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Online Lounge: Diversity & Inclusion in the music industry

Online Lounge: Diversity & Inclusion in the music industry

On Tuesday 22 November 2022 from 11:00 to 12:30 CET, ECSA’s Working Group on Diversity & Inclusion will host an online lounge and bring experts from the music field to discuss topics on Diversity and Inclusion that affect the Music industry, including gender, age, and ethnic diversity.  The overall aim is to raise awareness and exchange good practices about these topics. The event is open to the public.
You can register via this link.


1. Panel Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion in the Music Industry: gender, age, and ethnic diversity  
(11.00 - 12.00 CET)  

- Welcome and introduction
Albena Petrovic, Fédération Luxembourgeoise des Auteurs et Compositeurs, Luxemburg

- Panel Discussion
Delphine Ciampi-Ellis, L' Union Nationale des Auteurs et Compositeurs, France  
Irina Karamarkovic, Migrants' Advisory Council of the city of Graz, Austria
Rebecca Ferguson, Ivors Academy, United Kingdom
Moderator: Kathrin Deventer, Secretary General, European Festivals Association (EFA) 

(More information about the speakers of the panel: here)

2. Brainstorming session  (12:00 - 12:30 CET) 

- Breakout rooms 
Following the panel discussion, participants will be assigned to three breakout rooms. They will actively participate by sharing personal stories and experiences, exchanging views and good practices, and raising awareness about the current and future challenges in the music sector. Afterward, all participants return to the main room where moderators report on the outcomes of each room.  Moderated by: 
Sarah Glennane, SCGI Screen Composers Guild, Ireland
Sine Tofte Hannibal, Dansk Komponistforening, Denmark
Aafke Romeijn, BAM! Beroepsvereniging voor Auteur-Muzikanten, Netherlands. 

- Wrap-up and Closing remarks
All participants will return to the main room where moderators will report the outcomes of each room.