SPEAKERS 2019

We’re excited to announce the first of our speakers for 2019, more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Adrian McGruther

Adrian McGruther

Artist Manager, su:ku:ya (Willaris K, Gordi)
Alissa Cronau

Alissa Cronau

Founder, Maven
Amy Ciancio

Amy Ciancio

Artist: Akacia
Andrew Ingenito

Andrew Ingenito

Student, UTS

Andreea Magdalina

Andreea Magdalina

Founder & Director, shesaid.so (USA)
Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley

Artis (Yolanda Be Cool)
Andy Webb

Andy Webb

Australian Manager, Resident Advisor
Anthony Azzopardi

Anthony Azzopardi

Artist, A-Tonez

Antonia Gauci

Antonia Gauci

Mixing Engineer
Arlo Enemark

Arlo Enemark

Xelon Entertainment/Medium Rare Recordings
Ayebatonye Abrakasa

Ayebatonye Abrakasa

Founder/Creative Director, Irregular Fit
Bree Mankin

Bree Mankin

Managing Partner, The Kinetic Agency

Bree Weekes

Bree Weekes

Student, UTS
Callum Lawson

Callum Lawson

Co-Founder, Beat Collective
Carolina de la Peidra

Carolina de la Peidra

Assistant Booker, BBE
Clarissa Mei

Clarissa Mei

Artist

Christopher Brailey

Christopher Brailey

Copywriter, M&C Saatchi.
Dave Ruby Howe

Dave Ruby Howe

Music Director, triple j Unearthed
Damion Pell

Damion Pell

Editor, Decoded Magazine
Dario Phillips

Dario Phillips

Development Manager, 107 Projects

David Haberfeld

David Haberfeld

Artist, Honeysmack
David O’Rourke

David O’Rourke

CEO, Nightlife
Darren Levin

Darren Levin

Head Of Content & Publishing, Bolster
Donald Hau

Donald Hau

CEO, Mixmag China

Dr Brent Keogh

Dr Brent Keogh

Lecturer in Communication, UTS
Dr Felicity Wilcox

Dr Felicity Wilcox

UTS
Duane Buriani-Gennai

Duane Buriani-Gennai

Programming and Artist Relations Manager, Marquee at The Star
Dylan Martin

Dylan Martin

Artist, Royalston

Ebony Morrison

Ebony Morrison

Artist, Chase Zera
Elina Godwin

Elina Godwin

Sound Designer
Elise Reitze-Swensen

Elise Reitze-Swensen

Founder/Manager - WOMPP, Lecturer Electronic Music and Sound Design - UWA
Emily Collins

Emily Collins

Managing Director, MusicNSW

Emily Copeland

Emily Copeland

Founder & Director, Cedilla
Emily Hogan

Emily Hogan

Student, UTS
Gav Parry

Gav Parry

Program Manager, QMusic
George Maple

George Maple

Artist

Greg Carey

Greg Carey

Co-Chair, AAM
Graham Simms

Graham Simms

Gadigal elder
Hau Latukefu

Hau Latukefu

Haydon Fanning

Haydon Fanning

Student, UTS

Ian 'Esky' Escandor

Ian ‘Esky’ Escandor

Youth Worker, Street University
Ian Stevenson

Ian Stevenson

Senior Lecturer Music and Sound Design, UTS
Ishan Karunanayake

Ishan Karunanayake

Entertainment & Tech Lawyer
Jack Toohey

Jack Toohey

Director, yeahsure.

James Locksmith

James Locksmith

CEO, OORA Agency
Jamz Supernova

Jamz Supernova

DJ & Radio Broadcaster
Jared Underwood

Jared Underwood

Game Music Composer, BATTERIE
Jana Dankmeyer

Jana Dankmeyer

Senior Producer LOUD, Mixcloud

Jeff Crabtree

Jeff Crabtree

Managing Director, Zebra Collective
Jennifer Tutty

Jennifer Tutty

Principal & Founder, Studio Legal
Jessica Gleeson

Jessica Gleeson

Freelance Photographer
Jess Nitties

Jess Nitties

Singer/Producer, Sparrows

Jessica Leigh Bancroft

Jessica Leigh Bancroft

Event Producer & Community Catalyst, Daybreaker
Joel Farland

Joel Farland

Musical Director, Far Land Creative
Joel Siviour

Joel Siviour

Senior Booking Agent, Falcona
Julia Robinson

Julia Robinson

General Manager, Australia Festivals Association (AFA)

Kayex

Kayex

Artist
Kae Burke

Kae Burke

Co Founder/Creative Director, House of Yes
Kamran Ahmed

Kamran Ahmed

CEO, Rave Reviewz
Kieran Dole

Kieran Dole

Partner, Ultra Australia

Kristen Marconi

Kristen Marconi

Community Leader & Co-Producer, Daybreaker Sydney
Kirsten Muller

Kirsten Muller

Marketing Manager, Oxford Art Factory
Lawrence Huskinson

Lawrence Huskinson

Director, Bobbin Head Music & Random Soul Recordings
Lachlan Bruce

Lachlan Bruce

Creative Director, Our Friends Electric

Lauren Neko

Lauren Neko

Program Coordinator, Electronic Music Conference
Leanne de Souza

Leanne de Souza

Director, Strategy and Creative Industries Engagement, Nightlife Music
Levi Voorwinden

Levi Voorwinden

Music Recognition Technology (MRT) Coordinator, APRA AMCOS
Liliane Chlela

Liliane Chlela

Music Producer, DJ (Lebanon)

Madeleine Edwards

Madeleine Edwards

Operations Manager, Post Modern Collective
Matthew Tinkler

Matthew Tinkler

CEO, Beat Collective
Marissa Loil

Marissa Loil

Agent, United Talent Agency
Megane Quashie

Megane Quashie

CEO, Female First Sessions (UAE)

Michala Kowalski

Michala Kowalski

Research Officer, UNSW
Mike Landers

Mike Landers

Senior Business Manager, White Sky Music Pty Ltd
Mike Warner

Mike Warner

Author, Work Hard Playlist Hard
Mirik Milan

Mirik Milan

Co Founder, Vibe Lab

Mo Nunez

Mo Nunez

DJ, Mo'funk
Ni Bing

Ni Bing

DJ/Promoter/Podcaster/Founder, Martial Artists Management/Drum Rider GmbH
Nick Stevenson

Nick Stevenson

Managing Director, Wasted Talent: Mixmag/Kerrang!/The Face
Olivia Hill

Olivia Hill

Student, UTS

Paris Pompor

Paris Pompor

Co-Manager, Groovescooter
Patrick Nellestein

Patrick Nellestein

Director, River Road Interactive
Paul Mac

Paul Mac

Artist
Paulo Flores

Paulo Flores

Founder/Label Director, Wile Out

Phillip Burriel

Phillip Burriel

Director, Hostique
Pia Del Mastro

Pia Del Mastro

Director, One Plus One Agency
Rachel Kelly

Rachel Kelly

Creative Director & Head of Sync, Downtown Publishing
Richie McNeill

Richie McNeill

Director, Hardware / PureMusicCo / Babylon / FestivalX / Symbiotic

Ricky Tana

Ricky Tana

Director, opnsrc.co
Ritesh Patel

Ritesh Patel

CEO, The Ticket Fairy (USA)
Rob Glass

Rob Glass

Senior Lawyer, Media Arts Lawyers
Rosie Taylor

Rosie Taylor

Co-founder, WOMPP

Roxanne Lorenz

Roxanne Lorenz

Solicitor, Arts Law
Running Touch

Running Touch

Artist
Sarah Houbolt

Sarah Houbolt

Circus and Physical Theatre Performer
Sameet Sharma

Sameet Sharma

Former festival Director - Vh1Supersonic, Viacom 18, India

Sammi Constantine

Sammi Constantine

Artist
Samuel Bright

Samuel Bright

Creative Director & Filmmaker, CLIPPED.TV / CLIPPED Music Video Festival
Scott Cohen

Scott Cohen

Chief Innovation Officer, Warner Music Group (UK)
Simon Caldwell

Simon Caldwell

DJ/FBi Radio Host/Founder Mad Racket

Sindy Sinn

Sindy Sinn

Head-Illustrator/Co-Founder, Snake Eyes Studios
Siona Singletary

Siona Singletary

Freelance Strategist
Sophie Page

Sophie Page

Owner’s Representative, Home The Venue
Tara Medina

Tara Medina

Director, Strawberry Fields Festival

Tasker

Tasker

Artist
Tyson Koh

Tyson Koh

Director, Keep Sydney Open
Warren Werksmann

Warren Werksmann

Psychologist, Access EAP/Support Act
Vaughn McManus

Vaughn McManus

Senior Marketing Manager, Universal Music Australia

Veronika Karatovic

Veronika Karatovic

Senior Client Executive, AON
VJ Morph

VJ Morph

Creative Director/Producer, Morph Visual
Zahed Sultan

Zahed Sultan

Artist/Social Entrepreneur
Zaran Vachha

Zaran Vachha

Founder/Music Director, Collective Minds Asia (Singapore)

Ziggy Annor

Ziggy Annor

Director, ART Management Group