMEE members are encouraged to submit proposals in any area of expertise and interest.

The deadline for submitting all proposals is Sunday, September 30, 2018. Proposals will be reviewed and ranked by the division’s executive board. Please follow these guidelines when submitting a proposal:

  • Identify your convention panel as addressing one of three areas: research, professional freedom and responsibility, or teaching.
  • Panels and other sessions are encouraged to be co-sponsored with other divisions. Co-sponsorship increases MMEE’s ability to schedule sessions during the best available times, which broadens the appeal of the sessions. So be sure to identify divisions or interest groups that might be interested in co-sponsoring your proposals. It would be preferable if you have spoken with someone from the division about your proposal, but not necessary.
  • Panels can include members who work at media companies, universities, and other organizations near the Toronto area. Potential panelists who work in the area should be identified in the proposal.
  • The convention will be at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, August 7-10, 2019.

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION VIA GOOGLE FORM
All proposal submissions should be made using the Google form located at:
https://goo.gl/forms/UGQXnenuKB5SJ2V63

This template includes sections for all the information required by AEJMC. The standardization ensures each proposal receives the same consideration.

PANELISTS

Please try to provide a complete list of potential panelists. If changes are necessary, they can be made later. Try to bring together the best speakers for your topic by drawing from a broad and inclusive list of possibilities. We strongly urge you to embrace the diversity of AEJMC’s growing membership and of other organizations where you may find panelists. Remember to include the diversity information in the space provided.

PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT
The MMEE Executive Board will review panel proposals and rank them. A final slate of the division’s proposals will be submitted to AEJMC in mid-October. You will be notified of the results.

DEADLINE & QUESTIONS

Please submit your panel proposals via the Google form located at https://goo.gl/forms/UGQXnenuKB5SJ2V63 by September 30, 2018. If you have any questions about preparing your panel proposal, please email Ronen Shay, 2019 MMEE Conference Program Chair at shayr@wit.edu

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