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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Laurens Kusters

Greater New York City Area

Laurens Kusters is the Co-Founder of indie.ninja, a company which connects indies, artists, managers, and labels, to a curated network of professionals including live crew, designers, marketers, promo teams, attorneys, accountants, and everything in-between. Kusters has more than 22 years of global label operations, music publishing and artist management experience. He is also the Founder of I Scream Records, where he single-handedly led the company to become a globally recognized independent label. Kusters currently manages actively touring bands, including Sick Of It All, Big D And The Kids Table, and the Street Dogs.