Conference Title and Themes


Figuratively speaking:

 the facts and fictions of business and corporate communication

Full papers, works in progress and thematic panel discussions are welcomed from academics, professionals and practitioners in the areas of scholarship and research, education and practice.


Conference themes

  • Professional discourse
  • Corporate governance and accountability
  • Financial literacy
  • Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) and consumer protection
  • Sustainable business practices
  • Best practice and benchmarking in business communication      
  • Global competitiveness
  • Global collaboration and networking
  • Change communication
  • Multimodal communication
  • Intercultural and diversity management
  • Technological developments and virtual communication
  • New media challenges and impacts
  • Managing reputations: PR, image and brand
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Ethical and legal issues
  • Crisis communication
  • International communication



Conference streams
  • Research (theoretical/academic/scholarship)
  • Education (teaching/learning/curriculum/policy) 
  • Practice (corporate/workplace practices)