Sonos Studio, 21 Club Row, London, E2 7EY
This event, hosted by the Blockchain for Creative Industries research cluster, will explore the potential impact of blockchain technology, with a particular focus on the music industries.
It will mark the launch of a new report, Music on the Blockchain: Possible Futures, published by the cluster in partnership with the Featured Artists Coalition.The afternoon will comprise two panels:
The blockchain: what is it, why might it matter and how much is hype?
A discussion of blockchain technology and its impact on diverse areas from finance to the creative industries. With a representative of the cluster plus: -
Gregor Pryor, Partner and Co-Chair of the Entertainment and Media Industry Group, Reed Smith
Simon Taylor, co-founder, 11FS; formerly VP Entrepreneurial Partnerships at Barclays
Dr Sarah Meiklejohn, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, University College London
Dr Phil Godsiff, Senior Research Fellow, Surrey Business School, University of Surrey
Music on the blockchain: benefits and barriers
A discussion of the specific impact of blockchain technology on the music industries.
With Paul Pacifico, CEO, Featured Artists Coalition
Scott Cohen, founder and VP International, the Orchard
Juliana Meyer, CEO and founder, SupaPass
Phil Barry, founder, Blokur; founder, Ujo
Janey Larcombe, software developer, 7Digital
Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance.