Key dates and submission process


Monday 30th January 2017    Proposal submission deadline

Monday 13th March 2017       Notification of acceptance and registration opening

Monday 31st July 2017           Full paper submission deadline

Friday 30th June 2017            Registration deadline



The submission of abstracts should contain the following requirements:

  • Title

  • Author, position and institution affiliation

  • Email address

  • Abstracts should include aspects as core theoretical premise, methodology and relevant information on data collection and key findings

  • Four key words

  • Abstracts should not exceed 350 words

Full panel submissions are also welcome. In this case, we require:

  • the name and affiliation of the contact person responsible for the panel, who will submit the proposal and may also be one of the speakers

  • a minimum of three panelists and a maximum of five, whose names, positions, affiliations and email adresses will be included

  • a brief description of both the topic proposed and the individual speakers’ contributions

The proposal should not exceed 500 words. Please note that the panel will be accepted or rejected as a whole.

Abstracts and panels should be submitted in English and emailed to The deadline for their submission is 30th January. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by 13th March 2017.



The full paper will be sent in Pdf format and using APA quoting format (maximum length: 8000 words)



Once the conference ended, those participants interested in publishing their work will be invited to submit the papers presented (or papers derived from the work presented at the conference) for a special issue of Communication & Society, a journal published by the School of Communication, University of Navarra. All papers will be subject to double-blind peer review. Further information on the journal at