June 26, 2019

Program

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November 13th, 2019

2.00 PM Pre-Summit Event: Reception

Keynote: Brant Breen, Founder and Chairman of Qnary, CEO of Harte Hanks

3.30 PM Registration | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

4.00 PM Welcome | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • Josep Maria Carbonell: Dean of Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations-URL
  • Lee Pelton: President of Emerson College, Boston
  • Michaele Whelan: Provost of Emerson College, Boston
  • Raul Reis: Dean of Communication Studies, Emerson College, Boston
  • Enric Ordeix: Director of Global Communication Management Degree, Blanquerna
  • Gregory Payne: Chair of Communication Studies, Emerson College, Boston 
  • Míriam Díez: Vice-Dean of Research, Postgraduate courses and International Affairs, Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations

4.30 PM Keynote: Oscar Mateos, Delegate of the SDG of Ramon Llull University

5.00 PM Panel 1 (Track 1: Thriving World)- Moderator: Míriam Díez, Vice-Dean of Research, Postgraduate courses and International Affairs, Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • How were women in politics perceived by the media on the last portuguese legislatives? Igor Angélico, Ana Resendes, Înes Rodrigues. College of Communication and Media Studies, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
  • Oscar is a Man. Kenneth Grout, Owen Eagan. Emerson College
  • Gender equality, social inclusion and women’s empowerment in Nepal. Manoj Dahal, Girish Bhattarai. DeshSanchar, Kantipur TV, Nepal
  • Myth Busting Global Disparities and Inequities in Women’s Soccer. Mary Anne Taylor. Emerson College
  • How the Higher Education can contribute to the Sustainable Development: a case study in Spain. Belén López. ESIC Business School
  • Nonprofit Board Membership and the Gender Gap. Cathryn Cushner Edelstein. Emerson College

6.30 PM Panel 2 (Track 2: Sociable World)- Moderator: Cees Hoogendijk, Independent Consultant Humanization and Generativity | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • The United Nations, the Union for the Mediterranean and the Sustainable Development Goals: the case of Blue Economy. Miguel Ángel Medina. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • The role of communication in development cooperation, seventy years of fruitful and ongoing partnership. Ana Fernández. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Changing the way in which we communicate globally through public diplomacy. Peter Hall. Emerson College
  • Advocating United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Through Strategic Diplomacy. Sarah Asem. Luminary Minds
  • PR Strategies for Advocating Sustainable Development Goals. Yushau A. Shuaib. Independent PR Consultant, Nigeria
  • View from the Campaign Trail: Lessons & Insights on Running for Office in Massachusetts. Keri Thompson. Emerson College

8.00 PM Reception

-Students Corner

  • Global Communication Trends Map (Blanquerna): GCM students
  • Global Leadership Summit Youth/ #Bethekey (Blanquerna): Lydia Dionís (IR)
  • Model United Nations (Blanquerna): Annaïs Soriano (GCM) and Joaquim Armengol (IR)
  • Polling Society (Emerson College)
  • Rediscover Rosarito, Baja Mexico: Ethan Michaud, Andrew Geiger, Cole Salamone, Mark Brodie and Peter Hall (Emerson College)

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November 14th, 2019

9.30 AM Introductory Speech: BE Center for Global Communication alignment with the United Nations SDG. Enric Ordeix and Gregory Payne. Center for Global Communication Directors | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

10.00 AM Panel 3 (Track 2: Sociable World) – Panel 4 (Track 4: Productive World)

Panel 3 (Track 2: Sociable World)- Moderator: Raul Reis, Dean of Communication Studies, Emerson College, Boston | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • Blockchain and the Recovery of Trust in a Responsible Journalism. Albert Sáez, Marçal Sintes-Olivella. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • “Why the hell would I want you to poke into my arm”: A Critical Cultural Analysis of Testing Makes Us Stronger health communication campaign. Deion S. Hawkins. Emerson College
  • Ageing society through the lens of sociology of emotions: the narratives of life of elderly people in the film “100 metų kart”. Renata Matkeviciene. Vilnius University
  • User Generated Journalism and Sustainability Goals. Janet Kolodzy. Emerson College
  • Towards a future of good health and well-being: Working on patient experience from a global public relations approach. Marc Compte, Guillem Marca. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations, Universitat de Vic and Central de Catalunya

Panel 4 (Track 4: Productive World)- Moderator: Parichart Sthapitanonda, Dean of the School of Communication, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand | Aula B33 Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • The Ancient Silk Road and its silent narratives: bridging the gap between China and the Middle East through cultural diplomacy. Mei Huang. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Advocating for journalism and political independence. Results from the implementation of the Media Pluralism Monitor in Spain. Jaume Suau, Pere Masip, Carles Ruiz. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Diminish the Discrepancy. Erica Jones. Emerson College
  • (In)equality of “ICT4D”: Chinese Disabled People’s Precarious Jobs Online. Zhongxuan Lin. Jinan University
  • Esports and Navigating Cultural Conflicts in a Global World. Andrew Geiger. Emerson College

11.30 AM Coffee Break

12.00 PM Panel 5 (Track 1: Thriving world) – Panel 6 (Track 3: Clean World)

Panel 5 (Track 1: Thriving world)-Moderator: Michaele Whelan, Provost of Emerson College, Boston | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • Autonomy & Crisis: The Birth and Stabilization of a Small Mexican City. Mark Brodie. Emerson College
  • Advancement for Women. Marcia Buxton. Kamaka
  • Gender equality in sustainability reports as a tool for corporate legitimacy in the fast fashion industry. Sandra Vilajoana-Alejandre, Giorgia Miotto. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Free Speech, Property Rights And Social Media Censorship. Pavel Slutskiy. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • A Look at IdleNoMore: Unpacking the Effects of Social Movements on Political Discourse and Policy Development. Vincent Raynauld, Emmanuelle Richez, Abunya Medina. Emerson College, University of Windsor, University of Michigan

Panel 6 (Track 3: Clean World)-Moderator: Giorgia Miotto, Vice Dean for Corporate Relations and Innovation, Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations, Barcelona | Aula B33 Biblioteca Blanquerna
(Carrer de Valldonzella12)

  • Mapping Global Youth. Big Data as lens to envision a Sustainable Development Future. Míriam Díez, Josep Lluís Micó, Verónica Israel, Alba Sabaté. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Libraries and SGDs: access to information in Blanquerna School of Communication & International Relations Library. Anna Ubach. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Communication and CSR: theoretical considerations and practical implications. Mafalda Eiró-Gomes, Ana Raposo. College of Communication and Media Studies, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
  • Access to Dentistry, A Human Right. Margaret Whims. Emerson College
  • Allocating Undecided Voters in Pre-elections Polling. Spencer Kimball, Liudmila Yudina. Emerson College
  • Environmental communications 50 years late. Ana Rita Góis, Beatriz Luís, Catarina Lourenço, Cátia Antunes, Joana Gerardo. College of Communication and Media Studies, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

1.30 PM Lunch

3.00 PM Keynote Speech: Bart de Vries, past president of International Public Relations Association |
Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

3.30 PM Panel 7 (Track 2: Sociable World)- Moderator: Josep Maria Carbonell, Dean of Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations, Barcelona | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • Global Diplomacy in Africa- Teaching New Media Technologies to Journalists and Journalism students in Angola. Raul Reis. Emerson College
  • Strategic Communication for Pro-Vaccination Campaigns. Rumen Dimitrov. University of New South Wales
  • Shedding light on urban spaces: visiting the World of Food. Núria Arbonés Aran, Marc Polo, Juanita Higuera. Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations, Purdue University
  • Video presentation. Lu Ann Reeb and Nejem Raheem. Emerson College
  • Smart Sustainable Cities: Citizen participation challenges, insights from “Amsterdam Smart City” and “Barcelona Digital City”. Nina Surinyac, Josep A. Rom, Eduard Vidal. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations

4.30 PM Coffee Break

5.00 PM Panel 8 (Track 4: Productive World)- Moderator: Gregory Payne, Chair of Communication Studies, Emerson College, Boston | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

  • Involving community to increase voluntary blood donation. Iria Paz Gil. Rey Juan Carlos University
  • Relationship between equality policies and moral legitimacy. Giorgia Miotto, Alicia Blanco-González, Francisco Díez Martín. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations, Rey Juan Carlos University
  • Running for more: the World of Endurance Fundraising. Ethan Michaud. Emerson College
  • Towards a more sustainable and legitimate peace? Assessing the principle of local ownership through the cases of Central African Republic (CAR), Sierra Leone and Colombia. Oscar Mateos, Albert Caramés, Ana Isabel Rodríguez. Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations
  • Relational Capital and the effect on Legitimacy as part of a Sustainable Strategy. Cristina Del-Castillo-Feito, Camilo Prado-Román, Encarnación González-Vázquez. Rey Juan Carlos University, University of Vigo
  • Gender Equality in Doctorate Programs. Alicia Blanco-González, Cristina Del-Castillo-Feito, Juan Martínez Navalón. Rey Juan Carlos University

8.30 PM Gala Dinner at 1881 (Keynote Speaker: Lee Pelton (Emerson) led by Josep Maria Carbonell (Blanquerna))

Place: Palau de Mar, Plaça Pau Vila, 3 (4th floor)

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November 15th, 2019

12.00 PM Honoris Causa Ceremony- Professor James Gregory Payne | Auditori Biblioteca Blanquerna (Carrer de Valldonzella 12)

Special Program will be delivered by the vice-chancellor office

5.00 PM Guided tour of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

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November 16th, 2019

9.30 AM Cultural day

Guided Tour to La Sagrada Família

Meeting place: Catalonia Ramblas Hotel

2.00 PM Free evening