Workshop Information Package

We believe festivals can be a platform for inspiring learning and personal growth. We have a dedicated learning space at Bass Coast Festival, called The Brain, and we’re looking to fill it with workshops, lectures and panel discussions. If you would like to present at Bass Coast Festival 2017, please closely read the following information and submit an application.

We’re looking for:

  • Experts to present workshops, lectures and panel discussions on a variety of topics.
  • Presentations related to our 2017 theme, “SPACE.”
  • Informational or informative presentations based on credible and evidence-based research.
  • Cultural, musical, storytelling or ethnographic explorations.

Presenters will receive one GA ticket with early entry ticket in return for a 60 - 120 minute workshop. If you have more than one presenter for your workshop, please make note it in your application. Additional tickets will be negotiated upon application approval.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bass Coast is a 19-plus-event and photo ID is required to enter the festival site. No animals are permitted on-site before, during or after the event.

LOCATION ONSITE

The Brain is located near the Main Stage and is a separate permanent covered structure.

WEATHER

Prepare for all weather. We may experience extreme heat, torrential rain, severe thunderstorms or high winds. Presentations must go on, rain or shine.

CAMPING

Workshop presenters receive an Early Entry ticket which includes General Admission camping in Campground B or Campground C, (Campground C opens Friday, July 7).

HOURS OF THE BRAIN WORKSHOPS

We require that all applicants are available to be scheduled to teach sometime between Friday, July 7 - Sunday, July 9, 10 AM - 8 PM.  If you are unable to commit to these times, please note your availability in the special requests section of the application form.

IMPORTANT DATES in 2017

Feb 28: Workshop applications close

Apr 1: Successful presenters contacted

May 1: Workshop description and bio for Bass Coast website deadline

July 6: Gates open for Early Entry ticket holders

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