NXNE Details Future Land Conference
Published Jun 15, 2017After detailing their Port Lands and guest-curated Club Land lineups, organizers behind Toronto's North By Northeast festival have lifted the curtain on their day-long Future Land conference.
Taking place on June 21 at the Great Hall, the conference will provide a "a platform for industry experts and artists to discuss all elements of the music, digital, gaming and interactive worlds."
Highlights of the conference include an examination of Toronto's hip-hop scene featuring Tasha the Amazon, a production panel and workshop featuring Harrison, Kat Duma and Shifra Rika and a look at the future of creative industries featuring Jasmyn Burke of Weaves, Ticketmaster's Monique Barieri and CBC Radio 2 host Raina Douris.
Further conferences will find cannabis activist Jodie Emery discussing the future of legal marijuana marketing, SXSW co-founder Louis Black and NXNE founder Michael Hollett on the festival's past and future and a conversation with Canadian hacker Michael "MafiaBoy" Calce.
Future Land will feature many networking opportunities including cocktail mixers and B2B "speed dating" sessions with panelists and speakers. Further information on the conference and ticketing can be found here.