Conference Schedule

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Friday, July 27

09:00 – 10:00 – Registration / Morning Coffee

10:00 – 10:15 – MAIN HALL

Conference opening

Speakers: Codruța Vulcu (CEO, ARTmania / President AROC, RO), Guido Janssens (Managing Partner, Emagic / Board of Directors, AROC, B/ RO)

10:15 – 11:30 – MAIN HALL

PANEL 1 – THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IN A TROUBLED WORLD (ENG)

powered by Take a Stand

What’s the role of musicians, promoters and media representatives in standing for fundamental values such as freedom, tolerance, diversity?

Moderator: Holger Jan Schmidt (Yourope /Take a stand/ Co-founder, Go GrouP – Green operations Europe, Germany)

Speakers: Ivan Milivojev (Exit Festival), Nick Hobbs (Charmenko), Albert Juncosa (Mad Cool Festival), Guido Janssens (Emagic/AROC), Jan Quiel (Seaside Touring / Wacken Open Air)

11:45 – 13:00 – MAIN HALL

PANEL 2  – FUTURE OF MUSIC FESTIVALS – Greener, Smarter, More Sustainable (ENG)

powered by FEPRA

In the era of the live entertainment boom, how can we make events and festivals greener, smarter, more sustainable? How can brands, authorities, event organizers and audiences cooperate for a greener cultural sector?

Moderator: Roxana Șunică (FEPRA)

Speakers: Holger Jan Schmidt (Yourope /Take a stand), Laura Coroianu (Awake Festival), Andi Vanca (Electric Castle), Mirela Gligore (Primăria Municipiului Sibiu), Andrei Coșuleanu (Let’s Do it, Romania!)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 15:00 – SMALL HALL

PANEL 3 – STATE AUTHORITIES AND THE EVENT INDUSTRY (RO)

powered by AROC

Tax legislation within the Romanian Event Industry – All legal and taxation details artists, managers and booking agents need to know for local and international shows.

Moderator: Codruța Vulcu (AROC/ARTmania),

Speakers: Laurențiu Oprea (attorney at law – author rights), representatives of public authorities

15:15 – 16:15 – NETWORKING LOUNGE

SEMINAR 1 – MUSIC MOVES EUROPE (ENG)

The European Parliament approved the European Commission to launch of the preparatory action proceeding for Music Moves Europe (MME). It is the official and highly formal procedure to pave the way for MME to be considered within the next EU-Budget period beginning in 2021.  

What is on the table for MME and who will be the ones to benefit from such programme? Fun facts aside: The future meaning of the EU-subsidiarity principles for the European music community.

Presented by: Manfred Tari (Reeperbahn Festival), Ruud Berends (ESNS)

15:15 – 16:15 – SMALL HALL

SEMINAR 2 – SHOWCASE FESTIVALS (ENG)

How to launch your act at international level? The importance of showcase festivals and music conferences in promoting a music act.

Moderator: Gordon Masson – IQ Magazine

Speakers: Olaf Furniss (Wide Days), Mirko Whitfield (SXSW), Brian Hetherman (Canadian Music Week), Nikki McNeil (Global Publicity)

16:30 – 17:15 – SMALL HALL

SEMINAR 3 – LIVE / PUBLISHING / BRAND / RECORDINGS (ENG)

 

  • Know your rights!

 

Your song, your recordings, your logo are your intellectual property. How should you manage your property portfolio?

A checklist for identifying and authorising the use of your rights, the limits of control, with a focus on music publishing and removing red tape.

 

  • Copyright, Publishing, Neighbouring Rights, CMO’s, Online and Offline, Brussels and Washington DC, Agreements & Authorisations.

 

Speakers: Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt & Brian Hetherman

16:30 – 17:15

Mentoring sessions (by invitation only)

Powered by Romanian Music Export

 

17:30 – 18:30 – NETWORKING LOUNGE

Keynote Interview Day 1:  Ivan Milivojev (Exit Festival) interviewed by Greg Parmley (ILMC / IFF)

 

10:00 – 17:30

Networking Lounge

 

Saturday, July 28

09:00 – 10:00 – Registration / Morning Coffee

 

10:00 – 11:15 – SMALL HALL

PANEL 1 FUTURE OF MUSIC FESTIVALS – The New Utopia (ENG)

How do festivals reshape and rebrand destinations. What are the challenges and opportunities of festival tourism and how can it be integrated in long terms strategies?

 

Moderator: Vlad Tăușance

Speakers: Ștefan Zaharescu (Rockstadt festival), Cristian Cismaru (REKY Travel), Olaf Furniss (Wide Days), Greg Parmley (ILMC/IFF)

 

11:45 – 13:00 – SMALL HALL

 

PANEL 2 –  LIVE / PUBLISHING / BRAND / RECORDINGS

 

 

  • Why?

 

What are you meant to be doing so that you get to keep making the music you love?

You want people to “work” with you, you want fans to “follow” you, but you are in this for the music, not for the business; so, what are your options for developing your audience and retaining your authenticity across live stages, radio waves, and digital platforms?

 

Moderator: Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt Speakers: Dijana Lakus, Teodor Negrea (Form Space)

 

 

  • Strategy, Management, Brand, Audience Analytics, Audience Development, Bookings, Clubs and Festivals, Radio.

 

 

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

 

14:00 – 15:00 – SMALL HALL

CONF  03 – LIVE / PUBLISHING / BRAND / RECORDINGS

 

 

  • Who are you?

 

Your recordings represent you, your Instagram represents you, you are a sonic and visual brand. Using examples we will explore how artists and labels have told their stories, and discuss the tools you might use to get your message across to businesses and consumers, with a focus on digital.

 

Moderator: Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

Speakers:  Carina Sava (Manager – trupa VAMA), Nikki McNeil (Global Publicity)

 

 

  • Strategy, Management, Metadata, Studio-Producers, Distribution, Playlists, Video,

 

Images, UGC, Media, Social media, Brand Partnerships

14:00 – 15:00 – NETWORKING LOUNGE

SEMINAR 1  – HOW TO SET UP AN EXPORT OFFICE (ENG)

Moderator: Codruța Vulcu (AROC / ARTmania)

Speakers: Mirko Whitfield (SXSW), Dijana Lakus (Music Managers Forum), Ruud Berends (ESNS), Boyan Robert Pinter

 

15:15 – 16:15 – NETWORKING LOUNGE

SEMINAR 2 – STATE AUTHORITIES AND THE EVENT INDUSTRY (RO)

powered by AROC

Tax legislation within the Romanian Event Industry (VAT, the obligation of obtaining CIF / NIF for international artists, musical stamp, red cross, show taxes, working contracts for staff etc)

 

15:15 – 16:00

SEMINAR 3 (small room) – IMPORTANȚA MĂRCILOR ÎNREGISTRATE ZN DOMENIUL MUZICAL (RO)

Powered by Apello Brands

Prezintă: Camelia Ganță, Consilier în proprietate intelectuală / Apello Brands

 

15:15 – 16:15

Mentoring sessions (by invitation only)

Powered by Romanian Music Export

 

16:30 – 17:30 – NETWORKING LOUNGE

Keynote Interview: Laszlo Hegedus interviewed by Allan McGowan

 

10:00 – 17:30

Networking Lounge