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Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

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Members - Summit Only   more info Ended $199.00 $4.97
Non-Members - Summit Only Ended $399.00 $8.97

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Event Details

The music business is a curb appeal business. The music sounds good, the lyrics tell the perfect story, the stage is state of the art, and the artists take glamour to the next level. But what about what’s inside … the “plumbing” that makes it all look so good? As our digital business continues to move forward, it’s essential that creative and business professionals understand why and how taking care of the “plumbing” is vital to the artist, the songwriter, the manager, the label, the distribution company, the digital services and, most importantly, the consumer.’s Music Industry Metadata Summit, to be held May 6 & 7 during Music Biz 2013, is an exclusive event designed for executives to understand the importance of managing information and discuss the key issues that cost us all time and money. has put together a program that will have top industry thought leaders discuss the true business value of managing information, provide basic overview of the landscape, and take a deep dive into some of the real, practical problems facing our industry.

Take a look at the preliminary agenda below.
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Monday, May 6, 10 AM – 5 PM

10 AM
Information Infrastructure: The Executive Business Case Keynote

10:45 AM
Acronym Salad I
Throughout the day, there will be short 5 min presentations by leaders of various initiatives.

11 AM
Information Infrastructure: The Executive Business Case Panel

12:15 PM

1 PM
Acronym Salad II
Throughout the day, there will be short 5 min presentations by leaders of various initiatives.

1:40 PM
You Are Not Alone: Metadata Lessons from the Book Publishing Industry

2 PM

2:15 – 4 PM
Digital Operations Workshop
• Part 1: Artist Disambiguation

• Part 2: Record Release Dates

• Part 3: Takedown and Other Rights Conflict Management Issues

4 PM
Classical, Jazz & Specialty Genre Metadata Working Session
Classical music presents very specific metadata challenges. Session dedicated to issues regarding classical music.

Tuesday, May 7, 10 AM – 3 PM  

10 AM
Building Efficiency And Transparency In Royalty Reporting

11:15 AM
Managing Photographic & Video Archival Assets
Examines standards for building scalable, deployable rights managed databases of image content.

12:30 PM

1:30 PM
The Album Credit Ecosystem
From recording to “record store” how do we build an authoritative source of information.

2:30 PM
What The Music Business Can Learn From News Industry
Standards, infrastructure, systems, and use cases for managing artist news and timely marketing information.

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When & Where

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, 90067

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

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