More EMC PRO Speakers and Sessions Announced.

EMC expands as it welcomes Fabric’s Judy Griffith, KLP, Night Mayor of Amsterdam Mirik Milan and many more to the already high calibre lineup of local and international guests including Andrew Weatherall, NGAIIRE and Alexander Nut (Eglo) speaking at this year’s conference.

EMC will provide thought-provoking, original conference programming at Redfern’s Giant Dwarf and Cake Wines Cellar Door, when respected industry leaders and insiders contribute combined knowledge and expertise in navigating today’s musical climate. Adding to specialised sessions such as: Kicking Goals In Your Own Backyard, Festivals; Our New Favourite Import?, When Beats Just Don’t Match; Mental Health in Electronic Music, Conscious/Unconscious Gender Bias, are panels like Breaking Down BlockchainHit The Power Button: How Tech is Supersizing Events; Fabric: A Case Study and much more.

We welcome some of the brightest in their field for the Breaking Down Blockchain panel, that sees APRA’s Frank RodiJaxsta’s Jacqui Louez Schoorl and Gazecoin’s Jonny Peters in a motivated discussion on how the industry can forecast blockchain’s potential disruption. Meanwhile, the Off Limits; Defining Artist Boundaries in the Age of Social Media panel explores the cost of artist accessibility, both emotionally and financially in a perpetually socially connected age, with KLPTouch SensitiveMary Hoang of The Indigo Project, Vanessa Picken of Comes With Fries, facilitated by James Mathison.

Joining the EMC programming, is Fabric: A Case Study – a panel designated to the role of clubs in night time culture and their representation to a wider community, involving Fabric’s programmer and Promotions Manager Judy GriffithGlobal Drug Survey UK’s Dr Adam Winstock and Night Mayor Amsterdam, Mirik Milan as facilitator.

EMC will also look at how cutting-edge technology is changing the game for the event industry in Australia, with Hit the Power Button; How Tech is Supersizing Events, seeing industry leaders like Eventbrite’s Chris McDonnellRhythm & Vines Festival’s Hamish Pinkham and Novatech’s Leko Novakovic come together to highlight its pioneering use.

We introduced an ala carte ticket purchase option in 2017. Purchasers can choose between buying individual session tickets starting at $25 ex gst, or full two-day conference passes starting at $219 ex gst. Find tickets here