#SFMT SF MusicTech with Cage The Elephant’s Lincoln Parish, Bob Weir…

11Sep11

Brian Zisk’s high flying SF MusicTech is back in town at the Hotel Kabuki tomorrow for a rock ’em sock ’em day of star-studded panels, parties and schmoozing.  Even Cage The Elephant’s Lincoln Parish and Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir will be dropping by to share best kept secrets.  Tim Westergren of Pandora kicks it off in the morning.  By far, one of the best music conferences of the year.  Here’s the guide:

8:30 – 8:50am Registration & Breakfast
8:50 – 9:15a
Sakura Room
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Brian Zisk – Executive Producer, SF MusicTech Summit
Tim Westergren – Pandora Media, Inc.
Chief Strategy Officer & Founder 
9:20–10:20a
Sakura Room
When Should I Get Permission?

Moderator: Anu Kirk – MOG
Michael Robertson – MP3tunes
Darryl Ballantyne – LyricFind
Dave Porter – 8tracks

9:20–10:20a
Spring Room
Investing in Music Technology Companies
Moderator: Peter Delevett – San Jose Mercury News
Larry Marcus – Walden Venture Capital
Mark Montgomery – FLO {thinkery}
Patrick Mahoney – SF MusicTech Fund
Hany Nada – GGV Capital
9:20–10:20a
Osaka Room
Hot Topics in Music Licensing
Moderator: Cecily Mak – Rhapsody
Lisa Tiver – RightsFlow
Philippe Perreaux – Restorm
Bryan Calhoun – SoundExchange
David Kostiner – Counsel LLP
10:20–10:30a Coffee & Tea Break
10:30–11:30a
Sakura Room
The Lack of Disruption in Music Technology
Moderator: Dave Allen – NORTH
Jesse von Doom – CASH Music
David Ewald – Uncorked Studios
Alex Ljung – SoundCloud
Roy Christopher – University of Texas at Austin
Corey Denis – TAG Strategic
10:30–11:30a
Spring Room
Elevator Pitches
Starring YOU!
Host: Brian Zisk – SF MusicTech Summit
All are welcome to stand up and present an up to 1-minute pitch about their company or idea, to connect with others who may want to work with you.
10:30–11:30a
Osaka Room
The Future of Charts
Moderator: Michael McGuire – Gartner Research
Alex White – Next Big Sound
Kyle Bylin – Billboard
Richard Sussman – Nielsen
10:30–11:30am
Garden Room A
Community Conversation: Ask an Attorney
Host: Eric Ferraro – LeClairRyan
Host: Antone Johnson – Bottom Line Law Group
All are welcome to join a Q&A and enlightening discussion.
11:30–1:00p Lunch Break
1:00–2:00p
Sakura Room
New Products, Technologies & Demos
Host: Eliot Van Buskirk – Evolver.fm
Matt Schlicht – Tracks.by
Neil Vineberg – Thinglink
Bill Wilson – National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM)
Jaclyn Ranere – The Orchard
Harold Lee – Rock Prodigy
Mike Vann – GET IT Mobile
1:00 – 2:00pm
Spring Room
Mobile
Moderator: Ted Cohen – TAG Strategic
Christina Calio – Microsoft, Media & Entertainment Group
Matt Schwartz – Verizon Wireless
Jeff Hughes – Omnifone
Peter Berg Steffensen – Moodagent
Steve Jang – Schematic Labs / SoundTracking
1:00 – 2:00pm
Osaka Room
DIY Instrument Builders
Moderator: Dave Wessel – UC Berkeley, CNMAT
Tim Thompson – Artful Codger
Sasha Leitman – Stanford University, CCRMA
Moldover – Custom Instrument Builder
Bart Hopkin – Windworld
1:00–2:00pm
Garden Room A
Community Conversation:
Google Summer of Code

Host: Carol Smith– Google, Open Source Programs
Rob Kaye – MusicBrainz All are welcome to join an enlightening discussion with industry thought leaders for a productive exchange of ideas and opinions.
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Sakura Room
New Products, Technologies & Demos
Host: Eliot Van Buskirk – Evolver.fm
Mark Willsher – MusicAllyPro
Larry Goldberg – TuneWiki
Albin Serviant – Bopler Games by MXP4
Mike More – Headliner.fm
Joel Resnicow – Rexly
2:00 – 3:00pm
Spring Room
Turning Fans into Guerillas
Moderator: Catherine Enny – Guerilla Management
Ethan Kaplan – Murmurs.com
Aaron Ray – The Collective
Nate Lew – Indaba Music
Greg Lucas – Creative Allies
Jeff Marois – Fanrank
2:00–3:00pm
Osaka Room
New Technologies for Musical Self-Expression
Moderator: Jay LeBoeuf – Imagine Research
Prerna Gupta – Khush, Inc.
John von Seggern – Native Instruments
Doug Wright – Sonoma Wireworks
Jeff Daniel – StarMaker Interactive
2:00–3:00pm
Garden Room A
Community Conversation:
Building a Musician Community

Host: KC Turner, KC Turner Presents
All are welcome to join an enlightening discussion with industry thought leaders for a productive exchange of ideas and opinions.
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Imperial Ballroom
Afternoon Snack Break
 
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Sakura Room
A Conversation With Bob Weir
Bob Weir, Tamalpais Research Institute (TRI Studios) Grateful Dead / Furthur
Dennis “Wiz” Leonard, Tamalpais Research Institute (TRI Studios)
Host: Laurie Segall, CNN
3:30 – 4:30pm
Sakura Room
Building Apps
Moderator: Lee Martin – SoundCloud
Danielle Morrill – Twilio
Dalton Caldwell – App.net
Brad Serling – Nugs.net
Bram Cohen – BitTorrent
Taylor McKnight – SCHED.org / The Hype Machine
3:30 – 4:30pm
Spring Room
Using Social Networks Effectively
Moderator: J Sider – RootMusic
Jack Conte – Pomplamoose
Zoe Keating – Cellist & Composer
Lincoln Parish – Cage the Elephant
3:30 – 4:30pm
Osaka Room
 

Electronic Music
Moderator: Andrew Smith – XLR8R
Chris Smith – Om Records
Zack Darling – Zack Darling Creative Associates
Peter Siciliano – Beatport

3:30–4:30pm
Garden Room A
Community Conversation: Non-Profits in Music
Host: Casey Rae-Hunter, Future of Music Coalition
Host: Mike Fernandez, Little Kids Rock
All are welcome to join an enlightening discussion with industry thought leaders for a productive exchange of ideas and opinions.
4:30 – 5:00pm
Imperial Ballroom
 

Afternoon Break
 

4:00 – 4:50 PM
Sakura Room
A Conversation With Slightly Stoopid
Miles Doughty – Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Kyle McDonald – Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Host: David Downs – Freelance Journalist
5:00 –6:00 PM
Sakura Room
 

Where Are We Going?
Moderator: Jaunique Sealey – Atom Digital
Ty Roberts – Gracenote
Jack Isquith – Slacker Radio
Gabe Adiv – TuneUp Media
Julie Lee – VEVO
Seth Goldstein – Turntable.fm

5:00 – 6:00pm
Spring Room
 

Interviews
Host: Chris Hansen – BAMM.TV
Host: Hisham Dahud – Hypebot
Neel KetKar – Rovi
Dave Dederer – The Presidents of the United States of America / Hewlett-Packard / Audiosocket
Joe Satriani – Guitarist / Chickenfoot

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Osaka Room
 

HTML5
Moderator: Doug Rayburn – WhoBet, Inc.
Chris Martin – Pandora
Peter Siciliano – Beatport
Todd Berman – Rdio
Marcos Lara – AudioVroom
HTML5 Panel sponsored by: Beatport

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Garden Room A
Community Conversation: Virtual Goods
Host: Sibley Verbeck, The Electric Sheep Company
Host: Blake Commagere, DeezGames
All are welcome to join an enlightening discussion with industry thought leaders for a productive exchange of ideas and opinions. 
6:00 –8:00 PM
Imperial Ballroom
 

Cocktail Party!
Sponsored by: 
LyricFind
Pandora
R&B Cellars
Rosenblum Cellars

8:00PM –10:00PM
Yoshi’s Jazz Club
 

Official After Party!
Sponsored by: 
Eventbrite
BitTorrent

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