New media conference in Lagos!

You are invited to the conference on New Media and the Knowledge Economy in Africa.

at: Honeywell auditorium, Pan- African University, Lagos, Nigeria

on: Wednesday, 11th August – Friday, 13th August, 2010

Keynote speaker: Dr. Adebambo Adewopo, DG, Nigerian Copyright Commission

Speakers include: Dele Olojede, CEO Timbuktu Media

Kabral Blay- Amihere, Chaiman, Ghana Media Commission

Nyimbi Odero, Office Lead, English speaking West Africa at Google

Florence Seriki, CEO, Omatek Computers

Jeremy Weate, Vice President Digital, Timbuktu Media


Collisions between Old and New Media: Convergence Culture in Zimbabwe

Wendy Willems, PhD

University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Triadic Interface Model: Media Choice for Knowledge Reproduction in Rural Yakurr, Nigeria

Koblowe Obono, PhD

Covenant University, Nigeria

Is it Goodbye to Ethics in Journalism? An Analysis of African News Coverage in the Internet Age

Bruce Mutsvairo

University of Hull, UK

‘Emerging’ Communities and New Understandings of the Self: Talk Radio in Post-apartheid South Africa

Jendele Hungbo

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Preserving Nigeria indigenous Culture in the Age of Globalization

Nwakerendu Fort Ike

Corporate Communications Department

Insurance PHB

Media Preference for Effective Dissemination of Poverty Alleviation

Programmes in Nigeria’s Semi-Urban Setting: Iwo Town in Perspective

Adeyemi Aderogba, PhD

Covenant University, Nigeria

Optimising computer-mediated marketing environments in leveraging customer engagement in the financial sector: a perspective on sub-Saharan Africa

Wilson Ozuem, PhD

University of Gloucestershire, UK

Kerry Howell, PhD

University of Plymouth, UK

Geoff Lancaster, PhD

London School of Commerce, UK

Nigerian Children and the New Media: What Socio- Economic Implications?

Chidinma Henrietta Onwubere, Ph.D

National Open University of Nigeria

The New Media and Militancy in Nigeria’s Niger Delta

Austin Tam-George, PhD

Pan-African University, Nigeria

Citizen Empowerment and New Media: A Case Study of Minna, Niger State.

Ekundayo Afolabi

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Re-inventing Democracy? The Internet and the Challenges of Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria

Meshach Ofuafor, PhD

Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Towards an Optimal Information Value – the Impact of Folksonomies, Voting, Comments and Liking on the Information Value of Internet Publications

Pius Onobhayedo

Pan-African University, Nigeria

Ethno-political Conflicts and the News Media in the Jos, Nigerian Crises

Terhemba Nom Ambe-Uva and Chidi Henrieta Onwubere, PhD

National Open University of Nigeria

ICTs and Research: Bridging the Knowledge Gap in an ICT Age

Adenike Olapeju Akinwumi

Bowen University, Nigeria

Knowledge Economy and Marketing Communications: The Digital Challenges and Prospects for a Developing Economy

Aretha Asakitikpi, PhD

Covenant University, Nigeria

Moses Ofome Asak

University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

The New Media and Public Policy in Nigeria

Richard Ikiebe

Pan-African University, Nigeria

Harnessing the New Media for Effective Marketing Communications

Margaret Solo-Anaeto

Lead City University, Nigeria

The role of an African e-News Agency in Business and Financial intelligence

Isah E. Momoh, PhD

Pan-African University, Nigeria

Mobile Media and Knowledge Management in Mass Communication Education:

An Exploratory Study of Capacities and Orientations in a Nigerian University

Victor Ayedun-Aluma, PhD

University of Lagos, Nigeria

Media Use and Preference among Nigerian Undergraduates: A Case Study of Christian Mission Universities

Angela Osarieme Igbinoba

Covenant University, Nigeria

Nnonyelum Jane Oradiwe

University of Manchester, UK

State of Library and Information Service Delivery in Covenant University Today

Julie Enamen Ilogho

Covenant University, Nigeria

Academics’ Perceptions of Internet’s Influence on Teaching and Research in Two Nigerian Universities

Shittu, AbdulRaifu A.

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Strengthening the Tertiary Institutions’ Research and Development for National Development

Solomon George Anaeto, PhD

Babcock University, Nigeria

Pidgin English and MDG Goal 2 (Education)

Adetoye Oremosu

Pan-African University, Nigeria

Conference fee: N20,000 ($130). Fees covers conference materials and tea-break.

Students with ID 50% discount

PAU alumni 25%