Capacity Triangle We are music edition


25/03/2019 - 25/03/2019

Capacity Triangle We are music edition

On the 25th of March ECSA and GALM are co-organising an international seminar for composers & musicians. This will be the second edition of the so-called ‘Capacity Triangle’, which is supported by the Creative Europe Programme and yearly hosted in a different country. This year’s event is hosted in a partnership with GALM, the Belgian member of ECSA and supported by Sabam for Culture and PlayRight+.

During four interactive and stimulating panel discussions, the experts will debate and answer questions on different hot topics: digitalisation, entrepreneurship, copyright and music licensing. Drinks and Networking will follow.


09:30-10:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00-10:10 Welcome by the Hosts GALM & ECSA

10:10 -11:30 : TIME FOR THE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE! As the Countdown to the Plenary vote continues, our experts will discuss on the last updates from the Copyright Directive. The panellists will exchange their views on how the agreed measures could enhance rights holders’ chances, in particular musicians, composers and performers to be better remunerated for their work, notably online. A Q&A will follow.

11:30 - 11:45 Break

11:45- 13:00 BE YOUR OWN ENTREPRENEUR: Should musicians & composers develop their entrepreneurial mindset and learn how to nurture and grow an audience? Are artists and entrepreneurs really that different? Learn about the panellists journeys and the advices they would give to those looking to start or grown their own business or just looking into being an artist in the 21st century. A Q&A will follow.

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 DIGITALISATION & THE MUSIC INDUSTRY The panellists will exchange views on how digitisation has totally transformed the business model for all producers, composers and artists. They will talk about how internet mediated platform could both benefit or harm musicians, about data streaming and the future of music. A Q&A will follow.

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15 -16:15: HOW MUSIC LICENSING WORKS The panellists will give the audience an introduction and update to how music licensing works, and an overview of the collective licensing system and the Belgian Collective Societies. A Q&A will follow.

16:15: Closing words

17:00 - 18:00: Drinks and Music

The Capacity Triangle offers the perfect opportunity for artists, composers and leading music industry experts to meet and exchange the latest information and precious tips on how to thrive in the 2019 evolving music scene.

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