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Music Tech Summit 2019Oct 15 2019

The creation & distribution of music in Canada is undergoing rapid and extraordinary change. Our annual Music Tech Summit aims to help our members stay ahead of the curve through education about emerging technologies in the music sector and startups that are breaking new ground in the way music is used and consumed.

Date: October 30, 2019
Location: Ontario Investment and Trade Centre, 250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor, Toronto, ON

Schedule & Programming (subject to change):

9:30am – 10:30am: YouTube Artist Tools Session (advance sign-up required)

10:30am – 11:00am: Important members only-sessionTuneSat

11:00am – 11:10am: Welcome & Opening Remarks

11:10am – 11:40am: Meet the Music Supervisors
(Moderated by: Michael Perlmutter (instinct entertainment), Panelists: Nick Maker (Energy BBDO), Nicole Churchill (Assemble Sound), Michael Paoletta (Paoletta), Geoff Sawyer (Red Bull Music House), Marielle Jade Te (Hit The Ground Running)

11:40am – 12:20pm: Spotify (Chris Crawford, Head of US Publisher Relations & Services; Nathan Wiszniak, Head of Canada, Artist & Label Marketing)

12:20pm – 12:50pm: (Jean-Christophe Boggio, CEO; Emily Louyot, Business Development)

LUNCH (12:50pm-1:30pm)

12:50pm – 1:50pm: YouTube Artist Tools Session (advance sign-up required)

1:30pm-2:10pm: Amazon Music Canada (Mike Lawless, Head of Industry Relations)

2:10pm -2:50pm: Sirius XM (Jeff Leake, Director of Music Programming)

BREAK (2:50pm-3:00pm)

3:00pm – 3:40pm: VR, AR, MR, XR…A discussion on the opportunities in immersive entertainment, now and in the future
(Moderated by: Lucie Lalumiere (Interactive Ontario), Panelists: Noora Abu Eitah (Secret Location), Christian Hurst (Interleave), Arthur Yeung)

3:40pm – 4:00pm: The Music Sector & Gen Z: Insights from the world’s leading youth media company on how the shifting values and identities of this influential population directly impacts the music industry (Eyal Zilnik, VP of Brand Partnerships, VICE Media)

The Music Tech Summit is made possible with the support of the Government of Canada, through the Canada Music Fund.