Posted by: uclaextensionmusic | October 13, 2010

BMI/Digital Hollywood “Content, Copyright & Commerce” symposium!

This just in! As avid supporters of UCLA Extension, BMI has generously offered to extend the BMI member discount for Extension music students to the following upcoming symposium!

BMI and Digital Hollywood have partnered to present Content, Copyright & Commerce, a one-day symposium at the Fall Digital Hollywood in Santa Monica. The event is designed to analyze and anticipate the evolution of entertainment in the digital world. It is slated for Wednesday, October 20 at the Loews Santa Monica (1700 Ocean Avenue) during Digital Hollywood Fall, which runs October 18-21. Speakers will include Evan Lowenstein of Evan and Jaron as well as representatives from EMI, SoundExchange, 7Digital, Dada/ Live, TuneCore and more.

Single-day registration for the symposium is available for a discounted $100 rate that also includes access to all Digital Hollywood activities on Wednesday. This is an event not to be missed! Check out the full agenda after the jump:

9am: Keynote address
Evan Lowenstein, Founder & CEO, StageIt
Bob Lefsetz, The Lefsetz Letter

10am – 11:15am: Music Downloads vs. Streaming: Who’s the Winner?
Moderator: Dan Kimpel, Author and Journalist, Music Connection
Vickie Nauman, Vice President, North America, 7digital
Massimiliano Pellegrini, CEO Dada Entertainment, Dada Group
David Rosenberg, Legal Counsel, Live 365
Mark Piibe, EVP, Global Business Development, EMI Music

11:30am – 12:45pm: Disruption and Innovation: How to Change the Model and the Market
Moderator: Tamara Conniff, Founder & CEO,
Allen Duan, VP, Digital Distribution & Strategy, MTV Networks
Claes Loberg, CEO, Guvera
Evan Lowenstein, Founder & CEO, StageIt
Jeff Price, CEO, TuneCore

2:30pm – 3:45pm: The Digital Globe: Copyright Landscape Around the World
Moderator: Christian Castle, Managing Partner, Christian L. Castle, Attorneys
Bruce Funkhouser, VP of Business Operations, Copyright Clearance Center
Ryan Lehning, Senior Counsel, SoundExchange
Maurice Russell, Senior Vice President of Licensing, Collections and Business Affairs, HFA (Harry Fox Agency)
Nancy Harkness, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Business Affairs, Bug Music
Patrick Sullivan, President & CEO, Rightsflow
Darren Briggs, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Landmark Digital Services℠, LLC

4pm – 5:15pm: Getting Paid, Getting It Made: Creating a Viable Music Business within the New Digital Media Ecosystem
Randy Himes, Assistant National Executive Director, Sound Recordings, AFTRA
Chris Lydle, Christian Copyright Solutions (CCS)
Sam Gilchrist, President, Tradescape
Thomas Reemer, Chairman,
Burgundy Morgan, Of Counsel, One LLP

5:00: Post-Symposium Entertainment
End-of Day Poolside Reception with special live performance by Ryan Calhoun


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