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  • Saturday, January 26, 2013
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • UC Berkeley, 215 Boalt Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-7200


  • $70.00 (USD)
    ($80 at the door)
  • Includes 4-hrs MCLE Credit - $145.00 (USD)
    ($155 at the door)
  • CLA Student or Senior Members - $40.00 (USD)
    ($50 at the door)
  • (Non-CLA Member) - $80.00 (USD)
    CLA Membership is included!
    ($90 at the door)
  • Includes 4-hrs MCLE Credit - $155.00 (USD)
    ($165 at the door)
  • Student or Senior (must show VALID ID at the door) - $50.00 (USD)
    ($60 at the door)
    CLA Membership included!

Registration is closed

Fast Forward! 
Protecting and Selling Music in the Digital Age

January 26, 2013 at UC Berkeley Law School

Online workbook included 
(with paid admission)

4-hours MCLE Credit Available

Keynote Speaker - Jay Cooper, Esq. (Greenberg Traurig)

Master of Ceremonies - Michael Aczon (The Aczon Organization)

Panels & Confirmed Panelists:

Creative Music Licensing - Keith Cooper (de la Pena & Holiday), Erik Metzger (Intel), Brooke Wentz (The Rights Workshop), Mark Pearson (ARC Law Group)

Fair Trade Music - Jocelyn Kane (SF Entertainment Commission), Chris "Kiff" Gallagher, Jr. – (Center for Music National Service), David Schoenbrun (Musicians Union Local 6, San Francisco Chapter of the American Federation of Musicians), Guy Carson (Cafe Du Nord)

Artist Management - Michael Aczon (The Aczon Organization), Jordan Kurland (Zeitgeist Artist Management), Dina LaPolt (LaPolt Law, P.C.)

The Streaming Music Business -  Rose Giuffre (Pandora), Jason Keck (Stereotypes), David Given (Phillips, Erlewine & Given, LLP); Julie Samuels (The Electronic Frontier Foundation); Ray "East Bay Ray" Pepperell (Dead Kennedys)

Break Out Sessions:

Creative Collaborations and Partnerships - Jon Duman, Esq.

Music Licensing Basics - Erik Metzger (Intel)

The Role of Labels in the Digital Age - Tiffanie Debartolo & Scott Schumaker (BrightAntenna Records)


Submit your music for incredibly valuable and constructive feedback from a team of music industry professionals led by Gian Fiero

Submit one song to - with the subject “FACE THE MUSIC”

Those who submit will get HALF PRICE ADMISSION to Fast Forward! Once processed, MBS CLA staff will contact you about your submission and discounted admission.

Those selected for "FACE THE MUSIC" will get FREE ADMISSION to the event!

Attorney ONE-on-ONES:

Sign up at the event for a free 20 minute session with a highly qualified entertainment attorney.

Networking Reception:

Fast Forward will culminate in a networking reception featuring beer, wine, and live music.







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