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AIMP PANELS

February 12, 2015

Time: 11:30 am - 1:45 pm

International Panel Of The Year!

This is an important meeting for anyone connected to music publishing since over half of our income comes from outside of our borders.  With the failure of the Global Rights Database (GRD) project, the France-based CEO of rights society service provider FastTrack will introduce us to a new worldwide copyright initiative in progress called CISNext.

Additionally, the Director General/CEO of the Europe-based International Confederation Of Music Publishers (ICMP) will update us on the status of music publishing concerns outside the U.S.  It is a rare treat to have both of these influential individuals with the AIMP and incredibly valuable information that will enhance your business and collection efforts globally will be presented and disseminated!

Panelists

Michel Allain
Director General/CEO, FastTrack (Paris, France)

Ger Hatton
Director General/CEO, International Confederation of Music Publishers (Switzerland)

Moderators

Teri Nelson Carpenter
President & CEO, Reel Muzik Werks/AIMP Vice President

AIMP Panel

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Lawry's The Prime Rib
100 North La Cienega Blvd. (near Wilshire)
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

From left, Michael Eames/PEN Music Group & AIMP President, Ger Hatton/ICMP, Michel Allain/FastTrack & Teri Nelson Carpenter/Reel Muzik Werks & AIMP Vice President

Photos by Liz Redwing, courtesyof Lawry's The Prime Rib, Beverly Hills

Additional Speaker Information

Michel Allain joined the FastTrack team in July, 2013 as Director General. Prior to this, Michel served at the French copyright society SACEM (a founding member of FastTrack) for 11 years as CIO and Strategic Project Director. He has also been involved with the organization DDEX (Data Digital Exchange) and was previously their treasurer. He also previously served in senior information technology positions at Daimler Chrysaler and SODEXO (the leading global services company) after having graduated from Dauphine University (Paris) with a master in Management and Information Systems.

Ger Hatton previously worked in public policy for the World Bank Group and the European Commission advising the governments of Samoa, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Armenia and Poland on a variety of issues primarily in the field of judicial reform. She also spent ten years with Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide as Head of Public Affairs for Europe. Ger is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of the European Federation for Intercultural Learning – AFS in Europe -. Since 2008, she has served as Director General/CEO of ICMP and has overseen the growth and development of the organisation as the global voice of music publishing, defending copyright and IPRs, and promoting publishers interests at regional and international level. ICMP is the world trade association representing the interests of the music publishing community internationally. The constituent members of ICMP are music publishers’ associations from Europe, Middle East, North and South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Included are the leading independent multinational and international companies and regional and national music publishers, mainly SMEs, throughout the world.

Teri Nelson Carpenter is a music industry veteran. Her executive experience includes a background in performing rights management and overseeing major studio and network television music departments. Ms. Carpenters experience in protecting and monetizing music copyrights is well known and has earned her the highest level of respect from composers and publishers worldwide Ms. Carpenter is currently the President & CEO of Reel Muzik Werks, LLC. A Full Service Music Rights Management Company that specializes in Global Writer/Publisher Administration, Licensing & Clearance and Music Supervision for all Media. As the executive in charge of network television music at Fox Family Worldwide/Saban Entertainment, Ms. Carpenter was responsible for overseeing the Fox Family/Saban's global music business. Prior to that Ms. Carpenter served as a Music Administration & Production Executive at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM Studios). Before that she was the Director of Music at Academy Award Winning Indie Company, Hemdale Film Corp. Ms. Carpenter began her career at Broadcast Music Inc. in Film/TV relations. She spent much of her time at BMI working directly with composers and publishers providing assistance with their global performing rights concerns. Ms. Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance & Composition from Cal State Long Beach where she graduated with honors. Her post graduate studies at UCLA were in International Business and currently she is a guest lecturer in the music department at UCLA. Ms. Carpenter is a recent two-term President of the California Copyright Conference and Finance Chair of the Board of Directors of the Copyright Alliance in Washington, D.C.. Currently, Ms. Carpenter serves as the Vice President for the Association of Independent Music Publishers.

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