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POYNTER CENTER (INDIANA) TEACHING RESEARCH ETHICS

The Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions at Indiana University, Bloomington, will host a "Teaching Research Ethics" conference May 12-15, 2009.

*For more information: Telephone: 618.855.0261; Web site: http://poynter.indiana.edu/tre

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION

The International Communication Association will host its 59th annual conference May 21-25, 2009 in Chicago with the title "Keywords in Communication."

*For more information: Web site: http://www.icahdq.org/conferences/2009

CONFERENCE ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The inaugural Conference on Intellectual Property will be held on June 12-13, 2009 at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. It will include keynote addresses by academic Laura Quilter and painter Joy Garnett. The Conference invites papers and panels dealing with any and all aspects of intellectual property, from the origins of 18th century literary property debates to the viability and ethics of plagiarism and plagiarism detection, from the economic impact of patents to the technological advances that may make intellectual property obsolete.

*The conference Web site is http://www.iona.edu/cip

MEDIA ECOLOGY ASSOCIATION

The tenth annual Media Ecology Association will be held on June 18-21, 2009, at Saint Louis University.

*For more information: Web site: http://www.media- ecology.org/activities/index.html

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC JOURNALISTS

The 27th annual National Association of Hispanic Journalists conference will be held June 24-27, 2009, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The event is titled, "Evolve, Embrace, Reinvent."

*For more information: Telephone: 202.662.7145; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.nahj.org

TEXT AND ACADEMIC AUTHORS ASSOCIATION

The Text and Academic Authors Association will host a conference in San Antonio, TX on June 25-27, 2009.

*For more information: Web site: http://www.taaonline.net/TAAConference/index.html

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MEDIA AND HISTORY

The International Association for Media and History will host a conference July 8-11, 2009 to explore both the role of the media in addressing, highlighting or perpetuating social fears, and the mass media themselves as perceived moral agents and/or threats.

*For more information: Web site: http://www.iamhist.org/index.html

WORLD FUTURE SOCIETY

The World Future Society will host a conference titled, "Innovation and Creativity in a Complex World," July 17-19, 2009, in Chicago. The conference will cover the topics of technology, health, education and more.

*Contact: Telephone: 800.989.8274; Web site: http://www.wfs.org

NATIVE AMERICAN JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION

The 25th annual Native American Journalists Association will be held July 30-August 2, 2009, in Albuquerque, NM. The conference is titled, "Raising the Next Generation of Storytellers."

*For more information: Web site: http://www.naja.org

ASSOCIATION FOR EDUCATION IN JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION

The AEJMC will host its annual convention in Boston August 5-8, 2009.

*For more information: Web site: http://aejmc.org/_events/convention/09convention/index.php

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS

The National Association of Black Journalists will host their conference August 5-9, 2009, in Tampa. The conference is called "Refresh, Reinvent, Reclaim."

*Contact: e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.nabj.org

SPJ CONVENTION

The 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Convention and National Journalism Conference has been scheduled for August 27-29, 2009, in Indianapolis, IN. This is the Centennial of SPJ's founding as "Sigma Delta Chi."

*Contact: Associate Executive Director Chris Vachon at 317.927.8000, ext. 207; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The International Symposium on Media Business Ethics will be held September 4-5, 2009. It is to be held at the Media Management and Transformation Centre at Jonkoping International Business School (Jonkoping University), Sweden. The objective of the symposium is to develop clearer understanding of how ethical behavior improves and unethical behavior harms reputation, investment, governance, customer relations, and performance.

*For more information: Patrik Wickstヤm, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Robert Picard, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CHINA LAW SOCIETY

The China Law Society will host the 24th IVR World Congress: Global Harmony and Rule of Law. It will be held September 15-20, 2009, in Beijing.

*For more information: Telephone: 8610.66510410; Web site: http://www.ivr2009.com

POYNTER KENT STATE MEDIA ETHICS WORKSHOP

The 5th annual KSU Media Ethics Workshop will be held September 17, 2009. The discussions will focus on how values affect innovations in news and online journalism.

*For more information: Telephone: 330.672.2623; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SILHA CENTER LECTURE

The 24th Annual Silha Center Lecture at the University of Minnesota will be held October 21, 2009. The event will focus on investigative journalism and the law.

*For more information: Telephone: 612.625.3421; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NATIONAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION

The 95th annual National Communication Association meeting will occur November 12-15, 2009, in Chicago.

*For more information: Telephone: 202.464.4622; Web site: http://www.natcom.org/nca/Template2.asp?bid=10332