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AMA conference 2020 Speakers

The AMA conference brings together over 50 speakers. 

We select the speakers to inspire, challenge and inform you, to reaffirm the work you do and make changes to take you further. 

We will be announcing speakers in the run up to the AMA conference, with the majority to be announced after the Early Bird ticket sales close. So don’t leave it too late to buy.

Announcing your AMA conference 2020 speakers:

Josie Long | Comedian and Co-founder of Arts Emergency

Josie is one of the most respected comedians of her generation. She co-founded the mentoring charity Arts Emergency in 2013 as a way to do something meaningful for the young people most affected by rising tuition fees and cuts to the arts.

Josie will be giving a Keynote speech at AMA conference 2020.

Find out more about Josie.

Speakers from 2019 included:

Lemn Sissay Poet, Playwright and BroadcasterLemn Sissay | Poet, Playwright and Broadcaster

Lemn Sissay is a poet, playwright and broadcaster.

Melanie Eusebe | Entrepreneur, Strategist & Chair of Black British Business Awards

Melanie is a Business Strategist with over 20 years experience as a Management Consultant.

Amy Fawdington | Director of Communications and Sales | Northern Stage

Amy leads on strategies to maximise audience loyalty and engagement.

Richert Schnorr | Director of Digital Media| New York Public Library

Richert oversees the Library’s podcasting and video programs while contributing to social media campaigns and other digital products.

Rinkoo Barpaga | Theatre-maker, Film Maker & Comedian

Rinkoo is a Deaf British born Theatre-Maker, who uses British and urban sign language.

Tobi Kyeremateng | Cultural Producer | Black Ticket Project

Tobi is a Cultural Producer specialising in theatre, events & festivals and film.

Annabel Turpin | Chief Executive & Artistic Director | ARC

Annabel Turpin is leads ARC in Stockton on Tees, one of the North East’s largest arts venues.

Eleanor Appleby| Head of Visitor Communications | Tate

Eleanor leads the strategic development and delivery of visitor communications

Kieran Chapman | Head of Marketing | Royal Opera House

Kieran is an experienced communicator that translates raw data into actionable insight.

Dawinder Bansal | Producer and Artist

Dawinder Bansal is an award-winning British producer and artist.

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