Lots of stuff to report this month, from exciting Policy Summit 2009 additions to developments at the FCC and action on Capitol Hill on key issues that affect musicians. Read on for your monthly dose of music-technology-policy, available without prescription.
Very exciting times here at FMC â€” we’ve got a brand-new website with all the bells and whistles (or most of ‘em, anyway), and we’ve opened up registration for Policy Summit 2009, which takes place October 4-6 at Georgetown University in DC. There’s some other stuff, too, but we won’t spoil it for you… read on for the details!
1. Registration opens for Policy Summit 2009! 2. FMC launches new website
3. â€œJuly Giving Campaign” a huge success, thanks to you!
4. New York State edition of “Same Old Song” radio report
5. Kristin Thomson on Mediageek Radioshow
6. More movement on LPFM 7. Best of FutureBlog round-up 8. HealthCare Remix panel at SEIU 9. How are we doing?
FMC’s Policy Summit 2009 comes to Gaston Hall at Georgetown University in Washington, DC on October 4-6. Registration has officially opened with early-bird discounts! As always, a limited number of scholarships are available to working musicians so they can participate in these important conversations.
Over the past decade, Future of Music Coalition has organized dozens of events - including seven Policy Summits - that have provided an important annual forum where musicians, advocates, policymakers, entrepreneurs and industry leaders can discuss the challenges and opportunities of our digital music era. read more