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Members Meeting - Los Angeles 2019

  • Convene at 777 S Figueroa 777 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90017 United States (map)

Don't miss this Open Music Member Meeting in Los Angeles. Agenda includes keynote with artist Steve Vai, critical updates and discussion on governance bylaws and the membership agreement; updates on the Music Modernization Act; and a presentation on DDEX standards. Register here.

Agenda (Subject to Change):

9:00 am - Registration & Coffee

9:30 am - Welcome and Agenda Overview

9:45 am - Keynote Conversation

  • Steve Vai, Three-Time Grammy Award Winning Guitarist

  • Holly Palmer, Singer/Songwriter and Solo Artist

  • David Rosenthal, Keyboardist and Musical Director

  • Adam Dorn, Songwriter/Musician and Producer

  • Panos A. Panay, Berklee VP of Innovation & Strategy, will host the conversation.

10:30 am - Updates and Discussion on Open Music and the Music Modernization Act

  • Vickie Nauman, Founder, CrossBorderWorks / Advisor, Open Music Initiative Advisor will facilitate the discussion.

11:00 am - Presentation on DDEX Standards

  • Mark Isherwood, Secretariat, Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) will give an overview of relevant DDEX standards and how these complement the work of Open Music.

11:45 am - Introduction to Open Music Governance

12:00 pm - Lunch

12:30 pm - Review of Open Music Bylaws, Membership Agreement & Board Structure

  • Thomas Hardjono, Technical Director, MIT Internet Trust Consortium, will present on governance best practices.

  • Mike McGrath, Associate, Ropes & Gray LLC, will present the proposed bylaws.

  • Feedback / Questions / Answers

2:00 pm - Breakout Discussion Groups

3:00 pm - Share Back & Next Steps

4:00 pm - Adjourn

Register here.
All members and friends of Open Music are encouraged to join us, and contribute to the discussion. The Summit is free for Open Music members, artists and students. Other industry stakeholders are asked to pay a cost-neutral registration fee of $50.

** Need a place to stay? Use code BERKLEE for 15% of at Ace Hotel.