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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Todd Dupler

The Recording Academy/The GRAMMYs
Sr. Director of Advocacy & Public Policy
Washington, DC
Todd Dupler is the Sr. Director of Advocacy & Public Policy for The Recording Academy. In this role, Dupler works with Academy leadership to develop policy positions on issues affecting the music community, and represents the interests of the Academy’s 24,000 members before Congress and federal agencies. In addition, he manages GRAMMYs on the Hill Advocacy Day and GRAMMYs in My District, the Academy’s signature grassroots advocacy programs.  Dupler also coordinates state and local advocacy with the Academy’s 12 regional chapters. With nearly two decades of experience in Washington, D.C., Dupler has extensive knowledge of Capitol Hill and the legislative process. He previously served as legislative director for Rep. Lamar Smith during Smith's tenure as chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property. In this role, Dupler helped facilitate negotiations to reform copyright law and was a liaison to stakeholders in the creative industries. Dupler also served on the legislative staff for Rep. Kevin Brady and Sen. Phil Gramm. In addition, he was a Presidential appointee at the U.S. Department of Labor and also has experience in state government. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and serves on the boards of the Copyright Alliance and the Texas State Society.