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Experts to Predict the Future of Movies, Music and Games at TPI’s Aspen Forum Next Week

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WASHINGTON (August 15, 2019)  Experts  from movies, music, games, academia, and Wall Street will share their predictions on the future of entertainment with attendees of the Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, held August 18-20, in Aspen, Colorado.

On a discussion panel, “What is the Future of Entertainment? Streaming Innovation: New Outlets, New Threats,” leaders from each sector will discuss technology and policy issues shaping entertainment experiences for people across the globe.

Participants in the August 20, 9am MDT discussion include:

Delara DerakhshaniSenior Counsel, Tech Policy, Entertainment Software Association
Mitch GlazierChairman and CEO, Recording Industry Association of America
Jean PrewittPresident and CEO, Independent Film & Television Alliance
Michael D. SmithProfessor of Information Technology and Marketing, Carnegie Mellon University
Jan van VoornEVP and Chief of Global Content Protection, Motion Picture Association of America, and Laura Martin (moderator), Senior Analyst, Entertainment, Cable and Media, Needham & Company LLC

The TPI entertainment panel will discuss: a) the shifting power dynamics between content, distribution platforms and consumers; b) whether the internet enables more media voices or centralizes consumer access points; c) potential conflicts of interest in the media ecosystem; d) key media industry learnings and cautionary tales; and e) the role of government in media, given consumers migration to technology and online platforms.

The annual, three-day Aspen Forum is held at the St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colorado.

Register today to discuss this and other important tech policy issues at #TPIAspen.

For Additional Information:
Jane Creel, 202-828-4405, jcreel@techpolicyinstitute.org

Press Contact for Complimentary Registration:
David Fish, 571-389-4446, dfish@techpolicyinstitute.org

The Technology Policy Institute

The Technology Policy Institute is a think tank that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change. Our mission is to advance knowledge and inform policymakers by producing independent, rigorous research and by sponsoring educational programs and conferences on major issues affecting information technology and communications policy. More information is available at http://www.techpolicyinstitute.org/.