Please note that there will be some more additions to the program so please check back closer to the event day.

Download the Women in Women in Music Program as a PDF [last updated 07.03.11].

8.30 – 9.30am

Forum Registration

9.45 – 10.00am

Welcome Address

10.00 – 10.30am

Keynote Interview: Growing up in public

10.30 – 11.15am

Panel: Introduction to the Music Business

The music industry isn’t just about making music. This session delves into what goes on behind the scenes with a panel of women who drive it.

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11.30am – 12.30pm

Career Path Roundtables

Participants will meet and talk with the Women in Music forum guest speakers and local music mentors by taking part in a “speed dating” session to gain a more thorough and indepth understanding of the industry and career opportunities.

12.30 – 1.30pm

Lunch

1.30 – 2.15pm

Business Breakout Session: Music Photography and Journalism

Learn how the professionals got where they are today.

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1.30 – 2.15pm

Business Breakout Session: Publicity, Promotion and Working with the Media

This includes social media and traditional ways of promotion.

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1.30 – 2.15pm

Business Breakout Session: Management

What is really involved in managing a band? We will hear from managers and a self managed artist.

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1.30 – 2.15pm

Music Breakout Session: Bass and Guitar

Get some practical tips from the ladies who know how.

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1.30 – 2.15pm

Music Breakout Session: DJing

This workshop will explore the basics of DJing with CDs. The session will cover setting up, beat matching and using a mixer. CDJ’s are most commonly used in venues and clubs so this session will give you a basic understanding of how to use them when DJing.

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  • Roxy Burt (Pistol Whipped Events and Promotion)

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2.15 – 2.30pm

Session Change Over

2.30 – 3.15pm

Business Breakout Session: Releasing your songs

What are the different options for getting your music out into the world?

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2.30 – 3.15pm

Business Breakout Session: Event Management.

Hear from the country’s most successful booking agents, festival organisers and event managers.

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  • Anje West (The View From Madeleine’s Couch)

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2.30 – 3.15pm

Music Breakout Session: Hip Hop

This session presented by Beauty and The Beats breaks down all the elements of their songs, MCing, beat boxing, vocals and guitar.

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  • Beauty and the Beats (band)

2.30 – 3.15pm

Music Breakout Session: Drums

Hear how some of our most talented local artists found their way to the drum stool and get some practical tips while you’re at it.

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2.30 – 3.15pm

Music Breakout Session: Electronic Music

Come collaborate with Michelle Xen and make a song using Ableton Live with selected soft synths. Learn about Ableton Live and how artists use it as a music production tool and creative songwriting system across musical genres.

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3.15 – 3.30pm

Session Change Over

3.30 – 4.30pm

Panel: Songwriting

We can all agree that all of this means nothing unless we have great songs. Lets spend a while talking about that with some ladies who do it for a living.

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4.30pm

Closing Address