updated
March 26, 2008

Tuesday, February 5

9:00am-6:30pm
Registration

12:00pm-6:30pm
Trade Show and Exhibits

12:00pm-5:00pm
Career Center

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12:30pm-1:45pm
Arena Ticketmania
(presented by IAAM)
Scott Mullen, iWireless Center
Hank Abate, SMG
David Goldberg, Ticketmaster
Chip Hooper, Paradigm
Jane Kleinberger, Paciolan
Ian Noble, Metropolitan Talent Presents
John Page, Global Spectrum
Derek Palmer, Tickets.com
Brenda Tinnen, Sprint Center

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12:30pm-1:45pm
Indie Promoters -
Survival Of The Fittest
Steve Litman, Pacific Arts Entertainment
Charles Attal, C3
Mike Elko, Elko Concerts
Matt Hickey, High Road Touring
Bill Rogers, BRE Presents
Bill Silva, Bill Silva Presents
Andy Somers, The Agency Group

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12:30pm-1:45pm
Hecho en Mexico -
Mucho Dinero
Bruce Moran, Live Nation
Gerry Fojo, Cardenas Marketing Network
John Pantle, United Talent Agency
Guillermo Parra, OCESA / CIE
Aran Rush, Foro Imperial
Ignacio Saenz, Arena Monterrey

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2:15pm-3:30pm
Artist Fan Club -
Boon Or Boondoggle?
Mark Weiss, Artist Arena
Charlie Brusco, Alliance Artists
Harlan Frey, Roadrunner Records
Chris Guggenheim, All Access Today
Moss Jacobs, Nederlander Concerts
Steve Kirsner, HP Pavilion
David Marcus, Ticketmaster
Mark Montgomery, echo music

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2:15pm-3:30pm
Exploring The Emerging
Mid-Size Venue Model
Steven Spickard, Economics Research Associates
Joe Brauner, CAA
John Meglen, AEG Live
Melissa Miller Ormond, Madison Square Garden Ent’ment
Scott Schecter, Harrah’s Entertainment
Charlie Walker, C3

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2:15pm-3:30pm
Agents 3.0
Allen Scott, Another Planet Entertainment
Eric Dimenstein, Ground Control
Justin Hirschman, Artist Group International
Brian Manning, CAA
Duffy McSwiggin, Paradigm
Craig Newman, APA
Tom Windish, Windish Agency

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4:00pm-5:00pm
Keynote Address
Harvey Goldsmith
"Is This The End Or Just The Beginning?"

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5:00pm-6:30pm
Opening Reception

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Wednesday, February 6

9:00am-5:30pm
Registration

9:00am-5:30pm
Trade Show and Exhibits

9:00am-5:30pm
Career Center

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9:30am-10:30am
Repeated 11:00am-12:00pm
Round Tables
- Contemporary Concerts with Orchestra
  Johanna Rees, Hollywood Bowl

- Date Protection Or Rejection
  Michael Marion, Alltel Arena

- Marketing Without Radio
  Maria Cooper Brunner, Insight Mgmt

- Looking At Hip Hop Tours
  Through Rock & Roll Eyes

  Mathew Thomas, iv Management

- The Digital Venue
  Jared Hoffman, Knitting Factory

- Does Anyone Actually Read
  These Contracts

  Tom Alexander, AEG

- Tales from Backstage and Beyond
  Elliott Lefko, AEG / Goldenvoice

- Building Country Music Headliners
  Kevin Neal, Buddy Lee Attractions

- Green Touring
  Michael Martin, MusicMatters

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11:00am-12:15pm
A Conversation
With Bob Lefsetz:
Live & Uncensored

(Presented by NACPA)
Moderated by Ben Liss

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12:00pm-2:00pm
Lunch
(included with registration)

1:00pm-2:30pm
Dessert
(included with registration)

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2:00pm-3:15pm
Money Talks
Adam Friedman, Nederlander
Marc Bodnick, Elevation Partners
Dave Goldberg, Benchmark Capital
Navid Mahmoodzadegan, Moelis & Company
Jeff Walker, CCMP Capital Advisors

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2:00pm-3:15pm
Tribal Casinos &
The Modern Concert Business

Ed Micone, Paradigm
Bernie Dillon, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Steve Gietka, Trump Entertainment Resorts
Candace Mandracia, Live Nation
Steve Lengel, San Manuel Casino
Huston Powell, C3 Presents
Michael Scafuto, M & M Group
David Swift, Pala Casino

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2:00pm-3:15pm
The Worldwide View
Carlos Fleischmann, CT Creative Talent
Paul Franklin, Helter Skelter
Jonathan Krane, Emma Entertainment
John Langford, BIG Concerts
Rob Markus, William Morris Agency
Noel McHale, MCD
Roberto Meglioli, Medials Live Italia
Mario Mendrzycki, Triple M Entertainment
Bob Miller, Running Media Group

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3:45pm-5:00pm
The Independent
Artist Manager

Jesse Aratow, Madison House
Paul Korzilius, Bon Jovi Management
Doc McGhee, McGhee Entertainment
Steve Rennie, Ren Management
Stuart Ross, Music Tour Consulting

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3:45pm-5:00pm
Corporations - The New
Tour & Career Support

Todd Goldstein, AEG Live
Adam Grayer, Sidney Frank Importing Co.
Greg Janese, Paradigm
Kevin Lyman, 4fini
Andy MacIntyre, GMR Marketing
Lori Sale, ICM
Danny Socolof, Deeprockdrive.com

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3:45pm-5:00pm
Stadium Tours -
Dead or ALIVE

Jeff Apregan, Gridiron Stadium Network
Shea Guinn, Reliant Park / SMG
Louie Messina, TMG/AEG
Kelly Urquhart, Ford Field / Detroit Lions
Jimmie Sacco, Heinz Field
Brad Wavra, Live Nation Touring

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5:30pm - 8:00pm
Cocktail Reception
Orpheum Theatre

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Thursday, February 7

9:30am-4:00pm
Registration

9:30am-2:30pm
Trade Show and Exhibits

10:00am-2:30pm
Career Center

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10:00am-11:15am
Mentoring Sessions
Emma Banks, CAA UK
Lionel Bea, Bay Area Productions
Tony Conway, Buddy Lee Attractions
Lil Gary, Front Line Management
Marc Geiger, William Morris Agency
Shelley Lazar, SLO Ltd.
Rob Light, CAA
Jay Marciano, Madison Square Garden Entertainment
Fred Rosen, AudienceView
Bill Silva, Bill Silva Presents

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10:00am-11:15am
Who Owns The Ticket -
The Continuing Debate

Mellie Price, Front Gate Tickets
Eric Baker, Viagogo
Greg Bettinelli, StubHub
Wayne Forte, Entourage Talent Associates
Don Orris, Ticketmaster
Ross Schilling, Vector Management
John Siehl, Nutter Center
Don Vaccaro, TicketNetwork
Dana Warg, Olympia Entertainment

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11:30am-1:00pm
Lunch
(included with registration)

12:30pm-2:00pm
Dessert
(included with registration)

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1:15pm-2:30pm
Best Practices Of
International Music Festivals

Melvin Benn, Festival Republic
Stuart Galbraith, Kilimanjaro Live / AEG
Folkert Koopmans, FKP Scorpio
André Ménard, Festival Int'l de Jazz Montreal
Jackie Wartanian, Center Stage Management
Cem Yegul, Pozitif Productions

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1:15pm-2:30pm
Touring Professionals -
Production 101

Bill Rahmy, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Janine Edwards, Ziggy Marley, Jane's Addiction
Kevin Forster, Ed & Ted's Excellent Lighting
Chris Kantrowitz, John Legend
Steve Lemon, Steve Lemon & Associates
Jim Lenahan, John Mayer
Chuck Randall, Alice in Chains
Bobby Schneider, Accurate Staging
Kevin "Chief" Zaruk, Nickleback

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1:15pm-2:30pm
The Lost Art of
College Talent Buying

Barbara Hubbard, ACTS
Melissa Boyle Aronson, babco entertainment
Marlene Hendrickson, University of Montana
Chris Moore, Bravo Entertainment
Ari Nisman, Degy Booking International
Buster Phillips, CAA
Abby Wells, William Morris Agency

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3:00pm-4:15pm
21st Century
Marketing Campaigns

Alex Hodges, Nederlander Concerts
Michele Bernstein, William Morris Agency
Eric Kohler, AEG Live
Dianna Jason, Emmis Radio
Brad Locker, Live Nation
Debra Rathwell, AEG Live
Jennifer Yee, Clear Channel Radio

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3:00pm-4:15pm
The Serious Business
Of Being Funny

Geof Wills, Live Nation
Lionel Bea, Bay Area Productions
Mitch Fried, Comedy Central
Robert Hartmann, Improv Comedy Clubs
Barry Katz, New Wave Entertainment
Nick Nuciforo, CAA
Danny Robinson, APA

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6:00pm-
Pollstar Concert Industry Awards
At the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Sponsored by AEG LIVE


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