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    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

    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

    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.

    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.
     

     

    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.

    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

    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?
     

     

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.
     

     

    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.

    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.

    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.
     


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