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World Copyright Summit


SESAC Takes Part In World Copyright Summit

SESAC was front and center when CISAC (International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers) kicked off their World Copyright Summit: New Frontiers for Creators in the Marketplace in the nation’s capital. The two-day gathering is the only international forum that brings together creators, rights organizations and guilds, content service providers, broadcasters, telecommunications operators, hardware manufacturers, legal experts and policymakers to debate the future of copyright and the distribution of creative works in the digital era. SESAC took part in a special “Cocktails & Jazz On The Mall” concert featuring SESAC affiliate Stefon Harris. Pictured in top photo (left to right):  SESAC’s Hunter Williams, Linda Lorence Critelli and Ellen Truley, Stefon Harris and SESAC’s Pat Collins.

(photo above) Pat Collins, third from left, visits with (from left to right) Will Page (PRS For Music), David A. Basskin (CMMRA), Paul Petrick (Project Playlist), Dave Touve (Vanderbilt University) and Janine Lorente (SACD) after the “Financing Creative Industries - Should Societies Pursue Equity” panel for which Collins served as moderator.

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