Pop-Up Exhibition and Welcome Reception

The Image Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Welcome Reception and Pop-Up Exhibition.

13 September 2021 - 6:00PM

Common Ground Research Networks and the International Conference on The Image will host a welcome reception and pop-up exhibition featuring works that address the exhibition focus - Picture a Pandemic: Considering the Social Construction of Meaning in Digital Networks.

Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for drinks, light hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to converse.

Are you interested in showcasing your art? Click here to submit an exhibition proposal.

Online Special Events

For delegates who are primarily presenting or engaging online, we have a number of face-to-face online interactive sessions. You can begin to sign up for these today to start receiving further information. Exact times for each session will be announced one week prior to the conference.

Join other delegates for a pre-conference welcome reception. We'll send you a package of digital treats, discuss this year's theme, and walk you through the CGScholar Event Mircosite so you have a rich online experience.

10 September - 11:00AM CST USA // 5:00PM WEST Lisbon

Talking Circles are a distinctive feature of our in-person conference, and this year we are taking them online. Talking Circles offer an opportunity to meet other delegate face-to-face, and engage in extended discussion about the issues and concerns they feel are of utmost importance to that segment of the Research Network. Participation is open, encouraged, and supported.

Online Closing Talking Circle - 14 September - 11:00AM CST USA // 5:00PM WEST Lisbon

Meet with Kerry Dixon, Managing Editor of Books at Common Ground Research Networks. Kerry will be available in ten-minute appointments. Registered Delegates will receive a pre-conference email with details on signing up. We look forward to answering your questions about the book publishing process, and listening to your ideas and projects!

14 September - 9:00AM CST USA

Online Engagement Session

We are excited to announce the online conference will be delivered on the CGScholar platform – developed by the Common Ground Media Lab, the research and technology arm of Common Ground Research Networks.

This special event will walk you through the CGScholar Event Mircosite so you have a rich online experience by learning how to comment and participate online. It will also teach delegates how to update their profile and Presenter Pages in order to add digital media: video, sound, other files.

10 September - 10:00AM CST USA // 16:00PM WEST Lisbon