London host for EAA’s 14th annual conference
The 14th International Conference on Research in Advertising 2015 will be held in London, UK, one of the most exciting cities in the world. The conference theme “Bridging the Gap” embodies the need for closer collaboration between advertising academia and practice.
Around 150 papers on various topics related to advertising and brand communication will be presented during the two days of the conference: July 3rd and 4th, 2015. The 2nd Doctoral Colloquium, followed by a welcome reception, will be held on July 2nd.
The conference will take place on the campus of the Birkbeck, University of London. A gala dinner is scheduled on Friday, as well as a sight-seeing tour of London on Saturday, following the last sessions of the conference.
The EAA was initiated by Flemming Hansen (Copenhagen Business School) and founded by him, Sandra Diehl (Institute for Marketing, Klagenfurt), Robert Heath (School of Management, Bath), Gorm Kunoe (Norwegian School of Management), Peter Neijens (The Amsterdam School of Communications Research), and Ralf Terlutter (Institute for Marketing, Klagenfurt). A short overview of the history of EAA and ICORIA is provided here.
Objective of the EAA
The objective of the association is to provide a professional association to academics and practitioners interested in advertising and its applications that will promote, disseminate and stimulate high quality research in the field.
The association particularly serves as a meeting and communication forum for its members. It offers a network for the exchange of knowledge on an international level and constitute a framework allowing for a better dissemination of information on research and teaching.
The association also aims at the development of relations with all other professional and research-oriented associations which are active in the field, as well as with European or international committees and authorities concerned with political decision making, active in this field.