on April 18, 2018
Manipal International Media Research Conference sponsored by NMK Electronics Ent. was held in Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai campus on the 10th April 2018 with guest speakers Gulshan Devaiah, Bollywood actor; Anil Zankar, a former professor at FTII; Prof Dr. Nilufer Pembecioglu, faculty at Istanbul University, Turkey; Kevin Hasler, Managing Director at BPG Cohn and Wolfe; Ragui Hanna, Digital VFX producer and supervisor.
The conference also featured a panel discussion on the topic ‘Storytelling in the age of disruption’. The discussion was moderated by Chiranjib Sen Gupta, Hub Editor at Gulf News, and panel members were as follows: Mohammed Almezel, Managing Editor at Gulf News, Ehtesham Shahid, Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English, Sajith Ansar, founder and CEO of Idea Spice, and Panelist Dr. Padma Rani, Director, School of Communication, MAHE, India.
MIMRC had an excellent array of research paper presentations from Canadian University, Zayed University, American Institute in the Emirates, Amity University. Faculty from other universities such as Manipal University, Jaipur; Jagan Institute of Management Studies, New Delhi; Adamas University, Kolkata; IGNOU, New Delhi; Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India. Students and faculty of Delhi Private School, Dubai, and Sharjah Indian School also attended the conference.
“A/V support is the key to the success of an event. We thank Shure and NMK Electronics for their unrelenting support that they have extended to us.” Dr. Puja Mahesh, Organising Team MIMRC18 and Associate Professor of School of Media and Communication, MAHE Dubai.