Proflang Conference 2018

Proflang Spring Conference 2018


The Proflang Spring Conference 2018 was held in the JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland on 17 and 18 May 2018.

This spring the theme was In a Web of Lies? - How to communicate in a world of alternative facts


Open the programme 2018 here.


The invited plenary speakers were experienced professionals in news and communication from Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company, the newspaper Keskisuomalainen,  the University of Jyväskylä and the University of Tampere. Their presentations discussed topics such as facts and fiction, media literacy and source criticism, and the trust in media.

In addition to the presentations and workshops the programme included a guided tour to the Alvar Aalto Museum and a conference dinner in the restaurant Vesilinna.