Washington, D.C.— The brightest and most influential minds in music, technology, policy and law will come together to discuss pressing issues at the 10th Anniversary Future of Music Policy Summit, which takes place at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 3-5.
In addition to an already outstanding roster of panelists and presenters, Future of Music Coalition (FMC) is thrilled to confirm Rocco Landesman (Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts) and Victoria Espinel (U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator), in two separate keynote addresses.
Early this morning — 8 a.m., to be exact — some of the smartest and most opinionated voices in the intellectual property debate entered the ring to duke it out. Well not really… everyone was kind of in agreement. read more
Nicole Duffey is FMC’s Operations Coordinator, which is a fancy way of saying she sits at a desk all day and answers all the other staffers questions! She also makes sure we all get our paychecks on time, and for that, we love her. Here’s Nicole’s personal list of Future of Music Policy Summit awesomeness:
10. Prediction Pins: I’m working on a very cool interactive future of music prediction game for the summit that will get people talking while also raising money in honor of FMC’s Tenth Anniversary. What’s your prediction for the future of music? read more
Almost a decade ago, Metallica discovered their otherwise-forgettable “I Disappear” floating around the Internet, months before a proper release. Traced back to its source, that song became the thread that unraveled Napster. Ironically, file sharing, and the future of the music with it, became more complicated and less controlled - an issue that continue to dominate any discussion of the music industry. read more
The Future of Music Coalition, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to education, research and advocacy for musicians, is holding their 10th anniversary MS’, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: