CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Will be announced in August.

Thursday, September 9 

10:30 Economic impact of music industry: where are we & where are we going?*

Kristina Janušauskaitė (IFPI – representing the recording industry worldwide (IFPI European Office, Brussels)), Vaidas Stackevičius (Lithuanian music business association, LT), Valdas Petreikis (Lithuanian events industry association, LT), Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

 

12:15 EU funding opportunities for music industry in the times of change*

Andrus Alber (Finora Capital, EE), Aurimas Želvys (Lithuanian Business Support Agency, LT), Deimantė Zutelienė (Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, LT), Dileta Nenėnė (Creative Europe Desk Lithuania, LT), Vygintas Gasparavičius (Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, LT). Moderator: Dileta Nenėnė

 

13:45 Break (Amazing Show (TW) FB Live Stream)

 

14:30 Capital of Culture and Sound: Kaunas 2022

Dovilė Butnoriūtė (Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022, LT). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

 

15:30 Mental health: Stay Sound & Check Yourself

Jayne Stynes (MMF, UK), Jurga Šeduikytė (artist, LT), Lina Ugrinovska (BANANA&SALT LTD, MK).  Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

 

16:30 Yamaha masterclass: Cubase state-of-the art music production tips and tricks

Dmitry Odinoky (Yamaha, LV).  Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas

Friday, September 10 

10:30 The Artist Journey: Tools & Knowledge To Move Music Forward

Marc Brown (BYTA, SE / CAN), Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas 

 

11:45 Opportunities for music in e-sports & video games

James Marshall (Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe, UK), Gediminas Tarasevičius (No Brakes Games / Lithuanian Game Developers Association, LT). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

 

13:00 Major labels nowadays – what artists can expect from them?

Kaisu Pulli (Sony Music Finland, FI), Mikko Manninen (Warner Music Group, FI), Petri Mannonen (Universal Music Group, FI), Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys 

 

14:00 Break (JADE (TW) FB Live Stream)

 

14:45 Foreign markets – what’s next?

Christine Su (GMA, TW), David Lodhi (Nürnberg Pop, GER), Guna Zučika (Every Little Thing, LV), Tamás Kádár (Sziget Festival, HU), Roman Demchenko (TMW/Damn Loud, EE), Stephen Budd (Stephen Budd Music Management, UK), Steve Gardiner (SGMGRoupArtists, CAN). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

 

16:00 Future Growth Drivers of the Music Industry

Kriss Thakrar (MIDiA Research, UK). Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas 

 

*in Lithuanian (except the presentation by Finora Capital); all other panels will be held in English

**the programme is subject to change and will be updated continuously up to the event

***conference is taking place at the Martynas Mažvydas National Library Of Lithuania