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    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    But How Will I Get Paid? - Reimbursement in a Digital World
    88 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin, Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Gary R. Greenstein, Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    Richard Barone, Recording Artist/Producer/Author/Frontman
    Ben Cockerham, COO, RightsFlow
    John Lippman, EVP/COO/CFO, Evergreen Copyrights
    Dan Pifer, EVP, Operations & Technology, The Orchard
    event::about  This panel will discuss the mechanical licensing role and how digital distributors have stepped up to ensure that publishers and songwriters get paid for online music distribution. Typical entities have not taken on this responsibility in the physical world, but with the digitalization of music, the business practice has changed. This group will explore the paper trail of policies and online reimbursement considering how some services don't pay publishers directly and pass-through mechanical royalties to labels and distributors with no accountability back to the publishers and songwriters. These experts will weigh in on these digital front-burner issues.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    The Real Meaning of D.I.Y. And Quitting Your Day Job
    140 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Richard Bengloff, President, American Association of Independent Music
    Keith Garde, President, Celebrity Services, PAID, Inc.
    Jacob Heal, Singer/Songwriter, Audiostrike Records
    Dick Huey, CEO, Toolshed
    Jeff, Price, CEO/Founder, TuneCore
    event::about  Some say D.I.Y. is the way to go, but the reality is that out of 105,000 records released last year, only 6,000 sold over 1,000 units! You can do it yourself, but can you make enough money to pay the rent? This panel will take you through the steps necessary to make a career out of a popular mantra and grassroots cause in the age of the self-employed arts professional.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    'I'm In Between Gigs' A Music Industry Job Think Tank
    92 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: James Celentano, VP Human Resources, Warner Music Group
    Stu Bergen, President, Independent Label Group
    Dina Coughlan, Music Supervisor/Owner, Planet of Sound
    Terry Kosierowski-Piccolo, VP, Human Resource Operations, Warner Music Group
    Matthew Wishnow, Senior VP, D2C, WEA
    event::about  These days everyone knows smart, motivated, talented people who have lost their job. But the classifieds will only get you so far. This panel focuses on some encouraging job-related topics and will cover everything that ambitious folks need to know from networking, to starting your own business, to submitting a resume that will get a call back from HR.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Music And Advertising: A Subconscious Cognitive Impulse Explosion
    96 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Josh Rabinowitz, Senior VP/Director of Music, Grey Group
    Sarah Gavigan, President, HANK & SG Consulting
    Vasili Gavre, Music Supervisor/Producer, Sound Foundation
    Chris Langrill, Manager, A&R/Music Supervision, Man Made Music
    Peter Nashel, Composer/Producer, Duotone Audio Group
    event::about  Take a minute to think of what goes on when you look at an advertisement. The cognitive process of visualization coupled with music is pretty powerful. It is proven through empirically tested heuristics that when these two components come together correctly, the outcome is very seductive. CMJ badge-holders have the opportunity to submit their own music as a score for filmed advertisements. Submit your music via the website link below to be heard by ad executives and possibly be included for discussion during this panel.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Music Under New York: Stories From An Underground Culture
    43 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Timothy Higginbotham, Consultant, Music Under New York, MTA Program, Kuyimba, Inc.
    Jahstix Dadson, Musician
    Sean Grissom, Cajun Cello, MUNY Performer, Endpin Music Publishing
    William B. Johnson, Musical Director, Little Billy Entertainment (Drumadics)
    Simon Knoblauch, Drummer/Vocalist, Noble Media
    Meghan McGeary, Singer/Instrumentalist, Dagmar
    Natalia "Saw Lady" Paruz, Subway Musician
    Nicola Vazquez, Musician/Songwriter, Hot Cherry Records
    Jenneth Webster, Independent Consultant & Producer
    Heth Weinstein, Musician, Heth & Jed
    event::about  New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority's Music Under New York program has been producing music performances in the subway system for over 22 years in an ongoing music festival. Musicians at this panel will tell their stories and highlights from their experiences in this unique underground music culture.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Specific Business Concepts Applied For The Modern Day Music Artist
    87 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Panos Panay, Founder/CEO, Sonicbids
    Rick Goetz, Musician Coach, MusicianCoaching.com
    Jonathan Lutzky, Attorney, Masur Law
    Derek Sivers, President, Muckwork
    PT Walkley, Artist/Musician
    event::about  The modern day musician has a full plate. On top of the pressures of making and performing great music, one must also wear other hats including those of a marketing director, radio promoter, agent, lawyer, and publicist, but most importantly: the hat of a business owner. In a fluctuating market, with consistently evolving sales strategies, technology and elusive legal issues, how does one sustain their career's momentum and manage it all while leveraging their creativity as an artist?

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    101.9 RXP Music Listening Session (Rock/AC/AAA/CHR)
    57 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Rooms 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Matt Pinfield, The Rock Show, Host, 101.9 RXP
    Leslie Fram, The Rock Show, Co-host, 101.9 RXP
    Matt Ianni, The Rock Show, Producer, 101.9 RXP
    Brian Phillips, The Night Show Host, 101.9 RXP
    Matt Pollack, Manager, Monotone Records
    event::about  Radio DJs, programmers, and managers can have just as much weight as label A&R reps. Spins on a big station still drive record sales. This discussion, listening session and critique featuring personalities from WRXP and other A&R will provide musicians with valuable feedback. Bring your demo!

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Graphically Challenged: The Lost Love Of The Album Cover And Beyond
    99 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Craig Hyman, Artist Manager, Consultant, Promoter, Coach
    Cynthia Cochrane, General Manager, Rock Ridge Music, LLC.
    Christopher Kornmann, Art Director & Graphic Designer, spit and image
    Lorna Leighton, Art Director, flytedesign
    Joe Spix, Art Director, Universal Motown Republic Group
    event::about  Depending on your age, you may or may not remember the feeling of opening a CD jewel case or looking at a vinyl album cover with liner notes while listening to your new music purchase. The visual component of music is still just as important to the identity and sound of an artist. Here we discuss the visual aspect of modern day music and its future.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Supurban: An Urban Genre Sounding Board With Some Superior Minds
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Pete Rosenberg, DJ weekdays, 5am-10am, Hot 97
    Michael 'Sha Money' Clervoix, CEO, Dream Big Ventures
    Devo Springsteen, Producer; Owner, Astor Place Music
    John Forté, Artist/Entrepreneur, Theory 7 LLC
    Che Vicious, Producer/Creative Director, Aftermath Records/Kops & Robbers
    event::about  The state of the urban music genre is in flux and its players have a variety of opinions on its health. This meeting of the minds will table many tribulations while also shedding light on positive aspects of the genre's uncertain future.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    The Inner Workings Of An Off Broadway Production Company
    14 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Oliver Dow, Managing Director, Development, The New Group
    Amy, Danis, Owner, MARS Theatricals, Inc.
    Ken Davenport, Producer, Davenport Theatrical Enterprises
    John Pankow, Actor
    Michael Zam, Book Writer, The Kid
    event::about  There's way more that goes into an Off Broadway production than what you see on the stage. The work involved on all fronts is tremendous but it doesn't always pay off. This panel of cast members and production pros will bring you from back stage to the front row.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    The Path Of A Hit Song
    84 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Erik Philbrook, Editor In Chief, Playback Magazine, ASCAP
    Ron Burman, Senior VP, A&R, Roadrunner Records
    Jedd Katrancha, VP, Creative Services, Downtown Music Publishing
    David Katz, Songwriter/Producer
    Nina Ossoff, Songwriter, Squeak-a-Mouse Music
    event::about  Even the most ardent commercial radio listeners don't understand the intricate components and variables behind a hit song. Here we follow the path and life cycles of some hit songs from conception, to the demo, to the recording, to the label, to the people who made it happen and the fans who demand it.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    A Full-On Major (Label, Publishing, Management, Agency, Legal) Pitch Session
    98 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Elliot Groffman, Partner, Carroll, Guido & Groffman, LLP
    Marty Diamond, Head of The East Coast Music Division, Paradigm Talent Agency
    Evan Lipschutz, Senior Director, A&R, Mercury Records / IDJ
    Declan Morrell, Senior VP, Creative, Emi Music Publishing
    Randy Nichols, Manager, Red Light Management
    event::about  You know how soulless a pitch can be. Continuously sending your demo into a void can seem less than rewarding. But at this panel, don't expect to just play a demo - this is a full-on get-in-front-of-a-real-person-that-can-sign-you pitch session. And if you dare to pitch, you sure better have something fantastic to back up your act like sales, radio play, live shows, and online numbers - just to name some additional collateral. Be prepared to ante-up, and be ready for the truth.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Hey Man! I Know My Rights! The Future of Intellectual Property
    102 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: John Simson, Executive Director, SoundExchange
    Peter Asbill, Chief Content Officer, Amie Street
    John Giacobbi, CEO, Web Sheriff
    Jim Griffin, President, Choruss LLC
    Brett Tolpin, Attorney, Tolpin & Partners PC
    event::about  Rights. What a significant and complicated word. From a student syncing music to video, to artists determining what royalties they have coming to them and from where. From file-sharing lawsuits to new business models, these seasoned industry members will discuss where intellectual property is headed.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Spanning The Globe And Landscape Of The International Music Industry
    73 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Kieran Roy, General Manager, Arts & Crafts Productions (CA)
    Jeremy Hulsh, CEO, Oleh! Records (IL)Mykal Rose, Singer(JM)
    David Rowett, Booking Promoter, The Joiners, Southampton (UK)
    Kieran Roy, General Manager, Arts & Crafts Productions
    Zoe White, International Manager, Mushroom Music Publishing(AU)
    event::about  From governments that grant musicians funding, to international booking agents looking for unsigned international talent - here we will cover the globe with these international gurus who will help us expose little-known opportunities and shed light on music in a connected world.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The Master(ing) Plan: Project Studio Vs. The Pros
    45 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Steve Thomas, Director, PR, Producer, Cakewalk
    Scott Hull, Mastering Engineer, Masterdisk
    Eliud Ortiz, Recording & Mix Engineer
    Julian Silva, Mastering Engineer, On Air Mastering
    David, Seitz, Producer, Fifty Fifty Music
    event::about  A good mastering job can make or break a record. But when budgets are concerned, is it worth it to spend money for professional mastering, or should you invest in new mastering software and finish the job yourself? This panel will cover and compare modern mastering techniques from a variety of perspectives and resources.
     

     

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    iLike It When YahoogleMyFaceTunes... You Tweet
    125 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Rooms 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Tom Monday, LimeWire
    Rob Weitzner, North American Representative, Consolidated Independent (CI)
    Edith Bellinghausen, SVP Digital Business, Razor & Tie
    Lindsey Cook, A&R, MySpace Records
    Brandon Hance, Founder/CEO, Audiolife
    Jason Herskowitz, VP, Product Management, LimeWire
    Cori Yarckin, Singer/Songwriter, Cherry Lane (affiliate)
    event::about  Umm... yeah. This pretty much sums up what we think about all things music and social networking. What's new? These panelists know what's up and can sift through the clutter.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Masters Of The Indie Universe Discuss A Path To The Future
    103 schedule::attendees
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Bob Frank, Chairman, Merlin
    Lucas Mann, President, Original Signal Recordings
    Sid McCain, VP Label Acquisitions and Development, EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution
    Jonas Nachsin, President, Roadrunner Records
    Amacchi Uzoigwe, Co-Founder, Definitive Jux
    event::about  The independent music market share has grown to almost a third of the industry over the last decade. As this model transforms from strictly selling finished music products to relying more heavily on licensing, streaming royalties, publishing, etc., these industry heads discuss their visions for the way forward.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    When Management Goes Label
    107 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: George Gilbert, Attorney, George T. Gilbert LLC
    Andrew Ellis, Go Getter, Paradigm
    Andrew Hoover, Artist, Rock Ridge Music
    Patrik Larsson, Manager/Consultant, Headlock Management
    Marty Nolan, Manager/Marketing, Red Light Management/ATO Records
    event::about  Artist management companies seem to be slowly colonizing label-land. Is this the beginning of another new model to salvage the music industry, or just a temporary experiment? This symposium of pros and soothsayers will examine the reasoning of this shift and look at the archetype of the one-stop management company.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Mobile Devices And Concepts Of Tomorrow Here Today
    100 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Peter Kirn, Editor-In-Chief, createdigitalmusic.com
    Tom Constabile, Manager, Business Development & Partnerships, Verizon
    Jonathan Dworkin, Head of Major Label Relations, Nokia
    Will Mills, Music & Content Director, Shazam
    Michael Schneider, CEO, Mobile Roadie
    event::about  Technology is moving faster than you think. Not only are advanced devices being built, but more importantly there are advanced minds behind the scenes who know where these concepts are headed. Meet some of the players in this fast-growing subculture.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    So You Still Want A Major Label Record Deal? Here's The Truth'
    82 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Daniel Friedman, Attorney
    Traa Daniels, President, Ryot Entertainment Group; Bass Player, P.O.D.
    Andrew Keller, A&R, Columbia Records
    Leigh Lust, Artist Manager
    David Western, Artist, Highbench
    event::about  Believe it or not, there are major label deals still happening, but their components have changed greatly - not to mention the money going into them. This panel will get you up to speed on major label current affairs and how you can get in on the action.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Strategically Aligning Your Music World With Partnerships And Alliances
    92 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Eric Sherman, President, Tenth Street Entertainment
    Tyler Barth, Director, Marketing & Artist Relations, Blue Microphones
    Geoff Renaud, Owner & Founder, Radar Entertainment
    Jason Ross, Partner, The Bowery Presents Media
    Harold Stephan, CEO, Songwriter, Producer, Habitat Music
    event::about  With the lack of record deals, some artists are aligning with organizations other than music companies to expose their work. Are these opportunities really that strategic? This panel will discuss the importance of finding and acting on "third party" opportunities.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    The Anatomy Of The Live College Performance Market
    117 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator:Ari Nisman, President/CEO, Degy Booking International, Inc.
    Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO/Talent Agent, The New Universal Entertainment Agency
    Jim Moeller, President, Soulever Music Corp.
    Jennifer M. Mussi, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Fordham University
    Ari, Nisman, President/CEO, Degy Booking International, Inc.
    Shayna Zaid, Independent Entertainment Professional
    event::about  College gigs are a great way for a band to get exposure, get experience, and most importantly get paid. This panel will discuss ways to break into the scene and how to sustain exposure, sales, and credibility.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Tribute Bands: From Clubland's Dirty 'lil Secret To Profitable Programming
    17 schedule::attendees
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Jake Szufnarowski, Owner, Impresario and Talent, Rocks Off
    Make Maietta, Manager/Promoter, Creative Entertainment Group
    Ruby Rick McCoy, Lead Singer, Atomic Punks
    Royce Peterson, Rockstar, Tragedy, Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees
    Chris Zahn, Promoter, B.B. King Blues Club & Highline Ballroom
    event::about  Venue owners and promoters used to love the case and hate the stigma attached to tribute shows. Creative minds have turned this stigma into a cool and trendy (and accepted) profit. Find out how these entrepreneurs have taken it up a notch.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    A Thriving Revival Of The Dance Music Genre
    51 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Louis Montorio, President, System Recordings
    Geronimo El Capitan, Program Director, Dance/Electronic/Hip-Hop, SiriusXM
    Cory Robbins, President, Robbins Entertainment
    Elena Rossi, Dance Radio/Club Promotion, Capitol Music Group
    event::about  With all the negativity surrounding the music business these days, sometimes you just want to dance your worries away. The dance music genre has figured out a way to stay above water in the stale economy. Stability in digital sales outlets has paved the way for new artists with great, progressive, infectious tracks. Meet some of the top players in dance music who have weathered the storm, and learn how the genre lends itself to the intricacies of contemporary sales.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    A View Of The Music Industry From A Youthful Perspective
    84 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Lindsey Cook, A&R, MySpace Records
    Ivan, Guitarist/Songwriter, Tiny Masters of Today
    Alex Beer, Student; Lead Guitarist, The Ivy League
    Zach Sang, Teen Radio Station Host & Producer, WZAP Internet Radio
    Sarah Solovay, Artist/Singer/Songwriter
    event::about  When you're a teenager, music fuels angst, love, rebellion and freedom. Now cast all that romance aside and find out what "the music industry" actually means to an aspiring (and credible) musician or music consumer under the age of 16. This interesting cast of panelists will surprise you with their fresh outlook, ideas and ideals.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:45 PM

    Artist Development: New Technology Applied To Old School Basics
    133 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Valerie Pensa, Marketing Director, A&M/Octone Records
    Jamie Abzug, Associate Director, Publicity, RCA Music Group
    Robert Fernandez, CEO, Famous Artist Music
    Steve Kleinberg, CEO, Drillteam Marketing
    Melissa Sabo, Manager, Red Light Management
    event::about  Marketing departments and companies are discovering new ways to effectively reach target customers by applying the basics to new technologies. The lost term of "artist development" is resurfacing in new context. These modern day marketing masterminds will shed some much-needed light on this curious switchback.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Keeping Metal Radio Relevant In The Digital Age
    31 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Alisha Turell, Radio Promotions, Director, Online Media, Heavy Hitter, Inc.
    Jen Graham, Radio/Video Promotions, Metal Blade Records
    Jose Mangin, On Air Format Manager, Sirius XM - Liquid Metal
    Dan Rodriguez, Hard Rock Radio Manager, The Syndicate
    Ken Susi, Guitarist, Unearth; Owner, System Recordings.
    event::about  As the digital age leads the forefront for all facets of media, radio is slowly beginning to adapt to its new surroundings and receiving mixed reactions from those who service music to those bringing it to the airwaves. Here we shed light on issues impacting metal radio and what the industry is doing to better serve the needs of both artists and the disc jockey.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Being Your Own Label
    139 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Chris Schlarb, Founder/CEO, Dubshot Records
    Glan Caterine, CFO Tunecore, Inc.
    John Lavallo, Music Attorney, The Takeout Group
    Yancey Strickler, Co-founder, Kickstarter
    Peter Van Ness, President, Gimmesound.com
    event::about  This concept takes D.I.Y. to another level. The digital revolution is providing tech-savvy musicians with tools to lay the groundwork for a prosperous future. These digi-intelligent pioneers will cover marketing, publicity, outsourcing uncreative work, raising capital, and distributin in the music tech movement.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Now More Than Ever: The Importance Of Music Education
    53 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Irwin Kornfeld, CEO, In Tune Partners
    Jim Anderson, Professor, New York University
    David Fish, Associate Professor of Music, Catawba College
    Charlie Sanders, Attorney, Songwriters Guild of America; NYU
    JD Souther, Artist/Songwriter/Record Label Owner
    event::about  The music industry has been turned upside down with monetization and is underscored by a host of "wild-west" sensibilities. With all this uncertainty and unruliness, what's the business curriculum inside modern day music education programs look like? Is a changing environment opening up doors for new opportunity and are those concepts being taught with the proper insight?

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The Evolution of Metal
    37 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Kory Grow, Senior Editor, Revolver Magazine
    Natalie Camillo, Senior Publicist, Adrenaline PR
    Jackson Hart, Metal Director, KUMD
    Anthony Russoniello, Marketing & Promotion, Trustkill Records
    Amy Sciarretto, Director of Publicity, Roadrunner Records
    Dave Vagasky, Radio & Video Promotions/Artist Management, Heavy Hitter Inc.
    event::about  A philosophical discussion on the genre. Where it came from, where it's going, and how it affects business. Diverse label rosters and wide-casting tours now define the genre, so what constitutes metal today?

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Timeless Miles: 1959 - A Pivotal Year In Music
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Ashley Kahn, Author/Journalist
    Rakim Allah, Rapper, Music Artist
    Erin Davis, Principal, Miles Davis Properties
    Jason Kibler, DJ Logic, Project Logic Inc.
    Andre Torres, Editor-In-Chief, Wax Poetics Inc.
    Vincent Wilburn, Jr., Musician/Producer, Miles Davis Properties LLC.; CEO Nefdrum Productions
    event::about  The definition of cool can be summed up in two words: Miles Davis. Explore this timeless musical genius; The greatest year in jazz, music, arts and culture with the 50th Anniversary of landmark recording Kind of Blue, the all-time best selling jazz record, and Sketches of Spain, the key Gil Evans collaboration, and how the cycle repeats itself and connects to the present.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Understanding The Intricacies Of Modern Music Publishing
    119 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Charlie Feldman, VP, BMI
    David Hoffman, Creative Director, Shapiro Bernstein Music Publishing
    Justin Kalifowitz, President, Downtown Music Publishing
    Paul Morgan, VP, Creative & Marketing, Cherry Lane Music Publishing
    Scott Sellwood, Senior VP, Business Affairs & HR, Rightsflow, Inc.
    event::about  Publishing is still an unsolved puzzle to some. When considering international hurdles along with the sprawling digital domain, we'll have enough topics for a whole day. Whether you are a pro or just curious you will walk away with a fuller understanding of music publishing.
     

     

    10:00 AM
    to 11:15 AM

    Growing Pains
    78 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel, College Day
    event::about  Who is your competition and what can you do to compete with them?

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Career Choice Series: I Want To Make Music For A Living
    94 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Catherine Fitterman Radbill, Professor & Director, Undergraduate Music Program, NYU
    Maor Ezer, CEO, YouLicense.com
    Michael Guerriero, Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur, GEMMusic Demos
    Jared Gutstadt, CEO, Jingle Punks
    Neeta Ragoowansi, Director of Artist-Label Relations, SoundExchange
    event::about  It sounds like a basic concept but it's not. There are countless lucrative options to make music and money. The trick is finding which one fits you. This panel focuses on the artist/producer/musician/writer who isn't part of a group or act, and digs into cutting edge ideas while exposing some eye opening opportunities.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Music And The Digital Mobile Space
    108 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, Tag Strategic
    Russell Fink, VP, Digital & Mobile Sales
    Tim Quirk, VP, Programming, Rhapsody America
    Geoff Ralston, CEO, Lala
    Sarah Townson, Director, Marketing and Client Services, GoDigital Media Group
    event::about  This panel will go behind the scenes to uncover the realm of digital mobile space. From marketing to distribution, expert panelists will weigh in with their knowledge on both independent and professional fronts.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    The Greening Of The Music Industry
    44 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Jonny Dubowsky, Founder & Director, The Rock n Renew Foundation
    Stephen Glicken, COO/President, Green Owl
    Shawn Kilmurray, Executive Director, Rock the Earth
    Elliott May, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Reverb
    Bill McKibben, Founder, 350.org
    event::about  With the world disparately turning into an eco-friendly place, is the music industry doing its part? How can the music industry contribute to this cause in more effective ways? Our lean, green panel team will spark the conversation and converse with the audience on various important causes and concepts

    11:30 AM
    to 12:45 PM

    Music Directors' Summit
    106 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel, College Day
    event::about  College radio's annual open-floor session to discuss today's most important issues. Bring questions.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Career Choice Series: I Want To Start A Band In 2010
    49 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Michael Wood, President, City Lights Entertainment
    Susan Busch, Head of Radio Promotions/A&R, Sub Pop Records
    Brenden Mulligan, Founder & President, ArtistData
    Derek Nicoletto, Lead Singer & Songwriter, Telling on Trixie
    Alicia Smith, Co-Founder, God-Des & She
    event::about  Starting a band these days means starting a business - a fun and rewarding business if you do it correctly. Listen to these panelists who can help you jumpstart your journey

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Life As A Modern Day Professional (Really Professional) Producer
    53 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Janice Brown, Founder, SonicScoop.com; Producer, So Loud, Ltd.
    Tony Black, Producer, Mixer, The Melody Club
    Camus Celli, President, Vel Records
    Kato Khandwala, Producer/Engineer, House Of Loud
    Mike Watts, Producer, Mixer, Studio Owner, VuDu Studio
    event::about  The roll of "The Producer" has changed greatly. More records are being made with less generous budgets. Grammy-winning producers are staying busy, but in a number of diverse ways. This top-tier panel will pick apart and rethink the current state of affairs concerning modern music production, its traditional role, and its future.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Music For Good
    66 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Steven Smith, Entertainment Correspondent, Fuse, MySpace
    Alexander Collins, Artist Liaison/Tour Coordinator, Invisible Children, Inc.
    Phillip Crosby, Director, Special Events, Charity:Water
    Casey McPherson, Artist, Alpha Rev
    Jamie Tworkowski, Founder, To Write Love On Her Arms
    event::about  Music has long been a vehicle and a voice for change. Today, there is an exciting new wave of non-profits helping people to solve problems through different means. A common thread among these powerful yet generous organizations is that the music community has played a major role in their growth. Join us as leaders from both music and charity discuss the countless opportunities to partner for good.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Small Efficient Record Label - Big Results
    137 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Frank Woodworth, General Manager, Eleven Seven Music
    YiPei Chen-Josephson, Head of Marketing & Licensing, Glassnote Records
    Simi Dube, National Promotion, A&M/Octone Records
    Kristen Foster, Senior VP/Head of Music Department, PMK/HBH
    Tim Yasui, VP & General Manager, Cleopatra Records, Inc.
    event::about  The past year has proven that a small group of cost-conscious and passionate people can have more impact on sales and hype than the machine of a major label. Success these days is about efficiency and execution on all levels. Hear from, and about, these small engines-who-could.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:15 PM

    Swedish Music Seminar: State Of The Digital World
    62 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Silver Board Room, Room 914
    event::about  Where will Pirate Bay go from here? Will Spotify remain the uncontested stream service and what does the future hold?

    1:30 PM
    to 2:15 PM

    Swedish Music Seminar: The Power Of Women In The Industry
    43 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Silver Board Room, Room 914
    event::about  Have we seen the influence of women change over the past couple of years? Are women really treated differently in the music business?

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Career Choice Series: I Want To Work In Music Marketing
    100 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Bob Bradley, Director of Marketing, Authentik Artists
    Maria Gonzales, Merchandiser, Warner Brothers Records
    Roy LaManna, President, Trendsetter
    Michelle McDevitt, President, Audible Treats Entertainment
    Jon Satterley, Senior VP, New Media, Roadrunner Records
    event::about  "Music marketing" is continually evolving and necessary for stability in so many other facets of the music industry. With the digital landscape expanding at an astonishingly fast rate, there are many fresh opportunities in this sector. These vanguard panelists have a prescient vision for where marketing is headed and will discuss various topics about music marketing from their experiences in the industry.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Fan Relationship Management: New Light On An Old Concept?
    105 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Scott Perry, Founder, New Music Tipsheet
    Noah Dinkin, Co-Founder, FanBridge
    Adam Farrell, Head of Marketing, Beggars Group
    Lou Plaia, Co-Founder, ReverbNation
    Pete Rosenblum, President, Radio Tag
    event::about  You have probably heard this term by now, but what you haven't heard are these experts talk about this concept and how it's helping artists to monetize their efforts

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Rock Fashion Trends And Predictions For 2010 And Beyond
    101 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Jasmine Takanikos, Brand Strategist, Jasmine Takanikos Consulting Group
    Tisha Brown, Fashion Stylist
    Aroha Harawira, Radio Host, George FM; TV Presenter, Juice TV - New Zealand
    Carmel Lobello, Stylist/Fashion Director, Death + Taxes Magazine
    Miz Metro, Recording Artist, Art Curator, Blogger, Fashionista, Miz Metro Media
    event::about  The stage meets the runway more than you think. Sonic Youth is known for playing Marc Jacobs fashion shows and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O seems to be regularly upping the bar with radical performance wear a la David Bowie's Glam Rock days. This fashion-forward panel will give us the state of style, "dos" and "don'ts," and will exemplify some future trends while advising the image-conscious.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Using Brands And Sports Properties To Help Build Your Career
    69 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Stephen Knill, President, Music & Ent., The Radiate Group
    Edsel Dope, Executive Producer/Recording Artist, Banshee Music
    Geoffrey Hayes, Vice President, Special Events, Major League Soccer
    Neil Lawi, GM WWE Music Group, World Wrestling Entertainment
    Claude Mitchell, Coordinating Director of Music, ESPN
    Andre "Virus" Karkos, Singer/Songwriter/Producer, Audioscape Media
    event::about  There are numerous ways artists can work with brands and sports properties to expose their music to a larger audience, grow their songwriting skills and get paid for it. This panel explores some of those opportunities available today.

    2:15 PM
    to 3:30 PM

    Making Executive Decisions
    58 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel, College Day
    event::about  How to train, focus and recruit the people who manage and run a radio station.

    2:45 PM
    to 3:30 PM

    Swedish Music Seminar: Media In Today's Music World
    55 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Silver Board Room, Room 914
    event::about  What is the role of today's blogosphere vs. traditional media? Is print media still relevant? Who are the new players in the new media?

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Across Cultures: Beats and Rhymes World-Wide
    41 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Fiona Bloom, Founder, Publicist, Promoter
    Speech Debelle, MC
    Dalton Higgins, Author, Broadcaster, International Music Booker
    Magee McIlvaine, Filmmaker, Nomadic Wax
    MC Melodee, Lyricist, Radio Show Host, Entrepreneur
    event::about  This panel will explore international hip-hop and pick apart the nuances, subtleties, obstacles, language barriers, cultural innuendos that affect its success in the U.S. market. Panelists will also discuss the flipside of how U.S. hip-hop goes global and examples of both successes and failures

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Deja Vu All Over Again
    40 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel, Film Festival
      Moderator: John Seabrook, Writer, The New Yorker
    Matt Dentler, Head of Programming, Cinetic Rights Management
    Ira Deutchman, Managing Partner, Emerging Pictures
    Nick Gordon, Attorney, Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vassallo
    event::about  Illegal downloads, piracy, digital self-distribution, the death of physical media: sounds like the music industry a decade ago. Or is it the state of the film industry today? What can the film world learn from the experiences of the music industry in grappling with the most important survival issue it faces today? This panel brings together leading figures in the film and music industries as they exchange insights and experiences in this critical arena.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Not Oil And Water: Connecting the Physical and Digital Music Product Relationship
    89 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Alicia Yaffe, VP, New Media & Strategic Marketing, Rocket Science
    Matt Laszuk, President, Iris Distribution
    Molly Neuman, Director, Label Relations, eMusic
    Vicki Saunders, VP, Digital Media & Music Marketing, TouchTunes Corporation
    Eric Tobin, Director, Sales & Artist Development, Hopeless Records
    event::about  How far apart are digital and physical distribution channels? This panel delves deep with a cutting edge look at concepts such as bringing the digital world into physical retail, rebuilding albums as a creative "experience," and the mergence of these two industry mindsets.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The 'Scenes' Of Some Solid Songwriting Cities
    53 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Tony Fletcher, Author, Journalist
    Jeff Cohen, Songwriter/Producer/Publisher, As You Wish Music
    Wes Hutchinson, Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
    Leo Mellace, Songwriter/Producer
    Boots, Songwriter
    Boots Ottestad, Songwriter/Producer, Razor & Tie Music Publishing
    event::about  Go to any music town, and without looking too far you will find a dedicated group of individuals who write great songs and share a certain bond of brother/sisterhood within their respective "songwriting scene." From New York to Nashville to L.A. and beyond, come listen in on some great stories about songwriting from this dedicated group.

    4:00 PM
    to 5:00 PM

     

     

    9:00 AM
    to 10:00 AM

    Recession-Era Dealmaking
    72 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Rosenthal Pavilion
    eventtype  Panel, CLE
      Moderator: Susan Butler, Esq., Executive Editor, Music Confidential; Butler Business & Media LLC
    Jonas Kant, Esq., Senior VP, Business and Legal Affairs, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Helen Murphy, President International Media Services, Inc.
    Michael Poster, Esq., Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
    Joel Schoenfeld, Esq., Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel, eMusic.com, Inc.
    event::about  The economy may be in crisis, but a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. This panel will explore whether or not entertainment industry deals are being executed in the current environment and how they operate compared to deals in recent years. New opportunities exist for dealmakers and this panel will examine creative ways to foster profitable partnerships when the chips are down. What happens when the recent private-equity backed deals start to unravel? Does partnering with a major corporation such as Walmart or Target succeed at boosting a band's record sales among Middle Americas, and does it affect the band's artistic credibility? Can current efforts to lower concert ticket prices and proposed anti-scalping legislation make concert attendance feasible for Americans with the lowest disposable income in years? This panel will explore the issues facing dealmakers in the entertainment industry in the current economic crisis and discuss ways to turn the recession's limited resources into unique growth strategies.

    10:10 AM
    to 11:10 AM

    Starting From Zeroes: Start-Ups & Digital Distribution
    90 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Rosenthal Pavilion
    eventtype  Panel, CLE
      Moderator: Lisa Weiss, Esq., Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
    Aileen Atkins, Esq., SVP Business Affairs/General Counsel, Napster, Inc.
    Mark Eisenberg, Esq., EVP, Global Digital Business Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
    Drew Lipsher, Esq., Partner, Greycroft LLC
    event::about  Today's online start-ups are striking a balance between accessing content, serving their users and protecting themselves from liability. With little overhead, internet companies can provide their services for less than the brick and mortar establishments of yesterday. But in a realm where anyone can establish an internet presence in a matter of minutes and readily obtain access to user generated, user posted and other "free"

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    $10,000 And A Great Independent Artist
    75 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Adam Lewis, Co-Founder, The Planetary Group
    Kevin Churko, Producer/Mixer/Engineer/Songwriter
    Mark Ghuneim, CEO, Wiredset/Tredrr
    Jeff Rogers, Music Director, AUX TV; Manager, Spiral Beach
    Eric Speck, General Manager, The MuseBox
    event::about  If you've got the goods on tape and the moves on stage, then finding $10G to invest in your act shouldn't be tough. The real problem is knowing what to do with that cash and how to maximize the funds to position yourself for success.

    11:00 AM
    to 4:50 PM

    Destination Unknown: What's Next For The Industry In 2010
    102 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Rosenthal Pavilion
    eventtype  Panel, CLE
      Moderator: Vejay G. Lalla, Esq., Associate, Davis & Gilbert LLP
    Peter Drakoulias, Founder, The TORCH Program
    Stanley Pierre-Louis, Esq., Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Content Protection, Viacom, Inc.
    Lance Podell, CEO, Next New Networks
    event::about  In this spirited annual discussion, we pull back the curtain and look into the future of the entertainment industry. Will the music industry continue its trend and completely abandon the old business models? Will large film companies look to independent online content for new material? The panel will discuss not only what strategies have failed in the past year but also, hopeful new forward-thinking business models and opportunities. We will look at methods to monetize existing content and how the industry may look over the coming year, and in years to come. The future of the entertainment industry may look very different from the industry of the past, but with creativity and perseverance, it will be bright!

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Exactly Why Did The Major Label System Fail? Or Did It?
    55 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Ronald Bienstock, Senior Partner, Bienstock & Michael, P.C.
    Prashant Bahadur, VP, Retail Marketing, The Orchard
    Daniel Getz, VP, Business & Legal Affairs, Universal Motown Republic Group
    Martin Heath, Founder/CEO, Lizard King Records, Lizard King Media
    Allan Tepper, CEO, Tepper Music Management
    event::about  This open forum serves as a sounding board for a very opinionated crew of professionals. Bring your biases, pre-conceived notions, questions, baggage, cynicism or even optimism because crowd participation will weigh heavily in these discussions.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Music Industry Myths, Gossip And Predictions For The Next Five Years
    172 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Sarah Lewitinn, Co-Founder, For The Win! Media; Blogger, Ultragrrrl.com
    Emily Bass, Project Manager, A&R, Yep Roc Records
    Eric Garland, Founder/CEO, BigChampagne Media Measurement
    Chris Jacobs, General Manager, Sub Pop Records
    Sarah Lewitinn, Co-Founder, For The Win! Media; Blogger, Ultragrrrl.com
    Lucas Mann, President, Original Signal Recordings
    Mike Spinella, Director, Partner Relations, AOL Music
    event::about  Some people have the inside scoop on everything happening right now and others are constantly and accurately predicting the future. This group of professionals and soothsayers will do both while adding their own two cents.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Sister Hazel: 15 Years Of Artist Development
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Greg Hammer, VP, Music Marketing, GRACE
    Jett Beres, Bassist, Sister Hazel
    Ken Block, Lead Singer, Sister Hazel
    Marcie Jacobson, Director, Artist Management Services, Rock Ridge Music
    Krista Mettler, Director, Publicity, Rock Ridge Music
    event::about  Members of Sister Hazel and their management will discuss the band's unique approach to a long-term career of ongoing artist development and staying ahead of the industry dips. From building their initial fan-base, to thriving in the major label system and then, life after label, Sister Hazel developed fan events like "The Rock Boat" and "The Hazelnut Hang"; all while building and maintaining an ardent following and online presence which has added up to the enduring success of the band.

    11:20 AM
    to 12:20 PM

    Footprints In Cyberspace: Following Consumers Online
    63 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Rosenthal Pavilion
    eventtype  Panel, CLE
      Moderator: Marc Reisler, Esq., Partner, Holalnd & Knight LLP
    Flora Garcia, Esq., Privacy Director, Time Inc.
    Shane McGee, Esq., CISSP, Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
    Laura Stack, Esq., Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
    event::about  Is Big Brother really that bad? Online platforms can be used to collect vast amounts of information about who's listening, watching or interacting. We can learn about their tastes, their buying behavior, their Internet browsing behavior and their opinions, and that's just scratching the surface. Research shows that consumers respond well to technology that delivers products that meet their needs and desires - including entertainment. Google bots are already scanning your Gmail to suggest advertisements based on your email content, but there seems to be a fine line between what's helpful and creepy. Consumers remain wary about the intrusion of technology on their privacy while using the internet. There are important precautions one can take to prevent unwanted disclosure of private information online. This panel will discuss the various privacy rules and regulations that apply to how companies collect and treat information about consumers and what additional regulations we may see in the near future.

    12:10 PM
    to 1:00 PM

    Swedish Music Seminar: Industry And Business Radar
    25 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Silver Board Room, Room 914
    event::about  What are the latest trends in label operations? What are the artist's options in today's marketplace?

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Internet Radio: A Free-For-All
    95 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Emch Subatomic, Radio DJ, KEXP; Manager, Subatomic Sound; Producer, BrooklynRadio.net
    Peter Ferraro, GM, East Village Radio
    Jerimiah Lewis, Radio Promotions, Yep Roc Records
    Peter Schiecke, AOL Radio Programming Director, AOL
    Casey Rae-Hunter, Communications Director, Future of Music Coalition
    event::about  Type the words "Internet radio" into any search engine and all you see is the word "free." Who is making money and how? What is the value of "free?"

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    State Of The Union: Music In Film And Television
    107 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Barry Cole, Music Publisher, Blue Mountain Music Publishing; Music Supervisor, SPOT Music Supervision
    Michael Hill, Music Supervisor/A&R Consultant
    Dawn Sutter Madell, Music Supervisor, Agoraphone
    Jeff Marshall, Executive Producer, The Rock Band Network, Harmonix Music Systems
    Jeannette Perez, Senior Director, Soundtracks, Film & TV Music, RCA/Jive Label Group
    event::about  Is there a formula for placing your music in a film or show, or is it merely luck and timing like everything else in show business? There is a lot going on behind the scenes these days and this "A-list" of industry pros will candidly discuss the path you need to take.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    The Required Skill Set For Artist Managers In Today's Music Climate
    123 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Mike McKoy, Entertainment Attorney, Serling Rooks Ferrara McKoy & Worob
    Vlad Bar, A&R, Mercury Records
    James Barber, Producer/Manager/Publisher/Writer
    Maryelizabeth Carter, Manager, The Underground Management
    John Germinario, Artist Management, JNG Management
    event::about  Veteran artist managers are busier than ever. Why? Because they have picked up where the labels have left off. New, non-label opportunity is where the action is and managers are at the helm. Get the tools to multi-task in this brave new world of management.

    1:30 PM
    to 2:30 PM

    Ethical Negotiation Practices
    41 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Rosenthal Pavilion
    eventtype  Panel, CLE
      Moderator: Howard Siegel, Esq., Partner, Pryor Cashman LLP
    Jack Sahl, Esq., Prof. of Law, Faculty Director, Miller-Becker Institute for Professional Responsibility, University of Akron School of Law
    event::about  Negotiating deals is a large part of the entertainment business and attorneys representing their clients are bound by the New York Rules of Professional Conduct. In navigating the tricky paths of negotiation, what information are attorneys bound to keep confidential? How forthright must an attorney be with opposing counsel? And when does puffery cross the ethical line? This panel will explore these issues through a step-by-step mock negotiation that will examine the good side and the dark side of doing deals in the entertainment industry.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    A Music Supervision Mood Box Drop Listening Session
    74 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Dan Lieberstein, Music Supervisor & Editor
    Karimah Day, President/COO, Sir Groovy, Inc.
    Anna Lascurain, Search Party Music
    Nathan Nelson, Manager, Licensing/Digital/Publishing, Stones Throw/Miserable Beast
    Sean O'Neal, Film/Multimedia Sync/A&R, Missing Link Music
    event::about  Here is a rare opportunity to get your music heard by some weighty decision makers. Music supervisors place signed and unsigned artists into many different, sometimes surprising categories. Drop your finished master into one of four drop-boxes at the entrance: "happy," "sad," "quirky," and "serious" and get it heard and critiqued.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Creating Music With The Newest Technology
    58 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Johnny Juice, Producer/Turntablist/Musician/Engineer, Public Enemy
    Traa Daniels, President/Bassist, Ryot Ent./P.O.D.
    Carl Jacobson, Vice President, Marketing, Cakewalk
    Dan Korneff, Producer, Engineer, Mixer, House of Loud
    Bob Power, Producer/Mixer, Robert Power Music
    event::about  Virtual synths, multi-sampled drum modules, amp modeling technology and digital audio workstations are all part of the new culture of the creation of music. Panelists will pontificate on how musicians have the power to take control of their artistic endeavors and where the digital process is headed in the future.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Journalism As A&R
    109 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Rev. Moose, CMJ
    Rob Fields, Black Rock Evangelist, Boldaslove.us
    Jeff Levin, A&R, Atlantic Records
    Tom Moon, Journalist
    Erica Ramon, Marketing/Artist Relations, Hits Magazine/The MGMT Company
    event::about  What exactly is A&R these days and who are the real people discovering new artists? This panel will branch outside the labels to discover the discoverers, and will dissect digital credibility through blogs and online (so called) critics.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Modern Publicity Strategies for the Touring Musician
    100 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Keith Hagan, Co-Owner, SKH Music
    James Bailey, National Publicist, Yep Roc Records
    Jason Feinberg, Founder, On Target Media
    Lori A. Meadows, Tour and Development Manager, Eco-Lectric Tour
    Audrey Schaefer, Founder, Schaefer + Co. Communications
    event::about  Prep that bus! Touring is expensive and you should get the most for your mileage. These professionals will discuss some obvious and not so obvious ways to maximize your publicity and exposure before (and while) going out on tour.

    2:15 PM
    to 3:30 PM

    HAIR
    64 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Galt Macdermot, Composer, HAIR
    Jim Rado, Co-creator, HAIR
    Plus members of the cast.
    event::about  Over 30 years ago, the musical HAIR hit Broadway with an innovative performance style that mirrored the 1960s cultural shift. Learn how the new creative team built upon this revolutionary model for HAIR's current award-winning revival and experience an unforgettable performance.

    2:40 PM
    to 3:40 PM

    From Treatments To Royalties: The Basic Lifespan Of An Indie Film
    48 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Rosenthal Pavilion
    eventtype  Panel, CLE
      Moderator: Sue Bodine, Esq., Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP
    Madhu Goel, Esq., Director, Legal & Business Affairs, A&E Television Networks LLC
    Dan O'Meara, Green Film Company
    Marc Simon, Esq., Cowan DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP
    event::about  Coming up with a brilliant idea for a film is the easy part, but what happens after you get the great idea? What do the contracts and development processes look like in this economy? How can a great film be made on a small budget in a short amount of time? Even after the camera has stopped rolling, filmmakers need to be prepared to handle the business end of a film and continue to be creative. Is it best to go to film festivals? First-time filmmakers need to consider alternate methods of distribution and inking an independent distribution deal often means raising a large part of the funding on your own. Panelists will discuss and disassemble the development, financing, production and distribution of an independent film in light of the recession.

    2:45 PM
    to 3:30 PM

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Breaking Into Film Scoring
    63 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 905/907
    eventtype  Panel, Film Festival
      Moderator: Alex Steyermark, Director/Writer/former Music Supervisor, 1m1 Trax, Inc.
    Sue Devine, Senior Director, Film/TV Music, ASCAP
    Nathan Larson, Film Composer/Ex Art Punker, Hot One, Inc.
    event::about  Composing music for film can be one of the most exhilarating (and potentially lucrative) creative experiences. It's also a world that seems impossible to get into. What and who does an artist need to know in order to make it in the field of film composition? How do you get your work noticed? This panel will feature film directors, studio music executives, music supervisors, and artists who have successfully made the transition to film composition.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    PBS/NPR: 100 Million Consumers Can't Be Wrong
    113 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Michael Krumper, Founder, Missing Piece Group
    Nick Baily, Director, Publicity, Shore Fire Media
    Bob Boilen, Host/Creator, All Songs Considered, NPR
    Alan Light, Director, Programming, "Live from the Artists Den"
    event::about  NPR has the second and third most listened-to radio shows nationally, and PBS has a much larger primetime audience than both HBO and Bravo!. But these impactful media organizations have been a blind spot for music marketers for decades. Sales of music by artists including Bon Iver, The Decemberists and Grizzly Bear have been directly driven by exposure on NPR, while PBS has recently run important specials about Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan. Learn about the most effective way to reach adult consumers through these channels.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The Bitter Truth: When Your Live Show Sucks
    60 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: John Battaglia, Founder, The Rockstar in You
    Ed Johnson, Manager, Artist Relations, A&R Unlimited
    Sam McTrusty, Musician, Twin Atlantic
    Mary Rahmani, Manager of A&R, Razor and Tie
    event::about  You'll notice the first red flag when your friends and fans tell you how much they enjoyed your live show, but they continue to be the only ones showing up. A lack of retail sales has put the focus on the live show as a way to generate income. And if you are looking for funding, a mediocre live show is usually the deal breaker. This panel hashes out how your show can gain impact with fans and investors, while remaining true to your sound.

    3:45 PM
    to 5:00 PM

    Taking Back The Acoustic Performance: Featuring Fred Mascherino And Friends
    82 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Fred Mascherino, Artist
    Jarrod Gorbel, Artist; Musician, The Honorary Title
    Ace Enders, Artist
    event::about  An intimate and informal performance and discussion with former member of Taking Back Sunday's Fred Mascherino who has managed to creatively and successfully stay ahead of the game. Through authenticity with work and art, Fred is finding success in more ways than just the normal traditions of the music industry.

    4:00 PM
    to 5:00 PM

    Swedish Music Seminar: Melodifestvalen
    6 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Silver Board Room, Room 914
    event::about  A Special Q&A with Fred Bronson AND Christer Bjorkman
     


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