(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — This year's semester at Professor Hardknock's School for Misspent Youth is shaping up.
Following the successful format that the conference arrived at in 2004, the conference will offer five different conference rooms for focused discussions on a wide range of subjects that are relevant to a wide section of the music industry, allowing participants to draw upon the innovation of newcomers and the experienced of seasoned veterans.
The conference will be held at the Royal Garden Hotel in London from March 10 – 12th.
In addition to association meetings, the conference will host discussions on subjects. A provisional agenda has been set.
Some highlights from the conference:
Talking Shop: Carl Leighton-Pope offers analysis on this year's industry events.
The Dance Club: Peter Elliot gives perspective on the changing dance scene, the opening of new markets and the shifts in traditional markets.
The Emerging Marketplace: Richard Coram & Peter Rebane co-chair a forum on developments in new markets around the world.
Ticketing Part II: with Peter Tudor. A continued discussion on the issues surrounding the admission ticket that promises to be lively.
One for the Road: Laszlo Hegedus & Tor Nielsen chair a panel of top tour promoters who offer insight into developments in the international touring market.
Meet the New Boss: Heather McGill heads up a panel where industry young guns square off against veterans.
The Breakfast Meeting: Ed Bicknell hosts an informal conversation with Danny Betesh, Michael Chugg and Wayne Forte over breakfast. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers