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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Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

International Music Managers Forum (IMMF)
Policy Advisor

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 and opportunities for artists. Beaumont-Nesbitt focuses on industry structural concerns including metadata issues, usage data opportunities, and B2B innovation. He has a background in financial markets, and has managed chart-topping Dutch artists and signed a UK band to a U.S. indie label. He currently manages a UK GRAMMY-nominated composer and works as a business adviser to artists including rappers and singers. At Acme Rights, Beaumont-Nesbitt works as an IP adviser for a selection of artists and music copyrights, and is working on digital innovation projects to improve digital offers for artists.