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IMS Ibiza 2011 - Conference Agenda

Full overview of all the panels for this year's International Music Summit, which takes place 25-27th May 2011.

The fourth edition of IMS sees an expanded agenda of panels, debates and interviews, with the recent addition of a video interview with seminal film director, David Lynch, as a representation of how far IMS has reached as a meeting place for artistic discussion.

Here is the full Agenda (click to enlarge). Text version below.

The Summit Suite, Ibiza Gran Hotel, Ibiza

Hosted by Pete Tong and IMS Partners
Twitter Commentator for IMS: Paulette Constable aka DJ Paulette



official party
23.00-03.00. IMS pre-party with Guiri: The Ibiza Residents Special at Grial Andy Baxter. Alex Wolfenden. Cristian Viviano. 2 Vilas. Mr Doris. Jaime Florito. JP Chronic. Andy Wilson. Hofer 66. Mo Funk. Mambo Bros.
Briefing: Every single DJ performing here has more ability to break your record in Ibiza than most of the big name DJs. Come and meet them...



13.00-13.05. Introduction & Announcements by IMS Partners Ben Turner, Danny Whittle, Mark Netto, Pete Tong, Simeon Friend

13.05-13.20. IMS Business Report 2011
Presented by Kevin Watson, market researcher / analyst
Briefing: IMS launched a Business Report in 2010 to collect data on global dance music to share with the outer world. Here it is updated

13.20-13.30. Data Transmission 2011 presents the Music Industry Piracy Poll. Presented by Joe Gamp (Data Transmission)
Briefing: Annual survey collated to highlight electronic music's fight against bootlegging, piracy etc. An important issue addressed

13.30-13.45. Keynote Introduction
Matthew Adell (Beatport)
Briefing: A to-be-revealed mandate from the Beatport boss - one of electronic music's most articulate and thought-provoking professionals

13.50-14.40. Meet Team Swedish House Mafia
1- Amy Thomson (ATM Artists, artist manager)
2- Celia Carrillo (EMI Records, Global Marketing, vice president)
3- Jason Ellis (Positiva / Virgin Music, A&R director)
4- Ian Huffam (Xray Touring, agent)
5- Mark Furman (Virgin Music, Business Affairs, director)
Moderator: TBC
Briefing: How to break a dance artist globally. SHM have had an incredible year. Meet the team that made it happen, and how they took on the globe

Followed by the IMS Pioneer Award 2011 presentation Presented by the IMS partners and Mark Grotefeld (Pioneer)
Briefing: IMS and Pioneer collectively honour ONE individual who has really led the way in our industry with vision, innovation and style...

14.50-15.40. Keynote Address: 'Brazil on the Rise - A Country Transformed'
Reading from the book 'Brazil on the Rise' by author Larry Rohter (New York

Brazil on the Rise: An Electronic Future - Soccer, Samba, Sonica!
1- Claudio da Rocha Miranda Filho (RMC Brasil, conference owner)
2- Layo Paskin (Layo & Bushwacka!, artist)
3- Leo Sanchez (Industriae / Pacha Brasil, promoter)
4- Luiz Eurico (Skol Beats / U-Turn / Club BASE, promoter / agent)
5- Martin Gontad (2 Net Producciones / Creamfields Latam, promoter)
Moderator: Larry Rother (Brazil On The Rise: A Country Transformed, author)
Briefing: Brazil is the eighth largest economy and the fifth biggest country in the world. Its no wonder its now the go-to place for festival promoters

15.50-16.20. Who The F*** Is ... Paul Kalkbrenner?
Paul Kalkbrenner
Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS)
Briefing: Probably the biggest DJ success story of the last 12 months. Find out the full story behind this Berlin-based European headline sensation

16.30-17.20. IMS Keynote interview
David Levy (William Morris Endeavour, agent) Interviewed by Ben Turner (Graphite / IMS)
Briefing: David Levy is one of the first ever DJ agents, and now at William Morris Endeavour, probably one of the biggest power players in the scene

17.30-18.10. Resident Advisor presents Rebel Waves: The New House Sound
1- Damian Lazarus (Crosstown Rebels / Rebel Agency, artist / label)
2- Jamie Jones (Hot Natured / Crosstown Rebels, artist)
3- Seth Troxler (Visionquest, artist)
Moderator: Grego O'Halloran (Resident Advisor / Ibiza Spotlight)
Briefing: A new wave of artists has seen a changing of the guard, with Ibiza projecting the likes of Jamie and Seth to tomorrow's headliner status

18.20-19.05. Everything's Gone Green: A New Mandate for the Touring DJ Alison Tickell (Julie's Bicycle, climate change coalition, director) Richie Hawtin (M-nus, artist)
Briefing: Julie's Bicycle are trying to make green change in the music business. The focus is now DJs with the help of touring machine Mr Hawtin

19.15-20.00. IMS Keynote interview
Pepe Roselllo (Space, Ibiza, owner)
Interviewed by Carl Cox (artist) and Lynn Cosgrave (Safehouse Management)
Briefing: Pepe Rosello IS Ibiza history. His clubs, most recently Space, have changed the tempo of this great island. Carl Cox asks the questions

official party
19.30-21.30. W Hotels & Burn Studios Pre-Dinner Cocktail Event at Lio Presentation by Eva Ziegler, Coca-Cola Group
Briefing: W Hotels unveil their global plans in music lifestyle along with their new partners in the project, Coca-Cola and Burn. Invite only
* IMS delegate's badge does not provide free entry to this event

official party
21.30-00.00. IMS Legends Dinner at Lio: 20 Years of Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1 W Hotels present the 2011 IMS Power Player 100 List Incorporates The Hepatitis C Trust's Get Tested auction, hosted by Emma B
Briefing: The first in an annual private dinner (additional entry price) to celebrate the careers of a true icon. IMS partner Pete Tong is first!
* IMS delegate's badge does not provide free entry to this event

official party
00.00-06.00. IMS Opening Party at Pacha
Seth Troxler. Jamie Jones. Damian Lazarus. Andy B Back To The Phuture: Daniel Miller, Alfredo, Mark Jones
Briefing: The first ever IMS Opening Party and what a line-up. Reflective of new Ibiza, this is the sound of now with the superstars of tomorrow

official party
23.00-03.00. IMS presents Snatch! Records showcase at Grial Riva Starr and Pirupa
Briefing: For those of a different musical persuasion, the red-hot artist and DJ Riva Starr continues his rapid rise to fame. One to watch



11.45-12.00. SAE: Leveraging The Future
Presented by Paul Nolan, SAE (School of Audio Engineering)
Briefing: A manifesto for creative technology. SAE explain how their students can leverage the next generation of talent and assist your business

12.00-12.50. Publishers: Just a Bunch of Bankers?
1- Jason Alexander (Hit The Ground Running / Pusher)
2- Jho Oakley (Jho Management)
3- John Saunderson (Notting Hill Music)
4- Mark Quail (Q&A Music Rights Administration)
5- Liv & Mim Nervo (Nervo, artists)
6- Patrick Moxey (Ultra International Music Publishing)
Moderator: John Truelove (Truelove Music / Tortured Artists)
Briefing: Traditionally known for bankrolling developing acts, do music publishers still have a role to play in the era of DIY and 360 deals?

13.00-14.00. Press Conference: Burn Studios Presents Audiotool Introduced by Bobby Simms (Exploding Plastic for Burn Studios) Audiotool Masterclass by Richie Hawtin (M-nus, artist) The Cloud Studio by Burn Studio / Audiotool continues all day
Briefing: One year on from the first announcement of Burn Studios at the IMS, the concept is now ready to go live. Ambassador Richie Hawtin explains

14.10-14.55. Keynote Interview
George Ergatoudis (BBC Radio 1, Head of Music)
Briefing: The most influential man in global radio talks about his musical agenda and his huge recent support for dance music's radio return
Moderator: Chris Barrett (Music Week, journalist)
* Followed at 15.20-16.15 by a speed pitching / one-on-one session outside the Summit Suite with George Ergatoudis. First-come first served

15.05-15.20. A Philosophy Of Experiential Luxury Lifestyle
Speaker: Michaelangelo L'Acqua (W Hotels, Global Music Director)
Briefing: The Global Music Director of W Hotels worldwide returns with his mandate for how best to take music to the new new luxury lifestyle audience

15.30-16.00. Burn Studios presents the IMS Anthem 2011 Produced and deconstructed for IMS / Burn Studios by Sasha
Moderator: Ralph Moore (Mixmag)
Briefing: One of the highlights of every IMS, Ibiza is truly honoured to have the legendary Sasha deconstruct his creation of the IMS Anthem

* Ibiza Gran Hotel (outside the Summit Suite) 16.00-16.30. In Bed With... Nervo Nervo (artists) Interviewed by: Sarah Main (Pacha)
Briefing: Two of the hottest DJs and pop songwriters on the scene are interviewed from an Ibiza Gran Hotel bed by Pacha's Sarah Main

16.10-17.00. Synchronisation Session - Pitch Your Product
1- Jason Alexander (Hit The Ground Running / Curators, Music Supervision)
2- Jason Bentley (KCRW, broadcaster / DJ)
3- Rudy Chung (Hit The Ground Running / Curators, Music Supervision)
Briefing: Delegates were given the chance to put forward tracks for today for submission to some of LA's leading music supervisors

17.10-17.50. Keynote Interview
Daniel Miller (Mute, Label, chairman / founder) Interviewed by Richie Hawtin (M-nus, artist)
Briefing: Miller founded probably the most successful indie label of all time, and after a period with EMI, is back as an independent. Richie Hawtin interviews the man who signed him to Novamute as Plastikman

18.00-18.50. Consell Insular d'Eivissa presents Ibiza Music Cluster
Briefing: To be confirmed

19.00-19.40. Agents. Booking United: Berlin agent association explained
1- Alma Poric (Back Room Ent, agent; Ewan Pearson, Jessie Rose, Metro Area)
2- Katrin Schlotfeldt (Clonk, agent; Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, Magda)
3- Kim Benjamin (Kimco Ents, agent; Ame, Dixon, Henrik Schwarz, Todd Terje)
4- Suzana Gostimirovic (Gostimirovic Music; Miss Kittin, Laurent Garnier)
Briefing: Berlin's booking agents have formed a coalition to help better practice and to share issues and common goals. Meet the architects...

20.00-21.00. Keynote Interview - Live via video link from Los Angeles David Lynch (Mulholland Drive / Twin Peaks / Sunday Best Recordings) Interviewed by Ben Turner (IMS), Jason Bentley (KCRW), Rob da Bank (Radio 1)
Briefing: David Lynch is now a revered music artist and producer. We are beamed direct into his studio in the Hollywood Hills to hear the story

film zone
21.30-23.00. IMS Film Screening at the Summit Suite, Ibiza Gran Hotel
- High On Hope. Directed and introduced by Piers Sanderson New documentary about the UK's Northern Rave scene
Briefing: A hard-hitting documentary about the precarious but influential warehouse party scene in the north of England which kick-started acid house

followed by

23.00-23.45. IMS Film Screening at the Summit Suite, Ibiza Gran Hotel
- Ibiza - A Short Film About Chilling. Directed by Angus Cameron Inspirational and near legendary documentary about Ibiza in 1990
Briefing: The most beautiful and honest representation of Ibiza from 1990.
IMS partner Ben Turner can recite every single piece of dialogue. Fact!

official party
19.00-00.00. IMS presents David Guetta and friends at Dalt Vila, Ibiza Town David Guetta, Nervo and friends
Briefing: David Guetta wanted to give something back to Ibiza. So IMS have partnered with him for a free party at Dalt Vila - a World Heritage site

official party
23.00-03.00. IMS presents Ministry of Sound label showcase at Grial Michael Woods and guests TBC Kismet with The Junkie Wife featuring She
Briefing: IMS are delighted to welcome Ministry of Sound to attend and host an event as part of the event, with Michael Woods and guests in attendance



12.00-12.30. kaZantip: A New Dance Music Republic
1- Andrii Goshva (kaZantip Republic, Ukraine, Minister of Propaganda)
2- Nikita Marshunok (kaZantip, festival Ukraine, promoter)
3- Yury Marychev (kaZantip Republic, Ukraine, Minister of Songs and Dances)
Briefing: The world's hottest festival - fact. A journey and a half to get there, but you will never want to come home. Meet the kaZantip team

12.40-13.10. Global Sounds: National Geographic Music Jeffrey B. Clyburn (Nat Geo Music, Vice President) Interviewed by: Ben Turner (Graphite / IMS)
Briefing: An example of a global brand who offer and inventive model for releasing contemporary music. Meet the man behind Nat Geo Music

13.20-14.10. Blue Chip Beats: "Brand & Band" Integration
1- Erik Hofstadter (Coca-Cola, Marketing Manager)
2- Jasmine Skee (02, Head of Music Sponsorship)
3- Justin Hollis (Blackberry, Head of Brand)
4- Nuala Donnely (02, Music Sponsorship)
5- Theo Gupta (Nokia, Global Music Partnerships Manager)
Moderator: Matt Jagger (Naked Communications)
Briefing: Each year, consumer brand's become closer and closer to the music industry. IMS discusses how close the integration should really get

14.20-14.50. Burn Studios presents the IMS Anthem 2011 - Remixed and deconstructed for IMS by Layo & Bushwacka!
Moderator: Ralph Moore (Mixmag)
Briefing: Now its the turn of Layo & Bushwacka! to re-interpret Sasha's IMS Anthem into an underground classic. They show how they did it live at IMS

15.00-15.45. Social Media. The Twittering Classes: Social Media Etiquette
1- Chris Palengat (Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon Group WW / Youth Army)
2- Dubfire (Sci+Tec, artist)
3- Jade Gandy (Raegous Media, social media)
4- Randy Reed (Red Light Management; Pretty Lights, James Zabiela)
5- Shamal Ranasinghe (Topspin Media, digital marketing, co-founder)
6- Tony Pardo (Mobile Roadie, apps)
Moderator: Nick DeCosomo (Mixmag)
Briefing: Twitter. Facebook. 4Square. How important is it, and how best to use it. An amazing role-call open up the debate about social media etiquette

15.55-16.45. Music Week presents Question Time
1- Adam Gill (Embrace, promoter)
2- Chris York (SJM Concerts, promoter)
3- Eddie Dean (Pacha New York, promoter)
4- Gary Richards (Hard / Hardfest, festival Los Angeles, promoter)
5- Mark Gillespie (360 Group, manager; Mark Ronson, Calvin Harris, Sasha)
6- Matthew Adell (Beatport, retailer)
7- Tom Kiel (Universal Germany, label, A&R)
Moderator: Chris Barrett (Music Week, journalist) Topics for debate:
- On Air / On Sale.
- Las Vegas: A real Ibiza alternative?
- Piracy: The fightback
- Live Ownership. Live Nation & AEG versus the rest
- Global Winter Touring: Seasonal Disorder
- Dubstep Breaks America
- EDM. Electronic Dance Music
Briefing: Question Time is a legendary BBC political TV show, where a panel of experts tackle the issues of the day. IMS takes a nod to the format...

16.45-17.05. The IMS Vote. Help Shape the Future of Electronic Music Hosted by Pete Tong and Danny Whittle (IMS partners)
Briefing: The IMS delegation get their chance to speak their mind and use electronic voting from their chair about the issues facing electronic music

17.05-17.50. Keynote Interview
Luciano (Cadenza / Vagabundos, artist)
Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS)
Briefing: The now legendary finale interview. To date: Pete Tong, Richie Hawtin and Mark Ronson have closed the summit. This year, Luciano...

17.50-18.00. Closing Speech by the IMS Partners Ben Turner, Danny Whittle, Mark Netto, Pete Tong, Simeon Friend

Broadcasting direct from the IMS Ibiza Sonica Radio live from the Ibiza Gran Hotel
Daily between 13.00 – 15.00
official party
18.00-00.00. IMS Grand Finale Festival at Dalt Vila, Ibiza Town 2manydjs, Dubfire, Pete Tong, Jason Bentley Live performances from Hercules & Love Affair, The Japenese Popstars
18.00-19.00 Jason Bentley
19.00-19.30 The Japanese Popstars - Live.
19.30-20.30 Pete Tong
20.30-21.30 Hercules & Love Affair - Live
21.30-22.30 Dubfire
22.30-00.00 2manydjs - Live

Broadcasting direct from the Grand Finale at Dalt Vila, Ibiza Sonica Radio
18.00 – 23.00
official party
00.00-07.00. Pure Pacha All Gone Pete Tong - Opening Party at Pacha DJs Pete Tong, 2manydjs
* IMS delegates go free before 01.30am
official party
15.00-00.00. Cadenza Beach Party at Ushuaia, Playa d'en Bossa Luciano, Reboot, Michael Cleis, Robert Dietz
official party
15.00-04.30. Space Opening Fiesta at Space, Playa d'en Bossa Carl Cox, Jeff Mills, Steve Lawler, Technasia, John Digweed, Fedde Le Grand, Andy Fletcher (from Depeche Mode)
* IMS delegates badge gives FREE entry before 17.00

official party
00.00-07.00. Cadenza - Opening Party at Pacha
* IMS delegates badge gives FREE entry before 01.30

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