2017 Program & Presentations

Session 1: Thursday 2-3:30pm - Industry Trends (Streaming, Physical Sales, Concert Revenue, etc.)

Moderator - Alan Krueger (Princeton University) Video

Session 2: 3:45-5:15pm - The Economics of Digital Sales and Streaming

Moderator - Neil Irwin (New York Times) Video 

Session 3: 5:15-6:00pm - Artist's Panel

Moderator - Debbie Speer (Pollstar) Video

  • Jacq Becker
  • Hannah Sidibe 

Session 4: Fri. 9-10:30am Industry Professional Panel: Is this the Best of Times or Worst of Times?

Moderator - Hannah Karp (Billboard) Video

  • Marc Geiger - Partner - WME Entertainment 
  • Gabriela Lopes - SVP, Global Insights - Universal Music Group
  • Adam Fell - President - Quincy Jones Productions, Inc.

Session 5a: 10:45am-12pm Copyright Owners versus Users

Moderator - Joel Waldfogel (University of Minnesota)

Session 5b: 10:45am-12pm - Live Music

Moderator - Alan Sorensen (University of Wisconsin) Video

Session 6: 1:15-2:45pm - New Developments in Technology: Blockchain; Recording Technology, etc.

Moderator - Julie Holland Mortimer (Boston College) Video

Session 7a: 3-4:30pm - Transformation Process in the Digitized Music Economy

Moderator - David Reiley (Pandora and UC Berkeley)

Session 7b: 3-4:30pm - Digitization, Radio, Globalization & Opportunity

Moderator - Gigi Johnson (UCLA) Video

4:30-5pm Discussion of Future Directions for MIRA

  • Led by Alan Krueger - Princeton University, and MIRA Advisory Board Video


**This program is subject to change