World Creators Summit

Create - Connect - Respect

High-profile creators from all disciplines, industry leaders and top policy-makers from around the world will take the stage at this thought-provoking and global business-oriented forum.


The agenda of the Summit revolves around nine key questions:

  • What will be the future of creative industries in the digital age?
  • What are the consequences of the digital environment for creators?
  • What are the new business models for the creative industries?
  • Innovation & copyright – can the two co-exist?
  • Is the collective management of rights fit for the 21st Century?
  • What is the role of data, identifiers and tracking technologies in the new digital economy?
  • What are the key issues dominating the Copyright Agenda in the US and in Europe?
  • Are the BRICS countries growing the copyright “pie”?
  • Where do consumers fit in this ecosystem?

Based on these key questions, the conference program includes plenaries and debates such as:

  • Is Copyright a Barrier to Economic Growth?
  • How Creators Connect with Consumers and Policy-Makers?
  • Trends for Collective Management in the 21st Century
  • Disruption and Innovation: The Future of Copyright in the Digital Age
  • What public policies for the creative sector?

And breakout workshops on specific topics including:

  • Business Models to Access TV/Films Online
  • The Business of eBooks
  • Can Photographers Get Fair Deals?
  • The Economic and Cultural Potential of the BRICS
  • Updates on Anti-Piracy Legislation Around the World
  • Compulsory v. Direct Licensing
  • Navigating Through Licensing Hub
  • A Guide to GRD

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Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 June 2013
Washington D.C
Contact us
Leslie Elfassy
+33 1 49 70 92 92