TALLINN MUSIC Week (TMW) has revealed the first wave of speakers and panels for its Creative Impact conference, taking place at the Estonian Academy of Arts between 27-28 March.
The conference, which will welcome around 1,000 delegates, will be focused on the decade ahead, drawing attention to areas such as diversity, sustainability and mental health issues, under the banner of Music Industry 2.0.
Speakers include Danny Keir (director of music at Sound Diplomacy), Alexandra Archetti Stolen (director of Oslo World Festival in Norway), and Paulina Ahokas (MD of Tampere Hall in Finland).
“Diversity in every sense is really important for us and therefore we are very pleased that we’ll manage to bring over people representing various generations, fields and cultural groups,” says TMW conference programme manager Natalie Mets.
Head of PR Ingrid Kohtla adds, “The conference focuses on the transformative power of culture and creative industries. Besides discussing the role of culture in public policies the event will also dive into the shock of the new that of the new decade ahead within the statement topic entitled Music Industry 2.0.”
A conference and festival pass for the 25-28 March event and costs €175 ($191).
Performing artistes will be announced in February.