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Tuesday, May 15 • 9:00am - 9:50am
The Changing Environment in Music Licensing

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Music licensing continues to undergo evolutionary changes in most every facet. The traditional methods of licensing are starting to and/or will change in the coming years, driven by nuanced and innovative user needs and current market initiatives, as well as the need for more accurate valuation of licenses.

What does the future of music licensing hold for industry participants, copyright owners, creators as well as music users/licensees? This panel will discuss the changing landscape in music licensing and address some of the issues affecting licensing and monitoring for both publishing and sound recordings, domestically and globally.

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SVP of Creative & A&R, Reservoir
Spek is the SVP of Creative & A&R at Reservoir Media, an independent music publisher based in New York City. In his role, he oversees the company’s creative activity throughout the U.S. Reservoir’ archives include pieces performed by Ariana Grande, Drake, Lady Gaga, and Major... Read More →

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Darren Briggs

CIO / CTO, Songspace
Music technology, music rights, music data, music publishing, patents, startups, leadership, strategy, innovation, whiskey
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Sabrina Del Priore

VP of Music & Licensing Strategy, Viacom Media Networks
Sabrina Del Priore is VP of Music & Licensing Strategy at Viacom Media Networks, where she oversees music and licensing for Paramount Network, CMT, and TV Land. She works closely with publishers, labels and artists, along with leading her team with a strategic approach that fosters... Read More →
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Neeta Ragoowansi

Co-Founder & SVP of Business Development & Legal Affairs, NPREX
Neeta Ragoowansi is SVP of Business Development & Legal Affairs/Co-Founder of NPREX (National Performing Rights Exchange). She has been an entertainment attorney and music business professional for over 20 years. Neeta was formerly in senior management and head of Artist-Label Relations... Read More →

Tuesday May 15, 2018 9:00am - 9:50am CDT
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