Program Overview


DAY 1:  Thursday 24th October, 2019

7:30am                    CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS OPEN
8:45am                    Opening & welcome
9:00am                    Keynote Address: The Future of Festivals – Where to From Here?
9:35am                    Adelaide Fringe’s Digital Transformation – a Case Study
10:10am                  Morning Tea
10:40am                  Changes to Regulation of Music Festivals in NSW
11:15am                  Industry Panel: Pre-Hospital Health & Medical Safety at Festivals
12:45pm                  Lunch
1:45pm                    Measuring Success: Tracking Event & Destination Visitation
2:20pm                    Crowd Safety Management – Current Best Practice, Trends & Challenges
2:55pm                    Afternoon tea
3:25pm                    Engaging your Local Indigenous Community to Kick-start a Festival – a Case Study
4:00pm                    Building an Event Destination Profile: Coffs Coast – a Case Study
4:35pm                    Closing day remarks

6:30pm-late            Cocktail Party

DAY 2:  Friday 25th October, 2019

8:30am                   Registrations open
09:00am                 (Stream 1) Famil departs – mystery tour of the Coffs area with local event organisers
9:00am                   (Stream 2) Workshop 1 Crowd Management & Site Planning (1 hr + 15 mins)
9:00am                   (Stream 2) Workshop 2 NSW Funding Opportunities for Festival Organisers & Artists (1 hr + 15 mins)

10:15am                 Morning Tea (30mins)

10:45am                 (Stream 2) Workshop 3 Campaign Planning 101 + Event App Development (1 hr + 15 mins)
10:45am                 (Stream 2) Workshop 4 Federal Funding Opportunities for Festival Org’s & Artists (1 hr + 15 mins)
1:00pm                   Famil returns
1:00pm                   CONFERENCE CLOSE


More workshop and program announcements will be made in the coming weeks. Keen to attend? Register here