After the sad and untimely passing of Tim Bergling (28) better known as Avicii last year, Tim's father Klas Bergling will be a keynote speaker of the Mental Health Crisis Debate at this year's International Music Summit (IMS) in Ibiza, Spain. Klas Bergling is set to speak on the ever so important topic of mental health and the visions and goals behind the Tim Bergling Foundation supporting mental health and suicide prevention.
Pete Tong, who gave a moving tribute to Avicii at IMS 2018 will be joining Klas Bergling to speak on the utter importance of mental health and wellness awareness, how to avoid the unnecessary loss of life due to the disease as well as the important work the Tim Bergling Foundation sets to accomplish to support people and organizations working in the field of mental illness and suicide prevention.
The Mental Health Crisis Debate will also include music artist and mental health activist Professor Green and music producer Luciano to discuss what more the music industry can do to protect and support musicians as well as those involved and work in the industry. They will also be joined by mental health experts who have been treating some of the industry’s most successful talents, including shesaid.so member and owner of Your Green Room, Clare Scivier, and electronic artist and activist Madame Gandhi, the former drummer for M.I.A. The 12th edition of the three-day motivational and thought provoking summit will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza on May 22nd-24th. The 2019 program and keynote speakers will focus on mental health, diversity and examining club culture with the objective of developing fresh strategies and leading the direction for change. For tickets to the International Music Summit and to find out more information, please visit www.internationalmusicsummit.