The Seminar on Digital Music Rights brings together experts from three continents

Industry professionals address the different territorial models and business tools linked to intellectual property at the Sala Insular de Teatro (SIT) on July 4

The opening ceremony of the SEDD will be attended by Adriana Moscoso, General Director of Cultural Industries, Intellectual Property and Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Sports

The South Atlantic Performative Arts Market, MAPAS, cultural market organized by the Government of the Canary Islands, Cabildo de Tenerife, Cabildo de Gran Canaria, unahoramenos productions SL and Circulart, whose fifth edition will be held between July 4 and 9 next in Gran Canaria and Tenerife, reinforces its commitment to training of professionals with the celebration of the Music Digital Rights Seminar (SEDD of Music), which will take place in the Sala Insular de Teatro, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, on Monday, July 4 in the morning. The complexity in the management and optimization of the resources generated by copyright in the digital universe are the central theme of the Music Digital Rights Seminar (SEDD). An event that will bring together leading industry experts from the three continents of the geographical spectrum of MAPAS, Africa, Latin America and Europe, with the aim of generating a meeting point for the sector, facilitating the tools for the management and monetization of their rights, and promoting contact between professionals, as well as the generation of business opportunities for the participants.

The Music Digital Rights Seminar It is structured around three work tables that will address the different models of digital rights licenses in the different territories that MAPAS gives shelter to, both in terms of music platforms and social networks; the future of copyright in Africa, Latin America and Europe; and the models of a future of digital property whose horizon is in continuous evolution, just like the market itself and the industry.

The opening of the SEDD, scheduled for 9:15 am, will include the participation of Adriana Moscoso del Prado Hernández, General Director of Cultural Industries, Intellectual Property and Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Sports; Octavio Arbeláez, artistic director of MAPAS; and Jordi Puy, CEO of Unison, copyright management operator in Spain.

'Platforms and territories'

After a content presentation focused on the European digital market and independent management models, in the case of Unison, the first of the seminar's work tables will begin at 10:00 a.m., entitled Platforms and territories The particularities and trends of the models that prevail in Africa, Latin America and Southern Europe will be addressed. The need for a fair remuneration of copyright, business challenges and opportunities from a multi-territorial perspective, among others, will be the work topics of this first table in which Gabriel Llano (Bytedance Latam TikTok), Indre Boaretto will participate as speakers. (Deezer, application and platform of streaming French parent company), Kirstin Moffat (BMAT, a Barcelona technology platform specializing in the music industry) and Gillian Ezra (head of content for the Simfy Africa streaming platform). The table will be moderated by David Serras Pereira (Unison Europe).

'Following the money…'

The second of the work tables of the Seminar on Digital Rights of Music is focused on the management of rights with the title Following the money… Who, how and where does the management of my digital rights go?, at 11:15 a.m. The introduction to this table leads to the African digital market by Capasso, Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers, based in South Africa. The management of rights individually and collectively, and how artists benefit from it, the new management models and the role of entities, as well as possible musical exchanges, are some of the topics that will be addressed. Participating as speakers: Jotam Matariro (responsible for Capasso), Solange Cesarovna (Cape Verdean Society of Music, SCM), Gustavo González (Associação Brasileira de Música e Artes, Abramus) and Cristina Perpigná (International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, Cisac). The table will be moderated by Eric Jordi (Unison).

'Present and future'

The third and last of the tables of the Seminar on Digital Rights of Music is entitled The web3, the non-fungible, and the 'digital property' present and future, at 12 noon, with an introduction to the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking Latin market (Latam territory), by Ana Rodríguez, co-president of the International Music Managers Forum (IMMF). The financing of publishers and other work and organization models such as the entry of investment funds, from the so-called bowie-bonds a hypnosis, which could change the forms of business; and the challenge of exploring where the market is headed, are part of the topics to be discussed. Participating in this table as speakers: José Manuel Person (Larrosa Music Group, consultancy and advice for the music industry; and Miguel Tolosa (Offbeat, global community for music lovers). This table will be moderated by Jordi Puy (Unison).

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