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 • 12:20pm - 1:00pm
Don’t Build That Wall: Latin America as the New Global Hitmaker

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Latin America is a large and rapidly growing streaming market that creates and spreads hit music globally, but also provides a platform for American and European repertoire. This session will discuss the landscape of rights and promotions both in and from Latin America.

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Leila Cobo

Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard
A Fulbright scholar from Cali, Colombia, Leila Cobo is the Executive Director for Latin Content and Programming for Billboard as well as a classical pianist and successful novelist and biographer. She oversees Billboard’s suite of Latin content in all its platforms and programs... Read More →

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Ricardo Chamberlain

Digital Marketing Director, Sony Music US Latin
Ricardo Chamberlain joined Sony Music in 2005 in his hometown of Costa Rica and took on a wide range of roles in digital business, sales and marketing, which caught the attention of Sony Music U.S. Latin. He arrived in Miami in 2014 and quickly adapted to the larger market and began... Read More →
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Adel Hattem

Founder, DMusicMarketing
A bilingual marketing specialist with over 20 years of experience in the music marketing industry, Adel Hattem has brought visibility to many non-Latin artists seeking wider audiences in the Latin American region.  After a successful marketing career holding senior positions with... Read More →
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Juan Paz

Founder, M3 Music
Juan is a recognized international expert in the Latin music industry, Founder, Strategist and Artist Manager at M3 Music, the Miami-Bogota based artist management agency behind the careers of the global electro-tropical sensation Bomba Estereo, the Latin Grammy Winner Monsieur Perine... Read More →
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Colleen Theis

COO, The Orchard
Colleen Theis is COO of The Orchard, the industry’s largest independent music distributor.  In this role, she oversees the company’s core business activities across The Orchard’s 30 offices globally. The company represents labels such as Red Bull Records, Som Livre, as well... Read More →

Wednesday January 24, 2018 12:20pm - 1:00pm EST
Dream Downtown Hotel