OHIO Music Industry Summit - Day One

Start Time
April 5 at 10:00am
Event Location
Baker Center Theatre

Each year, the Ohio University Music Industry Summit features an exclusive gathering of prominent artists and music industry leaders for informative panels and compelling interviews, as well as networking and learning opportunities for registrants.

Mark your calendar for the 5th annual event: Wednesday, April 5 and Thursday, April 6, 2023 on OHIO's Athens Campus. The Summit is open to both students and professionals at no cost. The 2023 event will have both in-person and virtual options.

Registration / Info: https://www.ohio.edu/music-industry-summit

Day One:

Wednesday, April 5

9:50 a.m. • Doors Open

10:00-10:30 a.m. • Opening Performance Presented by Moog

Composer and Modular Synthesist Lisa Bella Donna

10:45-11:40 a.m. • The New Generation of Generative Tech: How AI Will Shape the Future of Music Creation and Distribution

Dani Deahl, Head of Communications and Creator Insights at BandLab, and Daniel Rowland, Head of Strategy and Partnership at LANDR, in conversation with Josh Antonuccio, Director of the School of Media Arts and Studies

Join Dani Deahl and Daniel Rowland in a conversation about the intersection of artificial intelligence and music creation. Moderated by Josh Antonuccio, Director of the School of Media Arts and Studies, this session will explore the impact of AI on the music industry, including its potential to revolutionize music production, distribution, and consumption. Attendees will gain insights into the latest trends and innovations in AI-powered music technology and platforms and how they will shape the future of music creation.

11:50 a.m.-12:40 p.m. • The Promise of the Platform: How Web3 Empowers Artists and Creators for the Future Music Economy

Vladislav Ginzburg, CEO of Blockparty, in conversation with Cece Palmquist, A&R and Business Development at Catalouge.xyz; Cooper Turley, GP at Coop Records/Music Influencer; and Ollie Chanin, Founder of Allships

Join Vladislav Ginzburg, CEO of Blockparty, in a conversation with Cece Palmquist (Catalogue.xyz), Cooper Turley (GP at Coop Records and Founder of Invest in Music), and Ollie Chanin (musician and Founder of Allships Music) as they discuss how Web3 technologies are transforming the opportunities for artist and creators. This session will explore the potential of blockchain, NFTs, digital ownership, and other Web3 tools to empower artists and create a more equitable and sustainable music economy.

12:50-1:20 p.m. • Mentoring Roundtable Sessions

Various Locations

Mentoring roundtable sessions require advanced registration. Not available for virtual attendees. MORE INFO

1:30-2:20 p.m. • Featured Conversation with Grammy-nominated Engineer and Mixer Marcella Araica

Bon Iver producer Chris Messina hosts this conversation with Grammy-nominated recording and mixing engineer Marcella Araica

Known for her work with icons such as Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Dj Khaled, and Mariah Carey, Marcella Araica will discuss her creative process and approach to engineering and mixing music. As a co-founder of the N.A.R.S. record label and Dream Asylum Studios with prolific producer Danja, she has shaped the sound of countless multiplatinum hits, earning her critical acclaim and numerous awards. A must-see session for anyone interested in the art of music engineering and production.

2:30-3:30 p.m. • Changing the Game: How TikTok is Revolutionizing Music Discovery

An exclusive interview with Lysa Cárdenas, Global Music Programs Manager at TikTok, hosted by Tom Truitt, Managing Director at TurnkeyZRG and Founder of The Smartest People In The Room

Featured as one of Business Insider's 15 Music Power Players shaping the industry, Lysa Cárdenas works on creating new and innovative ways to connect TikTok and the music industry - whether by amplifying trending TikTok sounds, creating must-see moments for an artist release, or coming up with ways for TikTok to show up at music festivals and award shows.she managed. She will share insights about the changing world of music discovery and how TikTok is creating new ways to connect with artists and audiences.

3:40-4:55 p.m. • Artist Keynote Session: Talib Kweli

A keynote interview with hip hop icon Talib Kweli in conversation with producer and educator Jason Rawls

With nearly two prolific decades of shaping the genre, Talib Kweli has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Mos Def, Kanye West, and Pharrell Williams. In this session, he will share insights into his creative process, his career trajectory, and the founding of Javotti Media, his platform for independent thinkers and doers. FULL BIO