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Tuesday, May 3 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
The Future of Music

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In the great binary shift from analog to digital and certainly through the birth, and subsequent explosion of the Internet, Music has oft been last to the technological party. Whether Napster or today's world of apps that are eating Music's lunch - the attention economy has largely put the music experience into the background. User Generated Content is exploding and today's stars and celebrities are being born on YouTube, Vine and Social Media. This panel will address the future of music in this digital and interactive world and look at how new ways of looking at music, playing with music and ultimately freeing music will have impacts on industry, education and connecting us all.

Moderator : Julie Anixter - Executive Director AIGA

Dylan Brewer - Marketing at G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings
Cortney Harding - Music Technology Writer and Consultant
Craig Swann - Founder Looplabs. Music/Tech veteran


Julie Anixter

Co-Founder, Exec Editor, Innovation Excellence
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Dylan Brewer

Marketing, Def Jam Recordings/G.O.O.D. Music
Dylan Brewer is an aspiring game-changer in music, storytelling, and experiential design. Before his current gig at Def Jam, Dylan launched his career out of college at Google in Strategic Music Partnerships, producing artist-to-fan experiences with Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lopez and more. He is also an advisor for Set The Set, a startup that allows fans to choose the setlist of their favorite performing artist.
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Cortney Harding

Founder, Cortney Harding Consulting
Cortney Harding is a leading writer and thinker in the music and technology space. She is the author of "How We Listen Now: Essays and Conversations About Music and Technology" and writes a weekly column at Cuepoint. She also co-hosts the Hypebot Music Business Podcast and recently launched a weekly newsletter. Harding consults for a variety of music startups, specializing in business development and content strategy.
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Craig Swann

Founder, Looplaps
For 20 years, Craig’s passion has been using technology to connect people and music – through innovative, intimate and interactive experiences. In the mid 1990’s Mr. Swann founded the award-winning interactive agency CRASH!MEDIA, and in 2001 developed the internet’s first online music studio, Looplabs. Millions of people have benefited from Craig’s innovations, including Steve Jobs, who demoed Looplabs for the launch of the Safari... Read More →

Tuesday May 3, 2016 4:45pm - 5:45pm
St. Francis College 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11230