Conference program

Thursday, September 6

11:00 Music photography - an industry, not just a hobby?*

Photographers Aneta Urbonaitė, Dainius Čėpla, Gediminas Bartuška, Mantas Repečka, Rytis Šeškaitis. Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

12:15 Lithuanian music on local airwaves - to be or not to be?*

Donatas Bučelis (Radiocentras), Gintaras Zdebskis (M-1, Lietus), Liudas Ramanauskas (Lithuanian association of the regional radio stations).

Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

13:30 Breaking through into foreign media: mission impossible?

Dmitri Bezkorovainyi (Experty.by, BY), Maarja Merivoo-Parro (R2, EE), Rudolfs Budze (pieci.lv, LV). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

14:30-15:30 Break

15:30 DON’T HIDE IT: TRICKS TO SPREAD YOUR MUSIC

Tomas Ramanauskas (New!, LT). Moderator: Lukas Keraitis

16:30 Tax policy for artists in Lithuania: how to pay your dues*
Mantas Mickevičius (VMI), Martynas Montvidas (VMI), TBA (Sodra), Dovilė Balsevičienė (accountant). Moderator: Tomas Paliūnas

17:30 Streaming's new world order

Zach Fuller (MIDiA Research, JK). Moderator: Lukas Keraitis

Friday, September 7

11:00 Exporting together: collaborations in the Baltics. What can we learn from NOMEX

Agnese Cimuška (Music Latvia, LV), Sigtryggur Baldursson (Iceland Music, IS), Vaidas Stackevičius (Lithuanian music business association, LT), Virgo Sillamaa (Music Estonia, EE). Moderator: Asta Pakarklytė (Music Information Centre Lithuania)

12:15 Foreign markets: how to get your band to play abroad

Bartek Stolarek (POLandRock Festival, PL), Ivana Jelača (InMusic, HR), Bertram Frewer (Bochum Total / Culture Office Bochum, GER), Stefanie Schmidt (Juicy Beats, GER), Oskar Strajn (Eurosonic Noorderslag, NL), Tomasz Waśko (Enea Spring Break, PL). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

13:30 Focus market: Asia

Agnė Biliūnaitė (Culture Attache in China and South Korea, LT/CHN), Bill Zang (Silk Road Alliance, CHN), Cecilia Soojeong Yi (Zandari Festa, KOR), Ivy Yuen (Magnetic Asia, Hong Kong). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

14:30 Break

15:30 In the spotlight: interview with David Pichilingi

David Pichilingi (Liverpool Sound City/Modern Sky, JK). Moderator: Ramūnas Zilnys

16:30 Creative payments through smart contracts and blockchain based streaming services

Ian Kane (Blockchain Centre Vilnius, LT/JK). Moderator: Lukas Keraitis

17:30 Singa presentation

Jouni Pesola (Singa, FI). Moderator: Lukas Keraitis

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

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

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