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MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


SUNDAY, MARCH 22ND


5:00PM - 7:30PM
OFFICIAL MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2020 OPENING NIGHT WINE TASTING & COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION 
AT S.I.R. STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD (SUNSET BLVD.)
CO-HOSTED BY: A&R Worldwide, MUSEXPO & XpoNorth
(Open to all MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2020 registered delegates and speakers)

ARTIST SHOWCASES BEGIN AT 7.00PM


MONDAY, MARCH 23RD


8:30AM - 4:30PM
REGISTRATION OPEN – CREATIVE SUMMIT 2020 CHECK-IN 
CASTAWAY BURBANK (located at 1250 E Harvard Road, Burbank, CA 91501) 
(Complimentary transportation pick-up starting at 8:15AM – 11:00AM in front of the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Burbank)

8:30AM - 9:30AM
NETWORKING BREAKFAST
CASTAWAY BURBANK
PROVIDED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea LeafTM
CO-HOSTED BY: Cinq Music

9:30AM - 10:40AM
GLOBAL KEYNOTE 2020: THE FUTURE OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS
The worldwide music business is evolving on a daily basis into an increasingly exciting and broad pop-culture focused ecosystem. Artists and the music they create have had to adapt to an ever-changing and competitive consumer market with unique innovation across all touchpoints - live, digital, mobile, fashion, media, film/TV, distribution, licensing, publishing, A&R, marketing, radio, esports/gaming, branded entertainment, on-demand, social media, streaming, management and so much more. Featuring some of the most successful and forward-thinking executives in the industry, our Global Keynote will delve into the key aspects of their respective businesses, but also focus on the broader global picture of the constantly evolving international music business as it enters a “clear vision” into 2020.
PRESENTED BY: MUSEXPO
MODERATED BY: Mark Sutherland – Editor, Music Week (U.K.)

PANELISTS:
Andrea C. Martin – Chief Executive, PRS For Music
Benjamin Weeden - COO, Clubs & Theaters, Live Nation
Denis Ladegaillerie – Founder & CEO, Believe Group
Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management, Ford Motor Company
Shridhar Subramaniam – President, Strategy & Market Development, Asia and Middle East, Sony Music Entertainment

10:50AM - 11:50AM
A&R WORLDWIDE IN 20/20: BUILDING A “CLEAR PATH” FOR ARTIST DEVELOPMENT & BREAKING NEW TALENT…
As MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2020 progresses, it’s important to remember that despite all of the new tech and digital advances we’re experiencing, one thing will never change - great songs and the artists that perform them will always be the most important element of the music business DNA. This session welcomes a panel of the world’s most innovative A&R minds for a focus on the epicenter of our business–the music! With frequent shifts and updates to consumption platforms, data, analytics, metrics, streaming, new revenue platforms and more, the art form that is A&R only continues to evolve in importance, especially with the many social, digital and mobile arenas that 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 their creativity in new ways and market places? What does it take to create and develop a hit song and the artist behind it? This forum will highlight the essentials of creativity in today’s music business with a discussion on the art, gut (traditional A&R) and science/data (analytics and research driven A&R) behind the next wave of global hits and artist development.
PRESENTED BY: A&R Worldwide
MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry

PANELISTS:
Andrew Gould - Sr. VP/Head of A&R, North America, Downtown Music Publishing
Arina Logacheva - Senior A&R/Central European Creative, Universal Music Germany
Aton Ben-Horin - Global VP of A&R, Warner Music Group
Felix Howard – Method Management (Sam Smith)
Maria Egan - President & Head of Creative, Pulse Music Group
Monti Olson - Sr. VP, Head of Frontline Publishing, BMG US

12:00PM - 1:00PM
MUSIC COMMUNICATION: ARTIST & MUSIC ENGAGEMENT WITHIN RETAIL & CONSUMER BRAND PLATFORMS
Brand integration can provide an amazing marketing vehicle to captivate and inspire mass audiences around the world for new artists and songs. As music and artists continue to grow in their own right as powerful lifestyle and pop cultural influencers, brands continue to align themselves with both emerging and established talent alike, as well as directly with record labels, music publishers, producers, DJs and talent management firms, while seeking to further connect with their existing consumers and attract new audiences to their product. Additionally, brands can play a significant role in a consumer’s discovery of emerging talent with unique collaborative marketing roll outs being put into motion around a brand campaign that spotlights a new artist’s music to local, regional, national or global audience. Bringing together a broad spectrum of executives that work with artists, ad agencies, consumers and product brands, the Music Communication forum will address case studies from the artist/brand arena, as well as, elaborate on how music and its relationship with brands can create a utopian relationship for artists, consumers and brands alike.
PRESENTED BY: Times Music India
MODERATED BY: Josh Rabinowitz – Founder, Brooklyn Music Experience

PANELISTS:
Ben Dorenfeld -Sr. Music Producer, Anomaly
Daryl Berg - VP, Music Strategies & Licensing, Crown Media
Evan Jones – Chief Marketing Officer, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
Sander van Maarschalkerweerd – Founder & Managing Director, Sizzer (Holland)
Zoe Gillespie - Director of Brand Partnerships, Capitol Records

1:00PM - 2:25PM
MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT NETWORKING LUNCHEON 
CASTAWAY BURBANK
HOSTED BY: Silva Screen, SO Recordings & Supreme Songs

2:30PM - 3:30PM
MUSIC FOR THE MASSES: E-VOLUTION WITHIN RADIO, DIGITAL, STREAMING, VIEWS, PLAYLISTS & NEW CONVERSION PLATFORMS
It’s now easier than ever to discover and listen to music via a plethora of streaming and digital platforms, a list which continues to grow exponentially as services look to deliver a more user-friendly and effective vehicle for music marketing, data, analytics and consumption. While the ever-expanding sea of services, coupled with more traditional forms of media allow more opportunity than ever for artists to be experienced by consumers and the music industry alike; they also bring with them their own set of challenges. This includes navigating the best way to get your music to the forefront on each individual platform through new methods of validation, curation and playlisting, including submission portals, metadata (the DNA associated with the song and artist), pluggers, and the always important - human interaction. At a time when creatives are able to make music and distribute it more efficiently on their own, the global music market has been overcrowded with sound - the good, the bad and the ugly! Our Music For The Masses session will feature experts from various digital media and streaming related platforms that will provide their insight on best and most efficient practices in this arena and explain how to navigate these evolving platforms, and make sure your music cuts above the noise and you receive validation and compensation!

PRESENTED BY: Cinq Music
MODERATED BY: Ralph Simon – Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global

PANELISTS:
Chris Williams – Chief Product Officer, iHeartRadio
Jason Peterson - Chairman, GoDigital Media Group
Kristin Graziani - VP, Artist & Label Relations, Stem
Markus Kühn – Managing Partner, FluxFM, Germany
Michael Steele – Sr. Director of Global Playlist Programming & Development, Warner Music Group
Paramdeep Singh – Co-Founder & Executive Vice Chairman, JioSaavn

3:40PM - 4:10PM
MUSEXPO 2020 KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
FEATURING: Chris Woltman - Founder, Element1 Music (worldwide manager twenty one pilots)
MODERATED BY: Bob Lefsetz – Author, "The Lefsetz Letter"

4:15PM - 5:15PM
MUSIC SUPERVISION 4.0: THE CREATIVE & BUSINESS EVOLUTION OF MUSIC LICENSING – TV, FILM, TRAILERS & BEYOND
Music becomes more accessible every day, and the rate at which songs are created and distributed also continues to increase significantly. As music makes its way out to the public faster and more conveniently than ever, the music supervision community face the daunting task of sourcing through an overflow of 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, online and most significantly, on-demand. This session will dive into the music discovery process, how to balance the relationship with artists, content owners/creators and studios/networks to 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.
PRESENTED BY: Silva Screen, SO Recordings & Supreme Songs
MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry

PANELISTS:
Alexandra Patsavas – Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision
Alicen Catron Schneider - Sr. VP, Music Creative/Head Of West Coast Music Operations, NBCUniversal Television
Anita Chinkes-Ratner – Sr. VP & Head of Music & Licensing Strategy, Viacom Media Networks
Cybele Pettus – Sr. Music Supervisor, Electronic Arts
Mamie Coleman – Sr. VP, Creative Music & Production, Fox Broadcasting Company

5:30PM - 7:30PM 
OFFICIAL MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2020 OPENING NIGHT WINE TASTING & COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION  
CASTAWAY BURBANK (located at 1250 E Harvard Road, Burbank, CA 91501) 
CO-HOSTED BY:  Lion Hearts & Songtradr
(Open to all MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2020 registered delegates and speakers)

ARTIST SHOWCASES BEGIN AT 6:00PM AT CASTAWAY

(On-going complimentary transportation between Castaway and Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Burbank offered between 4:30PM - 9:30PM)


TUESDAY, MARCH 24TH


8:30AM - 4:30PM
REGISTRATION OPEN – CREATIVE SUMMIT 2020 CHECK-IN 
CASTAWAY BURBANK (located at 1250 E Harvard Road, Burbank, CA 91501) 
(Complimentary transportation pick-up starting at 8:15AM – 11:00AM in front of the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Burbank)

8:30AM - 9:30AM
NETWORKING BREAKFAST 
CASTAWAY BURBANK
PROVIDED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea LeafTM
CO-HOSTED BY: Cinq Music

9:25AM – 9:30AM
WELCOME ADDRESS FROM BURBANK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
FEATURING: Tom Flavin – CEO, Burbank Chamber of Commerce

9:30AM - 10:20AM
“HOLLYWOOD MADE IN BURBANK”: FILM, TV, DIGITAL, MUSIC, RADIO, ANIMATION, GAMING & BEYOND – IN THE HEART OF A MELTING POT OF CONTENT CREATION
Hollywood has long been billed as the place where film, TV, music and media magic is created, however, the reality is that much of what you see on the silver screen, hear on the radio, within streaming services, Film, TV, movie trailers and beyond is actually inspired, created and delivered to the masses from the heart of Burbank, CA. Home to the likes of the Walt Disney Company, iHeart Media, Disney Radio, Marvel Comics Studios, peer music, A&R Worldwide, Fremantle Media, ABC Television, ESPN, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros. Studios, DC Comics, Power 106FM, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, The Burbank Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Insomniac Games, Legendary Films, The CW Television Network, NBCUniversal, Universal Pictures, Universal Studios and many others, Burbank is the hub of creativity for some of the world’s most well-known films, movie trailers, TV shows and video games and beyond. This key session will bring together some of the Burbank music and entertainment industry’s leading figures to bring light to their creativity, passion and vision.
PRESENTED BY: Burbank Chamber of Commerce
MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry

PANELISTS:
Jason Markey - President/Head of Film & Television Music, STX Entertainment
Phil Guerini - VP, Music Strategy Disney Channels Worldwide & General Manager, Radio Disney Networks
Rachel Levy - Executive VP, Film Music, Universal Pictures
Tom MacDougall - Executive VP, Music, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios

10:30AM - 11:00AM
EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE INTERVIEW 
FEATURING: Gadi Oron – Director General, CISAC (International Confederation of Authors & Composers Societies)
MODERATED BY: Mark Sutherland – Editor, Music Week (U.K.)

11:10AM – 12:00PM
GLOBAL MANAGERS & BOOKING AGENTS FORUM: TALENT REPRESENTATION IN A WORLD OF POP CULTURALISM
The role of talent managers and booking agents can often be taken for granted in the larger narrative of a successful global superstar. It takes an undeniable amount of patience, persistence, perseverance, as well as a deep understanding and connection to the global music industry, in order to drive a talent to worldwide success. In many cases, a good booking agent can be the make-or-break element to an artist’s career trajectory as they leverage their relationships and knowledge to make sure the right artist is in front of the right fans at the right time. As a manager, a deep understanding of not only your artist’s local, regional and national markets, but their talent’s ability and value in the global landscape, is imperative. This unique forum will bring together leaders from two of the key artist relationships (manager and booking agent) in the experience arena. Our panel will discuss what it takes to bring their artists to the masses, and how they continue to evolve their model to capitalize on the value they create in a constantly evolving world of music, brands, media and technology.
PRESENTED BY: Westside Music Sweden
MODERATED BY: Ralph Simon - Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global

PANELISTS:
Bex Majors – Music Agent, UTA
Jenn Tolman – Artist Manager, Vector Management (Avril Lavigne)
Jobst Neermann – Managing Partner, RBK Fusion GmbH (Germany)
Shane Tobin – VP, Partnerships, Sofar Sounds
Tarsame Mittal - Founder, T M Talent Management
Tom Windish - Music Executive Leadership Group, Paradigm Talent Agency

12:10PM – 12:40PM
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR KEYNOTE INTERVIEW LISA WORDEN (National Alternative Rock Brand Manager iHeartMedia & PD “ALT 98.7”)
MODERATED BY: Jeff “Woody” Fife – Morning Host, “ALT 98.7” & Nationally Syndicated Host, Premiere Networks
PRESENTED BY: A&R Worldwide, Atlantic Records, Capitol Records, Caroline, City of Burbank, Def Jam Recordings, Elektra Records, Interscope Records, Republic Records & Warner Records

12:40PM - 2:20PM
MUSEXPO PRESENTS ITS 2019 "INT'L MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR” AWARD GALA LUNCHEON
CASTAWAY BURBANK
HONORING: Lisa Worden – National Alternative Rock Brand Manager, iHeartMedia & PD, “ALT 98.7”
FEATURING: Sat Bisla – President & Founder, A&R Worldwide/MUSEXPO; Tom Poleman – President of National Programming Group, iHeartMedia; City of Burbank; and representatives from the State of California
CO-HOSTED BY: A&R Worldwide, 300 Entertainment, Atlantic Records, Capitol Records, Caroline, City of Burbank, Concord, Def Jam Recordings, Elektra Records, Interscope Records, Red Bull Songs, Republic Records & Warner Records

2:30PM - 3:30PM
INTERACTIVE GAMING, ESPORTS & VIDEO GAMES: MUSIC INTEGRATION WITH ENGAGED & INTUITIVE AUDIENCES
The esports and gaming communities are growing at an incredibly fast pace globally, as more and more people enter the interactive gaming world as competitors, active gamers and spectators. This influential entertainment arena has spawned a new group of highly engaged fans, encompassing a significant cross-section of youth demographics, who are influenced not just by the games themselves, but by the culture around the esports environment including live and broadcasted events, as well as an emerging breed of celebrity talent made up of some of the more popular and successful gamers globally. MUSEXPO Creative Summit’s Interactive Gaming forum will delve into the opportunities for music within this fast-growing sector, not just around licensing in games, but a wider opportunity for tapping into a new group of pop culture influencers to promote music and artists to their dedicated fanbases within the broader gaming ecosystem.
MODERATED BY: Mark Sutherland – Editor, Music Week (U.K.)

PANELISTS:
Alex Hackford - Head of Creative Music Affairs, Sony Interactive Entertainment/PlayStation
Brandon Young - Sr. Director, Music Affairs, Activision
Kyle Hopkins - Head of Music Supervision, Microsoft Studios (Xbox)
Matt Colon – US Managing Director of Music, YM&U Group
Rich Thomas - Founder, Indie Esports League
Xavier Ramos – VP, Creative Development, FaZe Clan

3:40PM – 4:40PM:
PUBLISHING & MASTER RIGHTS, NEIGHBORING RIGHTS & PERFORMANCE RIGHTS: THE 360 DEGREE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC RIGHTS
Many of the traditional music revenue streams still remain relevant for content creators, including terrestrial radio, performance income, synchronization, etc.. Along with the ever-changing digital age, emerging markets and new touch-points have brought with them some of the most innovative, creative and challenging platforms for creating, distributing and amplifying music to the masses. The streaming landscape in its own right has grown significantly over the past decade, and while it has made the world a little bit smaller, making it easier for artists to connect with current and new fans, it's also presented its own set of challenges for ensuring that the value of music is not diminished, despite more direct access and trillions of monetizable data touchpoints. With revenue now coming from a host of different directions, including streaming services, VOD platforms, traditional media and new markets, it's more important than ever that songwriters and artists are able to collect on every possible stream and platform for their creative work. This special focus session will welcome leaders and innovators behind the collection and monetization of copyright and recorded music revenue for a deeper look into where your money is coming from and how rights creators and rights holders are getting every penny they’ve earned.
MODERATED BY: Emmanuel Legrand – U.S. Editor, Music Week

PANELISTS:
Justin Shukat - Founding Partner & President, Primary Wave Music Publishing
Mandar Thakur – COO, Times Music (India)
Michelle Lewis – Executive Director, Songwriters Of North America (SONA)
Sami Valkonen – Director of International, PRS for Music
Teri Nelson Carpenter - President & CEO, Reel Muzik Werks, LLC
Thomas Scherer - EVP Repertoire & Marketing Los Angeles, Global Writer Services & China, BMG

4:50PM - 5:45PM
PLAY US YOUR HITS: SONG CREATORS, CONTENT OWNERS & DELEGATES ATTENDING MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT HAVE A CHANCE TO PRESENT MUSIC SUPERVISORS AND A&R EXECUTIVES THEIR FUTURE GLOBAL HITS 
PRESENTED BY: 
CO-MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry & Sat Bisla – President & Founder, A&R Worldwide

PANELISTS:
Ben Adelson – Executive VP A&R, Republic Records
Jake Livingston - Head of Creative A&R, Primary Wave Music Publishing
Kabiru Bello- Director of A&R, Warner Music Sweden & Head of Asylum (Sweden)
Katie Welle – Sr. VP A&R, RCA Records
Kenny Salcido – Sr. VP/Head of A&R, Red Bull Records
Mike Daley - Executive Director, A&R and Music Publishing, Disney Music Group
Mona Rübsamen – Managing Partner, FluxFM (Germany)
Sienna Jackson – CEO & Founder, Zoran Creative Strategy

5:45PM – 7:30PM
WINE TASTING/COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION & HORS D'OEUVRES 
AT CASTAWAY BURBANK
CO-HOSTED BY: Times Music India
(MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2020 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 5:00PM - 9:00PM)
  


Wednesday, MARCH 25TH 


8:15AM - 4:00PM
REGISTRATION OPEN – CREATIVE SUMMIT 2020 CHECK-IN  
CASTAWAY BURBANK (located at 1250 E Harvard Road, Burbank, CA 91501) 
(Complimentary transportation pick-up starting at 8:15AM – 12:00PM in front of the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Burbank)

8:15AM - 9:30AM 
NETWORKING BREAKFAST 
PROVIDED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea LeafTM
CO-HOSTED BY: Cinq Music

9:30AM - 10:20AM
LICENSING YOUR CONTENT - WHAT ARE YOU SYNCHING? REPPING YOUR MUSIC FOR FILM, TV, PROMOS, VIDEO GAMES, FILM TRAILERS & ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
As opportunities for artists, songwriters, composers, producers, and other creatives to have their music heard by the masses has grown considerably, one of the most effective vehicles for reaching a captive audience still remains - a great synch. Whether it’s a film, TV show, video game, movie trailer, on-demand or brand/advertising opportunity, the perfect synch for an artist can be the catalyst to global success. As the world’s music catalog pipelines are inundated with music every day, driven by more convenient and streamlined ways to create and bring music to market, the music supervision community has had to lean more heavily on trusted relationships to provide a valuable and much-needed filter. The growing necessity of having these trusted filters/pre-clearances via third-party companies has led to considerable success for companies representing music for licensing around the world. In this session, we’ll bring together some of the leaders from these firms to share insight on how they’ve fostered relationships with music supervisors, movie studios and brands and have become a trusted and reliable go-to source for them; and why they may be the perfect fit for your catalog as an intermediary in synch representation.
MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry

PANELISTS:
Adam Taylor - President & CEO, APM Music
Chantal Epp - Founder & CEO, ClicknClear
JD Adams - Managing Director, 5 Alarm Music
Keatly Haldeman – CEO, Riptide Music Group
Paul Wiltshire – CEO, Songtradr, Inc.
Sean Mulligan - VP, Creative & Music Supervision, eOne + Rock Steady Music

10:30AM – 10:40AM
MINI-KEYNOTE: MDIIO PRESENTS “BENEFITS OF MUSIC & SCIENCE COLLIDING”
FEATURING: Justin Gray - Founder & Chairman, Mdiio & Hit Songwriter/Producer

10:40AM – 12:40PM
MEET THE MUSIC SUPERVISORS & BRANDS: "A GATEWAY TO CREATIVE & SYNCH BUSINESS"
MUSEXPO Creative Summit brings back it’s highly successful music supervisor round-table meetings. The event will once again provide a valuable opportunity for delegates to interact face-to-face with music supervision executives from across film, TV, video games, brands, advertising and more! Access to the Meet The Music Supervisors & Brands round-table event is included for all MUSEXPO Creative Summit delegates with their registration.
PRESENTED BY: Mdiio

Confirmed Music Supervisors & Brand Executives:

Adam Taylor - President/CEO, APM Music
Ben Dorenfeld - Sr. Music Producer, Anomaly
Chantal Epp - Founder, ClicknClear
Charlie Haggard - Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal
Eddie Chavez - Promo Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television
James Combs - Music Supervisor, Go! Music Services
Janesta Boudreau - Owner Director, Rocking Horse Road Productions
Jonathan Lane - Director, Synch & Licensing, 5 Alarm Music & Music Supervisor, Tapestry Music Services
Josh Rabinowitz – Founder, Brooklyn Music Experience
Justin Bumper Reeve – Founder, Hidden Track Music
Kyle Hopkins – Head of Music Supervision, Microsoft Studios (Xbox)
Lena Obara - Founder, SECTOR C
Reuben Sears – Sr. VP Trailers & Promos, SILO Music
Sander van Maarschalkerweerd – Founder & Managing Director, Sizzer (Holland)
Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management, Ford Motor Company
Sean Mulligan - VP Creative & Music Supervision, eOne + Rock Steady Music
Sienna Jackson – CEO & Founder, Zoran Creative Strategy
Yvette Metoyer - Music Supervisor, SuperMusicVision

1:00PM – 2:00PM
HIT THE GROUND RUNNING!  MEET THE SYNCH TEAM BEHIND SOME OF HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST TV SHOWS & MOVIE TRAILERS
Since launching in 2000, LA-based, full-service, independent music supervision company, Hit The Ground Running has been behind the music on some of the most successful TV shows and major studio films released. Credits for the HTGR team include those on CSI, Silicon Valley, Gotham, Entourage, Cold Case and many others as well as films such as Goal!, Flicka, American Pimp and Buena Vista Social Club. This exclusive session will bring together the HTGR creative team to share a glimpse into their creative strategy when it comes to securing the right song for the right placement, while fitting the creative vision and other parameters from the project’s directors and producers.
PRESENTED BY: XpoNorth
MODERATED BY: Ritch Esra – Publisher, The Music Registry

PANELISTS:
Jason Alexander - CEO, HTGR
Jonathan Christiansen– Music Supervisor, HTGR
Justin Feldman – Music Supervisor HTGR & Pusher
Marielle Jade Te - Creative & Licensing Director, HTGR

2:15PM – 5:15PM
A&R WORLDWIDE CREATIVE SUMMIT
A&R is the lifeblood of the music business and is core to the heart and soul of A&R Worldwide’s extensive 20+ year history as one of the leading artist discovery and development firms, as well as being in daily interaction with artists, producers, songwriters, A&R’s, publishers and other global creatives. This event will provide a valuable opportunity for delegates to interact face-to-face with A&R’s, publishers and top creatives! In addition, access to the A&R Worldwide Creative Summit round-table event is included for all MUSEXPO Creative Summit delegates with their registration.

We kick-off the session with a short keynote interview with one of the world’s most successful creatives and the man who originally discovered Eminem and brought him to the attention of Dr. Dre and former Interscope Chairman Jimmy Iovine – producer/songwriter and creative Evan Bogart (Adam Lambert, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Enrique Iglesias, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Lopez, Leona Lewis, Pussycat Dolls, Rihanna and beyond).
PRESENTED BY: Norwegian Music Publishers Association

2:15PM – 2:45PM: A KEYNOTE INTERVIEW WITH GLOBAL HIT SONGWRITER & PRODUCER EVAN BOGART
MODERATED BY: Mark Sutherland – Editor, Music Week (U.K.)

3:00PM – 5:00PM
A&R WORLDWIDE CREATIVE SUMMIT ROUND TABLE MEETINGS
Confirmed A&R Executives:
 
Andre Herd – A&R Consultant, Arista Records
Andrew Brightman - Executive & Owner, Brightman Music
David Saint Fleur - A&R Manager, Warner Music Group
Delmar Powell - VP of A&R, Creative Services, Downtown Music Publishing
Franny Graham - Sr. Director, A&R, Artist Publishing Group/Artist Partners Group
Gabz Landman - VP, A&R, Warner Records
James Cheney - VP, Creative, Reservoir
Johnny Minardi - VP, A&R, Elektra Music Group
Kabiru Bello - Director of A&R, Warner Music Sweden & Head of Asylum (Sweden)
Kenny Salcido - Sr. VP/Head of A&R, Red Bull Records
Livia Piomelli - Director of A&R and Publishing, Big Noise
Marian Wolf - VP/Head of Global Writer Services & China, BMG
Robin Shaw - Partner, Jinx Music & Founder, Whizzkid
Samantha Sklar - A&R, Warner Chappell Music
Spencer Bistricer - Manager, Creative, Primary Wave Music Publishing
Tuff Morgan - VP, A&R, peermusic

(On-going complimentary transportation between Castaway and Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Burbank offered between 3:00PM - 7:00PM)