The third annual event by the Association of Independent Music Publishers brings together the indie publishing and songwriter communities for a day of educational panels and networking

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Tuesday, June 11

10:15am EDT

The Growing Market for Stems, Samples & Lyrics
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John Raso

SVP, Client Services, HFA
John Raso is the SVP of Client Services for HFA and Rumblefish, where he oversees the teams who provide support to thousands of publishers and Rumblefish clients. Raso oversees the identification and distribution of music publishing royalties generated by Rumblefish administration... Read More →

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Hank Shocklee

President, Shocklee Entertainment
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Phil Barry

Founder & CEO, Blokur
Phil Barry is the founder of Blokur, a platform that helps musicians and music companies get paid what they should, when they should, by ensuring that their rights are accurately represented. Phil spent a decade on the creative side of the music business as a recording artist and... Read More →
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JJ Rosen

EVP, Music Strategy & Industry Relations, Splice
JJ is an experienced music industry executive and a successful tech entrepreneur. At Splice, JJ is responsible for developing relationships with external music companies, and overseeing Splice’s partnerships with established and emerging artists. He joined Splice after its acquisition... Read More →
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Nik McLeod

Director of Publishing, LyricFind
Nik is the Director of Music Publishing at LyricFind, the world's leader in licensed lyric solutions with licensing from over 5,000 music publishers, including all the majors. Since joining the company in 2008 as Content Manager, Nik oversaw a team of 12, monitoring and ensuring... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am EDT
Salon 3rd Floor

11:30am EDT

What the Pod? Music Licensing for Podcasts
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Andrew Hampp

Founder, 1803 LLC

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Evan Parness

AVP, Digital Licensing, BMI
Evan Parness is Executive Director of Business Development & Digital Licensing at Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI). In this position, Parness is responsible for the growth and diversification of digital licensing revenues, with a particular focus on licensing solutions for emerging digital... Read More →
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Bruce Headlam

Host, Broken Record
Bruce Headlam is the co-creator and co-host of Broken Record, the music podcast featuring Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point, Outliers, David and Goliath), the producer Rick Rubin (Run DMC, Beastie Boys, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash) and a collection of guests including Questlove, Andre3000... Read More →
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Robert Driscoll

Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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Julia Buchheim

Sync Licensing + Business Affairs, Bank Robber Music
Julia Buchheim is manager of synchronization and business affairs at Rough Trade Publishing and Bank Robber Music. Rough Trade Publishing is home to such artists as Future Islands, The War On Drugs, Beirut, Grizzly Bear, Against Me!, Fugazi, Minor Threat, Animal Collective and The... Read More →
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Sean McGraw

SVP Admin, Songtrust
Sean McGraw is SVP of Administration at Songtrust, the world's largest global royalty collection service and publishing administrator, owned and operated by Downtown Music Holdings. In this role, Sean focuses on music publishing operations, including: global copyright, international... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
Salon 3rd Floor

2:45pm EDT

The Reality of Music in Unscripted Programming: aka the making of Cardi B
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J'Na Jefferson

Staff Writer, Vibe
J’na Jefferson is a journalist who is currently serving as a staff writer for VIBE Magazine/ VIBE.com. Her work has been featured on sites and publications such as Billboard, Playboy, Paper, XXL, BET, and Bleu, where she has provided commentary on music, culture and society through... Read More →
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SVP, Creative and A&R, Reservoir
As SVP of Creative and A&R at Reservoir, Spek oversees the company’s Creative activity throughout the U.S. His extensive experience as a songwriter and executive overseas allows him to act as a bridge between the company’s New York and London Creative teams, supporting newly signed... Read More →
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Doug Bernheim

Music Supervisor, Sound Pictures/Low Key, Inc.
Doug Bernheim is a music supervisor and consultant for film, TV, brands and digital content. He has worked on over 80 feature films and documentaries, including Oscar-nominees "Half Nelson” and “Transamerica”. He has also music supervised numerous TV series for VH1, A&E, History... Read More →
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Rasheed J. Daniel

Executive Producer, Big Fish Entertainment
Rasheed J. Daniel is a seasoned director, producer and Executive Producer at Big Fish Entertainment. His meteoric rise began with his ability to shoot, produce and edit documentaries and reality for A&E and BBC. By the age of 22 his short career was benchmarked by his work on the... Read More →
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Victoria Ritz

Head of Casting and Development, Big Fish Entertainment
Victoria Ritz serves as director of talent & casting at Big Fish Entertainment, overseeing casting for the company’s eclectic development and current slate. Having joined Big Fish in 2014 as casting producer, she has a proven track record of finding, developing and producing untapped... Read More →

Tuesday June 11, 2019 2:45pm - 3:30pm EDT
Salon 3rd Floor