UK: AIF has announced the core programme and more speakers for this year’s Festival Congress, along side a new venue for day one of the conference.
Extending the ‘Pseudoscience’ theme of this year, the first day of the conference will take place within the National Museum Cardiff, with the second day at the Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) featuring a packed day of smaller scale panels and workshops entitled ‘Festivals Under the Microscope’.
The first day of the conference will see a headline panel discussion on AIF’s ‘Safer Spaces’ campaign featuring Kate Lloyd (Features Editor, Time Out), Rebecca Hitchen (Rape Crisis South London), Tracey Wise (Safe Gigs for Women) and Ami Lord (Standon Calling) in addition to a ‘Question Time’ style political debate that will include UK Music CEO Michael Dugher and YouRope General Secretary Christof Huber.
There will be 15 separate workshops on the second…
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