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IMS Ibiza locks full programme for 2019

Panels on mental health in dance music and the future of club culture are lined up...

IMS Ibiza has confirmed full details of its programme for 2019 including a number of panel discussions and interviews.

More than 20 leading industry figures will discuss what's described as "the mental health crisis in electronic music" in the wake of the deaths of Avicii and Keith Flint. Luciano, Madame Ghandi, Pete Tong and Professor Green will join Avicii's father and founder of the Tim Bergling Foundation Klas Bergling, and representatives of a number of organisations, in a discussion on the matter.

Another panel will ask whether club culture is heading in the right direction, with the likes of Pete Tong, SOPHIE, fabric's Head of Bookings & Promotions Andy Blackett, TimeWarp founder Steffen Charles and more all joining the discussion. 

K-Hand, Loco Dice and Paco Osuna are also amongst the newly-announced speaks for a number of different panels, while Charlotte de Witte, Joseph Capriati and Avicii's father Klas Bergling will give keynote interviews. 

Other topics up for discussion include the music industry's efforts to work towards a greener future, 20 years of Cocoon in Ibiza, the Palestine music scene and curating balanced lineups.

You can find out more on this year's IMS Ibiza here. It was previously revealed that Nicole Moudaber, Adam Beyer, Charlotte de Witte, Luciano, Joseph Capriati, SOPHIE and more would play this year's IMS closing celebration in Ibiza Town on Friday 24th May.