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Music Biz 2017 has ended
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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Joe Bennett

Berklee
VP of Academic Affairs
Greater Boston Area
Joe Bennett is vice president for academic affairs—strategic initiatives at Berklee. In this role, he leads and coordinates strategic projects relating to curriculum research, technologies including virtual and augmented reality, campus integration, and new program development. His academic research focuses on the creative practice and psychology of songwriters. As an expert witness forensic musicologist, Bennett advises music lawyers, publishers, artists, and songwriters on matters of plagiarism and musical similarity. Prior to coming to Boston, he was the dean of music and performing arts, and professor of popular music at Bath Spa University in Bath, England. He holds a Ph.D. in music from the University of Surrey and a national teaching fellowship from the Higher Education Academy.