EVENT SCHEDULE

START OF DAY 1: Virtual Meet and Greet

May 17, 2021 9:30 AM
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10:00 am
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Social

Meet fellow members and catch up virtually before the start of Day 1 of the MEIEA Summit.

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

May 17, 2021 10:00 AM
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10:05 am
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Organization

Remarks by Armen Shaomian, MEIEA President.

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Case Studies and Current Trends

May 17, 2021 10:05 AM
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10:40 am
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Q&A Session

Join the authors of research projects discuss their papers in an open format. You may view their presentation videos ahead of time by clicking on their picture individually or via the "Videos" tab above. Featuring: David Allan, Jeff Apruzzese, Imraan Farukhi, Ulf Oesterle, and Waleed Rashidi. Moderated by Clyde Rolston.

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SPECIAL PRESENTATION: MusicID Demo

May 17, 2021 10:45 AM
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11:05 am
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Presentation

Join MEIEA's Associate Sponsor MusicID for a demonstration of their research product. For more information - please visit www.musicidhub.com - The Premier Aggregator of Global Music Industry Data.

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Virtual Coffee Break #1

May 17, 2021 11:10 AM
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11:25 am
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Social

A quick break to refill your coffee, check your messages, and receive the latest announcements from MEIEA.

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The “New” Entrepreneurship: How the Demands and Needs of Launching Careers Is Changing

May 17, 2021 11:30 AM
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12:25 pm
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Panel

Musicians have always been self-starters and not surprisingly, many of our institutional member programming focuses on entrepreneurship. However, in a creative environment increasingly driven by emerging live-streaming platforms, data analytics, social media marketing, NFTs, video game immersion, and more, is the definition of entrepreneurship changing? Join us as this panel tackles whether there is a “responsibility creep” with today’s creative career paths and what skills are needed in today’s ever changing industry.

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Culture Studies and Fan Engagement

May 17, 2021 12:30 PM
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1:00 pm
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Q&A Session

Join the authors of research projects discuss their papers in an open format. You may view their presentation videos ahead of time by clicking on their picture individually or via the "Videos" tab above. Click session to read more...

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MEIEA Updates

May 17, 2021 1:05 PM
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1:30 pm
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Organization

Join MEIEA President Armen Shaomian and guests for the latest (and quick) updates about the organization, upcoming events, and engagement opportunities.‍

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Build Back Better – Student Insight Edition

May 17, 2021 1:30 PM
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2:25 pm
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Panel

For this session, we will bring together Storm Gloor (CU Denver) and Gigi Johnson (UCLA) with young voices to share their experiences and views of how we can and should teach after the Pandemic -- both in terms of the learning/teaching experience and the changing music worlds we are preparing future and current alumni to thrive in. Click session name to read more...

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Show Makers

May 17, 2021 2:30 PM
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3:25 pm
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Panel

How Teaching the Live Production Jobs in Music Enhances Music Business Education and Employment

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I Will Survive: Music Production in a Pandemic

May 17, 2021 3:30 PM
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4:25 pm
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Panel

The impact that COVID-19 has had on the music business and other aspects of audio production cannot be overstated. This panel will discuss strategies and best practices that panelists have identified for continuing to produce music during a pandemic, with a special emphasis on teaching. Moderated by Jason Guthrie.

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END OF DAY 1: Virtual Happy Hour

May 17, 2021 4:30 PM
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5:00 pm
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Social

Join fellow attendees over a virtual coffee as we finish Day 1 of the Summit

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START OF DAY 2: Virtual Meet and Greet

May 18, 2021 8:30 AM
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9:00 am
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Social

Meet fellow members and catch up virtually before the start of Day 2 of the MEIEA Summit.

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Welcome

May 18, 2021 9:00 AM
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9:05 am
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Organization

Join Armen Shaomian, President of MEIEA, for a quick overview of Day 2 of the Summit.

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What’s going on in Europe?

May 18, 2021 9:05 AM
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9:55 am
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International Panel

What’s really going on in Europe? This panel will explore similarities and differences between music markets and territories in Europe, their current state, possible opportunities and challenges, but will also address some key pan-European perspectives and establish to what extent we can identify parallels with the US. Click session name to read more...

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Live Entertainment Studies

May 18, 2021 11:00 AM
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11:30 am
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Q&A Session

Join the authors of research projects discuss their papers in an open format. You may view their presentation videos ahead of time by clicking on their picture individually or via the "Videos" tab above. Click session to read more.

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Look Good, Be Nice, Work Hard? Identifying Success Paths for Women in Entertainment

May 18, 2021 11:35 AM
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12:25 pm
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Panel

Join leading women discuss issues of sexism and racism in higher education and in the music industry. This panel will be moderated by Kelly Garner.

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Virtual Lunch Break and MEIEA Updates

May 18, 2021 12:30 PM
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12:55 pm
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Organization

Join MEIEA Board members for a conversation about the organization, learn about MEIEA grant opportunities, future programming, and more!

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Educational Approaches and First Year Strategies

May 18, 2021 1:00 PM
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1:40 pm
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Q&A Session

Join the authors of research projects discuss their papers in an open format. You may view their presentation videos ahead of time by clicking on their picture individually or via the "Videos" tab above. Click session to read more...

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Summit Updates

May 18, 2021 1:45 PM
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1:55 pm
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Social

Quick break before we start our next session.

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KEYNOTE CONVERSATION: Mitch Glazier, RIAA

May 18, 2021 2:00 PM
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2:55 pm
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Keynote Conversation

Join Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as he discusses challenges and opportunities in our industry. This keynote conversation will be moderated by former MEIEA President John Simson.

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The Mechanical Licensing Collective: Different Perspectives

May 18, 2021 3:00 PM
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3:45 pm
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Panel

The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) began operating in earnest in mid-2020. Since then it has established a public database of musical works ownership information, started administering the new blanket digital compulsory mechanical license, and sent out its inaugural royalty statements. Hear from The MLC, a music publisher, and a songwriter about how it’s going.

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Post-Pandemic Planning for Artists & Managers

May 18, 2021 3:50 PM
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4:35 pm
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Panel

COVID 19 has had a tremendous impact on our industry over the past 14 months. Artists, organizations, venues, and more have had to pivot towards new revenue streams and business models to remain solvent. Despite the year’s challenges, many artists and their teams are acknowledging valuable lessons learned and new opportunities ahead. Join us for a discussion with artists and their managers about what creative and strategic opportunities lie ahead.

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END OF SUMMIT: MEIEA Social and Planning for the Year Ahead

May 18, 2021 4:40 PM
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5:30 pm
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Social

Join the MEIEA Board for a wrap-up of the Summit followed by a virtual networking happy hour!

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