Built around four key themes, Innovation, Diversity, Sustainability and The Future, the programme will feature a variety of talks, workshops, and interactive sessions.
Among those set to address the conference are Hot Chip‘s Alexis Taylor and Joe Goddard, who will discuss their experience as one of the UK’s leading crossover electronic acts, while Hooversound label boss Sherelle will share the motivation behind her recently-launched ‘Beautiful’ project for black and queer artists.
Elsewhere, graphic designer David Rudnick will discuss the metaverse, digital art, NFTs and more in a presentation entitled ‘How is technology changing the way we create, view and collect art?’, while a panel discussion on Neurodiversity In The Music Industry, will explore how leaders can empower neurodiverse colleagues and artists.
For audiophiles, Resident Advisor will curate an edition of the RA Exchange Live series with Tony Andrews, the founder of Funktion-One audio and Turbosound.
Other participating speakers are set to include Jaguar (BBC/BEMA), Heléna Star,(FoundationFM/BEMA), NIKS (Black Artist Database/BEMA), Hannah Shogbola (Primary Talent, BEMA), Steve Hogan (WME), Simeon Aldred (Broadwick Live), Lynn Cosgrave (former Acting Management for Carl Cox, John Digweed), Maria May (Head of Electronic at CAA), Laila McKenzie (Lady of the House), Tom Ketley (FLY Events), Tristan Hunt (AFEM) plus many many more.
The event will be followed by a stacked nightclub schedule – Max Cooper will perform live, and the lineup will also include Mall Grab, DJ Seinfeld, Logic1000, Sofia Kourtesis (DJ Set), Courtesy, Cici, Surusinghe, Helèna Star, Swoose, Síofra, Ema, and Cartin.
Tickets are available here. Words by Márcia Costa.