We're pleased to announce the addition of seven more panels to the conference. For the full lineup of all the speakers and panels, see the link below.
Delegate passes for In The City conference are now £200 plus VAT and include full access to the conference and priority to all live events.
Buy your pass here www.inthecity.co.uk/register
Details are as follows:
Blogging The USA
How do you become popular in a country 31 times bigger than Britain with 5 times as many people? Blogging, American style. In The City investigates whether blogging has become a mainstream trend setting medium or is it still a localized viral tool to spark the hype?
Sean Adams Founder Drowned in Sound MODERATOR
Ryan Schreiber Founder Pitchfork
Oliver Clueit Founder My Band Is Better Than Your Band
Dev Sherlock The Hype Machine
Dave Greenwald Founder daverawksblog
The House That Dub Built
Dubstep is not going anywhere anytime soon, end of discussion. Creeping out from the hazy blackness of the Croyden underground in 2005, dubstep conquered the clubs with startling speed. Many a music scene has died a sorry death on the promise of revolutionizing the music industry, however dubstep seems to be different. Will it fulfill it's promise or fizzle away back to the depths of south London?
Joe Muggs Journalist Mixmag MODERATOR
Lou Putman Agent Coda Agency
Nick Halkes Managing Director Incentive Music/Incentive Music Publishing
Chris Parkinson Head Of A&R ST Holdings
Outfits, posses and crews… they’ve always existed in the electro and grime scenes, however in 2010, they seem to be more prevalent and prolific than ever before. Arguably greater than the sum of their parts, is there really so much to be gained from becoming one of the tribe or can the individual still make it on their own?
Johnny Jay Owner Future Media Investments MODERATOR
Ray Paul Founder Playmaker Group
Dean Lawson Manager Deadmou5
Ronnie Herel DJ Presenter Radio 1Xtra
Rachel McClelland Founder Rebel State Entertainment
Yaw Owusu Founder One Hundred Global
The Future’s Bright, The Future’s China
China has now established itself as the world’s second largest global economy and doesn’t look like stopping anytime soon. The potential in the Chinese live music sector is huge and here at In The City, we present those doing it for the West in the East.
John Robb Journalist MODERATOR
Ian Hogarth Founder Songkick
Adam Lewis Founder Planetary
Phil Catchpole Music Advisor British Council
Storme Whitby-Grubb Owner Little Touring
With ever more cautious play-listing, you can count on your fingers the number of truly discovery driven shows now broadcast on our radio airwaves. Enter internet
radio: with the available technology to provide recommendation and discovery
services in every user experience, will we see this platform leave digital
services in the dust?
Trevor Dann Director UK Radio Academy/Presenter Amazing Radio MODERATOR
Ben Perreau Director Of Digital Content Global Radio
Anthony Abbott Head Of Interactive Media Absolute Radio Interactive Media
Stefan Baumschlager Head of Label Liaison Lastfm
Tony Clark Director Of Licensing PPL
Oleg Fomenko Founder mflow
fans and make some cash. With empty pockets and smaller album sales,
there is a lifeline thrown to bands via the growth of fan analytics services to actively engage with and understand your fanbase. Liz Leahy leads the discussion on just how important analytics can become.
Liz Leahy President and CEO Section 101 MODERATOR
Dana Al Salem Founder FanShake.com
Chris Cooke Editor CMU Daily
Barney Wragg Barney Wragg & Associates
Richard Davies Owngig
Stephen Stanton-Downes Founder Music Balloon
Brand on the Wall
It’s not unusual for massive brands to invest in the music industry, especially on the live side of the business. Here we further examine the partnership and how to take that even further and maximize the opportunities, including the potential of brands investing in recording costs and label integration.
Chris Cooke Editor CMU Daily MODERATOR
Janine Smith Creative Services Director Que Passa Communications
Tom Carson Music Manager UK Jägermeister
Trevor Cairns Chief Marketing Officer Umbro
Jack Fryer Strategy Director Frukt