14/11/19 – 16/11/19 – VI International Research & Practical Conference ‘Media Design: XXI Century Trends’


shapka_final_utverzhdeno-01-4.jpgFaculty of Journalism of the Lomonosov Moscow State University is delighted to invite you to participate in the VI International Research & Practical Conference ‘Media Design: XXI Century Trends’, dedicated to the 20 the anniversary of design education at MSU. The conference will take place in Moscow (9 Mokhovaya st.)

The subject of the anniversary conference is ‘Visual Communication in Cross-Platform Media’. The programme of the conference is comprised of research and practice-based educational events. The headliners of the programme will be a series of plenary sessions, where the speakers will outline the key trends of the development of visual communications, media design, visual language and artistic practices in media.

The first plenary session (14 November) will be focused on theoretical issues in the research of visual communications in the world of media.

The second plenary session (15 November) will highlight the up-to-date questions evolving around the practical aspect in this field.

The debate of the raised issues will continue at the panel discussions, where the conference participants will have an opportunity to present on their concepts and projects, and exchange practical experience. In addition, designers will deliver a number of workshops aimed at enhancing skills in practical aspects of visual communication and design.

Conference Programme

14 November 2019
  • Plenary session

15 November 2019
  • Plenary session
  • Panel discussions:
    -Visual communication in media
    -Media design
    -Photography as an instrument of visualising media texts
    -Illustrations in media texts
    -Visual communication in virtual sphere (gaming, AR, new media, web design)
    -Design of multimedia projects
    -Visual communication in PR and advertisement
    -Visual communication in the context of artistic practices

16 November 2019
  • Workshops
  • Alumni reunion (graduates of ‘Design of mass media and communications’ and ‘Media Design’ programmes, 1999 – 2019)
  • Exhibition of works by design students of Faculty of Journalism, MSU
Applications for participation in the conference (both live and remotely) are accepted until 15 October 2019 by email: mediadesign.msu@gmail.com

More details about registration, requirements to your proposal and publication of your
thesis can be found in the information letter.