Day 1 - Wednesday May 24th
9:00 am - 11:00 am

IMS BREAKFAST CLUB
IMS PRESENTS THE SPEAKERS BREAKFAST

Tatel Restaurant at Hard Rock Hotel – Invite Only

Briefing: The IMS Partners welcome delegates that have attended all 10 IMS summits. They will reflect on the last 10 years and discuss the next 10 years.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

AFEM: ASSOCIATION FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC BOARD OF ADVISORS MEETING

IMS Meeting Room – Closed session

1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

IMS INTRODUCTIONS

Presented by IMS Partners

1:05 pm - 1:20 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
THE NEXT CHAPTER

Presented by Ben Turner, Mark Lawrence
(IMS/AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, UK)

Briefing: IMS partners take to the stage along with Mark Lawrence from AFEM with a call-to-action for the next ten years of our genres growth.

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm

IMS BUSINESS REPORT 2017

Hosted by Kevin Watson (Author of IMS Business Report, UK)

Briefing: A look back at the last decade of the genres growth plus the all-important annual valuation of the genre for 2017 will be revealed…

1:40 pm - 1:55 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
DATA, BOTS & BLOCKCHAIN – THE END GAME OF THE DANCE INDUSTRY

Presented by Denis Doeland (DDMCA, Advisor / Consultant, Netherlands)

Briefing: The digital domain is an ecosystem that connects numerous sub-ecosystems: online communities of end-users, developers, suppliers, distributors and many more. They use each other’s strengths; complement and boost one another in order to jointly create value for other end-users. This is the basis of the digital economy, of which the contemporary creative industry – and therefore the dance industry – is an integral part. Attention is the new currency and data is the new gold. The end game of the dance industry will be a complete automated industry whereas contextual data, bots and blockchain are the key drivers.

1:55 pm - 2:45 pm

THE DEFINITIVE DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM DISCUSSION

Austin Kramer (Spotify, Global Head of Dance/Electronic, USA)
Denis Doeland (DDMCA, Advisor / Consultant, Netherlands)
Gregor Pryor (Reed Smith, Partner/Global Ent. and Media Industry Group, UK)
Matt Abbott (Label Worx, Director/Co-Founder, UK)
Seb Wheeler (Mixmag, Head of Digital, UK)
Sulinna Ong (Deezer, Vice President/Artist Marketing, UK)

Moderated by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: Digital consumption of music in all its forms is now the dominant and accepted consumption method for users and increasingly for professionals in the music industry. Outside of the major artists, labels and publishers, can income be earned without the big playlists fully supporting electronic music and does the current royalty collection and distribution process support payments to the grassroots of our genre? And much more…

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
TEN KEY RULES TO DOING BUSINESS IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC OR – WHAT ELECTRONIC MUSIC CAN LEARN FROM HIP-HOP!

Presented by Gregor Pryor (Reed Smith, Partner/Co-Chair of the Global Entertainment and Media Industry Group, UK)

Briefing: Ten key rules by which artists, creators and anyone doing business in the industry can try and apply. Or – “what electronic music can learn from hip-hop”!

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

HEALTH VS HEDONISM: STAYING SANE IN THE GAME (HOSTED BY SHESAID.SO & NATIVE INSTRUMENTS)

Agoria (Artist, France)
Andreas Allen (Native Instruments, Head of Artist Relations, USA)
Lindi Delight (De Light Management, Founder, Germany)
Louisahhh (Artist, USA)
Monki (BBC Radio 1, Radio Presenter/DJ, UK)
Rachel Turner (Achieve Unlimited, Business Psychologist & Performance Coach, UK)

Moderated by Andreea Magdalina (Shesaid.so/IAMJT, Founder/Co-Founder, USA)

Briefing: How does one succeed in the music business – both physically, mentally and emotionally? Working in the music industry, and electronic music in particular, comes with long hours, nighttime schedules, creative pressure and round-the-clock work stress. In contrast to that, there is an increasingly common understanding that health and well-being add to the chances of a more sustainable career, whether you are an artist or an executive.

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

IMS MASTERCLASS
SPOTIFY BEST PRACTICES: PLAYLISTS

Hosted by Austin Kramer (Spotify, Global Head of Dance/Electronic, USA)

Briefing: The biggest driver of plays on Spotify are playlists and charts. This masterclass will deliver tips and educate on best practices for creating successful playlists, the most galvanizing way to break new music in 2017.

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
THE BLACK MADONNA

The Black Madonna (Artist, USA)

Interviewed by Nick DeCosemo (Mixmag, Global Editorial Director, USA)

Briefing: Marea Stamper aka The Black Madonna has experienced a spectacular rise from selling rave mix tapes to being Mixmag’s DJ of the Year in 2016. Marea regularly lifts a dance floor to a state of euphoria and is a breath of fresh air as a force for positivity and change. She takes the stage to share her story.

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

MEET TEAM ELROW & THE ARNAU FAMILY

Cruz Arnau (elrow, Marketing Director, Spain)
Juan Arnau Jr. (elrow, CEO, Spain)
Juan Arnau Sr. (elrow, Strategic Advisor, Spain)

Interviewed by Grego O’Halloran (Ibiza Voice, Owner/Director, UK)

Briefing: The Arnau family have been throwing incredible parties for six generations. They are a tight-knit inter-generational team responsible for the globally-infamous Barcelona based elrow. With residencies throughout Europe, elrow have become a global reference in the field of circus inspired parties with quality dance music, unimaginable scenarios and outlandish characters.

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
RESIDENT ADVISOR

Nick Sabine & Paul Clement (Resident Advisor, Co-Founders, UK)

Interviewed by Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)

Briefing: RA, or Resident Advisor, is the most influential editorial platform for left- of-centre electronic music. Still fully independent, this is one of electronic music’s great success stories. As digital diversity disperses the power of ‘one voice’ across media platforms, RA still has the power.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

IMS NETWORKING DRINKS
PRESENTED BY ULTRA RECORDS

Hard Rock Hotel Poolside. Free for Delegates.

Filous, Bontan

Complimentary drinks and canapés

Briefing: Ultra Records have hosted the main IMS Networking Drinks for nearly five years and this poolside affair will again unite us all at sunset.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

PLUS EIGHT EQUITY PARTNERS PRESENT THE PLUS EIGHT MIXER: IMS IBIZA EDITION

Ushuaïa Tower Sundeck, Playa d’en Bossa

Hosted by Plus Eight Equity Partners, John Acquaviva and Rishi Patel

Invite Only

Briefing: Networking event bringing together influential members of the music technology and electronic music spectrums. Hosted by Plus Eight Equity Partners, John Acquaviva, Rishi Patel, a New York-based venture fund that has partnered with electronic music industry leaders to invest in groundbreaking music technology companies worldwide.

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

CONFERENCE CURATORS – CEMENTING A GLOBAL NETWORK

Ben Turner (International Music Summit, Co-Founder, UK)
John Boyle (Insomniac, Chief Growth Officer/Interim CFO, USA)
Richard Zijlma (ADE: Amsterdam Dance Event, General Manager, Netherlands)
Pedro Nonato (Ultra Brasil/Rio Music Conference, International Director, Brazil)

Moderated by Mark Lawrence (CEO, AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, UK)

Briefing: AFEM puts together the curators of the world’s leading electronic music conferences to discuss ways to help create a global network for the genre. Fashion has Fashion Week, cinema has Film Festivals, we have conferences. So how do they align?

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING “GIRL”

Directed by Kandeyce Jorden

Briefing: An exploration of a blossoming subculture of the electronic music scene slams director Kandeyce Jorden face to face with a connection that can only be found by getting completely lost. This ten-year honest journey features the notorious Sandra Collins, DJ Rap, DJ Irene, Colette, and DJ Lady D. It boasts a stellar soundtrack from that era…

8:00 pm - 12:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

IMS LEGENDS AWARDS DINNER – PRESENTED BY SMIRNOFF SOUND COLLECTIVE HONOURING RICARDO URGELL (PACHA)

Pacha, Ibiza Town
Ticketed Event Only. €150 including three-course meal, drinks

Briefing: Ricardo Urgell, founder of Pacha, is a true pioneer and the maverick behind the brand that has touched millions of lives over the years – this award fittingly commemorates his achievements.
In association with Diario de Ibiza and Bridges for Music.

Purchase ticket here.

11:59 pm - 7:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

OFFICIAL IMS OPENING PARTY

Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free all night to delegates with wristband

Masters At Work (Louie Vega & Kenny Dope)
The Black Madonna
Agoria

11:59 pm - 6:30 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

DO NOT SLEEP / SANKEYS OPENING PARTY

Sankeys, Playa d’en Bossa. Free all night to delegates with wristband

Skream, Darius Syrossian, Alan Fitzpatrick, Matt Tolfrey, Solardo, Detlef, Jamie Roy.

Day 2 - Thursday May 25th
9:00 am - 11:00 am

IMS BREAKFAST CLUB
IMS/YGN PRESENT THE POSITIVE HUSTLE BREAKFAST

Tatel Restaurant at Hard Rock Hotel – Invite Only

Briefing: Do you have an idea for a ‘side hustle’, business venture, or project that you want to get off your chest and bounce it off someone else in the industry to get a second opinion? Now is the time to share it with someone new from a curated selection of some of the best minds in the business in an informal breakfast setting.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

AFEM EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

IMS Meeting Room – Closed Session

10:00 am - 11:00 am

IMS WORKSHOP: BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC
COMPOSING FOR THE EYE AND EAR, BUILDING AN INTERACTIVE AUDIOVISUAL PERFORMANCE SYSTEM

Led by Pierce Warnecke (Berklee College of Music, Valencia Campus, Assistant Professor of Music Production, Technology and Innovation, USA)

Briefing: Planning, coding and producing a performance with an equal focus on sound and visuals. Participants will come away from the workshop with a template and first draft of a working interactive audiovisual performance system.

11:00 am - 11:15 am

INTRODUCING MAAC (MUSIC AGAINST ANIMAL CRUELTY)

Jack Baucher (Tears for Tigers, CEO, UK)
Jonny White (Art Department, Artist, Canada)
Wade Cawood (Pulse Global, CEO, USA)

Briefing: Music Against Animal Cruelty (MAAC) is a non-profit organisation with one simple directive; to save wildlife through the medium of music. Jonny White aka Art Department, Wade Cawood of Pulse Radio and Jack Baucher of Tears for Tigers will discuss how MAAC will help protect endangered wildlife through the music industry.

11:15 am - 11:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: STOP BEING INVISIBLE – WHY YOUR PROMOTION IS LESS EFFECTIVE THAN YOU THINK, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

Presented by Helen Stange (Communications & Strategy Consultant, Germany)

Briefing: Are you getting the likes and follows but not seeing any difference in your bottom line? Feel like you are doing everything right and nothing works? Helen Stange presents some real strategies about how you can start creating effective promotions.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
THREE DECADES OF DANCE – HOW GIANFRANCO BORTOLOTTI SHAPED ITALIAN DANCE MUSIC

Gianfranco Bortolotti (Media Records, Founder, Italy)

Interviewed by Nick DeCosemo (Mixmag, Global Editorial Director, USA)

Briefing: Gianfranco is one of dance music’s most colourful ambassadors during the golden period of the late 80s and early 90s whose hits dominated the dance scene at the time. He is central to developing “Italo-disco” a new genre that influenced the house and techno style that was being born in Chicago and Detroit during those years. A true music legend.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

DEBATE
BURN RESIDENCY: FACILITATING THE NEXT GENERATION

Charlotte Lucy Cijffers (DJ Mag, Digital & Ibiza Editor, UK)
Loco Dice (Artist, Germany)
Lollino (BURN Residency 2016 Winner, Artist, Italy)
Michael Weicker (AMM Management, Talent Manager, Germany)
Philipp Straub (BURN Energy, BURN Residency Head Mentor, Austria)

Moderated by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1/IMS, Artist/Broadcaster, UK)

Briefing: BURN Residency returns to IMS, where it was first launched, with last year’s winner rubbing shoulders with Loco Dice and Pete Tong. This talk looks at how to nurture the next generation.

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

IMS MASTERCLASS
FACEBOOK BEST PRACTICES: FACEBOOK LIVE / VR / AI

Glenn Miller (Facebook, Entertainment Partnerships EMEA, USA)
Patrick Walker (Facebook, Director of Media Partnerships EMEA, UK)
Scott McKenna (Facebook, Entertainment Partner Services EMEA, UK)

Briefing: Facebook is still the leading global social media network despite the rise of Instagram. This is an invaluable opportunity to learn direct from those on the inside. Learn essential tips and best practices for page and campaign management and successful Facebook Live Streaming, which is now driving artist page growth more than any other method. The discussion will also offer expertise on Instagram, a Facebook company.

1:15 pm - 1:20 pm

INTRODUCING
WORLD AIRPLAY RADIO MONITOR (WARM)

Jesper Skibsby (Warm, CEO/Founder, Denmark)

Briefing: WARM is the first large-scale radio airplay monitor, built solely for the purpose of giving transparency for the individual musicians.

1:20 pm - 2:20 pm

DEBATE
A&R: IMS TEN YEAR REPORT

Eelko Van Kooten (Spinnin’ Records, Founder and Owner, Netherlands)
Gina Tucci (Big Beat Records, Head of A&R/General Manager, USA)
Jason Ellis (Positiva/Virgin Records, A&R Director, UK)
Mark Brown (CR2 Records, Director, UK)
Patrick Moxey (Ultra Records, President and Founder, USA)
Renaat Vandepapeliere (R&S Records, Founder, Belgium)
Will Saul (!K7 & Aus Music/Head of A&R, UK)

Moderated by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: Its ten years of IMS, so here is a guide to where A&R is valued today by some of the industry’s brightest music brain. From influential indies like !K7 and R&S to the big guns at Sony and Virgin, this will look back but focus more on where we go now. A lesson in how to get signed and how to develop talent in 2017.

2:20 pm - 3:05 pm

DEBATE
YGN/BUZZ JAM PRESENTS: MEET THE NEW MEMBER OF MY BAND, HE’S/SHE’S A CODER

Alexandra Cárdenas (Algorave, Composer/Live Coder, Colombia)
David Emery (Kobalt Records, Vice President, UK)
Syd Lawrence (We Make Awesome/The Bot Platform, Founder, UK)
Sam Potts (Young Guns Network/Buzz Jam, Founder, UK)

Moderated by Liz Stokes (Record Of The Day, Editor, UK)

Briefing: What can artists and labels do to create new and exciting product experiences both ‘off’ and ‘on’ digital platforms? Madeon’s Adventure Machine and ‘dynamic’ streaming albums are nascent examples of coders/developers/computer programmers coming into the creative process to making new non-linear experiences for fans. What else can be achieved in the music space when coders and artist’s collaborate?

3:05 pm - 3:50 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
NEW ORDER

Bernard Sumner (New Order, Artist, UK)

Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1/IMS, Artist/Broadcaster, UK)

Briefing: The founding member of the iconic 80’s English band speaks on his multi-decade career and his memories from recording one of the finest albums of 1989, Technique, on the island of Ibiza during a time when dance music was taking Balearic beat to a whole new dimension.

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm

PRESENTATION
VISIONARIES CONTEST WINNER PRESENTED BY IMS AND MIXMAG

Presented by Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)
and Rebecca Jolly (Mixmag Media, CEO, US)

Briefing: Now in its third year, the Visionaries Contest is a global search for the next generation of innovators. We honour the winner and showcase their innovative ideas.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DEBATE
BALANCING THE RATIO – HOW THE INDUSTRY NEEDS TO ADDRESS GENDER DISPARITY IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC (HOSTED BY SHESAID.SO & SMIRNOFF SOUND COLLECTIVE)

Andreea Magdalina (Shesaid.so/IAMJT, Founder/Co-Founder, USA)
Leila Fataar (Diageo, Head of Culture & Entertainment, UK)
Miss Kittin (Artist, France)
Ralf Kollmann (Mobilee, Co-Founder, Germany)
Terry Weerasinghe (Beatport, GM/SVP Music Marketing and Analytics, Germany)

Moderated by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: Women make up for only 17% of headliners at popular music festivals around the world. This panel will aim to explore steps that the industry can take in order to balance out these numbers across the board.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

BREAK-OUT SESSION
THE SPORTS BAR, HARD ROCK HOTEL LET’S TALK TAX – AN OVERVIEW FOR INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, MANAGERS, AGENTS AND PROMOTERS

PWC IN COLLABORATION WITH LIILT = ELECTRONIC MUSIC CAREERS

Alejandra Matas (PwC Barcelona, Intellectual Property Legal Services, Spain)
Anna Mallol (PwC Barcelona, International Tax Services, Spain)
Josep Cardona (PwC Barcelona, International Tax Services, Spain)
Valeri Viladrich (PwC Barcelona, Head of Tax & Legal Services, Spain)

Briefing: PwC is one of the world’s largest network of firms offering tax and legal services. Top representatives will be giving you the low down on International Tax Law and Intellectual Property from a practical point of view for all players of the electronic music industry but mainly for promoters, agents and artists. PwC invite you, “have a beer on us.”

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

INTRODUCING…
AFTERCLUV/UNIVERSAL MUSIC LATIN AMERICA

Presented by Rodrigo Frutos (Aftercluv/Universal Music Latin America, New Business Development Director, USA/Mexico)

Briefing: Universal Latin America’s commitment to electronic music is represented by Aftercluv, a record label, artist services, media multi-platform, brand partnerships agency and lifestyle brand run by Luis Estrada from Los Angeles with offices in 9 countries.

5:10 pm - 6:00 pm

DEBATE
AFTERCLUV PRESENTS LATIN AMERICA: THE TIPPING POINT

Arturo Ruiz (Loop Promote, CEO, Peru)
Austin Kramer (Spotify, Global Head of Dance/Electronic, USA)
Edo van Duyn (PlusNetwork, Co-Founder/Director of Artist Management & Touring Brasil & South America)
John Boyle (Insomniac, Chief Growth Officer, USA)
Martin Gontad (Creamfields South America, Founder, Argentina)
Pedro Nonato (Ultra Brasil/Rio Music Conference, International Director, Brazil)
Wade Cawood (CEO, Pulse Global, USA)

Moderated by Rodrigo Frutos (Aftercluv/Universal Music Latin America, USA/Mexico)

Briefing: For years Latin America has served as a powerhouse on the live music front hosting some of the largest crowds the world has ever seen. Now boasting a burgeoning music streaming audience, the region has begun garnering global attention on a massive scale. With its emerging economies, modern infrastructure, skyrocketing tourism industry, and vibrant culture, Latin America finds itself in the ultimate power position to reach its true potential.

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

AFEM LOUNGE IN ASSOCIATION WITH TICKETMASTER AND SMIRNOFF SOUND COLLECTIVE

Invite Only

Hard Rock Hotel Rooftop
Enzo Siffredi

Briefing: Please join the Association for Electronic Music in partnership with Ticketmaster and Smirnoff Sound Collective for the latest installment of the AFEM Lounge. An opportunity to network with over 300 industry professionals sound tracked by an exclusive vinyl set of sun kissed soul, disco and house from Enzo Siffredi. Complimentary drinks.

6:00 pm - 6:05 pm

PRESENTATION
IMS PIONEER DJ AWARD

Presented by IMS & Pioneer DJ

6:05 pm - 7:00 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
MASTERS AT WORK

Kenny Dope (Masters At Work, Artist, USA)
Louie Vega (Masters At Work, Artist, USA)

Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1/IMS, Artist/Broadcaster, UK)

Briefing: Kenny Dope and Louie Vega are Masters At Work, the legendary house-garage production and remix team that redefined the way we think of music in clubs. In recent months, the underground Techno community has got closer to Masters at Work than ever before with Louie adopting Richie Hawtin’s MODEL1 mixer, and Kenny playing at Hyte in Amnesia. This talk will cover their illustrious careers from the Nu Yorican Soul years through to the Sound Factory Bar in New York.

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

A JOURNEY THROUGH THE DOORWAY OF PARADISE.

Hostal La Torre, San Antonio. Free all night for delegates

Pete Gooding & Mark Barrott

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING
“BACK IN THE HOUSE”

Directed by DJ Hedi

Introduced by Masters At Work (Artists, USA)

Briefing: Featuring rare footage of Danny Tenaglia, Junior Vasquez, Masters At Work.

10:00 pm - 6:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

PRIVILEGE OPENING PARTY

Privilege, Sant Rafael. Free all night to delegates

Booka Shade, Edu Imbernon, Kenny Glasgow, Roger Sanchez, more TBA

11:59 pm - 6:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

ROBIN SCHULZ & FRIENDS

Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free all night to delegates

Robin Schulz, more TBA.

11:59 pm - 6:30 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

UNUSUAL SUSPECTS

Sankeys, Playa d’en Bossa. Free all night to delegates

Mandar, Frank Storm B2B Guido Schneider, SIT (live), Rossko, Federico Grazzini, Manu Gonzalez, Ben Hoo, Miky J B2B Grittip.

Day 3 - Friday May 26th
9:00 am - 11:00 am

IMS BREAKFAST CLUB
AFEM HELP MUSICIANS AND DJSOUNDS.com PRESENT #SAFEINSOUND

Tatel Restaurant at Hard Rock Hotel – Invite Only

Briefing: A breakfast session to raise awareness of mental and physical health issues in electronic music, the planned solutions and a private first viewing of a powerful new piece from DJsounds including candid interviews from key players in the scene. This will be a defining moment on how we tackle the issues we have all experienced first and second hand.

10:00 am - 11:00 am

WORKSHOP
POINT BLANK MUSIC SCHOOL ESSENTIAL CREATIVE TIPS FOR MUSIC PRODUCERS: BOOST YOUR CREATIVITY IN THE STUDIO

Led by Alex Phountzi (NameBrandSounds/Bugz In The Attic, Artist, UK)

Briefing: Point Blank instructor Alex Phountzi shares some essential techniques to inspire a more creative approach in the studio and equip you with new ideas for starting your tracks.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

BRUNCH
SMIRNOFF SOUND COLLECTIVE AND SHESAID.SO PRESENT REAL TALK – A DIVERSITY ROUNDTABLE BRUNCH

Beach Bar at Hard Rock Hotel – Invite Only

Briefing: Join Smirnoff Sound Collective for an intimate brunch where the debate about diversity in music will continue in full force.

11:00 am - 11:10 am

INTRODUCING…
TAGMIX

Presented by Andy Dean (Tagmix Ltd, Co-Founder & CEO, UK)

Briefing: Tagmix captures the music and the moment using an innovative proprietary software solution that replaces the poor quality audio recorded from smartphones at clubs, concerts and festivals with matched pro-audio direct from the mixing desk. The future of live music promotion?

11:10 am - 11:20 am

PRESENTATION
ASSOCIATION FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC (AFEM) PRESENTS GET PLAYED GET PAID – SPAIN

Alvaro Diez Alfonso (SGAE, Manager, Instituto Autor, Spain)
Liz Muirhead (BMAT, Vice President/Head of Legal Affairs, Spain)

Introduced by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: Get Played Get Paid was launched in 2014 by AFEM to connect Music Recognition Technology companies to Collective Rights Management Organisations so that royalties paid by Clubs and Festivals for DJ sets could be paid to the correct artists, producers, songwriters, labels and publishers. SGAE and BMAT will be talking about the future in Spain.

11:20 am - 11:30 am

INTRODUCING…
AUDIOLOCK – MAXIMISING YOUR MUSIC & ROYALTIES – THE NEW WAY

Presented by Tristan Hunt (AudioLock, Partner/Director of Business Development, UK)

Briefing: Game changing technology will be unveiled by leading music anti-piracy service AudioLock, offering a future of free anti-piracy protection and enhanced royalty payments for rights holders at every level.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS & Q&A
THE MOST IMPORTANT KEYNOTE YOU MAY EVER HEAR FINANCE 101 – MAKING, KEEPING & INVESTING MONEY

James Beyersdorf (Financial Sherpa Inc, Founder and President, USA)

Briefing: Delving deep into the art of finance, this keynote will empower and educate on all things money. It will offer real-world strategy and solutions for keeping a safe and sound financial house. Knowledge is power, so bring any finance questions along for our Q&A directly following the keynote.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
JESSE ROSE LIFE AFTER DECKS – WHY I’M QUITTING THE JOB I LOVE

Jesse Rose (Artist, UK)

Interviewed by B.Traits (BBC Radio 1, Broadcaster/Artist, Canada)

Briefing: Last November, Rose shocked the industry by announcing his retirement after a career spanning nearly 20 years that earned him top respect as a house music master. He’s going the best way possible by embarking on a final tour and releasing an album titled ‘Alright Mate’. Outspoken Jesse Rose will share his journey and why he is turning in his decks for a new life path to inspire the next generation.

12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

DEBATE
THE 10TH ANNUAL IBIZA DEBATE – HOSTED BY IBIZA VOICE

Brigitte Armengol (HEART Ibiza, Booking Manager, Spain)
Dave Browning (Game Over Ibiza, Director, Ireland)
Hot Since 82 (Artist, UK)
Johannes Goller (Cocoon, Head of Cocoon Ibiza, Germany)
Seth Troxler (Artist, USA)
Yann Pissenem (Hï /Ushuaïa Ibiza, Owner, Founder, CEO & Artistic Director, France)

Moderated by Grego O’Halloran (Ibiza Voice, Owner/Director, UK)

Briefing: IMS loves to put the Ibiza panel at the start of the day to really test the character of some of Ibiza’s most influential players. Many have turned up on no sleep and regretted it ever since! IMS is proud to have HEART Ibiza, Dave Browning, Hot Since 82, Johannes Goller of Cocoon, Seth Troxler and Yann Pissenem on this discussion led as ever by Grego from Ibiza Voice.

1:20 pm - 1:25 pm

IN MEMORY OF MO CHAUDRY

Presented by the IMS Partners

Briefing: Mo Chaudry is remembered and honored for his life’s work and the joyful character he was. He was pivotal in building Cream in Ibiza and worked at nearly every major club venue on the island as well as cultivating his private ventures. He is deeply missed by every DJ, promoter and worker on Ibiza.

1:25 pm - 1:55 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS

Christian Martinez (The Martinez Brothers, Artist, USA)
Steve Martinez Jr. (The Martinez Brothers, Artist, USA)

Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1, Broadcaster, UK)

Briefing: Introduced to disco and house by their father from a young age, The Martinez Brothers have grown to have a headlining residency at Circoloco, received the #1 DJs honors from Mixmag, design for New Era, making waves in fashion, and run their own music labels, Cuttin Headz and Tuskegee with Seth Troxler.

1:55 pm - 2:45 pm

DEBATE
LICENCED TO THRILL – SYCHNRONISATION & MONETISATION

Duncan Smith (Playstation, Senior Music Supervisor, UK)
Jessica Ibgui (Budde Music, Creative Manager/Head of Business Development, France)
Michiel Groeneveld (Junkie XL, Manager, Netherlands)
Rich Robinson (Warner Music, Senior VP Synchronisation UK & Europe, UK)

Moderated by Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)

Briefing: Let’s not beat about the bush… What’s the reality of getting your music placed? What actually gets used, what do you really get paid, and do these people even listen to your music when you send it? How hard is it for electronic artists to make a career out of composing in film? How to get noticed by some of the most influential gatekeepers in film, television, video games.

2:45 pm - 2:55 pm

ANNOUNCEMENT
SMIRNOFF SOUND COLLECTIVE

Leila Fataar (Diageo, Head of Culture & Entertainment, UK)
in discussion with Ben Turner (Graphite/IMS, CEO/Partner, UK)

2:55 pm - 3:15 pm

IMS VOTE
HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Hosted by Ben Turner & Danny Whittle (IMS Partners, UK)

Briefing: The IMS delegates cast their vote on some serious and some playful topics. Tweet #IMSvote for any question suggestions.

TWO WAYS TO VOTE

1. VOTE ON: http://go.voxvote.com – Use PIN: 65126

2. DOWNLOAD THE APP on Android or iPhone – Use PIN: 65126

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

DEBATE
CLUBLAND IN CRISIS?

Alice Favre (LWE, Operations Director, UK)
Alastair Duncan (Infamous PR, Founder/CEO, USA)
Eddie Dean (RPM Presents, CEO, USA)
Eric Reithler-Barros (A2LiVE, Managing Director/Chief Commercial Officer, China)
Nicole Moudaber (Artist, UK)
Steffen Charles (Cosmopop GmbH, CEO, Germany)
Ulrike Schönfeld (Music Goes Further/Into The Valley, Promoter/Curator, Germany)

Moderated by Mark Lawrence (AFEM: Association for Electronic Music, CEO, UK)

Briefing: Inclement weather, warehouse fires, terrorism, drug deaths, poison, bankruptcy, stages collapsing… Fyre Festival. Its been a tough year. AFEM discusses how to prepare and avert the inevitable from happening again…

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
DIXON

Dixon (Artist, Germany)

Interviewed by B.Traits (BBC Radio 1, Broadcaster/Artist, Canada)

Briefing: Dixon or Steffen Berkhahn reigns from Berlin and has risen to be one of the best house and techno DJs in the world and has been on the at the top of #ResidentAdvisor’s Top DJ Poll for four years in a row. He also founded the accomplished Innervisions imprint with Âme. This rare public interview will go deep into the inner visions of this innovative artist.

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

IMS DALT VILA IN ASSOCIATION WITH PIONEER DJ AND SMIRNOFF SOUND COLLECTIVE

Dalt Vila, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ibiza Town

Free all night to delegates

17.00-18.00 Manu Gonzalez b2b Lollino (BURN Residency)
18.00-19.00 B.Traits b2b Jesse Rose
19.00-20.00 Kenlou b2b The Martinez Brothers
20.00-21.00 Kenlou b2b Dixon
21.00-22.00 Nicole Moudaber b2b Pete Tong
22.00-23.00 Miss Kittin b2b Seth Troxler
23.00-00.00 Maceo Plex b2b Tale of Us

5:00 pm - 5:05 pm

IMS CLOSING WORDS

IMS Partners

11:59 pm - 6:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

VITALIK RECORDINGS PRESENTS

Pikes Hotel, San Antonio. Free all night to delegates

System of Survival, Clive Henry, Ryan O Gorman

11:59 pm - 7:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

HOT SINCE 82 PRESENTS LABYRINTH OPENING PARTY

Pacha, Ibiza Town. Free all night to delegates

Hot Since 82, Maya Jane Coles, Sasha, La Fleur

Day 4 - Saturday May 27th
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

USHUAÏA OPENING PARTY

Ushuaïa, Playa d’en Bossa.

Free entry for first 400 delegates with IMS wristband before 5pm, via press entrance

Paul Kalkbrenner, Andrea Oliva, David Squillace B2B Martin Buttrich, Eats Everything, Francisco Allendes, Raul Rodriguez, Steve Lawler, Uner

Day 5 - Sunday May 28th
8:00 pm - 6:00 am

✶✶ OFFICIAL EVENT / PARTY ✶✶

HÏ OPENING PARTY

Hï, Playa d’en Bossa.

Free entry for first 100 delegates with IMS wristband before 22:00

Must enter via the normal guestlist entrance.

Black Coffee, Luciano, Apollonia, Andrea Oliva B2B David Squillace, Bas Ibellini, Bedouin, Djebali, Joris Voorn, Kölsch, Matthias Tanzmann, Nic Fanciulli