French Electronic Lab make France the focus at ADE Alex Jukes October 7, 2019 FS News, International On Thursday the 17th of October, Technopol, the SACEM and Bureau Export will present the French Electronic Lab at De Balie for the first time. Conferences, showcases and speed meetings will feature with an emphasis on presenting the French electronic music ecosystem via artists, labels, bookers and distributors (clubs & festivals). A day for exchanges, information and meeting, the venue will highlight the dynamism of the current French scene. The French Electronic Lab will be open to everyone and will take place in the cultural venue De Balie from 12pm until 7pm. 12pm — 14pm : FRENCH BRUNCHThe French Electronic Lab opens with a French Brunch in partnership with Shotgun and Animal Records & Kitchen. 1pm — 5pm : CONFERENCES How to work with French Institutions 1pm — 1.45pm Frédéric Hocquard, Deputy Mayor in charge of nightlife and cultural economy, Michel Pilot, cultural advisor of Jack Lang (ex Minister of Culture) and General Secretary of the Union Chamber for musical venues and Tommy Vaudecrane, President of Technopol. How to work with clubs and festivals 2pm — 2.45pm Brice Coudert, Artistic Director of Concrete / Weather Festival / Dehors Brut, Mathieu Fonsny, Artistic Director of Marsatac & Joran Le Corre, Artistic Director of Panoramas Festival How to work with labels, booking and management agencies 3pm — 3.45pm Max Le Disez from AMS Bookings, Thomas Lefrançois from Allo Floride, Louis Lambilliotte from Because Editions and Rachel Graham from InFiné Music and Passé Projects & Publishing I <3 U SO: Examples of The Best Export Campaigns from Top French Industry Figures 4pm — 4.45pm Marie Dapoigny, Digital Editor at Mixmag, Thibaut Casanova, Director of International Development at Warner Music, Chiara Belolo, General Manager at Scorpio, Quentin Leblet, A&R, Creative Director & Sync Manager at Unity Publishing 5pm — 7pm : NETWORKING DRINKSIn partnership with Overact, this French Aperitif will be an opportunity for people to meet and converse. It will also be the opportunity to announce the winners of the Raise Your Act competition. There will also be a musical showcase by the artist Toh Imago who will present his new album Nord Noir signed on the Infiné Music label. For more information, go to the Amsterdam Dance Event website or the French Electronic Lab Facebook event. The French Electronic Lab is open to ADE pass holders.