2017 Speakers List

2017 Forum and Conference Convenors, Speakers and Panelists

 

Maria Amato, General Manager, AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels)
Industry Briefings: Educators Forum

Esther Anatolitis, Director of Projects, Regional Arts Victoria
Speaker: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum

Marianna Annas, Manager, ABC Music Publishing
Speaker: How do we create a truly inclusive Music Industry 

Dr Christina Ballico, Research Fellow, Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University
Speaker: Educators Forum

Elizabeth Beach, Senior Research Psychologist, National Acoustic Laboratories
Speaker: Sound Solutions Music Forum for Cities

Geoff Bell
, Booking Agent, Laing Entertainment
Speaker: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum

Dr Andy  Bennett, Griffith University
Speaker: Building Local Music Scenes Through Networked Action

Lisa Bishop, General Manager, Music SA
Speaker: Music Industry Updates – current developments

Nigel Bird, West Australian Music Association (WAM)
Speaker: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum

Chris Bowen, CEO, Music Australia 

Lars Brandle, Music Journalist & Presenter, Australia correspondent Billboard Magazine
Moderator: State of the Industry Report

Grainne Brunsdon, Director Engagement, Partnerships and Development, Create NSW
Speaker: How Do We Create a Truly Inclusive Music Industry 

Hon. Tony Burke MP, Shadow Minister for the Arts
Speaker: Audience Development for Live Music 

Simon Cahill, Head of Digital and Brand Development at Warner Music Australia
Speaker: Digital Rights Management for Australian Artists

Bow Campbell, Director of Musicians, MEAA
Speaker: Music Industry Updates – current developments

David Cashman, Associate Professor, Head of Creative Arts, Central Queensland University
Speaker: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum

Greg Carey, Co-Chair, Association of Artist Managers
Industry Briefings: Educators Forum

Joanna Cave, Chief Executive Support Act
Speaker: Mental Health in the Music Industry Workplace       

Rick Chazan, Ground Control Management, Co-Chair Association of Artist Managers (AAM)
Speaker: Mental Health in the Music Industry Workplace       

Professor Sarah Cohen, University of Liverpool
Speaker: Building Local Music Scenes Through Networked Action

Brett Cottle, Chief Executive, APRA AMCOS
Speaker: State of the Industry Report

Jeffrey Crabtree, Musician, Composer, Author
Speaker: Mental Health In The Workplace

Jacqui Crouch, Founder & Director, Generate
Speaker: Capital, investment & Finance for Music Businesses          

Damian Cunningham, Industry Liason Consultant, Live Music Office
Co-Convenor: Audience Development for Live Music
Speaker: Music Educators Forum

Tim Dalton, Audio Lecturer, SAE Creative Media Institute
Moderator: Educators Forum 

Kat Dopper, Founder/Director Heaps Gay & freelance event producer
Speaker: Sound Solutions Music Forum for Cities      

Patrick Donovan, CEO, Music Victoria, Chair AMIN
Co-Convenor: Audience Development for Live Music
Speaker: Music Educators Forum

Phil Drown, General Manager Sales and Marketing NIghtlife Music
Speaker: Music Industry Innovations 

Kate Duncan, Creative Producer, The Push
Convenor: Fostering Live Music Engagement with Young People

Victoria Doich, Marketing Consultant
Speaker: Audience Development For Live Music

 Joel Edmondson, Executive Officer, Q Music
Speaker: How Do We Create a Truly Inclusive Music Industry 

Duncan Esler, Co-ordinator Cultural Development Unit, City of Greater Geelong
Speaker: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum

Harley Evans, CEO, Moshtix
Speaker: Audience Development for Live Music

Kween G, MC, Hip Hop Performer
Speaker: How Do We Create A Truly Inclusive Music Industry

Brendan Gallagher, Artist Director APRA Board, Vice Chair Asia Pacific Music Creators Alliance
Speaker: The Viewpoint – Valuing Music

Vicki Gordon, Founding President Cicada International, Program Director, Australian Women in Music Awards & Creative Producer Vicki Gordon Music Productions
Co-Convenor: How Do We Create a Truly Inclusive Music Industry

Ruth Hazleton, Musician, Folklorist, Advocate, Convenor #saveRNmusic Campaign
Speaker: The Viewpoint – Valuing Music

Frank Henry, Principal Environmental Protection Officer Brisbane City Council
Speaker: Sound Solutions Music Forum for Cities

Jenni Hillman, Doctoral Candidate, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Educators Forum

Associate Professor Shane Homan, Monash University
Speaker: Music Industry Updates – current developments

Tracee Hutchison, Broadcaster, Journalist, Educator, Head of Journalism, Australian College of Arts, Board Member, Music Victoria
Interviewer: Music Educators Forum; Moderator: How Do We Create a Truly Inclusive Music Industry

Andrew Jenkins, President Universal Music Publishing Group, Australia and Asia Pacific Region
Keynote Address

Matthew Lazarus-Hall, Managing Director / Founder, Uncommon Cord, former CEO Chugg Entertainment
Moderator: Audience Development for Live Music

Linda Lorenza, Director Learning & Engagement, Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Speaker: Educators Forum

Jacqui Louez Schoorl, CEO & Co-Founder Jaxsta
Speaker: Capital, Investment and Finance for Music Businesses

Richard Mallett, Head of Revenue & Licensing, APRA AMCOS (OneMusic)
Speaker: Music Industry Innovations

Paul Mason, Director of Music Australia Council
Speaker: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum 

Tom Mee, Manager, Label & Artist Services, Spotify Australia & New Zealand
Speaker: Digital Rights Management for Australian Artists

Dan Medland,
Managing Director, IE Music
Moderator: Maximising Digital Streaming For Australian Artists

Millie Millgate, Executive Producer, Sounds Australia
Speaker: Music Industry Updates – current developments

Simon Moor, Managing Director, Kobalt Music Group Australia and New Zealand
Speaker: Digital Rights Management for Australian Artists

Lindy Morrison OAM, Musician, Educator, Social Worker
Co-Convenor: How do we create a truly inclusive Music Industry 

Tony Mott, Music Photographer
Keynote Speaker: Music Educators Forum

Dr Jos (Johannes) Mulder, Murdoch University, Lecturer in Sound Murdoch University
Speaker: Sound Solutions Music Forum for Cities  

Hugh Nichols, Strategy Advisor – Live Music & Performance, City of Sydney
Convenor: Sound Solutions Music Forum for Cities    

Ben O’Hara, Dean, Collarts
Convenor: Music Educators Forum

Edwin Onggo, Founder, GiggedIn
Speaker: Music Industry Innovations

Dean Ormston, Head of Member Services, APRA AMCOS
Speaker: The Viewpoint

David O’Rourke, CEO Nightlife Music
Speaker: Music Industry Innovations

Matthew O’Sullivan, General Manager, AMPAL
Speaker: Music Educators Forum

Vanessa Picken, Director, Comes With Fries
Speaker:  Digital Rights Management 

Jon Perring, The Tote, Melbourne
Speaker: Sound Solutions Music Forum for Cities

Stephen Phillips,
CEO, Mawson Ventures (Popgun)
Speaker: Music Industry Innovations

Poppy Reid, Managing Editor, Seventh Street Media
Moderator: Music Industry Updates – current developments

Evelyn Richardson, Chief Executive, Live Performance Australia
Speaker: State of the Industry Report 

Dan Rosen, CEO, ARIA
Speaker: State of the Industry Report

Zan Rowe, Presenter triple j
Moderator: Fostering Live Music Engagement With Young People

Matt Rule, Founder, Music and Booze Company,
Speaker: Audience Development for Live Music

Sue Savage, Community and Cultural Development Manager at Wollongong City Council
Speaker: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum 

Ed St John, Music Australia Board, Music Australia, Chairman, Valleyarm Digital, former CEO, Warner Music Australia
Moderator: Music Industry Innovations

Chris Scaddan, Head of Music, ABC Radio
Speaker: In Conversation

Councillor Jess Scully, City of Sydney, creative industries expert, event director, public art curator
Moderator: The Viewpoint – Valuing Music

David Sharpe, Director Advisory & Consulting, Generate
Moderator: Capital, Investment & Finance for Music Businesses

Michael Smellie, Chair, Music Australia

Shaad D’Souza, freelance writer, Social Media Coordinator The Push Inc, Executive Producer BalconyTV
Speaker: Fostering Live Music Engagement with Young People

Leanne de Souza, Consultant, Executive Director, Association of Artist Managers (AAM), Director Rock and Roll Writers Festival, QPAC board member
Moderator: Mental Health in the Music Industry Workplace
Facilitator: Sound Solutions Music Forum for Cities
Facilitator: State of Play Workshop for Women in Australian Music
Facilitator: Meet The Delegates

Dr Chris Stevens, Psychologist
Speaker: Mental Health in the Music Industry

Kim Tran, Director, Policy & Programs, Live Performance Australia
Speaker:  Audience Development for Live Music

John Wardle, Director, Live Music Office
Convenor: Regional Music Policy Makers Forum

Dr Tim Weir, Head of School, Creative Arts Melbourne Polytechnic
Speaker: Music Educators Forum

Dr Donna Weston, Griffith University
Speaker: Building Local Music Scenes Through Networked Action

Note: all times, sessions and speakers subject to change, please check website for updates.

 

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