Event Tomorrow: The IMSTA FESTA Shocklee Innertainment Panel Series

September 21st, 2012

There’s still time to RSVP for this great *free* event tomorrow at SAE Institute.

The full schedule of panels is as follows:

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Doors open – Arrive early and join us for a FREE breakfast

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Welcome Address

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Keynote Presentation by 9th Wonder – Producer/DJ, CEO of It’s a Wonderful World Music Group, Jamla Records

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Press Conference and Q&A – Jeff Price Speaks:
The TuneCore founder and former CEO will address his departure from TuneCore in this exclusive in-conversation session also discussing the state of the new industry, publishing, the impact of YouTube and Venture Capital and how it works [or does not work]

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
The Current Climate of Music And Industry

The world of music is moving at lightning speed! During this discussion we’ll examine the current state of things and discuss the best ways you can achieve success with your project with marketing, social media & promotion tactics.

Rigo ‘Riggs’ Morales – VP A&R, Shady Records; Artist Manager
Amaechi Uzoigwe – Head of Content & Business Affairs, Official.fm
Liv Buli – Data Journalist, Next Big Sound
Jeff Price – Founder and former CEO of TuneCore, Co-Founder spinART Records

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
New Developments and Innovation In DJ & Production Technology

With so many cool products and tools being released on the regular, it’s an amazing time for beatmakers and DJ’s to innovate. We’ll talk about some of the coolest things going on.

Young Guru – Mix Engineer, DJ, Producer; Jay-Z, Kanye West, Talib Kweli, Drake, T.I., Little Brother, Fabolous, Beyonce, Ghostface Killa, Nelly
Joe Lambert – Mastering Engineer; Dirty Projectors, The Black Crowes, Kanye West, Animal Collective, Holy Ghost, Chromeo, Ursula 1000, Deerhunter
Stephen Fortner – Editor in Chief, Keyboard Magazine
Roey Shamir – Engineer & Co-Owner of Area 51 Recording & Mastering Studio; Esperanza Spaulding, Jacob Latimore, Run DMC, Information Society, Mantronix,
9th Wonder – Producer/DJ, CEO of It’s a Wonderful World Music Group, Jamla Records; Little Brother, Rapsody, Destiny’s Child, Erykah Badu, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Drake, MURS

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Digital Distribution and ‘Radio’ Exposure How To Make The Two Ends Meet 

Traditional distribution, direct to fan, terrestrial and web radio, streaming, creative technologies, and artist partnerships are just some of the options available to today’s artists. We’ll talk about ways to maximize your efforts and get your project out to the masses.

Aaron Ford – Interactive Marketing, The Orchard 
Scott Englund – Client Service Manager, FanBridge
Ariel Hyatt – Founder, Ariel Publicity
Andrew Zarick – CEO & Co-Founder, StereoGrid and Digital Dumbo

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Revenue Streams & Legal Issues: It’s All About The Benji’s

From TV to online to games, films, multimedia and venues; music Is everywhere. Our panel will discuss the different ways you can get your music placed and will advise you on the areas to pay attention to when it comes to collecting your music money. We’ll also discuss some of the most important legal topics and issues you should look out for.

Sam Morrill – Sr. Manager of Content + Community, Vimeo
Jumee Park – Director, Film/TV Licensing, Downtown Music
Charlie Davis – Charlie Davis Music Licensing & Music Supervision
Kevin Erickson – Communications Associate, Future of Music Coalition
Brian Durant – Manager, Data Management, The Harry Fox Agency

How To Throw A Party Without Losing Your Shirt

So you really want to throw a gig? These NYC event promoters will give you insight on their experiences and tips on things to know before planning and promoting your next event.

Dave Q – Dub War, Twisup
Dave Gee – Methods, Darkroom
Patrick Rood AKA The Captain – Trouble & Bass
Luke McCann – Reconstrvct
Cliff Cho – Direct Drive
Jen Schiffer – Verboten New York

I’m most excited by the panels but I know there will also be a lot of music tech companies present, offering information about their products and services.