2022 Agenda


Schedule and speakers are subject to change. All times are listed in PT.
Day 1
21 Sep 2022

NFTs, Rights and Royalties

There is more to NFTs than bored apes and digital collectibles. Artists, musicians and other creators are turning to crypto tokens to fund new projects, sell fractional rights ownership and...
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David Bloom
Bruno Guez
Christof Straub
Brian Scudder
Steve Stewart

Keynote Conversation: The Future of Collective Rights Management, Royalty Collections and Payments

A conversation with Eric Baptiste, CEO of QwantumRights Solutions, former CEO of SOCAN and former director general of CISAC. Drawing on his 30 years of experience in rights and royalty...
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Eric Baptiste
Paul Sweeting

Podcasts and Audio Originals: The New IP Incubators

TV schedules and streaming libraries are filling up with series based on podcasts. Hollywood stars and hitmaking music artists are signing deals to create original audio productions with an eye...
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Chris Kenneally
Suemyra Shah
Alexia Bedat
Michele Cobb

Web3, VR, and the Metaverse: Rights and Licensing for Immersive Applications

From virtual concerts to virtual reality, new technologies are enabling new, immersive experiences, and creating new use cases for music, video and other intellectual property. But will new use cases...
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Ty Roberts
Jessica Vaughn
Stacey Haber
Deborah Mannis-Gardner
Vickie Nauman
Day 2
22 Sep 2022

Bringing New Life to Old Catalog

From new search and discovery tools to synthetic voice production and sonic analysis, discover how artificial intelligence and other new technologies are helping rights owners capture untapped value from their...
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Jessica Powell
Martin Nedvěd
Bill Wolfsthal
Hazel Savage
Paul Sweeting

Featured Presentation: Music in Podcasts: Definitions, Data Flows and Dollar Signs

Niels Rump of the DDEX Secretariat will present a newly released white paper meant to spark discussion toward creating a data reporting framework that could support usage-based licensing and royalty...
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Niels Rump

Metadata: Right, from the Start

From music to movies to books and podcasts, metadata makes the digital world go ‘round. But bad or missing data can quickly knock it off kilter, leading to missed licensing...
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Niels Rump
Sylvain Piat
Diane Cogan
John Maxwell Hobbs
Dae Bogan

The Price of Rights: Will the Deals Keep Coming?

The pandemic-driven streaming surge, coupled with record low interest rates and fiscal stimulus helped fuel a half decade of explosive growth in rights-based asset trading, catalog M&A and content licensing...
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David Hughes
Nari Matsuura
Jason Peterson
Patrick Russo
Alaister Moughan