Friday, August 26th

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Day: Seminars and Panels

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General Biz
Music/Film/Interactive panels and discusions
General Biz
General Biz
Registration
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Join the Conference. Register anytime from 8am-5pm
Registration
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Join the Conference. Register anytime from 8am-5pm

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Murphy's Laws of Songwriting
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Part 2: Crafting Your Song
Murphy's Laws of Songwriting
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Part 2: Crafting Your Song
Location:
FR2

Get the inside track on songwriting as a craft from award-winning songwriter Ralph Murphy, Author “ Murphy Laws of Songwriting”

Social Disruption
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
How to get a Million Followers/Views/Fans and use it to get to get ahead in the entertainment business?
Social Disruption
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
How to get a Million Followers/Views/Fans and use it to get to get ahead in the entertainment business?
Location: FR2

How to get a Million Followers/Views/Fans and use it to get to get ahead in the entertainment business? The panel of social media experts will discuss social media techniques and which media outlets work best for your career goal of getting discovered, signing a deal and what it all means. Speakers: Linda Septien, Septien Entertainment Group

A&R Panel
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Do you have what record labels are looking for???
A&R Panel
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Do you have what record labels are looking for???
Location: FR2

Do you have what record labels are looking for??? Panelists discuss how they select artists and how they work with newly signed artists. The panelists will also advise artists who perform live for the panel how they might improve their chances to get sign and distributed. The panel will include executives from record labels, distribution, public relations and distribution. Speakers: Rico Brooks, CEO, Adella Thomas Management; David Lessof, Esq. Mannatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Steve Jones, CEO, Brash Records; Scott Billington, Executive Vice-President, Rounder Records; Lilli Lewis, Musician, Louisiana Red Hot Records, Moderator; Wallace Collins, Esq., New York, NY

Keynote Address: Jake Schneider
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Managing Partner, Madison House Booking and Management
Keynote Address: Jake Schneider
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: FR2

Jake Schneider, Managing Partner, Madison House Booking and Management

Today's Live Music Business
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Agents and Talent Buyers: The Live Music Business & Its Importance to Emerging Artists
Today's Live Music Business
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Agents and Talent Buyers: The Live Music Business & Its Importance to Emerging Artists
Location: FR2

Agents and Talent Buyers: The Live Music Business & Its Importance to Emerging Artists - Touring and booking are the biggest balancing act for artists today. A lack of tour support and a tougher retail marketplace leaves the touring arena more attractive and crowded than ever. Join our professionals as they look at the future of artists on the road. Speakers: Kerry Brown, Musician, Talent Buyer, Bay Harbor Fest, Bayou Boogaloo Music Festival; Stu Schayot, Manager, Talent Buyer, Howlin’ Wolf; Jeff B romberger, Owner, Maison/Dragon's Den/Hi Ho, Manager (Manny Fresh); David Silbaugh, Talent Buyer, SummerFest; Henry Turner, Jr, Musician, Producer, Ultimate Louisiana Party Tour; Linda Septien, Talent Developer (Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Kacey Musgraves, industry expert for American Idol and The Voice (Moderator)

Music Supervising: The Anatomy of a Song Placement
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Selecting music for Film, Television and Commercials [Sponsored and presented by the Recording Academy Memphis Chapter]
Music Supervising: The Anatomy of a Song Placement
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Selecting music for Film, Television and Commercials [Sponsored and presented by the Recording Academy Memphis Chapter]
Location: FR2

Selecting music for Film, Television and Commercials - Getting your songs placed in TV, film, and commercials can fund your music organization and establish or advance your career. Learn how the process works from this panel of industry insiders. The panel will consist of Music Supervisors, Marketing Executive and Sync Licensing experts, discussing how the process works from their prospective. Speakers: Jay Weigel, Composer, Producer, Conductor, Film Scorer. Sponsored and presented by the Recording Academy Memphis Chapter

Entertainment Law
Panels and interviews on legal issues in Entertainment Law
Entertainment Law
Entertainment Law
Entertainment and Sports
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Litigation: Entertainment and Sports Cases Updates
Entertainment and Sports
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Litigation: Entertainment and Sports Cases Updates
Legal/CLE Credit(s): 1.5hr
Location: FR1

Updates regarding Litigation in Entertainment and Sports Cases. Speakers: Paul V. LiCalsi, Esq., Robins Kaplan, New York, NY; John Tehranian, Esq., One LLP, Beverly Hills, CA; Lesli D. Harris, Esq., Stone Pigman, New Orleans, LA; Brian Caplan, Esq., Reitler Kallas & Rosenblatt, New York, NY; Scott Keniley, Esq. Keniley Kumar, Atlanta, GA;

Digital Music Licensing
10:40 am - 12:10 pm
New Deals, Negotiations and Income
Digital Music Licensing
10:40 am - 12:10 pm
New Deals, Negotiations and Income
Legal/CLE Credit(s): 1.5 hrs
Location: FR1

New Deals, Negotiations and Income - Opportunities for music use are at an all time high both in the online/ digital world as well as in traditional media. But with these opportunities has come an increasing complexity in deal structure, negotiations and the end result fees and royalties. This panel will discuss many of these new deals download and streaming services, video games, music in apps, interactive toys and live concert streaming), the strategies being employed, the considerations important to both user and copyright owner, the multiple platforms and distribution channels being requested and the money in initial fees and backend royalties being generated. Speakers: Jeffery Brabec, Esq., Vice President, BMG Chrysalis, Los Angeles, CA; Todd Brabec, Esq., Co-Author (w brother Jeff), Music Money and Success: the Insiders Guide to Making Money in the Music Business; David Lessoff, Esq., Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Jessica Kaye, Esq., Kaye and Mills, Beverly Hills, CA;

Washington Report: Updates and Insights
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
There is more happening in Washington than you think!
Washington Report: Updates and Insights
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Legal/CLE Credit(s): 1 hr
Location: FR1

This panel will visit important rules and legislation that will effect how cases are decided and money flows in the entertainment business, including Web IV CRB rulings, the DOJ investigations into the consent decrees and the Sec. 115 mechanical royalty proceeding. Speakers: Jay Rosenthal, Esq., Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, Washington, DC

New Technology Copyright and Trademark
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Copyright and Trademark and Patent Protections for Creatives in New Technology Platforms
New Technology Copyright and Trademark
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Copyright and Trademark and Patent Protections for Creatives in New Technology Platforms
Legal/CLE Credit(s): .75 hr
Location: FR1

Copyright and Trademark and Patent Protections for Creatives in New Technology Platforms - Maintaining copyrights and trademark protections in the face of increased consumer transactions presents a challenge for new technology enterprises and their legal teams. This panel will cover intermediary liability threats, piracy, combating counterfeit goods and strategies for proper licensing and derivatives products. Speakers: Jay Rosenthal, Esq., Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, Washington, DC; Scott Keniley, Esq., Keniley Kumar, LLC, Atlanta, GA; Gregg R Zegarelli, Esq., Pittsburgh, PA; John Tehranian, Esq., One LLP, Beverly Hills, CA; Stephanie Adwar, Esq., Furgang & Adwar, LLP, New York, NY

New Technology Copyright
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Copyright and Trademark Protections in New Technology
New Technology Copyright
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Copyright and Trademark Protections in New Technology
Legal/CLE Credit(s): 1.25 hrs
Location: FR1

Copyright and Trademark Protections in New Technology - Maintaining copyrights and trademark protections in the face of increase consumer transactions presents a challenge for new technology enterprises and their legal teams. This panel will cover intermediary liability threats, piracy, combating counterfeit goods and strategies for proper licensing and derivatives products.Speakers: Jay Rosenthal, Esq., Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, Washington, DC; Scott Keniley, Esq., Keniley Kumar, LLC, Atlanta, GAGregg R Zegarelli, Esq., Pittsburgh, PA; John Tehranian, Esq., One LLP, Beverly Hills, CA; Stephanie Adwar, Esq., Furgang & Adwar, LLP, Work,NY

Keynote Interview: Tyler Thompson
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Live Interview w/ Cross Creek Films' Tyler Thompson
Keynote Interview: Tyler Thompson
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Legal/CLE Credit(s): .75 hrs
Location: FR1

Live Interview w/ Cross Creek Films' Tyler Thompson. Interviewer: Allen Fredric, Esq., Jones Walker, New Orleans, LA

From Piracy to Producer Agreements
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Shedding light on the chaotic world of Film Distribution Economics
From Piracy to Producer Agreements
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Shedding light on the chaotic world of Film Distribution Economics
Legal/CLE Credit(s): 1.5 hrs
Location: FR1

Filmmakers, distributors and film transactional attorneys will discuss the many aspects of film distribution, cash flow, talent negotiations, producers’ agreements and global piracy. Speakers: Allen Fredric, Esq., Jones Walker, New Orleans, LA; David Fink, Esq., Kelly Drye, Los Angeles, CA; Kevin Mills, Esq., Kaye & Mills, Los Angeles, CA; Darryl Cohen, Esq., Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen, Atlanta, GA

Receptions
Hosted by CIMM and Memphis Chapter of the Recording Academy, 2nd Floor
Receptions
Receptions
Interactive Workshop
Launch Pad, 643 Magazine St.
Interactive Workshop
Interactive Workshop
Music Innovation Hackathon
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Launch Pad, 643 Magazine St.
Music Innovation Hackathon
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Launch Pad, 643 Magazine St.

Music Innovation Hackathon Begins – Goal | Developers will find a way to use music, while also utilizing the culture of the city (think: create an app that activates songs, and information when you travel to a different part of the city).

Day: Seminars and Panels

Evening: Performance Showcases

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Evening: Performance Showcases