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2022 Asia Online Communications Summit - July 28, 2 pm CET on Zoom

2022 Asia Online Communications Summit - July 28, 2 pm CET on Zoom

WCFA is organizing its first Asia Communications Summit on Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 2 p.m. CET (UTC +2) on Zoom.

Everybody can join it for free on Zoom:
*No pre-registration is needed.



14.00 – 14.05
Opening: Mr. Maxim Behar (Bulgaria) - President, WCFA

14.05 – 14.07
Welcome Address: Mrs. Mina Nazari (Iran) – Asian Summit’s Coordinator; WCFA Controller

14.07 – 14.10
Words by Overall Moderator: Prof. Dr. Hesham Mesbah (Egypt/ US) - President, Arab-US Association of Communication Educators (AUSACE); Associate Professor, Communication Department, Rollins College; WCFA GAB Member


14.10 – 14.25
Topic: Public Relations in the Digital Age

Prof Dr. Yahya R. Kamalipour (Iran/US) – Founding President of Global Communication Association,  Professor of Media & Communication, North Carolina State University

14.25 – 14.30


14.30 – 15.20
Topic: Power of Social Media and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Political Sketch of Asia

Moderator: Mr. Ganesh Chandrasekaran (India) – Co-Founder, ACG Consulting; WCFA Global Advisory Board Member

Dr. Hanzade Uralman (Turkey) - Head of Public Relations and Advertising Department,  Okan University  

Prof. Dr. Zulhamri Abdullah (Malaysia) – Assoc. Professor in Corporate Communication and Entrepreneurship, University Putra Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Syed Abdul Siraj (Pakistan) - Senior Professor, Media Studies, Bahria University; Former Dean, Social Sciences & Humanities, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)

Mrs. Mani Lamba (India) - PR Expert; Director, PR & Communications, Ashoka University

15.20 – 15.30


15.30 – 15.45
Topic: Trust, Transparency and Truth in PR

Mr. Nguyen Khoa My (Vietnam) – Founder and CEO, MConsultant; Chairman, Vietnam Public Relations Network (VNPR)

15.45 – 15.50


15.50 – 16.40
Topic: Cross Cultural Communication in Asia - Barriers & Impact

Moderator: Saurabh Uboweja (India) - Managing Partner, BOD Consulting; WCFA Global Advisory Board Member

Dr. Monisa Qadiri (India) – Media Advisor to VC, Head PR and Media Centre, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST)

Mrs. Tatevik Simonyan (Armenia) - Co-Founder, SPRING PR- Company; WCFA Global Advisory Board Member

Mrs. Nurul A. Shamsuri (Malaysia) – Founder, Clue To The Zoo; WCFA Global Advisory Board Member

Mrs. Paroma Roy Chowdhury (India) - Senior Communications Leader (GE, Airtel, Google, Softbank); Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, BYJU's; Board Member, CXXO

16.40 – 16.50

16.50 – 17:00
Wrap Up: Mrs. Mai Anh Le (Vietnam) - Regional Country Manager, Global PR Hub; WCFA Executive Committee Member