Early Bird Sales Now Open: EconMusic: Sept. 23, London; Confirmed Speakers

This story was written by Rafat Ali.
Early bird ticket sales are now open for EconMusic, our half-day conference on Sept. 23 exploring the emerging economics of the digital music business.

We'll resist the "dinosaurs" comparison, but EconMusic will be held at London's Natural History Museuman impressive venue in Kensington, right in the heart of the district occupied by many of the major labels.

In the wake of UK ISPs' agreement with the British Phonographic Industry, we will debate P2P vs. retail, "celestial jukebox" subscriptions, mobile, social media, licensing, the death of the record label and more. This is an afternoon event for senior music and digital media executives, focused on this area that is heating up so much. We've got a great list of participants so far, with more to come. The conference site is now live and we'll be finalizing program details within the coming weeks.

Confirmed Speakers

-- Billy Bragg, musician
-- Martin Stiksel, co-founder, Last.fm
-- David Courtier-Dutton, CEO, Slicethepie
-- Ben Drury, CEO, 7Digital
-- Ian Henderson, VP digital business EMEA, SonyBMG
-- David Hyman, CEO, Mog
-- Mark Mulligan, VP and research director, JupiterResearch
-- Will Page, executive research director, MCPS-PRS

If you have any questions or suggestions about the program, email us at events AT contentnext.com. For sponsorship queries, email our business side at advertising AT contentnext.com.

By Rafat Ali