The Ivors Academy, the UK’s leading organisation for songwriters and composers, has announced the speaker line-up for its upcoming Global Creators Summit on AI and Music, taking place on 20th September 2023 at Tanner Warehouse in London.
The summit, supported by PRS for Music, will explore the latest developments in AI and music, and how these technologies are changing the way we create, distribute and consume music.
Tom Gray, Chair of The Ivors Academy said,
“This is a vital opportunity for songwriters, composers and the music industry to come together and discuss the potential of AI to be a powerful tool for music creators. It is also important that we have thoughtful conversations about the legal and ethical implications of AI and music. We are committed to placing music creators at the forefront of this conversation and this summit will help shape the future of music.”
Speakers will include:
- Axel Voss, Member of the European Parliament and focused on AI legislation
- Rachel Lykse, CEO of DAACI
- Cliff Fluet, Partner at Lewis Silkin LLP
- Lucas Cantor Santiago, composer
- Julian Nott, composer and Chair of the PRS for Music Members Council
- Alexandra Condon, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at PRS for Music
- Julia Montero, Founder and Director of Creative Counsel Law
- Ilā Kamalagharan, artist, producer and creative director
- Jamie Smith, Partner in the Interactive Group at Sheridans
- Tom Gray, Chair of The Ivors Academy
- Graham Davies, CEO of The Ivors Academy
DAACI are sponsoring the Global Creators Summit. Rachel Lykse, CEO of DAACI said,
“We are delighted to sponsor The Ivors Academy’s Creators Summit. We believe DAACI is the next step in the evolution of music creation and an industry leader when it comes to AI and music. Our goal is to empower the composers of today and tomorrow, allowing them to create music like never before with the power of collaborative and assistive AI technology.”
Music Ally is a media partner for the summit and will provide coverage in the lead-up to, and from the event.
The summit is open to songwriters, composers and the music industry.