Wow that headline sounds like an amazing circus act! But it’s a reminder that Julie’s Bicycle director Alison Tickell joins the line up for South West @ The Great Escape in Brighton on Thursday 14th May. Following on from the Green Track panel at SXSW 09, Alison will be covering the ‘Green Imperative – British Innovations’. The talk will present new industry innovations such as the Green Music Guide and the Industry Green Standards, as well as covering initiatives for Greenhouse Gas reductions in specific industry areas, such as CD Packaging and Audience Travel. JB will also be joining the round up session, titled “The BMG and South West Music Forum – Connecting a Great and Diverse Region’. It will conclude the day at 4pm, bringing together a selection of speakers such as Matt Booth (BMF), John Empson (Eden Sessions), Helen Miah (Swindon Borough Council), Rob Jones (Somerset County Council) and Ian Rogers (Orange Box). Other featured South West UK speakers and national partners involved include: Chris Morrison (CMO Management), Korda Marshall (Infectious), Nick Williams (Brit School), Seth Jackson (Indie Mobile), Chris Jenkins (Wittdo/DMF) and Jack Kingslake (Hi Road Studios). They will be presenting a series of talks on their specialist subjects throughout the day.
Event day starts at 10:30am, with Alison speaking at 1:30pm, and the round up session starting at 4pm. For more information, please visit: http://www.bristolmusicfoundation.com and www.juliesbicycle.com