Media Education Conference (MEC 2017) - Under the Northern Lights

This year MEC conference returns to Rovaniemi and it is organised right before the FERA Conference on Education, which offers you the excellent opportunity to combine these two events.

Welcome to the MEC 2017!

MEC (former NBE) is an informal and friendly conference which participants attend to exchange ideas and information dealing with media education, educational use of ICTs and learning environments. MEC is organised by the Centre for Media Pedagogy at the University of Lapland, on 27 – 29 November 2017 in Rovaniemi, Finland,

Keynote speakers:

Professor Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK

Executive Director, Dr Keith Devlin, Stanford University, H-STAR Institute, USA

Important dates and deadlines:

* NEW deadline for abstract submissions 31 August 2017

* Notification of acceptance sent to authors by 2 October 2017

* Deadline for early-bird registration 16 October 2017

* MEC 2017 – 27 – 28 November 2017

* Deadline for full papers / 11 December 2017

Further information:

Please check the conference website for details of programme, keynotes, abstract and paper submission and registration: You can also contact Rovaniemi-Lapland Congresses at University of Lapland for further information (Mobile: +358 40 484 4462 and +38 40 721 8260 and email:

Please forward this message to all the persons and organizations you think will be interested in the conference.

Looking forward to seeing you in Rovaniemi in November!

MEC 2017 Organisers:

Chair, Professor Heli Ruokamo, Director

Ph.D. Marjaana Kangas, University lecturer, Docent

Ph.D. Tuulikki Keskitalo, Post-doctoral researcher

Ph.D. Mari Maasilta, University lecturer

Ms Marja-Leena Porsanger, Conference Coordinator, Rovaniemi-Lapland Congresses

Ph.D. Päivi Rasi, Associate professor, Docent

Ph.D. Pirkko Siklander, Associate professor, Docent (till 31 July 2017)

Ph.D. Hanna Vuojärvi, University lecturer