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Clyburn to Keynote Future of Music Summit

Musicians get political

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn will keynote the upcoming Future of Music Policy Summit, Oct. 27–28, in Washington. The summit is hosted by Georgetown University.

Clyburn will speak on the opening day, starting at 11:40 a.m. The second day, Oct. 28, will see as keynote, Rachel Goslins, executive director, President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

The gathering will address a number of public policy issues, several of which involve musicians and other musical artists directly, such as royalties and copyrights. Digital technologies and Internet policy are also high on the agenda.

A release says that the summit “will tackle issues ranging from federal policy that impacts creators, access to media and technology, emerging business models, alternative arts funding structures and what’s coming next.”