Room H (Autoworld, ground floor), 17/06/2011 (9.30-13.00)
Attractive content offers will stimulate demand for higher broadband speeds and capacity, which in turn creates the business case for investments in faster networks.
Economic growth and the development of new business models in the creative industries depend considerably on efficient clearing, licensing, reporting and distribution of royalties systems which can be supported by digital technologies.
The workshop will also provide an occasion for broad stakeholder dialogue on the future challenges and vision of intellectual property management in the digital environment.
This workshop is related to Digital Agenda action 4 and action 5.
Friday, 17 June 2011
Start: 9.30 – End: 13.00
Introduction by the European Commission: Robert Madelin, Director General DG INFSO
Presentation of the “Technical demonstrator” by Mark Bide, Project Director, jointly with project partners:
EMI Music Publishing (Global Repertoire Database)
Newspaper Licensing Agency
Discussion and Q & A
Panel 1: Promoting and rewarding creativity and business
Moderator: Ben Fenton, Financial Times
Artist/Performers’ representative: Kelvin Smits, Younison
Representative from the publishing sector: M. Wicha, Agora
Representative of the broadcasting sector: Tony Ageh, BBC
Representative from a search engine: Antoine Aubert, Google
Representative from the Ultraviolet Consortium: Jeffrey Lawrence, INTEL
Representative from consumer organisation: Kostas Rossoglou, BEUC
Break: (15 min)
Panel 2: How can policy assist in the implementation of sustainable and innovative creative businesses to the benefit of consumers?
Moderator: Robert Madelin, Director General DG INFSO
Member of the European Parliament: Cecilia Wikström
Representative from e-retail sector for creative content: Andrew Cecil, Amazon
Representative from a collective management organisation: Olav Stokkmo, IFRRO
Audiovisual sector representative: commercial broadcaster: Vincent de Dorlodot, RTL
Representative from Microsoft: Thomas Myrup Kristensen
Representative of EPC: Angela Mills Wade
Conclusions: Robert Madelin, Director General DG INFSO
Workshop links and documents
Session organiser: Philipp RUNGE (European Commission)