Australia’s leading electronic music industry event EMC (Electronic Music Conference) has just announced the first round of speakers for this years event being held on at UTS in Ultimo, Sydney on Wednesday 13 November and Thursday 14 November.

This year, EMC has provided us with a jam packed lineup of speakers from Australia and abroad such as Scott Cohen from Warner Music in the UK,  Donald Hau from Mixmag in China and Lawrence Huskisson (Husky) covering a vast range of topics that will cater to everyone.

“EMC is a world class conference that welcomes people from all sides of the industry. I attended and participated in things from production workshops, to panels on sync, even keynotes with highly respected industry figures. Sydney comes alive during the event and the showcases are the perfect way to discover new talent, and have paved the way for some of our finest exports.” – Mike Warner, Author Work Hard Playlist Hard & Artist and Label Relations Manager, Chartmetric

First international speakers announced (in alphabetical order)

Andreea Magdalina – Founder, (USA)
Donald Hau – CEO, Mixmag China (China)
Georgia Taglietti – Head of Communication, International Media & PR, Sónar (Spain)
Liliane Chlela – Artist, Producer, DJ (Lebanon)
James Locksmith – Curator, DJ, Artist, Jemba Music (UAE)
Megane Quashie – Artist (Megatronic) and CEO, Female First Sessions (UAE)
Ritesh Patel – Co Founder & CEO, The Ticket Fairy (USA)
Scott Cohen – Chief Innovation Officer, Warner Music (UK)
Zaran Vachha – Founder, Collective Minds (Singapore)

Joining first announced domestic speakers (in alphabetical order)

Alissa Cronau – Founder, Maven Music
Ayebatonye Abrakasa – DJ/Curator/Event Producer, House of Ayebatonye
Carolina De La Piedra – DJ & Presenter, FBi Radio
Clarissa Mei – Artist, New Age Noise Collective
Darren Levin – Content Director, Bolster Group
Elise Reitze-Swensen – Founder and Manager, Women of Music Production Perth
Lawrence Huskisson – Artist (Husky) and Director, Random Soul Recordings
Patrick Nellestein – Higher Education Compliance Manager, Navitas
Rosie Taylor – Co Founder, Women of Music Production Perth
Sarah Houbolt – Circus & Theatre Performer, Arts Manager & Diversity Advocate
Simon Caldwell – DJ, Radio Host & Promoter
Tara Medina – Co-Founder & Director, Strawberry Fields Festival

Get your tickets now before they’re all gone, and if you haven’t checked out the full program you can do that right here right now!

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