Keynote Speakers

Professor Jiang Fei

Jiang Fei (1971), Ph.D, Professor of Intercultural Communication and New Media Studies, School for International Journalism & Communication, Beijing Foreign Studies University. Vice president for Association of Global Communication and Public Relations. Director for Intercultural Communication Research & Training Program ;Secretary-General of Communication Association of China. His book Intercultural Communication Studies in the Post-colonial Context (2005, Beijing: Renmin University Press) was awarded National WU Yu-zhang Prize in 2007 and National HU Sheng Prize in 2009. His latest publication is Communication and Culture (2011, Beijing: Communication University Press). Guest professor at Lugano University (Switzerland), the Sciences Politics, University of Bordeaux (France) and the Royal Roads University (Canada) on China media and International Communication Programs.

Jiang Fei Ph.D,Professor in Media & Communication Studies Secretary-in-General, Communication Association of China Director, Department of Communication Director, Center of Global Media & Communication Studies Institute of Journalism and Communication Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

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Professor Paaige K. Turner

Paaige K. Turner, Ph.D. is a principal associate at Communication Resource Associate, LLC and Adjunct Professor at Webster University.  She has over 25 years of experience as a scholar, teacher and consultant in organizational communication and higher education.  She serves on numerous domestic and international editorial boards and has published over 30 book chapters and articles in the general area of organizational communication, specifically on topics of organizational socialization, customer satisfaction, midwifery and birth, breastfeeding and the body in the workplace. These have appeared in Management Communication Quarterly, Qualitative Inquiry, and Women & Language. Most recently she was an Associate Editor for The International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication.  She has served as an Associate Dean and Professor in the School of Communications at Webster University, an Associate Vice President, International and Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University and Executive Director of the National Communication Association.    In 2013 she received a Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar Award to travel to India and explore cross-culture education and in 2012 the Outstanding New Professional Award from NAFSA: Association of International Educators Region IV.  She holds an M.S. and doctorate in Organizational Communication from Purdue University.


Professor Terry Flew

Terry Flew is Professor of Media and Communication in the Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He is the author of Understanding Global Media (Palgrave, 2018) Global Media and National Policies: The Return of the State (Palgrave, 2016 – with Petros Iosifidis and Jeanette Steemers), Media Economics (Palgrave, 2015 – with Stuart Cunningham and Adam Swift), Global Creative Industries (Polity, 2013) and The Creative Industries, Culture and Policy (Sage, 2012).

Professor Flew is the President-Elect of the International Communications Association (ICA), and has been an Executive Board member of the International Communications Association since 2013, chairing the Global Communication and Social Change Division from 2014-16.

He is on the Editorial Board of 13 academic journals, and was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Communication Research and Practice, an ANZCA journal established in 2016 and published by Taylor & Francis.

In 2011-12, Professor Flew chaired the Australian Law Reform Commission Review of the National Media Classification Scheme.

He served on the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts for Humanities and Creative Arts (HCA) from 2013-15, and was on the Research Evaluation Committee for HCA in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia research evaluation exercise.

Professor Flew has advised the the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Australian Communication and Media Authority, Media Development Authority of Singapore, Special Broadcasting Service, Facebook and Fairfax Media. He is a member of the Executive Board of the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS), elected to this position in 2017. He is also an Expert of the Academic Committee of the Institute for Cultural Trade Research at Beijing International Studies University.

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