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Management, Trust, and Value for Media and Creative Work
Porto, October 20-22, 2022

Creative Work and Services

Consumers and the Public Interest

Roles for Media Businesses

Media Policymakers and Cultural Governance

IMMAA’s annual conferences promote and showcase high quality research on all aspects of media management. As with past conferences, for its 2022 Conference IMMAA welcomes submissions relating to any of the panoply of topics encompassed by the term media management. IMMAA conferences are workshop-like in character and designed to encourage open interaction among junior and senior scholars, academics and industry practitioners.

Submissions will be judged on the basis of extended abstracts of no more than 1000 words, not including references. All submissions will be peer reviewed.


Main conference language: English

Special sessions languages : Portuguese and Spanish


Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

Welcome to U.Porto
IMMAA Board Members
Castulus Kolo
Paulo Faustino
Mercedes Medina
Steve Wildman
Zvezdan Vukanovic
Elena Vartanova
Eli Noam
Uwe Eisenbeis
Francisco Belda
Submissions Due Dates and Registration Fees

Jul 31

First Submission Stage

Aug 5

Acceptance Confirmation.
Qualifies for Early Bird Registration fee of
260 €

Aug 31

Second Submission Stage

Sep 5

Acceptance Confirmation.
Qualifies for Intermediate Registration fee of
300 €

Sep 31

Third and Final
Submission Stage

Oct 5

Acceptance Confirmation.
Standard (undiscounted) Registration fee of
350 €

Oct 20-22

University of Porto

Guest Ticket: 120 €

Online participation fee: 80 €

PhD candidate registration fee: 200 €


International Media Management Academic Association (IMMAA)
IMMAA is a globally distributed association of academics and academic institutions researching and teaching Media Management in its many facets. IMMAA was founded with the mission of bridging the gaps in this field between research, industry needs, and education. Through its yearly conferences, scientific publications, and other networking activities, IMMAA brings together researchers and media professionals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to promote the discourse required to advance the knowledge base media executives and policy makers draw on to respond to the challenges posed by the dynamic and rapidly changing media sector. Visit our website:


Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto, with over 3.500 students, offers 13 undergraduate courses, 26 Master’s courses and 8 doctoral courses in the several fields. Apart from degree programmes, the Faculty also provides a wide range of vocational training courses and continuing education courses. The Faculty’s teaching staff is highly qualified and almost all of its members hold doctoral degrees, with a vast scientific output and significant international experience. 


Xescom: Red Internacional de Investigación de la Gestión de la Comunicación
XESCOM is the International Communication Management Research Network, developed as a research project made up of a hundred researchers from more than 20 universities in 7 countries in Europe and the Americas.


Media XXI – Consulting, Research and Publishing
Media XXI is a brand of Formalpress – Publications and Marketing Ltd specialized in the areas of information, media management, marketing and cultural industries. Its playing field is currently developed in six main areas: Edition, Investigation and research, Training, Marketing and Communication Consulting, Customer Publishing, and Event organization. 


Journal of Creative Industries and Cultural Studies 
JOCIS is a Scientific Journal, created by MediaXXI publishing house, aimed to the creative and cultural industries and studies, focused in the academic productions but also oriented to professionals and market who want to stay informed and expand their knowledge.


CITCEM - Centro de Investigação Transdisciplinar Cultura, Espaço e Memória
Created in 2007, CITCEM – Culture, Space and Memory Transdisciplinary Research Center is an R&D unit based at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. Anchored in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences, CITCEM acts as a transdisciplinary research platform, exploring the close relationships between various disciplinary areas, such as History, Archaeology, Art History, Cultural and Literary Studies, Demography, Information, Communication, and Science. of Heritage, among others.

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