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Please note that Monday, May 15 consists of pre-convention meetings, digital service workshops, the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, and the Industry Jam 2. The full program will take place Tuesday, May 16  through Thursday, May 18.  
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Tuesday, May 16 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Who Gets Paid for YOUR Music

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Organized by MusicRowSearch

Who gets paid: the middle man or you? In what proportion and with how much accountability? During this panel, we'll review the latest on drilling money down to creators. Whether you share in a royalty pool or cash regular checks for a quarter, or negotiate new deals, you’ll want to join this discussion on how money travels from fan to artist. Part of the backdrop for this topic is a case working its way through German courts right now and will wash up on our shores before very long.

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Jim Griffin

Managing Director, OneHouse
Jim Griffin is the Managing Director of OneHouse, a company dedicated to the digital delivery of art and its monetization. Griffin is also a professor at NoVa College in Sterling, VA where he teaches music copyright law. He previously ran The Pho List for almost two decades; ran Cherry... Read More →

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Linda Bloss-Baum

Sr. Dir., Aristry & Industry Relations, SoundExchange
Linda Bloss-Baum is the Senior Director of Industry Relations at SoundExchange. In that role, she drives awareness and visibility for SoundExchange across multiple channels related to performance and music entertainment. Prior to joining SoundExchange, Bloss-Baum served as an independent... Read More →
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David Boyer

Vice President and Business Manager, FBMM Entertainment Business Management
David Boyer is a Business Manager, Shareholder, and VP of FBMM Entertainment Business Management, a business and financial management firm. Boyer has over 23 years of experience in the music industry, and has previously served as Treasurer for both the International Entertainment... Read More →
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Bart Herbison

Executive Director, Nashville Songwriters Association International
Bart Herbison is Executive Director of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization dedicated to the songwriting profession. Established in 1967, the organization’s membership of nearly 5,000 spans... Read More →
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Peter Jenner

Manager, Pink Floyd/The Clash
Peter Jenner is legendary in the music business. One time manager to Pink Floyd, The Clash, Ian Dury, Marc Bolan & Billy Bragg amongst many others, he is now at the forefront of the debates surrounding the digital use of music. With his late wife Sumi and partner Andrew King, Jenner... Read More →
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Will Page

Chief Economist, Spotify
Will Page is Chief Economist at Spotify. Since joining Spotify in 2012, his annual calculation of the global value of music copyright has become an essential tool for all music industry stakeholders. Asking whether the definition of catalogue ‘needs an upgrade’, Page has been... Read More →
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Gandhar Savur

Attorney, Savur Threadgold
Gandhar Savur is a transactional attorney based in New York City, and a founding partner of Savur Threadgold, LLP, a boutique entertainment and IP firm with offices in New York, Nashville and Los Angeles. The firm represents individuals and businesses on matters related to entertainment... Read More →
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Alison Smith is BMI’s Sr. VP of Operations, Distribution & Administration, based in BMI’s New York office. She is responsible for the oversight and timing of BMI’s domestic and international royalty distributions to its affiliated songwriters, composers, and music publishers... Read More →

Tuesday May 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am CDT
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