SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

REGISTRATION: 10.00am (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS

WELCOME & INDUSTRY KEYNOTE: 10.45am - 11.30am (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS

SESSION 1: 12.00pm - 13.00pm
Label Panel Discussion (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS
Self-Employment / Business Workshop (The Wardrobe Venue) - DETAILS
Industry Pitches (Ipsum Vinoteca) - DETAILS
Meet The Experts (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS

LUNCH: 13.00pm - 14.00pm

SESSION 2: 14.00pm - 15.00pm
Career Panel Discussion (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS
Spotify Artist & Manager Masterclass (The Wardrobe Venue) - DETAILS
Industry Pitches (Ipsum Vinoteca) - DETAILS
Meet The Experts (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS

SESSION 3: 15.30pm - 16.30pm
Artist Panel Discussion (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS
Industry Pitches (Ipsum Vinoteca) - DETAILS
Meet The Experts (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS

THANKS & CLOSING REMARKS: 16.30pm - 17.00pm (Leeds College of Music)
followed by DRINKS & NETWORKING: 17.00pm – 18.00pm (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS


SCHEDULE DETAILS

REGISTRATION: 10.00am (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS
All attendees need to register at our Unconference Hub in The Wardrobe Bar, where free tea & coffee will be available

WELCOME & INDUSTRY KEYNOTE: 10.45am - 11.30am (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS
Unconference organiser whiskas will welcome attendees in Leeds College of Music’s Venue, followed by an Industry Keynote from Zach Fuller of MIDiA Research. Zach will discuss topics industry trends and topics such as impact of windowing and the monetisation distinction between platforms such as Spotify and YouTube.

SESSION 1: 12.00pm - 13.00pm

Label Panel Discussion (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS
Our panel discuss what the opportunities and challenges of a record label are in 2017, and how they are using new ideas and delivery concepts to bring records to music fans.
w/ Ruth Barlow (Beggars Group), Roxanne de Bastion (Artist / Featured Artist Coalition), Zach Fuller (MIDiA Research), Ali Tant (Sony Red Essential), Evan Whikehart (Secretly Canadian)

Self-Employment / Business Workshop (The Wardrobe Venue) - DETAILS
Simon Palmer (Garbutt & Elliot) and Francois El-Alfy (Music Industry Professional) run through the basics of how you may need to operate as self-employed in many areas of the music industry, what options you have, what responsibilities you have, and how best to navigate them

Industry Pitches (Ipsum Vinoteca) - DETAILS
Music Industry organisations have the opportunity for a 10 minute presentation on who they are, what they do and how you can get involved
w/ PRS, PPL, Musicians’ Union and Come Play With Me

Meet The Experts (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS
Take part in a 15 minute one-to-one chat with one of our Music Industry experts. Register at the start of the day for your chosen slot. Full list of confirmed experts will be available on the day.
w/ Jaguar Bingham (Radio 1Xtra), Richard Brown (Arts Council England), Michelle Dalgety (Bradford Community Radio / Yorkshire Music Collective), Richard Formby (Producer), Joe Frankland (PRS Foundation), Simon Glacken (Hatch Records / I Like Press), Wesley John (BASCA), Cameron Robson (BBC Introducing)

 

SESSION 2: 14.00pm - 15.00pm

Career Panel Discussion (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS
Young music professionals working in a range of jobs and areas of the industry discuss career pathways and the skills and opportunities you need to forge in order to succeed.
w/ Lara Baker (AIM), Karma Bertelsen (Killimanjaro Live), Jaguar Bingham (Radio 1 / 1Xtra), Rob Platts (Brace Yourself PR), Jamila Scott (Method Records / Cruel Rhythm)

Spotify Artist & Manager Masterclass (The Wardrobe Venue) - DETAILS
Drew Lam from Spotify’s Artist and Management team presents this Masterclass that aims to provide all the information and tools artists and managers need to build their presence on the platform. The session will include guidance on how to build listeners and followers, product/artist tools update, how playlists work and how to measure performance via Spotify data.
*This session is only available to artists and managers, and attendees need to sign-up on registration.*

Industry Pitches (Ipsum Vinoteca) - DETAILS
Music Industry organisations have the opportunity for a 10 minute presentation on who they are, what they do and how you can get involved
w/ PRS Foundation, Arts Council England, BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors) and MPG (Music Producers Guild)

Meet The Experts (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS
Take part in a 15 minute one-to-one chat with one of our Music Industry experts. Register at the start of the day for your chosen slot. Full list of confirmed experts will be available on the day.
w/ Stuart Belsham (PRS For Music), Emmy Buckingham (AIM), Michelle Dalgety (Bradford Community Radio / Yorkshire Music Collective), Barry Dalman (Musicians Union), Tony Ereira (Come Play With Me / Hatch Records), Richard Formby (Producer), Simon Glacken (Hatch Records / I Like Press), Thea Hudson-Davies (The Leaf Label), Cameron Robson (BBC Introducing), Sam Robson (Dance To The Radio / Live At Leeds),  Davy Wales (PPL), Richard Watson (360 Club)

 

SESSION 3: 15.30pm - 16.30pm

Artists Panel Discussion (Leeds College of Music) - DETAILS
What are the opportunities, trails, tribulations and successes of modern music artists? Our panel from a range of musical backgrounds discuss how they work, succeed and diversify to continue their creative career.
w/ James Bagshaw (Temples), James Brown (Pulled Apart By Horses), Oli Steadman (Stornoway / Tigmus), Jez Willis (Utah Saints)

Industry Pitches (Ipsum Vinoteca) - DETAILS
Music Industry organisations have the opportunity for a 10 minute presentation on who they are, what they do and how you can get involved
w/ Association of Independent Festivals (AIF), Association of Independent Music (AIM), BBC Introducing

Meet The Experts (The Wardrobe Bar) - DETAILS
Take part in a 15 minute one-to-one chat with one of our Music Industry experts. Register at the start of the day for your chosen slot. Full list of confirmed experts will be available on the day.
w/ Lara Baker (AIM), Stuart Belsham (PRS For Music), Jaguar Bingham (Radio 1Xtra), Richard Brown (Arts Council England), Michelle Dalgety (Bradford Community Radio / Yorkshire Music Collective), Barry Dalman (Musicians Union), Simon Glacken (Hatch Records / I Like Press), Thea Hudson-Davies (The Leaf Label), Rob Platts (Brace Yourself PR), Davy Wales (PPL), Richard Watson (360 Club)

 

THANKS & CLOSING REMARKS: 16.30pm - 17.00pm (Leeds College of Music) followed by DRINKS & NETWORKING: 17.00pm – 18.00pm (The Wardrobe Bar)
We round-up discussion points for the day and bring everyone together, before enjoying complimentary drinks in The Wardrobe bar.