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ICCS Invites UNEP for ICCS Singapore Confab

The International Center for Communication Studies- Manila (ICCS-Manila) is all set for the 4th International Program on Media Communications this coming February. On top of their list of participants is the University of Northeastern Philippines (UNEP).

The three-day conference happening from February 14-16 will be held at Wee Kim School of Communication and Information in Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Target participants are communication students and media educators from renowned universities and broadcast institutions in the country.

Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to the lectures of distinguished speakers from various media companies.  Among the significant topics to be discussed includes lecture on Copyright and New Media, Online Journalism, International Journalism Practice and Lecture on News Casting.

Invited speakers include Dr. Giorgos Cheliots of the University of Singapore and Prof. Andrew Duffy from Nanyang Technological University. Mr. Kevin. Dickie from Discovery Channel will also share his thoughts on Documentary Making while Mr. Rico Hizon of BBC World will focus on the role of the media as an Agent of Change.

Spearheading UNEP delegates are Atty. Remelisa Alfelor-Moraleda, UNEP President, UNEP Executive Vice President and VP for Finance, Miss Deli Alfelor-Tibi and UNEP Media Director, Ms. Melody P. Ordonez.

“It is not every day that we are given this rare chance to be partakers of international endeavors and come face to face with notable media practitioners and lecturers from BBC World, News Asia, Reuters, Discovery Channel and of course journalism educators from Nanyang University.  Here at UNEP, we do look at this opportunity as an occasion to improve ourselves to be an effective media practitioner”, Moraleda said in an interview.

Aside from hearing valuable lectures, the participants will also have a chance to have a tour within the city.  The visit will cover the City district which bears a semblance of Singapore’s colonial past, Padang, Cricket Club, the Historic Parliament House and the Supreme Court, among others. 

Attendees will also have a chance to tour Thian Hock Keng Temple known as the Temple of Heavenly Happiness .