October 6-7, 2011   |   Los Angeles, CA


Digital Music Forum East Button
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Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
The Roosevelt Hotel

7000 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028


 


 


2011 SPONSORS

DIY Media





Flowd
TuneUp


DWT




Loeb & Loeb

WOWee

HRT

ThingLink





PRINT SPONSOR



MEDIA PARTNERS







DigitalMusicNet

The Recording Academy







Boogar Lists







Parks Associates
Candian Music Week



PRWeb



ANOUNCEMENTS
(10.4.11) Join the conversation on Twitter at #DMFW!
(10.1.11) Event 5 days away!! -- Don't miss online registration rate.
(9.26.11)
Download Flowd on your Android or iPhone and check-in to the event “Digital Music Forum” for a chance to win prizes! One draw will happen during each of the breaks at the event. Prizes include:
- Portable Speaker sponsored by WOWee
- iStreamer sponsored by HRT
- Wristrbands to Culture Collide Festival, Filter Magazine
- New Music Tipsheet's Crystal Ball
- Pass to Digital Music Forum East 2012
(9.26.11)
For those of you who want an early start on Oct 7th before Digital Music Forum West kicks-off -- Kelli Richards, President of The All Access Group will host a bonus breakfast and roundtable discussion. Contact sandy@allaccessgroup.com for more info and to RSVP.
(9.19.11)
Larry Linietsky SVP, Product & Operations, Clear Channel Radio joins THE FUTURE panel.
(9.16.11)
Omar Johnson, SVP, Beats By Dr. Dre joins THE FAN panel!
(9.14.11) Jakprints to be Official Print Media Sponsor!
(9.8.11) boinc
's CEO Adam Kidron, eMusic CTO Richard Caccappolo and
Kevin Browning, Engineer & Producer, Umphrey's McGee join the conference.
(9.2.11) Pandora
's VP of Engineering, Chris Martin joins the conference and will present on the timely topic of "Engineering Better Advertising".
(8.27.11)
Register Now
and You'll be Entered for the Chance to Win the Sonos S5 and ZoneBridge ($499 value). Bundle includes one S5 Zone Player and one BR100 Zone Bridge; Room-filling, ear-impressing sound with 5 speakers powered by 5 dedicated digital amplifiers; Internet connected for unlimited music; Control with your iPhone or iPod touch with a free App Store download.
(8.25.11) More tech startups join event including Root Music, Flowd, VibeDeck, StageIT, ThingLink, SoundCloud
(8.21.11) Panel to discuss "YouTube and the Artist" featuring Mike Kaminsky, Artist Manager/Owner, KMGMT Artist Management (3OH3!), Eric Tobin, Director, Artist Development, Hopeless Records, Vivien Lewit, Director, Strategic P'ships & Head of Label/Artist Relations, YouTube, and Ryan Chisholm, Artist Manager, Bill Silva Management (Christina Perri)

(8.15.11) Jeff Price, CEO, Tunecore to present on "Follow The Money: The Past and Future of the Music Business" 
(8.10.11) Bring your Entourage and Party behind the Red Rope, at the Roosevelt's famed poolside Tropicana Bar! 

(8.5.11) Panel on "Digital Distribution Models: How Technology is Changing the Way We Interact with and Consume Music" featuring Jeff Bronikowski, Head of Corporate Dev. & Strategy, The Echo Nest, Stephen Collins, Product Manager, Live Streaming & Content , BitTorrent, Michael Hobson, CEO, High Resolution Technologies
(8.1.11)
Registration includes access to all speaking and networking sessions on Oct. 6 and 7, including invitation for Oct. 6 VIP Reception, Oct. 7 Luncheon and Oct. 7 VIP Reception (open bar in roped off area at Tropicana Bar). Until August 31, we are offering a very special summer rate, at which point the rate will increase. For special discount rates for Working Artists, Start-ups, Self-employed, Non-Profit, Academic, Analyst and Gov't employees, please contact us.

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On October 6 and 7, DMW hosts the 7th Annual Digital Music Forum West, where 300+ of the most influential music and digital media leaders gather in the heart of Hollywood to socialize, share ideas, do deals and learn about new technologies and services. This year's event is packed with great content, stellar people and a lot of companies that are new on the music-tech scene so come on out and join us!.


2011 Speakers
Greg "Grouchy" Watkins, CEO & Co-Founder, AllHipHop.com Chris Martin VP of Engineering Pandora Media Paul Geller, Sr.VP of Business Development & Public Policy, Grooveshark.com
Greg "Grouchy" Watkins
CEO & Co-Founder
AllHipHop.com
Chris Martin
VP of Engineering
Pandora Media
Paul Geller
SVP of Business
Development & Public Policy
Grooveshark.com
     
Ryan Chisholm, Artist Manager, Bill Silva Entertainment
David Marcus
SVP, Worldwide
Artist Services
Warner Music Group
Ian Rogers
CEO
Topspin
Ryan Chisholm
Artist Manager
Bill Silva Entertainment
(Jason Mraz, Christina Perri)
     
Kevin King, CEO, Musichype
Kevin King
CEO
MusicHype
Evan Lowenstein
CEO & Founder
StageIt
Jeff Price
CEO, Founder
& President
TuneCore
     
Erin Dwyer, VP, Digital Strategy and Integration, The Marketing Arm/Davie Brown Entertainment Lior Shamir, CEO, VibeDeck Alex White
Erin Dwyer
VP, Digital Strategy & Integration
The Marketing Arm/Davie Brown Entertainment
Lior Shamir
CEO
VibeDeck
Alex White
CEO
Next Big Sound
     
Eric Tobin, Director of Sales & Artist Development, Hopeless Records J Sider Mike Kaminsky, Artist Manager/Owner, KMGMT Artist Management (3OH3!)
Eric Tobin
Director of Sales &
Artist Development
Hopeless Records
James 'J' Sider
CEO & Founder
RootMusic
Mike Kaminsky
Artist Manager/Owner
KMGMT Artist
Management (3OH3!)

     
Jeff Jampol Michael Schneider Bruce Flohr
Jeff Jampol
Manager/Owner,
Jampol Artist Management (The Doors, Janis Joplin Estate, Michael Jackson Estate, etc.)
Michael Schneider
CEO
Mobile Roadie
Bruce Flohr
Manager, Red Light Management
A&R,
ATO Records
     
Jack Isquith
SVP, Strategic Dev.
Slacker Radio
Eric Garland
CEO & Co-Founder
BigChampagne
Vickie Nauman
VP, North America
7digital
     
Syd Schwartz
Jeff Bronikowski
Head of Corporate Dev. & Strategy
The Echo Nest
Stephen Collins
Product Manager, Live Streaming & Content
BitTorrent
Syd Schwartz
Founder & CEO
Linchpin Digital
     
 

Jim Griffin
Managing Director
One House LLC
Ted Cohen
Managing Partner
TAG Strategic
Jay Frank
SVP, Music Strategy
CMT (MTV Networks)
     
Michael Hobson, CEO, High Resolution Technologies (HRT) Neil Vineberg, CMO, Thinglink
David Oxenford
Partner
Davis, Wright, Tremaine
 
Michael Hobson
CEO
High Resolution Technologies (HRT)
Neil Vineberg
CMO
Thinglink
     
Luke Kallis
VP, Sales
VEVO
Jordan Glazier
CEO
Eventful
Anu Kirk
VP, Mobile Product
MOG
     
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Patrick Sullivan
President & CEO
RightsFlow
Jon Potter
President
Fan Freedom Project
Richard Bullwinkle
Chief Evangelist
Rovi Corporation
     
Adam Parness
Rachel Scarpati
Account Executive, Business Development
The Harry Fox Agency
Adam Parness
Senior Director of Music Licensing
Rhapsody International Inc.
Ned Sherman
CEO & Publisher
Digital Media Wire
     
Antony Bruno. Exec. Dir. Content & Programming, Digital/Mobile at Billboard Wilhelm Taht, Marketing Director, Flowd
Lisa Tiver
SVP, Business Development
RightsFlow
Antony Bruno
Exec. Dir. Content & Programming, Digital/Mobile
Billboard
Wilhelm Taht
Marketing Director
Flowd
     
Dave Haynes, VP Business Development, SoundCloud
Dave Haynes
VP Business Development
SoundCloud
Michael Robertson
CEO
MP3Tunes
Vivien Lewit
Director, Strategic Partnerships & Head of Label/Artist Relations
YouTube
     
Larry Linietsk
SVP, Product & Operations
Clear Channel Radio
Adam Kidron
CEO
boinc
Kevin Browning
Engineer & Producer
Umphrey's McGee
     
Richard Caccappolo
CTO
eMusic
Les Watkins
SVP of Business Affairs
Music Reports
Jeff Pollack
Chairman & CEO
Pollack Media Group
     
Gabe Adiv
James Lively
COO
DIY Media
Gabe Adiv
Founder & CEO
TuneUp Media
Allison Shaw
Director of B2B Marketing Jakprints
     
   
Mike Carson
Chief Marketing Officer
Myxer
   
     

MORE TO COME...

This year's event is focused around six topic series:DMFW

 


• The Artist

• The Fan

• Rights

• Distribution

Monetization

• The Future

 




Each series lasts 1.75 hours and includes four 15-minute presentations, debates, tech demos, performances or fireside chats and a 45-minute panel, followed by a networking break, meal or reception. 


Digital Music Forum is attended by senior leaders of top technology and media companies, startups, media outlets, industry associations, law firms and artist management companies. Attendees (past and present) include:
All Star Karaoke, Allbritton Communications, Allegro Corporation, Allison & Partners, Alston + Bird LLP, Alternative Distribution Alliance, Amalgam Digital, AmbianceRadio.com, America Online, Inc., American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), AmpliFIND Music Services, AOL, Apple/ iTunes, Applied SB, Aquent, Arbitron, Aria Systems, Arnold & Porter LLP, Arxan, Arxan Technologies, ASCAP, ascertainment, ATG, Atlantic Records, Audible Magic, AWS WeatherBug, Azoff Music Management, B. F. Saul Company, Baeble Music, Barbara R. Baylis, A Professional Law Corporation, Barefoot Proximity, Basecamp Productions, Beatport LLC, BeClose, Berklee College of Music, Berkleemusic, Berman Rosen Global Strategies, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Best Buy, BEST OF BANDS, BFM Digital, BIA Digital Partners, Big Fish Media, Big Foote Music, Big Mama Digital Entertainment, Big Ride Management, Bigeye Direct, Billboard, Bitemark Records, Bitmax, BitTorrent, Inc., Blackboard, Blingnot Media LLC, BlueHaze, BMG Music Publishing NA, Inc., BMI, Bodog Music, Boost Mobile, Bousie Lawyers, BPM (brands+music), BPM Games, BrainMedia, BrainMedia L.L.C., BreakThru Radio, Brickfish, Brickhouse Direct, BridgeCo Inc., BrightRoll, British Consulate-General (UKTI), Brocadiant IP PLLC, BSG, Burning Music Productions Of NYC,INC, Business of Entertainment Association, Buzz Publicity, C3 Presents, Calsoft Labs Inc., Canadian Music Week, Canvasback Music, Casey Digital Media LLC, Catalina Strategies, Inc., Catalyst Mobile, Catch Media Inc., Catch Media, Inc., CBN, CBS Interactive, CEA, CELLMANIA, Celumusica, CentreTEK Solutions, Cernium Corporation, Chardbourne & Parke, LLP, Cherry Lane Music, Cherry Lane Music Group, Cherry Lane Music Publishing, Choice Hotels International, Christopher Newport University, CHUM Ltd, Ciena Corporation, Cirque du Soleil, Cisco, Citadel Media Networks, CITIGROUP, Clash Music Group, ClickandBuy, Cloudtrade LLC, ClubCreate, CNU, Coby Electronics Corp., Codiscos / Tropisounds, Cogitum, Columbia College Chicago, Columbia Records, Columbia University, Kernochan Center for Law, Media & the Arts, Comcast Spotlight, Competitive Sense, LLC, Complete Playlists, comScore, Concert Companion, Concord Music Group, Consulate General of Canada, Consulate General of Sweden, Consumer Electronics Association, ContentNow, Cooley LLP, Core Capital Partners, Core Entertainment Organization, Corporation for Public Boradcasting, CoStar Group, Counterpoint Systems, Covington & Burling LLP, CPX Interactive, Crispin, Porter + Bogusky, CRM Metrix, cross media magazine, C-SPAN, CTVglobemedia, Culpepper Consulting, Cynergy, D&B Marketing, LLC, Dada Entertainment, Danaher Tool Group, Davis Shapiro Lewit & Hayes, Davis Wright Treamine LLP, DBC LLC, DCIA, DCM, Debbie Does PR, Deckplate Films, DEITY GROUP, Deloitte, Deloitte & Touche - Enterprise Risk Services, Deutsche Bank, Digibag.com LLC, Digidesign, Digimarc, Digimarc Corporation, Digital Freedom Campaign, Digital Fulcrum, LLC, Digital Hitz, Digital LA, Digital Media Alliance Florida, Digital Media Association (DiMA), Digital Music Group, Inc., Digital Music Marketing, Digital Music News, Digital One/Pistol, Digital Village, Digitas, Digonex Technologies, DiMA - Digital Music Association, Disc Makers, Discovery Communications, Disney Music Group, Disney Research, Divvycast, LLC, DJCarl.com Entertainment, LLC, DMI Music & Media Networks, doaskdotell.com, Dolby Laboratories, Dollinger, Gonski and Grossman, Doppelganger, Double V3, Droga5, DTAG Musicload, Duff & Phelps, Duke University, Duval Partnership, Dynamic Synergy, E1 Entertainment Distribution, Eagle Hill Consulting, Eagle Rock Entertainment, EarthTones, EBT Mobile China plc, Edison Venture Fund, Education Week/EPE, Eenie Meenie Records, Electronic Arts, Eleven Seven Music, EMI, EMMI, Enliven Entertainment LLC, Enough Project, envio networks inc, Epitaph, Equinox Music & Entertainment, Ericsson, Escape Media Group, ESP3, Ether Media, Etymotic Research, Inc., Eventful, Inc., ExactTarget, Inc, Examiner.com, Fabiani & Co., FaceTime Strategy, Fairfax Video Studio, FASEB, Favored Nations, Fidelity Investments, Fish & Richardson, Flavour of Sound, FlipSide5, Flycell, FlyFi.com (Emergent Music LLC), Foley & Lardner LLP, For MusicKind, Fox Entertainment Group, France Telecom North America, Free State Consulting Group, Freelance, FTI Consulting, FUNTACTIX, Fuse, FUSE Marketing Group Inc., Fuse TV, Fusicology, Future US, GamePla, GamePlan Marketing & Events, Gannett, Gary Group Interactive, Geffen Records, GEM Internet, S.A. de C.V., General Atlantic LLC, General Motors, Genius Effect Media Group, georgetown university, getHYPE Entertainment Network, Glassman Media Consulting, GlobalCollect, GlobalLogic, Globes, GM Ryan International, GoDigital Music, Gold Coast Broadcasting LLC, Goombah / Emergent Music LLC, GPI, Grab Networks, Gracenote, GRAMMY Awards, Grandeur Era, Gray V, GRGDN MUSIC PROD. LTD, Griffin & Company, Inc., Groove Mobile, Grooveshark.com, GroovPix, Grotech Ventures, Grupo Clarin - Prima Brazil, Guitar Center, Guvera, Hadley Partners, Hanley Law Offices, Hard Knock TV, Harry Fox Agency, Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School/Harvard Law School, HDtracks.com, HealthEd, Healthy Boys LLC, Heatwave Interactive, Heller Ehrman Venture Law Group, Hello Music, Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Hewlett Packard - PSG Attach, High Note Partners, High Peaks Venture Partners, Hillcrest Labs, Hiltech Inc., HOB, HostVentures.com, Inc., Hot Topic, Houndini, House of Blues, HP, Hudson Entertainment, Inc., Hudson Gain Corporation, HUM, Hybris Records, i3m3 Solutions, iBiquity Digital, IDA IRELAND, IDT Corporation, Imaginary Music, imeem, inc., IMG Consulting, IMP, InComm, Independent, Index Q, LLC, Indie 103.1 Radio, Infinitive, InGo , InsightExpress, Inspired Sound, Instinctiv, Institute of Production and Recording, In-Style Digital Marketing, intel, Intelligent Decisions, INTELSAT, Interactive Marketing Executive, International Channel Sales & Distribution, InternetAssist, Interscope/Geffen/A&M records, Invest Hong Kong, Invest Québec, Invotex Group, IODA, IP DataSystems, IREX, Island Def Jam Music Group, IT Insights, ix4 LLC, Jaamoo Ventures, LLC, Jam Van Inc., JamBase, Jamglue, Inc., JamNow, Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Jaybird Communications, Jellybean Music Group, Jill Siegel Communications, Inc., Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, JonStar New Media Ventures, LP, Joyent, JRD Consulting, Junketboy Digital, Just In Time Digital, just say cc, Just-In-Time Digital, Kaplow, Katz 360, KCRW, KCRW & KCRW.com, KCRW and KCRW.com, KCRW.com, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Kevlar Entertainment, Kinetic Ventures, LLC, KiwiTech, Knitting Factory, Korn/Ferry International, Kosmic Music, KPMG LLP, Krysalis Solutions Inc., LA Phil/Hollywood Bowl, Lamoureux Consulting Group, Latitunes360 Inc., Law Offices of Dorothy B. Richardson, Law Offices of Edward R Hearn, Law Offices of Katherine Koyanagi, LEK Consulting, Leonard Media Law, Lerman Senter PLLC, Level 3, Level 3 Communications, Leventhal Senter & Lerman PLLC, Levinsohn & Arnay, LLP, Lichelle Music, Lime Wire LLC, LimeWire, LimeWire, LLC, Liquid Digital Media/Anderson, Live Nation, Live on Campus, Live365, Inc., Live365.com, Loeb & Loeb, Loeb & Loeb LLP, LOEN Entertainment, Lone Star Entertainment Ventures, Lonely Planet/Magic Arts Publishing, loopport, Loyola Marymount University, LS Holdings, Inc., Lucidmedia, Luis Lattuff Colina, Luxcore, Ltd., M:Metrics, Mac Media Ent, Macrovision, Madacy Entertainment, Madacy Entertainment LP, MAGIX Entertainment Corp., Major Bob Music and Bob Doyle & Associates, Manatt, Manatt Phelps & Phillips, Manatt Phelps Phillips, Manatt, Phelps, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, MarkAny, Inc, Marshall MBA '08, Mary Beth Regan, Mashery, Masterbeat, MasterCard International, matchmine, Maveron, Maxwell Media, McFadyen Solutions, McGraw-Hill School Solutions Group, MD TEDCO, Media Control GfK International GmbH, MediaDefender, Mediamaster Inc, MEDIAPASS NETWORK, MediaUnbound, MedioStream Inc., MEF, MEF and Iconmobile LLC, Megree, Melodis Corporation, Mercury Communications Group, Merit Entertainment & Rowe International, Merritt Group, Microsoft, Microsoft Game Studios, Midem, MIDEM, MIPTV, MIPCOM, Midway Home Entertainment, Migratory Music, Mike Smith Public Affairs, Millennial Media, Mission Data, MixZing, MixZing, Inc, MMV Financial, Mobile Backstage, Mobile Monday DC (dcMoMo), Mobile Shakers, Mobilians International, MobiTV, Inc., Morrison & Foerster LLP, Motorola, Mozes, MOZES Inc., Mozes, Inc., mPortal Inc., MPTrax.Com, MSG Media, MTV, MTV Networks, MTVN, Music Choice, Music Connection Magazine, Music Intelligence Universe / Polyphonic HMI, Music Mastermind, LLC, Music Reports Inc., Musica, MusicIP, MusicStrat, Muze, Muze Inc., MWS Group, MySpace, MyStrands, Myxer, Myxer Inc., N/A, NAB, Nabbr.com, Napster, NARM, Nat. Endowment for the Arts, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc., National Geographic, National Wildlife Federation, Navarre Corporation, Navio Systems, Naxos, Naxos of America Inc, Naxos of America, Inc., NBC Universal, NBC-Universal, NCC Media, NEAR EARTH, Netezza, Nettwerk, Nettwerk Music Group, Network LIVE, Neustar, New Atlantic Ventures, New Century Soul Records, New Dimensions in Marketing, New Music Tipsheet, New Reach, New York Law School / Serling Rooks & Ferrara, New York -Tokyo, Newark Public Radio, Inc., Nielsen, Nielsen Entertainment, Nielsen Events Group, Nielsen Mobile, Nielsen Music, NII Holdings, Inc., Nite Breeeze Entertainment Group, Inc., No Problem! Marketing, Noank Media, Nokia, Northern KentuckY University, Northrop Grumman, NovaTunes, NPD Group, NPR - National Public Radio, NRTC, Nu Jazz Entertainment, Oaktree Capital Management, Odessa Mama Music Entertainment, OneHouse LLC, Oona Songs, Open Text Digital Media Group, Openblue Technologies, OpinionEQ, Inc., Optimal Payments, Orange, Orion Nation, ORIX Venture Finance, Orphan Records, OTMG, OurStage, OurStage.com, Palladian Partners, Pandora, Panther Express, par, PAR Capital Management, Paraclete Press, PassAlong Networks, Paste Magazine, Patriots Technology, PaymentOne, PayPal, PBS, peermusic, Penn State University, Pepperdine University, Pharus Advisors, LLC, Philadelphia University, Philanthro Capital LLC, Phonezoo, Pierce Capital Partners, LLC, Pillsbury, Pilot Group, Plantronics - Advanced Initiatives, Playtime, PLB Entertainment, Plus Four Six AB, PMP WorldWide Inc/Bad Boy Records, Pocket Songs, Podcast.com, Powderhouse, Precision Digial Media Solutions, Premium Issue LLC, Primary Wave Music Publishing, Private Label Radio, Private Label Radio / DMI, PRN Media Health, Project Opus Technologies Inc., Promotional Currency, LLC, Provident Music Group, Puretracks, Puretracks Inc, Puretracks Inc., PushButtonMusic, PushButtonMusic.com, Q Prime, Qtrax / Columbia Business School, Qualcomm Ventures, Quibus Media, R&R, Rackspace, Radiate Music & Entertainment, Radio And Records, RAWRIP.com, Razor & Tie, Real Music, REAL Software Systems, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP, Rebel Digital, Rebel Soul Records, Recording Industry Association of America, Red Light Management/ATO/Side One Records, RedEngine Digital, Redeye Distribution, Redwood Capital Group, Rendezvous Entertainment, RESONATE NETWORKS, ReverbNation.com, REZNICK GROUP, Ricall Ltd., right size law pllc, Right Start Consulting, Inc., RightsAssist, LLC, RightsFlow, Inc., Riker Hill Records, RIPL Corp., Robert Urband & Associates, Inc., Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, RoboTech Center, Rocket Science, Rockingale Records, Rockwell Group, Rogers Wireless, Rook Interactive, Rovi, Rugby Ralph Lauren, Rumblefish, Rush River Media, Russell Johns Associated, LLC, RykoDisc, Sallie Mae, SanDisk, SAP, Saregama Plc, Sasso Records, Savvis, SAVVIS Inc, SayNow, Schaefer & Co. Communications, Screen Capital International, self, SESAC, Inc., Sessions, Shaker Media & Music, LLC, ShockHound.com, Short Hills Media Group, Shout! Factory, Siemer & Associates, Signal Hill, Silicon Valley Bank, Silverwood Partners, Simple Star, Sing Tao Daily, Singing Serpent, Sirius Satellite Radio, Sirius XM, Six Degrees Capital Management, SLG / 429 Records, Smartlaunch Systems A/S, SNOCAP, Inc., SNVC, LC, Social Genius Inc. , SomaFM, SonicScoop.com, Sony BMG, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Music Japan, Sony Music Label Group, SoNYC Media, LLC, SoundExchange, Inc, Soundflavor, Spacial Audio Solutions, SpeakerBox Communications, Sperry Media, SPR, Sprint, St. Ledger-Roty Neuman & Olson, Stardoll, Stirling Bridge, Inc, Stonerose , StoryRiver Media, StreamCast Networks / Morpheus, StreamSage/Comcast, STREAMTHEWORLD, StubHub, Student, Sublime Slime LLC, Sulake Inc., SundaySky, Suretone Records, Target Corporation, TargetSpot, TechWeb, TELUS, Temple US Records, Tenth Street Entertainment, Text 100 Public Relations , The Alive Drive, The BAM (Boyle Artist Management) Group, The British Embassy, Washington DC, The Carlyle Group, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Digital Entertainment Alliance, The Digital Invasion, The Dixon Group, The Echo Nest, The Embark Group, The Entertainment Law Office, The Harry Fox Agency, The Highway Girl, The Kissner Group LLC, The LA Report, The MITRE Corp, The North of England, The NPD Group, The Orchard, The Radiate Group, The Recording Academy, The Unicorn Group, LLC, The Urban Progressive Foundation, The Vanguard Group, The Washington Post, theBizmo, THEMUSIC.COM, thinkgasm, Thor Interactive Consulting, ThoughtWorks, Three Pillar Global, Thumbplay, Thunder Road Records, Ticketmaster, Time Warner Cable, TM Capital, Top Spin Media, TouchTunes Music Corp., Tourdesign Creative, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Tribeca, Tribeca Media, Trident Capital, Trigger, Triton Media, Triumph Media Holdings, Inc., Trusted Brain Productions, Tuf Guy Records, Tune Rooms Inc., TuneUp Media, TUTM Entertainment, Tuvel, Twin Sisters Productions, Txttunes, txttunes inc, U. Baltimore School of Law, U.S. Cellular, ubuket, UCSD - Rady School of Management, UK Trade & Investment, Ultra Records & NYU Stern, UltraStar Entertainment, LLC, United for Opportunity, Univ of Md Univ College, Universal Music Enterprises, Universal Music Group, University of Colorado-Denver, University of Connecticut, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, University of Southern California, Univision Music Group, Univision Online, Updata Partners, USA TODAY, Valhalla Partners, Valley Forge Technology Group, Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University, Vanguard, Variety, Vasco Music Guides, Velocity Sports & Entertainment, Velsor Digital Consulting, Venemusic Int'l, Verizon Communications, VerveLife, Vindicia, Inc., Virgin Mobile USA, Virgin Records / EMI, Vista India Digital Media Inc., Vivendi, VoiceOver LA, VP Records, Walk The Talk Media, Walsh Degital Services, Warner Bros Records, Warner Elektra Atlantic, Warner Music Group, Warp Records, Washington Post Media, Water Music Records, WAYNE SHOW, WEA/Warner Music Group, WeatherBug, Webs.com, WEC, Welk Music Group, White and Partners, WhiteBlox, WiderThan, will peppo, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Winslett Studnicky McCormick & Bomser, Wireless Matrix, WIYY-FM Baltimore/98 Rock, WME Entertainment, Wolfgang's Vault, Women In Music, Words Verbs Rhthymn Intertainment Music Publishing, WSA Partners, LLC, WSGR, WTOP, WTW Associates, Inc., Xpointo Media, XTRAXX, Xtropia Partners, Yahoo!, YaSabe, Inc., YBuymusic, Yellow Brick Road Entertainment, YouCastCorp, Youphonics, Zemoga, Zielinski Financial Advisors, LLC, ZING, ZING/Dell, Znak Inc, Zomba Label Group/Sony BMG, Zune, , and many more...

 

2011 Agenda


DAY 1 – Thursday, October 6

1:00pm – 1:45pm
Registration & Pre-Event Networking


1:45pm – 2:00pm
Welcome & Introduction to Event

Ned Sherman, CEO/Publisher, Digital Media Wire
Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic
 
2:00pm – 3:45pm
SERIES 1: TECHNOLOGY & THE ARTIST

"What turns me on about the digital age...is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio and a producer. Now, you need a laptop." Bono
It all starts with the Artist: the Music, the Concerts, the Fans, the Business. Our first series of presentations focus on the intersection of technology and the artist.

1st Presentation
2:00pm – 2:15pm
"The Race To Be Trusted"

Ian Rogers, CEO, Topspin

2nd Presentation
2:15pm – 2:30pm
"Music Analytics and Insights"
Alex White, Co-Founder & CEO, Next Big Sound 


3rd Presentation
"The Evolution of my Drinking Habits"
2:30pm – 2:45pm  

Bruce Flohr, Artist Manager, Red Light Management / A&R, ATO Records

2:45pm – 3:15pm
PANEL: YouTube and the Artist
Panelists
Mike Kaminsky, Artist Manager/Owner, KMGMT Artist Management (3OH3!)
Eric Tobin, Director, Artist Development, Hopeless Records
Vivien Lewit, Director, Strategic P'ships & Head of Label/Artist Relations, YouTube
Ryan Chisholm, Artist Manager, Bill Silva Management (Jason Mraz, Christina Perri, etc.)

3:15pm – 3:45pm
PANEL: New Technologies for the Artist
Panelists
Michael Schneider, CEO, Mobile Roadie
James Lively, COO, DIY Media
James 'J' Sider, CEO/Founder, RootMusic
Kevin Browning, Engineer & Producer, Umphrey's McGee
Moderator: Syd Schwartz, CEO, Linchpin Digital

3:45pm – 4:30pm

NETWORKING BREAK

4:30pm – 6:15pm
SERIES 2: THE FAN
"What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it."—Bob Dylan
Our second
series of presentations examine how technology and data are changing and the fan experience, the way the business evaluates and values fan interaction and perhaps what it even means to be a fan.
 
1st Presentation
4:30pm – 4:45pm
"Fans Then and Now"
Kevin King, CEO, MusicHype
 
2nd Presentation
4:45pm – 5:00pm
"We the Fans"
Jon Potter, President, Fan Freedom Project

3rd Presentation
5:00pm – 5:15pm
Nic Adler, Owner, The Roxy

4th Presentation
5:15pm – 5:30pm
"Defining the Fan"
Richard Caccappolo, CTO, eMusic

5:30pm – 6:15pm
PANEL: New Technologies for the Fan

Panelists
Jordan Glazier, CEO, Eventful
Evan Lowenstein, CEO & Founder, StageIt
Neil Vineberg, CMO,
ThingLink
Wilhelm Taht, Marketing Director, Flowd
Moderator: Jeff Pollack, Chairman & CEO, Pollack Media Group

6:30pm – 7:30pm
COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Join us behind the Red Rope, Poolside at the Tropicana Bar!
 

DAY 2 – Friday, October 7

9:00am – 9:15am
Day 1 Reflections & Observations and Introduction to Day 2
 
9:15am – 11:00am
SERIES 3: RIGHTS
"Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand." —Putt's Law
This series of presentations focuses on the struggle for law and policy to keep pace with technological advancement.

1st Presentation
9:15am – 9:30am
"Rights Unenumerated Are Rights Disrespected"
Jim Griffin, Managing Director, OneHouse  

2nd Presentation
9:30am – 9:45am
"Follow The Money: The Past and Future of the Music Business"
Jeff Price, CEO, Tunecore

3rd Presentation
9:45am – 10:00am
“From the Bronx to the Boardroom: Smart Tips for Launching Your Million Dollar Music Business Today” 
Patrick Sullivan, President & CEO, RightsFlow
 
4th Presentation
10:00am – 10:15am
Michael Robertson, CEO, MP3Tunes

10:15am – 11:00am
PANEL: The Debate over Rights, Royalties and the Law

Panelists

Adam Parness, Senior Director, Music Licensing, Rhapsody Int'l
Les Watkins, SVP, Business Affairs, Music Reports
Rachel Scarpati, Account Executive, Bus. Dev., The Harry Fox Agency
Jeff Price, CEO, Tunecore
Lisa Tiver, SVP, Business Development, RightsFlow
Moderator
: David Oxenford, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

11:00am – 11:30am

NETWORKING BREAK

11:30am – 1:00pm
SERIES 4: DISTRIBUTION
"I know that the internet has helped a new world audience find me."
 —Wynonna Judd
This series of presentations examines digital distribution models for recorded music.

1st Presentation
11:30am – 11:45pm
Anu Kirk, Product Manager, Mobile Products , MOG

2nd Presentation
11:45am – 12:00pm
"The Connected Devices Game of Chess"  
Vickie Nauman, VP, North America, 7digital

3rd Presentation
12:00pm – 12:15pm
Adam Kidron, CEO, boinc

12:15pm – 1:00pm
PANEL: Digital Distribution Models: How Technology is Changing the Way We Interact with and Consume Music
Panelists
Jeff Bronikowski, Head of Corporate Dev. & Strategy, The Echo Nest
Stephen Collins, Product Manager Live and Content, BitTor
rent
Michael Hobson, CEO,
High Resolution Technologies (HRT)
Moderator
: Antony Bruno, Executive Director, Digital/Mobile, Billboard

1:00pm – 2:00pm

LUNCHEON

2:00pm – 3:45pm
SERIES 5: MONETIZATION

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business… man.”  —Jay-Z
This series of presentations focuses on how to monetize the music experience in the digital age.

1st Presentation
2:00pm – 2:15pm
Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

2nd Presentation
2:15pm – 2:30pm
“Redefining Monetization in the Digital Age”
Erin Dwyer, VP, Digital Strategy & Integration, The Marketing Arm/Davie Brown Entertainment

3rd Presentation
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Jeff Jampol, Manager/Owner, Jampol Artist Management (The Doors, Janis Joplin Estate, Michael Jackson Estate, etc.)
David Marcus, SVP, Worldwide Artist Services, Warner Music Group

3:00pm – 3:45pm
PANEL: Monetizing the Music Experience: It's Not Just About Selling Music Anymore
Panelists
Gabe Adiv, CEO, TuneUp Media
Lior Shamir, CEO, VibeDeck
Allison Shaw, Director of B2B Marketing, Jakprints
Luke Kallis, VP, Sales, VEVO
Mike Carson, Chief Marketing Officer, Myxer
Moderator: Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

3:45pm – 4:00pm

NETWORKING BREAK

4:00pm – 5:45pm
SERIES 6: THE FUTURE
"You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new."  —Steve Jobs
Our final series of presentations focuses on what the future holds for the artist, music, technology and the business as a whole.


1st Presentation
4:00pm – 4:15pm
"Engineering Better Advertising"
Chris Martin, VP of Engineering, Pandora Media

2nd Presentation
4:15pm – 4:30pm
Dave Haynes, VP of Business Development, SoundCloud

3rd Presentation
4:30pm – 4:45pm
“What Has Data Ever Done for You?”
Paul Geller, SVP of Business Development & Public Policy, Grooveshark.com

4th Presentation
4:45pm – 5:00pm
"The Label of the Future"
Jay Frank, SVP, Music Strategy, CMT (MTV Networks)
Eric Garland, CEO, BigChampagne

5:00pm – 5:45pm
PANEL: Predictions & Provocations about the Future of Technology and the Music Biz
Panelists
Jack Isquith, SVP, Strategic Development, Slacker Radio
Greg "Grouchy" Watkins, CEO & Co-Founder, AllHipHop.com
Richard Bullwinkle, Chief Evangelist, Rovi Corporation
Larry Linietsky, SVP, Product & Operations, Clear Channel Radio
Moderator
: Ned Sherman, CEO & Publisher, Digital Media Wire

6:00pm – 7:00pm

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