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Saturday, May 2 • 11:45am - 1:00pm
Washington D©: How New Laws and Copyright Changes Will Impact Music Creators

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2015 is shaping up to be a watershed year in the history of music creators’ rights. The US Copyright Office has suggested a major overhaul of the music licensing system, and bipartisan Congressional support is growing for new laws that would help songwriters, composers and publishers get paid fairly in the digital age. Hear from key lawmakers about how changes in Washington will affect you, and find out how you can help shape the future of the music business.

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Paul Williams

“Evergreen,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “The Rainbow Connection", Songwriter, Actor, Author / President & Chairman – ASCAP
Songwriter, Actor – “Evergreen,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “The Rainbow Connection | Author - Gratitude and Trust: Recovery is Not Just For Addicts | President & Chairman of the Board – ASCAP Paul Williams is one of the most beloved and respected music creators in the world today. A lyricist and composer who has won an Oscar Award, three Grammy Awards... Read More →

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Aloe Blacc

"Wake Me Up," "The Man," "I Need A Dollar", Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "Wake Me Up," "The Man," "I Need A Dollar," "Can You Do This" With "Wake Me Up" – the 2013 mega-hit he sang and co-wrote for Swedish DJ Avicii and saw climb to #1 in 102 countries across the globe – Aloe Blacc proved himself a singer/songwriter with an irresistible power to capture the complexities of human emotion. Now with his third solo album Lift Your Spirit (Blacc's major-label... Read More →
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Congressman Doug Collins

Representing the 9th District of Georgia
Representing the 9th District of Georgia Congressman Doug Collins grew up in Hall County, Georgia, where he learned about service to others from his dad, a Georgia State Trooper, and his mom, who provided care services to local senior citizens. Doug graduated from North Hall High School and went on to earn a degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from North Georgia College & State University.  He later earned his... Read More →
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Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th Congressional District of New York
Representing the 8th Congressional District of New York On November 6, 2012, Hakeem overwhelmingly won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in the newly redrawn Eighth Congressional District of New York. He succeeded a thirty-year incumbent in a district largely anchored in Brooklyn and parts of Southwest Queens. Rep. Jeffries is a member of the House Judiciary and Education and the Workforce Committees. He is also Congressional Black... Read More →

Saturday May 2, 2015 11:45am - 1:00pm
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

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