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Day 1 – 09/21

Day 1 – Thursday September 21st

 

12.00-12.10
INTRODUCTION BY IMS ASIA-PACIFIC PARTNERS

Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)
Vlada Didenko (IMS Asia-Pacific/A2LiVE, Partner/Director, China)

Briefing: IMS Asia-Pacific is a partnership between IMS from Ibiza and A2LiVE from China. Two of the partners from each of the companies set the agenda for the fourth IMS AP event.

 

12.10-12.30
NIELSEN ASIA-PACIFIC DANCE MUSIC STUDY COMMISSIONED BY A2LiVE

Presented by Helena Kosinski (Nielsen Company, Vice President of Nielsen Music, UK)

Briefing: The Nielsen Company are world-renowned for their data and analytics. After partnering with A2LiVE on a new dance music study, IMS Asia-Pacific will launch with a localized look at the electronic music market in this exploding region.

 

12.30-12.45
INTRODUCING…
PYRO百大2017 

Presented by Spencer Tarring (Pyro Music, CEO, China)
Interviewed by Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)

Briefing: Introducing a new Chinese DJ Poll put together by streaming platform Pyro Music. More controversy to follow…!!!

 

12.30-13.30
** WORKSHOP ROOM **

MASTERCLASS ON THE ART OF DJ-ING
Presented by Point Blank Music School

 

12.45-13.05
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
THE DIGITAL STORM 

Presented by Laidback Luke (Artist, Netherlands)

Briefing: Discussing two decades in dance music and the impact of the digital era on DJ-ing and music production. This is a rare Keynote Address by an actual electronic music artist.

 

13.05-14.00
IMS ASIA-PACIFIC 2017: THE DIGITAL STORM

Alok (Artist, Brazil)
Bart Cools (Warner Music Group, Executive Vice President/Global A&R Marketing Dance Music, UK/NL)
Eric Reithler-Barros (A2LiVE/DianYinTAI, MD/CCO, China)
Jessie Wang (NetEase Cloud Music, International Business Director, Hong Kong)
Spencer Tarring (Pyro Music, CEO, China)
Moderated by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: Industry professionals from East and West reflect on the global digital explosion, the rise of streaming and the scale of future income as China and Asia fully adopts.

 

14.00-15.00
PROTECTING OUR CULTURE: DIVERSITY, LOCALITY, CORPORATISM

Arsit Prachaseri (AG Productions/Retox Sessions, CEO/Founder, Thailand)
Christian Rijanto (ISMAYA Group, Co-Founder, Indonesia)
Jason Swamy (NetEase Cloud Music, Business Director/Partner, China)
Robb Spitzer (AEG Presents, Senior Vice President, Asia)
Takako Fujiyama (Pioneer DJ, Sales Manager, Japan)
Moderated by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: International brands failing to support local acts; a mainstream culture failing to nurture underground music; sponsor culture failing to be integrated cohesively into the cultural landscape. All issues that face Asia today.

 

14.00 – 15.00
** WORKSHOP ROOM **

WORKSHOP
Presented by Rave Radio
 
(Artists, Australia)

 

15:00-15:20
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 
CHINA: THE OPPORTUNITY IS NOW

Presented by Scarlett Li (CMC Holdings/Zebra Media, Vice President/Founder, China)

Briefing: How to maximise potential and identify opportunities in the largest growing market in electronic music, addressed by a leading investment company in the region.

 

15.20-16.20
NATURE VS NURTURE – UNDERGROUND MUSIC IN ASIA-PACIFIC

Christian Rijanto (ISMAYA Group, Co-Founder, Indonesia)
Jasmine Li (Celia by Pulse, Artist/Club Owner, China)
Jason Swamy (NetEase Cloud Music, Business Director/Partner, China)
Matthew Hoag (elrow, Global Brand Manager, Spain)
Robb Harker (Supermodified Agency, CEO, Hong Kong)
Tom Bray (YETI OUT, Co-Founder, China)
Moderated by Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)

Briefing: Key players discuss sustainability and how to cultivate a thriving underground scene in Asia. EDM is all the rage in this region but when will the underground rise up and how can we nurture it.

 

16.00 – 17.00
** WORKSHOP ROOM **

WORKSHOP
Presented by Unity
 
(Artist, China)

 

16.20-17.00
WESTERN PRODUCER, EASTERN ARTIST – COLLABORATIVE CASE STUDY 

Howie B (Artist, UK)
Mickey Zhang (O2 Culture, Artist/Chief Director of E-MIDI Electronic Music Festival 2017, China)
WHAI (O2 Culture, Artist, China)
Interviewed by Eric Reithler-Barros (A2Live/DianYinTAI, MD/CCO, China)

Briefing: Engendering co-operative art and creativity across the cultural divide. How does Grammy-winning producer Howie B reach across cultural, linguistic, and creative differences to coax out and extract the best from young Chinese musicians?

 

17.00-17.40
CULTURAL COLLABORATION – PRESENTED BY MIXMASH

Laidback Luke (Artist, Netherlands)
Unity (Artist, China)
Krosses (Artists, India/UK)

Briefing: What are the relevant cultural and historic differences between the artists and how we can learn from them? Laidback Luke’s Mixmash label has done much to bring the worlds together.

 

17.40-18.30
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
AXWELL^INGROSSO (Artists, Sweden)

Interviewed by Rob Schwartz (Billboard Magazine, Asia Bureau Chief, USA/Japan)

Briefing: Two giants of global electronic music talk about their focus and successes in the Asia-Pacific region covering all aspects of their incredible career.

Day 2 – 09/22

Day 2 – Friday September 22nd

 

12.00-12.20
CHINA ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC MARKET REPORT

Presented by Jessie Wang (NetEase Cloud Music, International Business Director, Hong Kong)

Briefing: More insight and data on the Chinese electronic music market to start Day 2.

 

12.20-13.00
MAKE ASIA GREEN AGAIN

Andre Jaeger Soares (Ecozoic Resources Inc, Founder/Director, USA)
David Plattner (RainTrust, Chief Visionary Officer, Bangkok)
Pranitan Phornprapha (Scratch First Co. Ltd. (Wonderfruit Festival), Founder/CEO, Thailand)
Moderated by Christopher Coe (Treecreds, Director, Australia)

Briefing: Asia is home to some of the world’s most polluted cities. How can a more sustainable and eco-friendly mindset be promoted in the region and prioritised by those that set the agenda in our industry? 

 

12.30 – 13.30
** WORKSHOP ROOM **

WORKSHOP – ELECTRONIC MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Presented by Point Blank Music School and Saytek (Artist, Point Blank Music School, UK)

Briefing: Find out how artists make the leap from DJing to live performance and learn how to build your own live set from scratch with live performer and Point Blank instructor Saytek.

 

13.00-13.20
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: WONDERFRUIT, THAILAND
HOW TO CREATE A GREENER FESTIVAL

Pranitan Phornprapha (Scratch First Co. Ltd. (Wonderfruit Festival), Founder/CEO, Thailand)

Briefing: Key studies report on the challenges and strategies of how to create a greener festival by the creatively conscious Wonderfruit team.

 

13:20-14:15
EXPLAINING AFEM: WHY THE GENRE NEEDS A GLOBAL TRADE BODY

Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)
Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)
Kurosh Nasseri (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, Co-Chairman/Co-Founder, USA)
Interviewed by Rob Schwartz (Billboard Magazine, Asia Bureau Chief, USA/Japan)

Briefing: Key figures from the not-for-profit Association For Electronic Music, the global voice of the genre, outline the commitment of the organization to strengthening and uniting the genre.

 

14.15-15.15
EMERGING MARKETS WITHIN ASIA-PACIFIC: 
INDIA, MALAYSIA, THAILAND, TAIWAN, VIETNAM

Alan Hsia (theLOOP Inc., Co-Founder, Taiwan)
Iqbal Ameer (The Livescape Group, CEO, Malaysia)
Doung Anh Minh (Lost in Music – LIM Entertainment JSC, Founder & Managing Partner, Vietnam)
Pranitan Phornprapha (Scratch First Co. Ltd. (Wonderfruit Festival), Founder/CEO, Thailand)
Prateek Pandey (sLick! India, Director, India)
Moderated by Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)

Briefing: Local industry leaders give insight into the electronic music scene in their markets, their successes, challenges and opportunities for growth.

 

15.15-15.35
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: BART COOLS, WARNER MUSIC

Bart Cools (Warner Music Group, Executive Vice President/Global A&R Marketing Dance Music, UK/NL)

Briefing: Following his Keynote Address at IMS Ibiza, Cools will kick-start the big label discussion with his mandate for success in Asia-Pacific.

 

15.00–16.00
** WORKSHOP ROOM **

WORKSHOP – How to make music fast, keep inspired
Presented by Laidback Luke (Artist, Netherlands)

Briefing: Laidback Luke shares his insights on how to remain creative when making music whilst maintaining an effective workflow.

 

15.35-16.25
NAVIGATING ASIA-PACIFIC BY THE RECORD LABELS

Georges Kool (Mixmash Records, Managing Director, Netherlands)
Jody Taylor (Write Rhythm, CEO & Founder, Indonesia)
Nobby Uno (Avex Entertainment, Producer/Manager, Japan)
Ryan Wilson (Sony Music, Director of Electronic Music, Asia-Pacific)
Tan Chang (Hummingbird Music Ltd, CEO & Founder, Hong Kong)
Moderated by Eric Reithler-Barros (A2LiVE/DianYinTai, MD/CCO, China)

Briefing: Big names from all over the label world discuss and debate how the labels are surviving and thriving in the region.

 

16.25-17.10
CAREER GUIDANCE IN ASIA-PACIFIC BY THE ARTISTS

Jasmine Li (Celia by Pulse, Artist/Club Owner, China)
Kaku (Artist, Asia)
Laidback Luke (Artist, Netherlands)
Mija (Artist, North America)
Rave Radio (Artists, Australia)
Unity (Artist, China)
Moderated by Damian Saint (W Bali – Seminyak, W Sound Suite & Music Curator, Indonesia)

Briefing: Artists share their experiences, knowledge and stories on building a career and their brand within the Asia-Pacific region.

 

16.30–17.15
** WORKSHOP ROOM **

WORKSHOP – CREATIVITY UNLEASED: INTRODUCING THE DDJ-XP1 DJ & XDJ-RX2 CONTROLLER FOR REKORDBOX
Presented by Pioneer DJ

Briefing: Adding the DDJ-XP1 & XDJ-RX2 to your set-up brings a whole new sphere of creative possibilities to your DJ performances. This workshop will teach you how to use this next generation model to craft unique sets.

 

17.10-18.05
ASSESSING FAIR MARKET VALUE – ARTIST FEES IN ASIA-PACIFIC

Andrew Goldstone (Deckstar Management, Manager and GM (NYC), USA)
Cody Chapman (Paradigm Talent Agency, Booking Agent, USA)
Emily Hou (A2LiVE/Strobelight Talent, Agent/Buyer, China)
Jason Swamy (NetEase Cloud Music, Business Director/Partner, China)
Jeremie Habib (Gigwell, Co-Founder & CEO, USA)
Michel Kuklinksi (David Lewis Productions, Agent, Netherlands)
Moderated by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: Assessing fair market value of DJs across Asian markets. Expect a fiery discussion with managers, bookers, agents and promoters on the one panel!

 

18.05-19.00
BIG THINKERS: BIG PICTURE

Eric Zho (A2LiVE, CEO & Founder, China)
Matt Rodriguez (Paradigm Agency, Agent, North America)
Olga Heijns (Unmanageable Artists, Artist Manager/Founder/MD, Netherlands)
Rob Cowan (Point Blank Music School, CEO & Founder, UK)
Scarlett Li (CMC Holdings/Zebra Media, Vice President/Founder, China)
Steve Pillemer (Your Shot, Founder and CEO, Australia)
Moderated by Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK) & Kurosh Nasseri (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, Co-Chairman/Co-Founder, USA)

Briefing: The final debate will bring together leading lights from education, technology, finance and the artist side to discuss where global electronic music is heading in 2017.

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