Online-Music Conference
Tokyo, 16-17 December 2015
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09:30 Registration
10:00 Official opening

John Smith (UK) | President, FIM
László Gyimesi | President, MZTSZ (Hungary)
Takeshi Shinohara | President, MUJ

10:15 Musical opening

• Live performance: string quartet by members of the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

10:25 I. Main challenges regarding online music in Japan

• Keynote speech | Mr. Seiichi Kondo (Former Commissioner for Cultural Affairs)
• Keynote speech | Mr. Kazuhiro Ando (Associate Professor at Toyo University)

11:30 Coffee break (1)
12:00 II. International norms, national legislations and business models: impact on performers’ revenues

• Japan: Kazuo Shiina | MPN, Geidankyo
• North America: Ray Hair | President, AFM
• Europe: Horace Trubridge | Deputy General Secretary, BMU

Moderator: Beat Santschi | President, SMV (Switzerland)

13:30 Lunch break (1)
14:30 III. Exploitation of performers’ right of making available: consequences of court decisions (Sweden, Finland…) on contracts and/or legislations

Ahti Vännttinen | President, SML (Finland)
Jan Granvik | President, SMF (Sweden)
• Dr. Pál Tomori | Director, EJI (Hungary)

Moderator: Dan Gottfried | President, IMU (Israel)

15:30 Coffee break (2)
16:00 IV. The Fair Internet campaign: European exception or global model?

Xavier Blanc | General Secretary, AEPO-ARTIS
Benoît Machuel | General Secretary, FIM
Horace Trubridge | Assistant General Secretary, BMU (UK)

Moderator: John Smith | President, FIM

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Speaker Lineup
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Mr. Kazuhiro ANDO

Kazuhiro Ando (Japan)

Associate Professor, Tōyō University

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1963. Studied intellectual property laws at Graduate School of ...
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Mr. Xavier BLANC

Xavier Blanc (France)

General Secretary, AEPO-ARTIS

1985 to 1989: Lawyer member of the Lyon Bar. Since 1989: Head of Legal and International ...
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Dan Gottfried, IMU President

Dan Gottfried (Israel)

Pres., Israeli Musicians Union (IMU)

Dan Gottfried is the President of the Israeli Musicians’ Union and the General ...
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Jan Granvik (Sweden)

Pres., Swedish Musicians Union (SMF)

Jan Granvik, President of the Swedish Musicians Union (SMF) with 3,000 members is also the ...
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Dr László Gyimesi (Hungary)

President, HMDU

Dr. László Gyimesi (62 years) is a musician and a lawyer. He has been a professional ...
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Ray Hair (United States)

President, AFM

Ray Hair, a 35-year resident of Denton, Texas, is president of Local 72-147 (Dallas, TX), ...
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