A new way of doing business is emerging, and it’s time to embrace the future at the Music Week Tech Summit. Please note, the content and timings below are subject to change.
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM (BST)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (BST)

It was the biggest call anyone in the recorded music business made in 2020. When the initial coronavirus lockdown loomed back in March, most major artists with an album scheduled quickly decided to move it back until things got back to normal. Tap will share how they utilised technology during the pandemic to deliver Due Lipa’s incredible campaign alongside many other successful projects. From livestream gigs to delivering Hot Ones remotely, Tap rewrote the blueprint for a modern campaign album. More details and speaker information to follow shortly! 

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (BST)

An expert panel explores the new partnership opportunities between music and gaming – and how to leverage them to boost music consumption.

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM (BST)

Melody VR join the Tech Summit to discuss the power of combining audio streaming and virtual reality, laying the groundwork for a one-of-a-kind, future platform of combined entertainment services. Their recent game-changing acquisition of Napster will result in the development of the first-ever music entertainment platform which combines immersive visual content and music streaming.  They will share their insights around streaming in the pandemic, including their creation of safe studios in London and Los Angeles to enable artists to still perform. The resulting Live From LA series has to date welcomed numerous musicians through its doors. More details and speaker information to follow shortly!

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (BST)

With live music on hiatus under coronavirus, livestreams have become a vital source of creative inspiration – and revenue – for artists, managers, promoters, venues and festivals. But what happens when venues reopen? An expert panel looks at the learnings from the last 12 months and how the virtual gig explosion could continue under normal conditions…

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM (BST)

Podcasts may have grown exponentially as a content format, but not many deliver as a revenue generator. A panel of leading podcasters and business execs look at the sector’s success stories and how podcasts can be turned into pounds.

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (BST)

Influencer marketing is now a key part of any music campaign. Music Week brings together key players from the sector to discuss best practices and how to get real results.

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (BST)

Paul Hourican will be taking to the stage to debunk myths about TikTok and share the true impact that TikTok has globally. Paul will give us an insight into what’s next for TikTok in the music industry and share the exciting ways in which they are partnering with the industry, from labels and managers to artists themselves. 

5:30 PM - 5:35 PM (BST)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (BST)

Sharing experiences has never been so important. TagMix takes live video to the next level, instantly enhancing your favourite video moments with pro-quality sound. In this keynote, TagMix will share how they help artists connect and share their video experiences with the enhanced quality of sound you hear in the moment. More details and speaker information to follow! 

2:45 PM - 3:10 PM (BST)

Rights-holders are engaged in a new data arms race, with all major publishers, services companies, CMOs and PROs offering real time sales and streams information. Music Week assembles major players to showcase their systems and discuss the requirements of the modern age.

3:25 PM - 3:50 PM (BST)

This panel will include Emmy award-winning technologist, Michelle Munson of Eluvio, and iconic concert filming/producer Amos Rozenberg of Paramax Films, who will discuss a new approach to help tackle some of the biggest challenges in online ticketed performances, including artist control, monetization, and streaming quality. The technology discussion will be based around use of the new Eluvio Content Fabric, a decentralized global platform service for low latency, 4K video distribution, monetization, and asset servicing, just-in-time -- directly from source to online audiences. Blockchain contract-based rights control is built into the Fabric, which works without CDNs, transcoding services or third-party aggregators.

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (BST)

The coronavirus pandemic is changing the way we work, with less time spent in the office. But the music industry thrives on human connection and interaction. Industry experts show how technology can help the industry bridge the gap and help the biz continue to play to its strengths.

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM (BST)

Music Week gathers the new faces of music’s technological revolution for a future-gazing session on what might happen next.

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