Schedule

Wednesday, 09 September 2015

Time Details

9:45AM - 10:00AM

Official Opening

10:00AM - 11:10AM

Opening Keynote: Peter Garrett

Our opening keynote Peter Garrett is a person in Australian public life and popular culture whose presence now transcends both music and politics.

11:20AM - 12:20PM

The Whole Wide World Of Music

This panel looks at the big picture of the current and future state of the worldwide music industry and Australia’s place within it.

11:20AM - 12:20PM

Festivals: It Ain't The Size That Matters

A discussion about some of Australia's leading boutique festivals and what makes a great event tick.

11:20AM - 12:20PM

The (Not So) Humble Record Store

We have a chat with some passionate record store owners and operators about music retail and their role in bringing music to the fans.

11:20AM - 12:20PM

Touring Asia WIth Purpose

How do you begin to tour in Asia and how can you make it a sustainable part of your touring life?

12:00PM - 3:00PM

triple j Unearthed

Meet the Unearthed team as they hit the shop front in the Judith Wright Centre from 12-3pm. Got a question? Want some advice? Come and say hello!

12:30PM - 2:00PM

Lunch Break

12:30PM - 2:00PM

Role Model Artists Launch Party

Live music from Slum Sociable, Mossy, and Pearls.

12:30PM - 2:00PM

Sunshine Coast Music Showcase

Celebrating the music of the Sunshine Coast.

2:05PM - 3:05PM

Keynote: Marc Geiger

Marc Geiger founded Lollapalooza, ran the first ever digital direct to fan music sales platform and is now the head of WME’s Music Division.

2:05PM - 3:05PM

The Great Imbalance

We bring together musicians, journalists, curators and feminists to discuss the under representation of women in music and what can be done about it.

2:05PM - 3:05PM

Publicists on Publicity

A discussion about what it takes to be an effective publicist these days, and a look into some real life campaigns and the moments that changed the game.

2:05PM - 3:05PM

The Electronic Underground Comes Overground

Our panel discuss how the EDM scene is finding an audience both here and abroad, with faithful crowds packing out clubs for home-grown talent.

3:10PM - 3:35PM

Mini-Keynote: Friction Science

Jennifer Sullivan, President of memBrain and instigator of some of the most iconic and far-reaching music/advertising partnerships shares her insights.

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Still The Most Important Companies in Music

This panel brings together the heads of various labels whose success in artist development and A&R has changed the face of music.

3:45PM - 4:45PM

New Frontiers in Australian Hip-Hop

This panel brings together artists, managers, and labels, to discuss the trajectory of Australian hip-hop.

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Clickbait, Listicles and Features

This panel brings together media, writers, publicists to discuss the world of music journalism, explore how it has changed and where it may be heading.

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Get Yourself An Education

A look at the formal music business training that is available and how it is changing the industry we work in.

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Ask A Feminist

An informal place to direct your questions around women's involvement in music.

5:00PM - 8:00PM

QMusic Presents Home

Live music from some of our local and showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, featuring Luke Daniel Peacock, Robbie Miller, Black Smoke and Philly.

5:00PM - 8:00PM

Pandora Official BIGSOUND Party

Live music from Major Leagues, Totally Mild, Pearls, and Olympia.