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MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


SUNDAY, MARCH 24TH 


5:00PM - 7:30PM
OFFICIAL MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 OPENING NIGHT WINE TASTING & COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION 
AT S.I.R. STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD (SUNSET BLVD.)
CO-HOSTED BY: A&R Worldwide, AWAL, MUSEXPO & XpoNorth
(Open to all MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 registered delegates and speakers)

ARTIST SHOWCASES BEGIN AT 6:15PM AT S.I.R. STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD


MONDAY, MARCH 25TH


8:00AM - 5:00PM
REGISTRATION OPEN – CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 CHECK-IN 
CASTAWAY BURBANK (located at 1250 E Harvard Road, Burbank, CA 91501)
(Complimentary transportation pick-up starting at 7:45AM – 10:00AM in front of the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Burbank)

8:00AM - 9:30AM
NETWORKING BREAKFAST 
CASTAWAY BURBANK
PROVIDED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea LeafTM

9:30AM - 10:40AM
GLOBAL KEYNOTE: THE FUTURE OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS
The worldwide music business is rapidly evolving into an exciting and broad pop cultural movement that intersects across a multitude of boundaries, including live, digital, mobile, fashion, media, film/TV, distribution, licensing, publishing, A&R, licensing, marketing, radio, branded entertainment, on-demand, social media, streaming, management and so much more. Our stellar line-up of executives understand the micro-aspects of their respective businesses, but also the broader global picture and will discuss the future of the international music business as it shapes itself towards the year 2020!
PRESENTED BY: MUSEXPO Creative Summit & Music Week
MODERATED BY: Mark Sutherland – Editor, Music Week (U.K.)

PANELISTS:
Allison Kaye – President, SB Projects
Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Asian Network
Gao Xiaosong – Chairman, Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee
Lonny Olinick - CEO, AWAL
Paramdeep (Param) Singh - Co-Founder & Executive Vice Chairman, JioSaavn

10:50AM - 11:50AM
ARTIST DEVELOPMENT 4.0: THE FUTURE OF A&R
MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit welcomes a panel of the world’s most innovative A&R minds for a focus on the nucleus of our business–the music! As our ecosystem continues to evolve amidst changing consumption platforms, data/metrics, streaming, revenue platforms and more, the art form that is A&R only continues to grow in importance, especially as social, digital and mobile arenas fuel the increasingly over-stimulated music fan and consumer. How do we grab and maintain the attention of the millennial generation, as well as others, and how do we monetize it in new ways and marketplaces? What does it take to create and develop a hit song and the artist behind it? This forum will highlight the first point of creativity in the music business with a discussion on the art, gut instinct and science behind the next wave of global hits and artist development.
PRESENTED BY: A&R Worldwide
MODERATED BY: Ralph Simon - Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global

PANELISTS:
Billy Mann - Founder & Chairman, Manncom
Fred Casimir – EVP, Global Recordings & President, Continental Europe, BMG
Jacob Fain – Sr. VP A&R, Head of Research & Analytics, Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Pete Ganbarg - President of A&R, Atlantic Records
Sue Drew - GM, Creative & Acquisitions, Kobalt Music
Thaddeus Rudd - Co-Owner & Co-President, Mom+Pop Music

12:00PM – 1:00PM
BEHIND THE A&R GLASS: CREATING HITS FOR GLOBAL ARTISTS
Without great songs, there are no great artists. An artist can have the best image, social stats and a larger-than-life persona, but without consistent and undeniable hits, their success will remain limited. This session will bring together some of the leading creative minds behind the scenes of crafting incredible global hits. Writing and producing great songs is an art form unto itself and this panel has mastered the craft to create music that has changed the career trajectory of some of the world’s most recognized acts!
PRESENTED BY: RCA Records
MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry

PANELISTS:
Adam Clough - Managing Director, 365 Artists
Andrew Gould - Sr. VP & Head of A&R, Downtown Music Publishing Group, N. America
Aton Ben-Horin – Global VP, A&R, Warner Music Group
Jennifer Knoepfle – Sr. VP, Co-Head of West Coast A&R, Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Paul Adam – Head of Songwriter Relations, Spotify Europe
Steve Fitzmaurice – Producer/Mixer (Sam Smith, Rag’n’Bone Man, U2)

1:00PM - 2:25PM
MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT NETWORKING LUNCHEON
CASTAWAY BURBANK
HOSTED BY: A&R Worldwide & MUSEXPO Creative Summit

2:30PM - 3:30PM
GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING FORUM: CONNECTING WITH A NEW GENERATION OF MILLENNIAL CONSUMERS
The creative process doesn’t stop once the song is created. As the global consumer landscape has continued to evolve, it has forced the industry to find new and effective ways to market to fans with increasingly short attention spans. This has spawned an entirely new breed of marketeers and tech innovators who now seek the path of least resistance to reach consumers via traditional platforms such as radio, synch and live, as well as a new generation of media, including streaming platforms, apps and other digital/tech innovations. This panel welcomes some of the leading marketing minds, and tech disrupters from around the world, who have successfully navigated the plethora of avenues to bring artists to the global marketplace in unique, powerful and impactful ways.
PRESENTED BY: AWAL
MODERATED BY: Ralph Simon – Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global

PANELISTS:
Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra
Dan Burt - Music Supervisor/Producer, Wunderman Thompson
Jeannette Perez - President, Global Synch & Brand Partnerships, Kobalt Music/AWAL
John Fleckenstein - Co-President, RCA Records
Ken Blaustein - Director of Music & Artist Relations, Hard Rock Cafe International
Tara Piper – Head of Entertainment Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company

3:45PM - 4:30PM
EXECUTIVE A&R KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
FEATURING: Nick Raphael – President, Capitol Records (U.K.) & Jo Charrington - Co-President, Capitol Records (U.K.)
PRESENTED BY: A&R Worldwide
MODERATED BY: Bob Lefsetz – Founder, The Lefsetz Letter

4:40PM - 6:00PM
NBCUNIVERSAL TELEVISION - MUSIC SUPERVISION 4.0: THE CREATIVE & BUSINESS EVOLUTION OF MUSIC LICENSING – TV, FILM, TRAILERS & BEYOND
Music has become more accessible every day and the music supervision community has the daunting task of sourcing the material that not only satisfies their brief, but also meets the changing creative and production needs and licensing budgets. At the same time, the art, science and commercial realities of music supervision across all spectrums is rapidly evolving across multiple arenas including trailers, TV shows, video games, film and on-demand. This session will explore the music discovery process, how to balance the relationship with artists, content owners/creators, studios and networks, and get the right music for the right brief as well as the various other aspects that come into the mix when securing a synch license including the creative and commercial realities, marketing and new and enhanced ways of monetization. In addition, there’s an opportunity for MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 delegates to pitch in advance to specific briefs currently seeking music with the music supervision and creative team from NBCUniversal Television.
PRESENTED BY: Times Music
MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry

PANELISTS:
Alicen Schneider – Sr. VP, Music Creative/Head of West Coast Music Operations, NBCUniversal Television
Charlie Haggard - Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television
Eddie Chavez – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television
Eric Polin - Sr. VP, Music Publishing, Universal Pictures
Matt Mugford - Promo Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television
Oliver Hild - Music Supervisor, NBC Universal, Television Music Creative Team
Rachel Levy- EVP, Film Music, Universal Films
Rebecca Rienks - Music Supervisor, NBC Entertainment
Stacy Wallen-McCarthy - Music Supervisor, Sr. Director, Music Supervision & Licensing, NBC Universal Television, Music Creative Services

6:00PM - 7:30PM
WINE TASTING/COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION & HORS D'OEUVRES
AT CASTAWAY BURBANK
CO-HOSTED BY: SO Recordings & Songtradr
(MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 badge required to attend)

ARTIST SHOWCASES BEGIN AT 6:00PM AT CASTAWAY BURBANK
(On-going complimentary transportation between Castaway and Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Burbank offered between 7:00PM - 11:00PM)


TUESDAY, MARCH 26TH


8:00AM - 5:00PM
REGISTRATION OPEN – CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 CHECK-IN 
CASTAWAY BURBANK (located at 1250 E Harvard Road, Burbank, CA 91501)
(Complimentary transportation pick-up starting at 7:45AM – 10:00AM in front of the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Burbank)

8:00AM - 9:15AM
NETWORKING BREAKFAST
CASTAWAY BURBANK
PROVIDED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea LeafTM

9:20AM - 9:30AM
SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY SINGLE MUSIC
FEATURING: Tommy Stalknecht - CEO, Single Music

9:30AM - 10:40AM
“DISRUPTIBUTION”: INNOVATIVE WAYS TO THE CONSUMER MARKET - CREATIVE ARTIST DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING & MONETIZATION IN GLOBAL MUSIC DISTRIBUTION
Access to market is both essential and pivotal to the ultimate success of songs and its artists! Distribution has constantly been 'disruptive,' as the pipelines to the consumer constantly evolve and adapt via physical, digital, streaming and mobile platforms with ever-changing consumer consumption preferences. However, how do distributors not only disrupt access to market via innovative marketing and development of their repertoire, but also stand out from their competitors by creating the most effective, audible and visible musical 'eruption' with unique revenue platforms and innovative label services? Our cross-section of innovative distributors state their cases as to how they are changing the distribution and consumption market in a more effective, creative and broader way!
PRESENTED BY: XpoNorth
MODERATED BY: Jake Challenor – CEO & Publisher, Jaden Social/The Music Network (Australia)

PANELISTS:
Amy Dietz - Executive Vice President & General Manager, Ingrooves Music Group
Chris Taylor - Global President Music, Entertainment One
Mandar Thakur – COO, Times Music India
Paul Wiltshire – CEO, Songtradr, Inc.
Mathew Daniel – VP, International, NetEase Cloud Music
Michael Chase – A&R/Business Development, MGM Distribution

10:50AM - 11:50AM
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: IN CONVERSATION WITH ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST INFLUENTIAL MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT COMPANIES
The Walt Disney Company is undoubtedly one of the most creative, successful, influential and powerful music, animation, entertainment, digital and consumer retail market brands on the planet. Disney’s music team works across all of its diverse verticals that reach billions of consumers worldwide. The Walt Disney Company has a broad portfolio, which includes Disney Music Group, ABC, Disney Channel, Freeform, ESPN, Disneyworld, Disneyland, DisneyStore, Lucasfilm, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Disneynature, Disney Theatrical Group and much more! Our groundbreaking and unique panel brings together the music creators, developers, music supervisors and marketers who are part of one of the world’s most creative and influential music gatekeepers on the planet!
PRESENTED BY: Silva Screen Music Group/Supreme Songs
MODERATED BY: Ralph Simon - Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global

PANELISTS:
Kaylin Frank - VP, Creative Music and Soundtracks, Walt Disney Pictures
Mike Daly - Executive Director, A&R and Music Publishing, Hollywood Records, Buena Vista Records, Disney Music Publishing
Phil Guerini - VP, Music Strategy/GM, Radio Disney Worldwide
Scott Igoe – VP, Alternative Series & Specials, ABC Television

12:00PM - 12:30PM
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
FEATURING: Jimmy Steal - VP of Brand & Content, "101.9 The Mix" WTMX Chicago
MODERATED BY: Johnjay - Host, The Johnjay & Rich Show & Rick Cummings - President, Radio Programming, Emmis Communications

12:30PM - 2:15PM
MUSEXPO PRESENTS ITS 2019 "INT'L MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR” AWARD GALA LUNCHEON HONORING JIMMY STEAL - VP of Brand & Content, "101.9 The Mix" WTMX Chicago
CASTAWAY BURBANK
CO-HOSTED BY: Def Jam, Interscope, MUSEXPO, Red Bull Music Publishing & Visit Burbank

2:20PM - 3:30PM
FILM, TV, TRAILERS, VIDEO GAMES, ON-DEMAND & MORE: YOUR
CHANCE TO PITCH FOR REAL SYNCH OPPORTUNITIES
Music synchronization has become a key component in helping amplify a score, song and/or lyrics to the masses via key visual platforms. This panel shares key creative insights from a number of music supervisors who work across various synch platforms and present a real and rare opportunity to give MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 registered delegates a chance to present their songs and compositions/scores for upcoming briefs for various synch opportunities.
PRESENTED BY: eOne
MODERATED BY: Leslie Lewis – President & Owner, Leslie Lewis Consulting

PANELISTS:
Areli Quirarte - VP, Motion Picture Music, Paramount Pictures
Ben Dorenfeld – Music Supervisor, Anomaly
Brandon Young - Sr. Director, Music Affairs, Activision Blizzard
Jackie Palazzolo – Music Supervisor, VICE Media
Patrick Houlihan – Sr. VP Music, 20th Century Fox
Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Netflix, Apple)

3:40PM – 4:20PM
EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
FEATURING: Sarah Stennett - Co-Founder & CEO, First Access Entertainment
PRESENTED BY: A&R Worldwide & Music Business Worldwide
MODERATED BY: Tim Ingham - Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide

4:30PM - 5:45PM
PLAY US YOUR HITS: SONG CREATORS, CONTENT OWNERS & DELEGATES ATTENDING MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT HAVE A CHANCE TO PRESENT A&R EXECUTIVES THEIR DEMOS & FUTURE GLOBAL HITS
PRESENTED BY: A&R Worldwide
MODERATED BY: Sat Bisla – President & Founder, A&R Worldwide & Ronnie Benarie - Founder, RB Management

PANELISTS:
Delmar Powell - VP, A&R, Downtown Music Publishing
Gabz Landman – Director, A&R, APG
Preston Rodie - A&R Manager, Sire Records/Warner Bros. Records
Robin Shaw – A&R Manager, Four Music / Sony (Germany)
Rohan "First Born" Hylton - Songwriter/producer (Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Ne-Yo, Trey Songz)
Simon Katz - VP, A&R/Staff Producer, Republic Records

6:00PM - 7:30PM
WINE TASTING/COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION & HORS D'OEUVRES
CASTAWAY BURBANK
CO-HOSTED BY: Notting Hill Music Publishing, Notting Hill Music Masters, Provoke!, Times Music & Vulcan Entertainment
(MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 badge required to attend)

ARTIST SHOWCASES BEGIN AT 6:00PM AT CASTAWAY BURBANK
(On-going complimentary transportation between Castaway and Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Burbank offered between 7:00PM - 11:00PM)


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27TH 


8:00AM - 10:00AM
REGISTRATION OPEN – CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 CHECK-IN 
CASTAWAY BURBANK (located at 1250 E Harvard Road, Burbank, CA 91501)
(Complimentary transportation pick-up starting at 7:45AM – 9:00AM in front of the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Burbank)

8:00AM - 9:20AM
NETWORKING BREAKFAST
CASTAWAY BURBANK
PROVIDED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea LeafTM

9:30AM - 11:30AM
MEET THE MUSIC SUPERVISORS & BRANDS: "A GATEWAY TO CREATIVE & SYNCH BUSINESS"
Meet, learn and engage, face-to-face, with a cross-section of the Creative Summit 2019's speakers including leading executives from film/TV, music supervisors, brands and ad agencies. This round-table experience will provide delegates with a unique networking opportunity to interact directly with a number of the Creative Summit's panelists and other attendees. The MEET THE SPEAKERS session is included with Creative Summit 2019 registration however, seating is limited and delegates will be accommodated on a first come, first serve basis.
PRESENTED BY: SourceAudio Drop
FEATURING A SPECIAL WELCOME ADDRESS BY SOURCEAUDIO DROP

Alex Hackford - Senior Artists & Repertoire, Music Affairs, Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation
Ben Dorenfeld – Music Supervisor, Anomaly
Dan Burt - Music Supervisor/Producer, Wunderman Thompson
Eddie Chavez – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television
Gary Calamar - President, Go! Music Services
Jackie Palazzolo – Music Supervisor, VICE Media
James Combs - Music Supervisor, Go! Music Services
Janine Kerr - VP, Film & TV, Riptide Music Group
Josh Young - Founder & CEO, Atrium Music
Laura Katz - Founder & Music Supervisor, Supe Troop
Marielle Jade Te - Music Supervisor, Hit The Ground Running
Morgan Rhodes - Music Supervisor
Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors
Rochelle Holguin - VP, Creative Music + Licensing Strategy, Viacom Inc.
Sue Crawshaw - Founder & Owner, Pick And Mix Music