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2019 schedule

The Futures Forum 2019 schedule is below...

Futures Forum takes place across multiple rooms in the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington. The day features a mixture of progressive panel discussions, quickfire presentations of new ideas and initiatives, and game-changing technology; workshops on a range of industry topics; and dedicated mentoring sessions with industry leaders.

If you can add to the conversation – if you have something to say, present, or request – we would like to hear from you. Email jon@iq-mag.net.

09:00
Lower Ground Floor Lobby

Arrival & Networking

The Networking Lounge features complimentary tea and coffee to kick off the first Futures Forum.

10:00
Room 1

Panel: Meet the New Bosses: Class of 2019

Following a brief welcome by the ILMC team, the day’s first panel sees some of the industry’s fastest-rising young execs discuss their myriad routes to the top.

Olly Ward

United Talent Agency

Karma Bertelsen

Kilimanjaro Live

Aino-Maria Paasivirta

Fullsteam Agency

Mike Jones

The MJR Group

Mike Malak

Coda Agency/KID Talks

10:00
Room 3

Mentoring Sessions

Industry leaders, including major players from the agency, touring and venue worlds, impart their knowledge to the next generation of professionals.

10:00
Room 4

Workshop: Public speaking

With so many conferences, festivals and networking events, this workshop aims to give you the confidence to shout your ideas from the rooftops.

Emily Scoggins

Marketing Consultant

11:00
Room 2

Networking Break

Delegates can retire to the Networking Lounge for a short break before the next slate of programming begins.

11:30
Room 3

Mentoring Sessions

The next round of mentoring sessions will see a number of senior industry figures impart their knowledge to the next generation of professionals.

11:30
Room 1

Soapbox Session: How it’s done…The Brit Awards

Maggie Crowe OBE, Director of Events & Charities at BPI, lifts the lid on what goes into organising the annual celebration of British music.

11:30
Room 4

Workshop: Addressing Sexual Harassment & Assault At Live Events

Having managed AIF's 'Safer Spaces at Festivals' campaign, Renae Brown is joined by Safe Gigs For Women's Tracey Wise to talk about their important work at live events.

Tracey Wise

Safe Gigs for Women

Renae Brown

Vision Nine

11:45
Room 1

Soapbox Session: 10 tips for living an eco-friendly life

A Greener Festival co-founder Claire O'Neill takes things back a step and provides her top ten tips for living a more eco-friendly life

Claire O’Neill

A Greener Festival

12:00
Room 1

Soapbox Session: Content is king!

Ticketmaster’s Content Production Manager, Ben Tipple, explains how the company has utilised creative content to enhance the experience of live.

Ben Tipple

Ticketmaster UK

12:15
Room 1

Soapbox Session: 30 Years in a Toilet: Enjoying grassroots venues the Lamacq way

In this session, Mark Davyd will ask Steve Lamacq about his experiences and the places that inspired him to play a vital role in developing new artists and new music.

Mark Davyd

Music Venue Trust

Steve Lamacq

BBC Radio 6 Music

12:30
Room 2

Lunch

The opportunity to catch up with friends, old and new, over a complimentary buffet lunch courtesy of the Royal Garden Hotel’s five-star chefs.

12:30
Room 3

Mentoring Sessions

A third and final opportunity to come face-to-face with some of the most successful individuals in live music, and a chance to get tailored advice about any aspect of your career or business.

14:00
Room 4

The Power Trio

Delegates attending this informal, intimate session will have free rein to quiz three industry veterans about their experiences from a lifetime on the road.

Rauha Kyyrö

Fullsteam Agency

James Drury

Freelance Journalist

Selina Emeny

Live Nation

Zac Fox

Kilimanjaro Live

14:00
Room 1

Panel: FastForward to the future of the music business

Fresh from their Amsterdam summit in February, top speakers from FastForward will explore the future of the joined-up music business.

Emily Scoggins

Marketing Consultant

Farhana Aboo

AEI Group

Chris Carey

Media Insight Consulting

Anna-Sophie Mertens

Live Nation UK

14:00
Room 3

Panel: Surviving The Business: Health & wellbeing in live

Sex, drugs and rock n roll is all very well, but is music making us sick? A panel of experts advises on how to survive and thrive in the modern industry.

Tristan Hunt

Association For Electronic Music (AFEM)

Jana Watkins

Live Nation Entertainment

Fiona McGugan

Music Managers Forum

Jenni Cochrane

AEI Group

Achal Dhillon

Killing Moon

15:00
Room 2

Networking Break

Academy Music Group (AMG) - the UK’s leading owner and operator of nationwide live music and club venues - host the afternoon networking breaks. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee, and a chance to relax and recharge before the conference sessions that follow.

15:30
Room 3

Panel: Beyond Touring: Full-stack futures

How will creators be building careers and incomes over the next few years, and how can the industry further maximise the value of its creators?

Steven Hancock

Melody VR

Gary Cohen

ATC Live / ATC Management

Rhian Jones

Freelance

Jules O’Riordan

Judge Jules

Chris Hassell

Ralph Creative

15:30
Room 1

Soapbox Session: Confessions of a super-tout

Reformed super-scalper Ken Lowson discusses the rise and fall of Wiseguy, as well as his current efforts to clean up the “swamp” of primary ticketing.

Ken Lowson

TixFan

15:45
Room 1

Soapbox Session: The future of sharing, from newsfeeds to direct messaging

I AM POP will give a short presentation on how live music companies can best-reach audiences directly on messaging apps.

Harry Willis

I AM POP

16:00
Room 1

Soapbox Session: Production 101

PM Sara Maria Kordek, who has worked with Cory Henry, Pat Metheny, Kensington and Knower, shares five things she’s learnt from a life on the road.

Sara Maria Kordek

Good Taste Production

16:15
Room 2

Networking Break

Academy Music Group (AMG) - the UK’s leading owner and operator of nationwide live music and club venues - host the afternoon networking breaks. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee, and a chance to relax and recharge before the conference sessions that follow.

16:15
Room 1

Soapbox Session: Ancient wisdom for modern living

Tibetan Buddhist monk and mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten shows delegates how to integrate mindfulness and meditation into their busy working lives.

Gelong Thubten

Buddhist monk, meditation teacher and author

16:45
Room 1

The Futures Forum Keynote: Dugi & Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa visits Futures Forum on International Women’s Day, where she, and her rock star father, Dukagjin, will be interviewed by IQ editor Gordon Masson.

Dugi Lipa

Mercy & Wild PR and Communications Agency

Gordon Masson

IQ Magazine

17:45
Eyellusion Bar, Mezzanine

Futures Forum & ILMC Closing Drinks

Dugi & Dua Lipa's interview will be immediately followed by a drinks reception hosted by Live Nation Entertainment to celebrate International Women's Day. All delegates are invited to the Royal Garden Hotel’s well-stocked bar for two-and-a-half hours of merriment and conversation. It’s a springboard to Friday night in London and the grand finale of the ILMC week.



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