Courtesy: Maurice Vinken Amsterdam Dance Event announces first speakers for ADE Global Sessions In Mumbai The Sherp December 17, 2015 FS News, International, Local The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s biggest club festival and business conference for electronic music, is taking its global touring platform to Mumbai, India from April 7-10 2016. ADE Global Sessions Mumbai will host a series of interactive Q&A’s with top DJ’s, exclusive industry discussions, networking sessions and strategy meetings, master classes and much more as part of ADE’s on-going commitment to connect dance culture worldwide. Together with music industry heavyweights and inspiring artists, ADE Global Sessions Mumbai is set to gain unique insights and generate business opportunities for the buzzing Asian electronic music scene. Photo Courtesy: vincentvandenboogaard.nl Among the first confirmed speakers are: Peter Martin (Head of Studio V.A.L.I.S, US) Academy Award nominated producer and a recognized thought leader in next generation entertainment with a deep history in pioneering new technologies and initiatives. Brandon Bakshi (Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Europe & Asia at BMI, GB) A key figure in the international song writing and publishing community and while at BMI he has been responsible for the signing of Daft Punk, Afrojack, Shaggy, Avicii, Deadmau5 and many others. Rahul Kukreja (Director of Live Events & Entertainment, The Livescape Group, MY) Co-founder of The Livescape Group which conceives, markets and executes events like Electric Run, A State of Trance, Rockaway Festival and After Dark Social Club. Jonathan Christiansen (Hit The Ground Running, US) LA-based music supervisor with Hit The Ground Running, which oversees creative & licensing duties on both films and primetime network television, with shows like CSI, Silicon Valley, Gotham and the upcoming series Underground. DJ Pierre (US) Chicago born DJ and performer of house music who helped to develop the house-music sub-genre of acid house, as member of Phuture, whose 1987 EP Acid Tracks was called the first acid-house recording. Arjun Vagale (DJ & Producer, IN) One of India’s most coveted DJ’s and producers, making a global impact. He currently reigns at the top of the DJ Mag India poll. Photo Courtesy: Tim Buiting Photography & Film More information can be found at www.a-d-e.nl ADE Global Sessions Mumbai is organized by the Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation, an initiative of Buma, together with leading Indian media, communications and entertainment company Percept.