Conference Outline

Thursday, October 26, 2017

08:30-18:30: Pre-Conference Tour of Nara (optional extra)


Friday, October 27, 2017

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe

10:00: Shuttle Bus Departs from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe 4F
10:30: Shuttle Bus Departs from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe 4F

10:00-11:00: Conference Registration

11:00-12:45: Morning Session

Announcements & Welcome Address
Joseph Haldane, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan

Keynote Presentation: Fake News and the Attack on America’s Freedom of the Press
Gary E. Swanson, University of Northern Colorado, USA (fmr.)

Keynote Address
Bradley J. Hamm, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University, USA

12:45-14:00: Lunch Break

14:00-17:00: Afternoon Session

Featured Presentation: The Disappearance of Silent Film and the Toy Movie Project
Yoneo Ota, Osaka University of Arts, Japan

Keynote Presentation: The Great Wall Story – The Way I Have Discovered It
William Lindesay OBE

Keynote Address
Yutaka Mino, The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan

17:15-18:45: Conference Welcome Reception


Saturday, October 28, 2017

Art Center Kobe, Kobe

09:00-09:30: Morning Coffee

09:30–11:30: Saturday Session I

11:30-12:45: Lunch Break

12:45–14:15: Saturday Session II

14:15–14:30: Break

14:30–16:30: Saturday Session III

16:30–16:45: Break

16:45–18:15: Saturday Session IV

18:30-21:00: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra)


Sunday, October 29, 2017

Art Center Kobe, Kobe

09:00-09:30: Morning Coffee

09:30–11:30: Sunday Session I

11:30-13:00: Lunch Break

13:00–14:30: Sunday Session II

14:45–15:00: Conference Closing Address

15:15-19:00: Post Conference Workshop


The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on September 29, 2017. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

The above schedule may be subject to change.