News / 24 August

SPEAKER OVERVIEW // CONFERENCE PROGRAM ONLINE

Berlin Music Week - Licence To Meet!
On 5 and 6 September the Berlin Music Week invites all players and stakeholders in the Berlin music industry to the Postbahnhof to exchange ideas and experiences with colleagues and visitors from Germany and abroad. The conference programme will primarily focus on the areas of 'Technology And Music' and 'Recorded Music'. Music technology in Berlin will be a central topic. An important part of WORD! is the conference of the VUT Indie Days, organised by the German Association of Independent Record Companies.

We're looking forward to welcome the following speakers and panelists:
Chris Kaskie (Pitchfork), Horst Weidenmüller (!K7), Charles Caldas (Merlin), Charlie Phillips (WIN), Guido Evers (GVL), Michi Pohl (Kontor New Media),Tess Taylor (NARIP), (Kontor New Media), Helga Trüpel (MdEP), Mark Chung (Freibank Musikverlage, VUT), Michael Hill (Music Supervisor), Paul Logan (VH1/MTV), Alison Wenham (Merlin), Daniela Bartels (Napster), Dario Dumancic (Century Media), Christof Jessen (Michelle Records), Friedel Muders (Fuego), Andrea Leonelli (Digital Music Journalist), Eric Mackay (VEVO), Frank Kühl (SMARTEN-UP!, VUT), Mona Rübsamen (Flux.fm), Tim Thaler (bln.fm), Dirk Wilberg (Community), Manfred Gillig-Degrave (Musikwoche), Dr. Ekkehardt Oehmichen (Medienforscher), Thorsten Freese (Believe Digital), Martin Koller (Prophecy Productions), Wally van Middendorp (Eleven Seven Music Europe), Renaud Visage (Eventbrite), Johannes Theurer (rbb), Klaus Gropper (Music and Tech Consultant), Dr. Ursula Hudson (Slow Food Deutschland), Ulrich Kasparick (Staatssekretär a. D., Gemeindepastor in Hetzdorf/Uckermark), Thorsten Schoppe (Schoppebräu), Jörn Moschinski (Vegan Headchef), Rainer Schüler (ESPRIT Arena Düsseldorf), Jörn Fischer (o2 World Hamburg), Carl AH Martin (ILMC/ Budapest Arena), Christof Huber (St. Gallen Festival/ Yourope Festival Association), Jacob Bilabel (GMI/ GO Group), Karim Bhorania (Hook Book),Katrin Hall (Modeselektor Managment), Ruud Berends (Eurosonic Noorderslag), Philipp Styra (Four Artists), Sylvia Hahn (Destiny Tourbooking), Thies Schröder (Ferropolis / Melt), Teresa Moore (Bucks University), Michael Müller (EnergieAgentur.NRW), Holger Jan Schmidt (Green Events Europe/GO Group), Sina Trinkwalder (Manomama GmbH), Henning Lahmann (No Fear of Pop ), John Doran (The Quietus), Alexandra Droener (DJ, Promoter), Francine Gorman (The Line Of Best Fit), Ruth Saxelby (Dummy), Melissa Taylor (Tailored Communication), RA Dr. Martin Schaefer, Dr. Lars Hendrik Riemer (GEMA), Dr. Silvia Leipelt (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie), Christopher Schroer (Verlag CH. SCHRŒR), Helen Smith (IMPALA), Conrad Fritzsch (tape.tv), Mark Löscher (Hoerstmann Unternehmensgruppe), Shigs Amemiya (iMusician), Paulo Manuel Mesquita Leite (SIGA), m.eik Michalke (C3S), Kelvin Smits (Younison), Christophe Knoch (Koalition der freien Szene), Lutz Leichsenring (Clubcommission Berlin), Katja Lucker (Musikbeauftrage des Landes Berlin), Johnny Haeusler (Spreeblick, Plan B, re: publica), Nina George (Bestsellerautorin), Oke Göttlich (finetunes, VUT), Sascha Kösch (De:Bug), Enno Lenze (Verlagsleiter und Pirat), Nico Lumma (nugg.ad, D64), Lothar Scholz (Musikmarkt), Jörg Fukking (VUT), Olaf Möller (Clubcommission Berlin), Gustavo Pinto Rodrigues (SIGA), Karsten Schölermann (Livekomm, Knust Hamburg), Wolfgang Senges (C3S), Osia Katsidou (TAIL Music Consulting & Talent Spotting Ltd), Benjamin Ruth (VICE Deutschland), Prof. Dr. Rolf Budde (Buddemusic), Roger Hofstetter (Hook Book), Micki Meuser (DEFKOM / DKV), Dr. Lars Hendrik Riemer (GEMA), Kai Schoormann (ZDF), Lorenz Schmid (GEMA), Michela Magas (Music Tech Fest London), Laurent Billion (Deezer), Tim Renner (Motor), Sarah Wächter (släuft), Dennis DeSantis (Ableton), Mate Galic (Native Instruments), Peter Kirn (Create Digital Music), Sasha Perera (Jahcoozi), Jan Werner (Mouse on Mars), Berthold Seliger (Konzertagent), Sandra Passaro (Stars & Heroes), Prof. Dr. Susanne Binas-Preisendörfer (Direktorin Institut für Musik und Medien, Universität Oldenburg), Dimitri Hegemann (Kraftwerk Berlin/Tresor), Katja Hermes (Initiative Musik), Prof. Dr. Christoph Jacke (Studiengangsleiter Populäre Musik und Medien Universität Paderborn), Ruth Daniel (Un-Convention), Thomas Burkhalter (Norient), Andrew Dubber (Birmingham City University), Stefan Baumschlager (Rdio), Laurent Billion (Deezer), Andy Chen (WiMP), Sat Bisla (MusExpo), Frédérique de Almeida (FAIR), Katja Lucker (Musikbeauftragte des Landes Berlin), Vanessa Reed (PRS for Music Foundation), Joyce Nyairo (Independent Scholar, Cultural Studies), Florian Sievers (Journalist), Karin Blenskens (IKOSOM), Wolfgang Seibold (Earlybird), Christoph Keese (Axel Springer AG), Andreas Gebhard (newthinking communications), Eliot Van Buskirk (Evolver.fm), Boris Blank and Hakan Lidbo (Yellofier), Jörn Handschke (Magix / Music Maker Jam), Jon Davies (Shazam), Kevin Godley (WholeWorldBand), Sonja Eismann (Journalistin, Kulturwissenschaftlerin), Johanna Brewer (freestyl), Janine Fubel (://about blank / electricdress) Susanne Kirchmayr (female:pressure), Sinead Meaney (Berlin Geekettes), Jenni Ramme (Ruby Tuesday), Antti Joas (Musiker, Tontechniker, Studiobetreiber, Produzent), Lutz Kienast (Illustrator, Art Director), Yelka Wehmeier (Pädagogin), Steffen Holly (Fraunhofer IDMT)

You can find a complete program overview here (please click).
Still not registered for this year's Berlin Music Week? Click here to get your registration!

The Berlin Music Week is the integrative platform by the industry for the industry. From September 4 to 8 the relevant actors of the recorded, tech- and live-industries will together create a venue for the professional network of the international music business. Along with partners all2gethernow, Melt! Booking, newthinking and VUT a theme-and-praxis focused discourse will be engaged that opens up new perspectives.

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