Morning, Tuesday, 9th June 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will consider key issues for the UK’s music sector - artists, record labels, venues, and the partners and communities they work with.
With a new government in place, discussion will examine the priorities for policy in helping to protect and promote growth in the UK’s global market share.
There will be keynote addresses from:
- Ariel Sommer, Head of Music, Publishing & Copyright Policy, DCMS;
- Dr Ros Lynch, Director of Copyright and IP Enforcement, Intellectual Property Office; and
- Dr Claire Mera-Nelson, Director, Music, Arts Council England.
Further confirmed speakers include: Paul Pacifico, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Independent Music; Kwame Otiende, Co-Founder, The Jago and Stuart Worden, Principal, The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, London.
- Maintaining growth in the UK music industry - next steps for policy;
- Priorities for future copyright regulation and enforcement of rights;
- Key issues for the digital marketplace - protecting IP, remuneration for artists and content creators, and Copyright Directive implementation;
- Prospects for live performance and the UK grassroots scene - options for addressing challenges facing venues, planning and licensing, and touring post-Brexit;
- Assessing key skills requirements for the future, and how they can best be developed;
- Nurturing home-grown talent - music education, widening accessibility and engagement, and developing the talent pipeline; and
- Maximising the sector’s export capabilities - reducing barriers to movement and trade, and accessing new markets.