2015 Sessions

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Friday 13 November

Want a behind-the-scenes peek at the inner workings of the Arts Centre? For the first time we will be conducting tech tours of the great venue’s deep bowels, the grand theatres, backstage areas and the technical facilities on Friday November 13 at 11.25am and 1.25pm. Sign up at the registration desk when you collect your ticket!

9.00am – 9.45am – Morning Ritual with Alexander Gow
10.10am – 11.10am – KEYNOTE: Our Generation – The Music Industry’s New Leaders
10.10am – 11.10am – Ecology of triple j
11.25am – 12.25pm – The Promoters
11.25am – 12.25pm – Music Journalism: The Critical Mass
11.25am – 12.25pm – What Makes A Music City Successful?
12.25pm – 1.25pm – Lunch at Testing Grounds with Ali Barter
12.30pm – 1.15pm – Hall of Fame Exhibition Launch
1.25pm – 2.25pm – KEYNOTE: Ruth Daniel (UK)
1.25pm – 2.25pm – Melbourne x Sydney: Live Cities Exchange Program
1.25pm – 2.25pm – National Music Issues Forum – Driving Australia’s Contemporary Music Development
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Navigating The Label Landscape
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Virtual and Augmented Reality: How Time Travel Will Save The Music Industry
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Better Get A Lawyer, Son
3.55pm – 4.55pm – Managing On An International Scale
3.55pm – 4.55pm – In Conversation: Rolling Stone’s Mathew Coyte with Bluesfest Director Peter Noble
5.00pm – 7.00pm – Face The Schmoozic

SMALL GROUP WORKSHOPS AND ONE-ON-ONE MEETING OPPORTUNITIES
11.25am – 12.25pm – triple j Listening Lounge
11.25am – 12.25pm – Publishing 101: Pitching For Film and TV and What Your Music Is Worth
1.25pm – 2.25pm – The Evolution of Digital Music Production
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Music Hacks: Digital Marketing Masterclass
3.55pm – 4.55pm – Speed Meetings: Meet the Industry

Saturday 14 November

9.00am – 9.45am – Morning Ritual with DD Dumbo
10.10am – 11.10am – KEYNOTE: JD Samson (US)
10.10am – 11.10am – Music: My Brilliant Career
10.10am – 11.10am – Music Works: Grant Writing and Music
11.25am – 12.25pm – STEP Presents:  The Digital Natives
11.25am – 12.25pm – Live Music Frontiers
11.25am – 12.25pm – Vinyl: Record Store Day and Other Pressing Matters
12.25pm – 1.25pm – Lunch at Testing Grounds, Humblebrag Primo Networking Event
1.25pm – 2.25pm – Streaming: Going With The Flow Or Stemming The Tide?
1.25pm – 2.25pm – Public Image Unlimited: How Music Publicists Reach Out In The Digital World
1:25pm – 2:25pm – Hens in the Cock House … Shake a Tail Feather
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Q&A: Eye On The Future Of The Music Industry
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Breaking Down A Big Indie Release: The Rubens’ Hoops
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Making The Most Of Your Tracks Online: Digital Distribution Masterclass
3.55pm – 4.55pm – Music Listening Panel
3.55pm – 4.55pm – The Ongo Scale: Understand Your Audience or Die Tryin’
3.55pm – 4.55pm – Berlin: City of Exiles
5.00pm – 7.00pm – Saturday Conference Networking

SMALL GROUP WORKSHOPS AND ONE-ON-ONE MEETING OPPORTUNITIES
11.25am – 12.25pm – Sounds Australia: It’s A Showcase, Not A Show
11.25am – 12.25pm – Speed Meetings: Music Industry Careers
1.00pm – 2.00pm – Drumming Masterclass
1.25pm – 2.25pm – Speed Meetings: Meet The Industry
2.40pm – 3.40pm – The Producers
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Songwriters Masterclass with Holy Holy
2.40pm – 3.40pm – Speed Meetings: Meet the Media

Don’t forget to download the official Face The Music 2015 event app here!