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Jeff Nelson will moderate the "Who is the Author" panel during the New Music Ecosystem on May 4, 2018 at the KEXP Gathering Space.

April 12, 2018 posted by CH&  

Jeff Nelson will moderate the Who is the Author? AI and Beats/Timbre-driven Sound Recording Compositions panel during the New Music Ecosystem on May 4, 2018 at the KEXP Gathering Space.  Panel members include Joe Bennett, Berklee College of Music; Richard Busch, King & Ballow Entertainment Law; Franck Macrez, University of Strasbourg/CEIPI; and Count, Producer.

University of Washington, KEXP, and Washington Lawyers for the Arts have organized a day and a half conference of musicians, lawyers, business leaders, and government officials to discuss the challenges and work towards policies supporting vibrant local music ecosystems.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote by the Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Karyn Temple Claggett
  • Demonstrations of new music instruments and technologies such as the “encephalophone”—the first instrument controlled solely by brain waves
  • Expert panels discussing current hot topics in copyright—including AI and legislation pending in Congress—and trademark in the wake of the Tam/Slants decision, with Simon Tam participating
  • Conference is intended for musicians, music fans, lawyers (CLE credits available), artist advocates, business leaders, government policymakers, and anyone interested in supporting thriving music ecosystems in Seattle and beyond.

For additional information and to register for the upcoming expo, click here.

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