Back for their 4th consecutive year, Alberta Electronic Music Conference [AEMCON], returns to Calgary from November 13-17th, 2019. This year will offer a variety of speakers, panels and workshops for attendees to explore. AEMCON invites both creatives and business people in the Electronic music industry to attend for the purpose of gaining knowledge and networking with like minded individuals.
Every year, the conference expands their list of speakers and adds a variety of themed workshops for people to attend. Whether you are an amateur or professional, there will be something for everyone.
This year, AEMCON dives into the creative industry that is Electronic Music, and offers panels and workshops focused on topics such as:
- Mental Health and A Life in Electronic Music – a series of panel discussions on the on-going mental health crisis and how it intersects with the dance music community.
- Visuals, Lighting, & And Creative Media in Dance Music – a series of panels & workshops that explore how Canadian artists, festivals, and creatives are redefining the role of lighting, projection mapping, media and space design in the world of electronic music.
- How LGBTQ+2 culture, Feminism, and Indigious Groups have shaped electronic music in Canada – in a series of high-profile panels, we’ll explore how traditionally marginalized groups have shaped Canada’s electronic music scene and built the foundations for Canada’s electronic music future
- Moving from Amateur To Professional – a series of music production and business workshops that focus on upgrading your creative and music business skill set.
- Program Partner NMC:ON – A special sub-conference programmed by the National Music Centre featuring music technology & production innovators Suzanne Ciani, Markus Reisch and Nick Middleton.
In addition to these topics, there will be over 60 workshops offered throughout the conference that will cover everything from the creative side of the industry to the business side.
“This year, we’ve programmed our conference to showcase the diversity of talent present in Canada’s industry and to directly confront some of the most pressing industry issues that are shaping electronic music today – Isis Graham, AEMCON co-founder
For more information on AEMCON 2019 and to purchase tickets, visit their website here.