DIT DJ Soc 1st annual DIT DJ Society Electronic Music Conference 2011 to celebrate the 10th anniversary


1st March 2010

10th Anniversary

storyDJSoc2.jpg DIT DJ Society is now 10 years old. Throughout this time the society has brought much to the DIT student body and indeed the wider community. It is widely viewed as the most respected DJ society in the country.

As part of the marking their 10th Anniversary this year DIT DJ Society have raised the bar making their Annual Spin off 2011 National Student DJ a two day Intervarsity event with some major additions: The highlight is the addition of  - DIT’s 1st ever DIT Electronic Music Conference with 14 expert panelist on various topics. This event was the brain child of the founder member of the DIT DJ society Will Kinsella (2001)and the current DJ Society committee lead by chairperson Conor Gilleran engineering student from Bolton St.

Anita Conway DIT Societies Officer says “It is fantastic to see our Alumni still connected with DIT through their involved in DIT Societies. I really feel this conference will give students and graduates a comprehensive insight into areas of event management and the Music Industry with a total 14 different expert panelist.”

Students and Staff can register for participation here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1350953739

Student €5- Electronic Music Conference
Non Student €10- Electronic Music Conference

Student €15- Electronic Music Conference & Final w/ Riva Starr
Non Student €20- Electronic Music Conference & Spinoff Final w/ Riva Starr

Any queries please contact Conor ditdjsoc@gmail.com

DIT Electronic Music Conference Timetable Friday 4th of March

Objective: To give attendees a comprehensive insight into the industry through the following panels with the countries top industry figures. (4/5 speakers per panel)

Panels and Speakers

13:00 - Event Management: Running Club nights, Clubs and festivals

  • Setting up a club night
  • Setting up a club
  • Running a club
  • Running a festival
  • Promotion: Online and on the ground
  • Do's and Don'ts

Moderator: Will Kinsella - DIT DJ Society 2001-2005

Trevor O'Shea/Eoin Cregan - Bodytonicmusic/Twisted Pepper/Bernard Shaw/Airbound Festival

Al Keegan - AciiDisco, McGruders, YES Festival

Donal McCarthy (LRB) - Bookings POD/Tripod/515/Electric Picnic

14:00 - Setting up and running a record label

  • Process of setting up a label
  • Branding
  • A&R
  • Digital and Vinyl distribution
  • Online marketing
  • Do's and Don'ts

Moderator: Will Kinsella

Trevor O'shea/Eoin Cregan - Bodytonicmusic/Mr Jones

Eamonn Doyle - D1 Records

Olan O'Brien - All City Records

Al Keegan - Aciitone Digital

15:00 - The World of Production: Analogue, Digital, Electro Acoustic

  • Getting started
  • Studying music: Colleges/courses and benefits
  • Analogue vs Digital production
  • Home studios vs analogue/pro studios
  • Mixing in/outside the box
  • Software: DAWs, Synths, Effects, Dynamics
  • Analogue gear: Synths, Drum Machines, Effects, Dynamics
  • Sending Demo's

Moderator: Will Kinsella - Temple Lane Studios, Sleaze Records UK

Fran Hartnet - Mantrap, Static Records

Sunil Sharpe - Mantrap Records

Eamonn Doyle - D1 Records

16:00 - The Art of DJing and Live Performance

  • Vinyl vs CDs
  • Timecode DJing
  • Ableton Live
  • Integrating analogue effects and instruments: Drum Machines etc
  • Working with instruments
  • Do's and Dont's

Moderator: Will Kinsella - Pygmalion, Ceoltronic Radio

Fran Hartnett - Tenth Planet

Sunil Sharpe - Tripod

Tuki - DMC, Carona Movida

17:00 - The World of Radio

  • Getting into a radio station
  • Starting a radio show
  • Branding and promotion
  • Radio programming (for a radio station)
  • Do's and Don'ts

Moderator: Will Kinsella - Ceoltronic Radio (RTE Pulse), Ceoltronic Radio Presents (RTE Pulse on 2FM)

John Gibbons - Club Educate - Spin 1038

Dave Timpson - Programmer RTE Pulse

Mr Spring - Spring Sessions RTE 2FM

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