Welcome to the Media Education Conference MEC 2021 in Autumn Colors!

MEC 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 organized by the Media Education Hub at the University of Lapland. In 2021 MEC will be back to Rovaniemi, this time on the top of Ounasvaara Hill. The conference dates are 28th of September – 1st of October 2021. The theme of MEC 2021 is “Media Education in Autumn Colors”. MEC 2021 also celebrates the 20th birthday of the Media Education Hub.

Important dates and deadlines:

Deadline for MEC 2021 abstracts: 24 May 2021

Notification sent to authors by: 21 June 2021

Deadline for early-bird registration: 16 August 2021

Keynote speakers:

Hilda Borko, Professor, Stanford University, California, USA

Hyeon-Seon Jeong, Professor, Gyeongin National University of Education, South Korea

Pier Cesare Rivoltella, Professor, Milan Catholic University, Italy


Please check the conference website for details of programme, keynotes, call for abstracts and registration: www.ulapland.fi/MEC2021

Looking forward to seeing you in September in Rovaniemi, Finland!


MEC 2021 Organizers

Chair: Heli Ruokamo, Ph.D., Professor, Vice Dean, Director

Päivi Rasi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Title of Adjunct Professor

Marjaana Kangas, Ph.D., University Lecturer, Title of Adjunct Professor

Satu-Maarit Frangou, Ph.D., University Lecturer

Niina Alapuranen, Education Manager, Rovaniemi-Lapland Congresses

Kaisa Juupaluoma, Conference Coordinator, Rovaniemi-Lapland Congresses

Further information

Rovaniemi-Lapland Congresses
University of Lapland
+358 40 484 4462 and +38 40 515 6544