ADE Green is an official sub-conference of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), aiming to kick-start a global green dance movement by connecting pioneers in sustainability, world thought leaders, and the electronic music community. Julie’s Bicycle is a partner for the annual programming of the event, along with others including the Green Music Initiative (DE), and Green Events Nederland (NL). Founded in 2013, ADE Green is a day filled with interactive panels and workshops on sustainability and social awareness in the music industry, attracting up to 500 delegates.
Speakers at past editions have included: Kumi Naidoo, Director of Greenpeace International; Michael Lang, founder of the original Woodstock ’69 festival; Polly Higgins, environmental lawyer and author of Ecocide; Phil Cumming, sustainability manager for the London Olympic Games 2012; Nicky Romero, DJ; Marian Goodell, CEO, Burning Man Festival USA; Duncan Stutterheim, founder, ID&T; Artur Mendes, Boom Festival Portugal; Alison Tickell, Julie’s Bicycle; Josh Fox, director of Oscar-nominated Gasland and How To Let Go and Love All The Things Climate Can’t Change; Dave Clarke, DJ; Laidback Luke, DJ; Matt Black, Coldcut and co-founder of NinjaTune; Alex Cornelissen, CEO of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society; and Shailendra Singh, Sunburn Festival and World’s Biggest Guestlist/GuestList4Good.
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the leading electronic music platform and the biggest club festival in the world for the whole spectrum of electronic sub-genres. The ADE Festival features 300 events and 2,000 DJ’s over five days in 80 clubs and venues across Amsterdam, attracting 300,000 visitors from around the globe.