MagLab is pleased to announce the first edition of the biennial Future of Magazine conference (FoM), organized by CICANT, Lusófona University research center, on 19 – 21 July 2023. Nico Carpentier and David Abrahamson will be the two keynote speakers on a conference that intends to bring together academia and industry.
Nico Carpentier, from the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism, Charles University, will be delivering the opening keynote on “The magazine assemblage: community, materiality and (format) diversity” and David Abrahamson, from the Northwestern University’s Medill School, will be closing the conference with a keynote on “The future of magazines.”
FoM is an event that brings together a variety of researchers to share insights, ideas and discuss the current status and technical challenges the medium will face in future, as well as issues relevant to the understanding of this field of studies. Papers will be presented as part of a rich conference program, including keynote talks, talking circles, and a full day dedicated to the industry.