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The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and the organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We meet to do business and discuss, in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment.
SanFran MusicTech Summit
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All it takes is ONE good idea to change EVERYTHING... and this could all be BS...

Hotel Kabuki
1625 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Monday, May 18 2009
9am - 6pm + cocktail party!

The SanFran MusicTech Summit will bring together the best and brightest developers in the Music/Technology Space, along with the musicians, entrepreneurial business people, press, investors, service providers, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We will meet to discuss the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment.

We are only planning one Summit in 2009, but are working hard to make it the best yet!

View a partial list of summit attendees on our registration page.

The Summit will provide 2 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit (approval pending) for attorneys from 9:20 am - 11:30 am.


9:00AM
- 9:10AM

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Brian Zisk - SanFran MusicTech Summit, Adam Zbar - Zannel, CEO

9:20AM
- 10:20AM

MUSIC IN AUDIO-VISUAL WORKS
Zahavah Levine Esq. - YouTube, David Leibowitz Esq. - Gotuit / CH Potomac, Iain Scholnick - ImageSpan, Joshua Wattles Esq. - deviantART (Moderator)

ELEVATOR PITCHES
YOU!!!

REACHING FANS
Sean O'Connell - Music Allies, Dave DeVore - FanMail Marketing, Panos Panay - SonicBids, Aaron Clark - Mozes, Jeremy Welt - Warner Brothers Records, Dave Champine - Local Music Vibe

10:20AM
- 10:30AM

COFFEE BREAK

10:30AM
- 11:30AM

DOING DEALS
Larry Kenswil Esq. - Loeb & Loeb, Leron Rodgers Esq. - Hewitt & Rogers, Cecily Mak Esq. - Rhapsody / RealNetworks, Gregor Pryor - ReedSmith (UK)

WEBCASTING ISSUES
Joe Kennedy - Pandora, Bill Goldsmith - Radio Paradise, Mike Huppe, Esq. - SoundExchange, Drew Hilles - Goom Radio, Kurt Hanson - RAIN Radio & Internet Newsletter (moderator)

EFFICIENT DIGITAL DELIVERY
Dean Hudson - SubPop Records, David Barrett - Expensify, Eric Wahlforss - Sound Cloud, Lucas Gonze - XSPF, Tom Conrad - Pandora (Moderator), Adam Fisk - LittleShoot

11:30AM
- 12:00PM

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE'S TENNMAN RECORDS SHOWCASE, FEATURING RECORDING ARTIST "MATT MORRIS"
Matt Morris - exclusive private performance

12:00PM
- 1:00PM

LUNCH BREAK

1:00PM
- 2:00PM

DEMOS BY NEW TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

MUSICIANS AS ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS IN THEIR OWN CAREERS
Layne Fox - DJ 40 Thieves / IRIS / Smash Hit Music, Francis Ten - West Indian Girl, John McDermott - Stroke 9 / ImageSpan, Jean Cook - Future of Music Coalition / Violinist for Jon Langford, Waco Brothers, and Ida (Moderator)

TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE MUSIC WEBSITE MONETIZATION
Ted Cohen - TAG Strategic, Josh Hofmann - Vertical Acuity, Peter Yared - iWidgets, James Lamberti - Topspin

2:00PM
- 3:00PM

RECORDING STUDIO OF THE FUTURE
David Gibbons - Avid, Mark Ethier - iZotope, Bill Putnam Jr. - Universal Audio, Mark Wherry - Remote Control Productions, Martin Kloiber - Euphonix, Justin Frankel - Cockos

SOCIAL NETWORKING & MUSIC
Geoff Ralston - LaLa, Ali Partovi - iLike, Anthony Batt - Buzz Media, Dave Allen - Pampelmoose / Nemo Design / (former) Gang of Four, Chuck Fishman - Cisco

MUSIC ACTIVISM AS A CATALYST FOR POSITIVE CHANGE
Bear Kittay - Music for Democracy, Zac Matthews - Musician (former) Hot Buttered Rum, Maureen Herman - Project Noise, Joyce Williams - Zazzle / Music National Service / MIN Entertainment

3:00PM
- 3:30PM

AFTERNOON SNACK BREAK

3:30PM
- 4:30PM

THE FUTURE OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Terry McBride - Nettwerk Music Group, Bob Kohn - RoyaltyShare, Robb McDaniels - INgrooves, Antony Randall - Tour Pro, Kristin Thomson - Future of Music Coalition, Heather Rafter - RafterMarsh USA

MUSIC RECOMMENDATION SERVICES
Michael Papish - Media Unbound, Stephen White - Gracenote, James Miao - The Sixty One, Paul Lamere - The Echo Nest (Moderator), Alex Loscos - BMAT

MOBILE APPS
Ge Wang - Smule, Darryl Ballantyne - LyricFind, Jeff Annison - UndergroundLabs, Rob Pegoraro - Washington Post, Bart Decrem - Tapulous

4:30PM
- 4:45PM

SCHMOOZE BREAK

4:45PM
- 5:45PM

MONETIZATION - IDEALISM IN PRACTICE
Ian Rogers - Topspin, Jim Griffin - Choruss, Tony Van Veen - Disc Makers, Fred Von Lohmann - EFF, Celia Hirshman - One Little Indian / KCRW (Moderator)

BRANDS & BANDS: THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC MARKETING
Heidi Richman - HRMP Lifestyle Marketing, Rick Farman - Superfly Presents, Jeff Daniel - Rock River Music, Robbie Lloyd - Silva Artist Management, Charlie Moran - AdAge

6:00PM
- 8:00PM

COCKTAIL PARTY - Sponsored by LyricFind