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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 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Hello vs. Hello: Collecting Global Songwriting Royalties

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The Fifth Annual Metadata Summit is for experts, by experts — the program will amplify the importance of data, provide a high level forum for discussion, and attract key participants. For more information about the Metadata Summit, please click here.

As the industry continues to scale on the digital front, there are many cultural, procedural, technological barriers blocking fully transparent and accurate payments to artists and songwriters. This panel will discuss current friction points and the potential solutions that are being developed to resolve them.

Metadata Summit Supporting Sponsors include Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship/Open Music Initiative, DataArt, Digimarc, NPREX, Quantone, SOCAN, SoundExchange, and TiVo.   

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Bill Wilson

VP of Digital Strategy & Business Development, Music Business Association
As VP of Digital Strategy and Business Development, Bill Wilson leads the charge on all things digital at the Music Business Association, including initiatives such as metadata and startups. A music industry professional with over two decades of experience working in varied roles within independent and major record labels, internet ventures, and mobile content, he brings a well-rounded perspective to the industry trade association. Wilson was recruited to join Music Biz in 2009 to create programs as well as white papers, infographics, style guides, and other materials related to digital music commerce with four key topics: Business Development, Digital Supply Chain... Read More →

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Joe Conyers III

VP of Technology & GM, Downtown Music Publishing/Songtrust
Joe Conyers III is VP/General Manager of Songtrust and VP of Technology for Downtown Music Publishing. Songtrust helps music makers and rightsholders collect their music publishing royalties. Songtrust offers a one-year, global admin deal with simple terms, completely online working with 42 societies and 92+ countries around the world. They've made it easy to get paid publishing royalties from places like YouTube, Spotify, Pandora, Terrestrial Radio, Movies, TV, and pretty much anywhere music is played worldwide. Since joining Songtrust just after the launch of its prototype, Conyers has assisted in growing the... Read More →
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Annie Lin

General Counsel, Loudr
Annie Lin oversees business and legal affairs for Loudr, a company that builds products and services that make it easy for content creators, aggregators, and digital music services to identify publishing rights holders, secure licenses, and administer royalties. As Loudr's attorn... Read More →
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Adam Parness

Head of Publisher Licensing & Relations, Pandora
Adam Parness is Head of Publisher Licensing and Relations at Pandora. In this role, Parness is responsible for leading Pandora’s global relationships with songwriters and music publishers, including the development of broader product rights and internationalization in order to increase revenue, retention and customer engagement. Parness has over 15 years of experience as a digital media executive. Prior to joining Pandora, he was Principal Content Acquisition Manager at Amazon, where he led the... Read More →

Tuesday May 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
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