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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Wednesday, January 24 • 10:00am - 10:45am
What Makes A Modern Day Music Company?

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From alternative business and funding models to next generation analytics, transparency and quick pivots into underserved markets — the definition and dividing lines between a “record company”, “publisher” or “artist manager” are perpetually evolving and blurring. This session will discuss these changing roles and how the economics of streaming and new technology has impacted them.

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Megan Healy

Head of Digital, Patriot Management
As Head of Digital for Patriot Management, Ron Laffitte’s artist management firm, Megan Healy specializes in digital strategy, social media marketing, online promotions and strategic partnerships for Patriot’s diverse roster of clients, including Pharrell, Charlie Puth, OneRepublic... Read More →

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Diluk Dias

Co-Founder & CEO, AEI Group
Prior to founding AEI, Diluk Dias designed websites for entertainment industry clients, as well as promoting live music and club nights. He founded AEI Group together with Drum & Bass music specialist James Cotterill in 1998. Dias is responsible for coaching and leading the AEI music... Read More →
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Paul Sinclair

EVP, Digital Strategy & Innovation, Atlantic Records
Paul Sinclair has led the digital media strategy at the Atlantic Records Group for more than a decade. He leverages a diverse skillset from his history of building and leading large, innovative teams in varied industries ranging from national defense to web software development. Far... Read More →
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Simon Wheeler

Director, Beggars Group
Previously a musician, engineer, producer, remixer and promoter, Simon Wheeler has been with The Beggars Group since 1990. Starting work with online distribution in 1997, he has since worked with almost every significant entity in digital media. He has spoken at most music conferences... Read More →

Wednesday January 24, 2018 10:00am - 10:45am EST
Dream Downtown Hotel