Conference program

Will be announced in August.

Thursday, September 10 

10:30 Music industry recovery plan – what’s next?*

Deimantė Rimkutė (Vilnius City Municipality), Mark Adam Harold (Vilnius Night Alliance), Vaidas Zdancevičius (Bravo events), Živilė Diawara (National Association of Creative and Cultural Industries). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys


12:15 Post-pandemic funding possibilities for music sector*

Dileta Nenėnė (Creative Europe Desk Lithuania / Vilnius City Councilor), Goda Dapšytė (Lithuanian council for culture). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys


13:30 Break


14:30 How to protect your rights and earn from music? Or why do artists need AGATA and     LATGA?*

Linas Ežerinis (AGATA), Paulius Sartatavičius (LATGA). Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas


15:30 The future of booking: sold out shows using data (a Music Moves Europe Initiative)

Marcus Fitzgerald (gigmit, GER). Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas 


16:30 Power of music in politics

Artemy Troitsky (journalist, RU).  Dmitri Bezkorovainyi (music manager and expert, BY) Moderator: Mykolas Katkus.

Friday, September 11

10:30 Spotify Masterclass

Arielle Fischer (Artist & Label Partnerships manager, Spotify). Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas

*online, via login link (only for pre-registered participants)


11:45 The importance of music in video games 

Diana Adomaitė (Ten Walls/Runemark records, LT),  Marijus Adomaitis (Ten Walls, LT), Sergio Pimentel (music supervisor, UK), Gediminas Tarasevičius (Lithuanian Game Developers Association, LT). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys


13:00 The Future of Copyright in Music

Richard Bron (Concorde Media Group, UK). Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas  


14:00 Break


15:00 In the spotlight: interview with Stephen Budd

Stephen Budd (Stephen Budd Music Management, UK). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys


16:00 What’s next for music festivals?

Uldis Pabērzis (Summer Sound Festival, LV), Martin Ruus (Intsikurmu festival, EE), Julia Gudzent (Goodlive Artists, GER), David Lodhi (Nürnberg Pop, GER). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

* in Lithuanian (all other panels will be held in English)

*in Lithuanian (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