EMC reveals even more speakers for their 2017 conference

Adding to an already hugely impressive line-up of speakers, EMC weren’t messing around when they were booking their 2017 conference, cementing this year as one of their very best versions yet. With ANDREW WEATHERALLTIGERLILYNGAIIRE, and so many more already announced to be speaking at this year’s Electronic Music Conference, today they’ve announced even more names ready to share their wisdom come the last week of November.

With panels already covering many important topics including the role of indie labels in 2017 (check out our interview with I OH YOU‘s Johann Ponniah on this very issue), underground parties, safe spaces and more, EMC has revealed today they’re adding in other exciting panels such as Breaking Down BlockchainHit The Power Button: How Tech is Supersizing Events; Fabric: A Case Study and more. Furthermore, the speakers on these panels include everyone from James MathisonKLP and Touch Sensitive to industry gurus such as Vanessa Picken from Comes With FriesAPRA’s Frank RodiGlobal Drug Survey UK’s Dr Adam Winstock and Night Mayor Amsterdam, Mirik Milan.

The good news doesn’t stop there though, as the first artist of EMCPlay has also been announced today, as Sydney clubbing institution S.A.S.H welcomes deep house legend Fred P to the Inner West’s Sly Fox Hotel on Tuesday November 28 for an EMCPlay night of soul-driven house as the perfect warm up to the week, with more parties soon to be announced for the rest of EMCPlay.

Tickets are still up for grabs, with the option of buying a complete conference pass, or tickets to individual sessions, but with more than 80 speakers confirmed for the conference this year held in Redfern for the first time at Giant Dwarf and Cake Wines Cellar Door, as well as Musica Copa back for another year to close off the week AND EMCPlay mixed in as well, this is shaping up to be one hell of a week!

For more details and tickets, head here. Check the full list of speakers below.

2017 speaker line-up (in alphabetical order):

Adam Winstock, Global Drug Survey UK
Aden Mullens, etcetc
Alexander Nut, Eglo Records (UK)
Alice Kimbereley, VICE
Amelia Jenner, FBi Radio
Andrew Li, Zouk (Singapore)
Andrew Weatherall, Artist (UK)
Anna Burns, Future Classic
Ant Celestino, onelove
Austin Gavlak, Top Tap Tech
Beatrice, Artist
Ben Tucker, For The Love
Brooke Powers, DJ
Bryony Beynon, Good Night Out (UK)
Carly Roberts, Picnic Events
Cathy Adamek, Adaemek Productions
Chloe Rickard, Jungle
Chris Berkley
Chris Murray, Falcona
Chris O’Donnell, Eventbrite
Dan Aux, George FM (NZ)
Dita Hariadi, Ismaya Group (Indonesia)
Dr. Bianca Fileborn, UNSW
Driller Jet Armstrong, Artist
Emily York, Penny Drop
Eva Trifonas, Inertia
Frank Rodi, APRA AMCOS
Hamish Pinkham, Rhythm & Vines
Hannah Bronte, Artist
Hannah Crofts, Artist
Helen Marcou, Bakehouse Studios/Your Choice
Huw Nolan, Good Manners
Jacqui Louez Schoorl, Jaxsta
James Mathison
Jana Gibson, APRA AMCOS
Jo Pretyman, i-Manifest
Johann Ponniah, I OH YOU
Jonno Seidler, One a Day
Jonny Peters, Gazecoin
Judy Griffith, Fabric
Justin Sweeting, Sonar HK (Hong Kong)
Kate Becker, Office of Film + Music City of Seattle
Katie Pearson, (Whiskey Houston) Artist
KLP, Artist
Laura Huddle, Eventbrite
Leanne de Souza, AAM
Leko Novakovic, Novatech
Mary Hoang, The Indigo Project
Michelle Grace Hunder, Photographer/Film Maker/Radio Host
Miss Blanks, Artist
Murat Kilic, Dream Channel
Ngaiire, Artist
Ollie Wards, triple j
Paul Stix, undr CTRL
Richard Moffat, Way Over There
Richie Carrera, T100
Richie McNeill, Hardware Corp
Sam Carmex, TRNSMT
Si Gould, Wondercore Island
Thelma Plum, Artist
Tigerlily, Artist
Touch Sensitive, Artist
Travis Grech, Ultra Australia
Troy Sincock, Fresh FM
Tyson Koh, Keep Sydney Open
Uda Widanapathirana, Mellum
Vanessa Picken, Comes With Fries
Vi Hermens, Motorik

Words by Emma Jones

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SEE ALSO

FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED AT EMC 2016
ELECTRONIC MUSIC CONFERENCE UNVEILS FIRST SPEAKER LINEUP FOR 2017
I OH YOU’S JOHANN PONNIAH ON INDIE LABELS, THE POWER OF COMMUNITY AND TAKING CALCULATED RISKS

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