The event will feature presentations and panels around these seven key topics: The Adolescence of Streaming; Global Copyright & Rights Management; Technology: Smart Speakers, AI, and Next Gen Music; The Modern Music Company; International: Spotlight on Emerging Markets; and Innovation: Investing In Music and Startup Showcases. 

These themes will set the scene for the two-day NY:LON Connect conference and are detailed below. 
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Tuesday, January 23 • 1:40pm - 2:25pm
Copyright Reform in the EU and US: What Business Leaders Need To Know

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In both the EU and US, there are various legislative issues being discussed that will affect the publishing community. In the EU, a complete overhaul of the system was proposed, including "Copyright In The Digital Singles Market" which is examining safe harbor and exceptions for derivative works. In the US, Rep. Sensenbrenner recently introduced the “Transparency in Music Licensing Ownership Act”, which would have a material effect on the current music business. A panel of experts and policymakers will weigh in on the legislation and provide background.

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Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

Policy Advisor, International Music Managers Forum (IMMF)
Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt advises The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) on copyright and new business models. IMMF is an organization that brings together artist and artist representative associations from 50 countries, for networking, sharing, and discussion of trading terms... Read More →

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Jacqueline Charlesworth

Attorney, Covington & Burling, LLP
Jacqueline Charlesworth is Of Counsel at the law firm Covington & Burling, where she practices intellectual property law with an emphasis on music copyright issues. Before joining Covington’s New York office, she served as General Counsel & Associate Register of Copyrights at the... Read More →
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Mary Megan Peer

Deputy CEO, Peermusic
Based in New York, Mary Megan Peer is responsible for peermusic’s US and worldwide business development and is a key member of the company’s strategic planning team. Founded by her grandfather Ralph S. Peer, peermusic is an independent global music publishing company with 32 offices... Read More →
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Dr. Eleonora Rosati

Associate Professor, IP Law/Editor, University of Southampton/Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice
An Italian-qualified lawyer (avvocato) with experience in intellectual property (IP) and internet laws, Dr Eleonora Rosati is a tenured associate professor in IP law at the University of Southampton (UK), a guest lecturer in copyright law at EDHEC Business School (France), and an... Read More →

Tuesday January 23, 2018 1:40pm - 2:25pm EST
Dream Downtown Hotel