Research plays a significant role in any public relations activities. The format pioneered by the International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) is small-group, roundtable presentations where equal time is alloted for presentation and discussion to give more emphasis on research method.

BALI |  Sunday, 4 November 2018
8.45 AM – 12.30 PM

08.45 – 09.00   Opening
09.00 – 10.00   Research Discussion 1
10.15 – 11.15   Research Discussion 2
11.30 – 12.30   Research Discussion 3
12.30 – 13.30   Lunch


Public relations professionals, educators, and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for paper presentations. Research theme focuses on Shifting the Power of Strategic Communication in the era of Digital Economy.

Pioneered by the IPRRC, the initial paper acceptance for IPRS Research Forum is based on one-page abstract submitted for competitive consideration. Abstracts can include either completed research or research in-progress or position papers. All abstracts must be submitted by e-mail as two-page attachments of Microsoft Word file with author names, affiliations and submission categories (completed research/research in progress/position paper; professional/academia) specified on the first page and a blind copy of the one-page abstract on the second page; author contact information must be included in the e-mail.

Acceptance of an abstract requires that one or all authors will register, present and will participate in IPRS Research Forum and IPRS Conference.

What to expect?
This forum is a small-group, roundtable presentations. Each session will have 4 repeated presentations by a presenter. The presenter will have 7.5 minutes to present and 7.5 minutes for discussion. This will be repeated 4 times to 4 different audience within 1 hour session. Presenter should refrain from laptop use. Further guidelines for presentation will be available end of June.


August 3, 2018: Abstract Submission Due
August 31, 2018: Acceptance Notification (sent via e-mail)
September 21, 2018: Paper Competition Submission Due (accepted, full/completed papers only)
October 12, 2018: All Copies of Presentation Handouts Due
November 4, 2018: Presentation date
December 24, 2018: Proceedings Manuscripts Due