Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural Art of Record Production conference, to be held Sept. 17-18 at London's University of Westminster.

Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural Art of Record Production conference, to be held Sept. 17-18 at London's University of Westminster.

Millar, whose production credits include Sade, Big Country and Everything But the Girl, joins a list of industry leaders who will take to the podium for what is billed as the world's first conference dedicated to record production.

Erstwhile musician, producer and Sony Music A&R Muff Winwood; Fran Nevrkla, chairman/CEO of British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd, and Simon Frith, chairman of the Mercury Prize panel, will also speak at the confab.

The two-day event is supported by the Music Producers' Guild and industry network MusicTank.