The Technology Policy Institute has confirmed participants for the 2015 Aspen Forum breakout sessions. The three informal, off-the-record breakout sessions will cover the pertinent topics of music licensing, intellectual property and competition policy, and unlicensed spectrum. The Aspen Forum is scheduled for August 16 – 18 and registration can still be performed online.
The session, “Music Licensing: Moving to the Digital Era” will be moderated by Michael Smith, Technology Policy Institute Senior Adjunct Fellow and Professor of Information Systems and Marketing at Carnegie Mellon University. Participants include:
Steve Benè, General Counsel, Pandora
Michael Huppe, President and Chief Executive Officer, SoundExchange Casey Rae, Chief Executive Officer, Future of Music Coalition
Lawrence White, Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics and Deputy Chair, Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
Stephen Worth, Senior Corporate Counsel, Digital Music, Amazon