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News October 18, 2018

Global Cities After Dark has unveiled its full 2018 program

Global Cities After Dark has unveiled its full 2018 program

Sydney’s Electronic Music Conference has unveiled the full program for its 2018 Global Cities After Dark forum.

This November is set to see Sydney’s EMC return for another year, bringing along with it the now-annual Global Cities After Dark forum. Intending to focus on supporting night time culture, the event brings together some of the top thinkers from the government and creative fields, along with representatives from areas such as urban planning, health, and hospitality.

Following an amazing debut in 2017, the event is set to return next month, with an array of exceptional speakers added to the lineup yesterday. With the likes of Bakehouse Studios’s Helen Marcou, MusicNSW’s Emily Collins, and the Australia Council for the Arts’ Morwenna Collett, attendees are truly in for an informative experience.

This year’s event is also set to include a number of intriguing presentations, including a keynote on The NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Music (and what this means for the night time economy), presented by Member of the Legislative Council John Graham. 

Likewise, attendees will also see a number of specialists present the Expert Sessions, which aims to look at the solutions to challenges faced by the night time culture and economy.

Los Angeles’ Loren Granich will reflect on the time spent building the internationally renowned pansexual party palace ‘A Club Called Rhonda’, and London Boiler Room Programmer Amanda Maxwell will discuss the theme of collaboration and its necessity within nightlife

This year’s event is set to take place on Tuesday, November 13th at the University of Technology Sydney in Ultimo. Tickets, along with information about the 2018 edition’s full program, are available from the Global Cities After Dark website.

Global Cities After Dark – 2018 Speaker Line-Up

Dr. Bianca Fileborn, UNSW

Dwayne Thompson, Red Bull

Emily Collins, MusicNSW

Helen Marcou, Bakehouse Studios

James Hulme, Committee for Sydney

John Graham, Member of the Legislative Council

Kerri Glasscock, Venue 505 / Sydney Fringe Festival

Kieran Hennessy, The Hopeless Utopian

Michael Rodrigues, Time Out / Night Time Industries Association

Morwenna Collett, Australia Council for the Arts

Simon Shaw, Capstone Collective


Adrian Tonon, City of Detroit (Detroit)

Amanda Maxwell, (London)

Clover Moore, Lord Mayor City of Sydney

Hayley Child, Ask For Angela (Lincolshire, UK)

Loren Granich, A Club Called Rhonda (Los Angeles)

Mirik Milan, VibeLab (Amsterdam)

Tuesday, November 13th, 8:30am – 7:30pm
University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW
Tickets: Eventbrite

This article originally appeared on The Industry Observer, which is now part of The Music Network.


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