New America and Future of Music are announcing:
"This year has already seen a host of policy developments that will affect the entire music ecosystem - from the FCC’s authority to regulate the internet to international copyright concerns to the impact of health care reform on the music community.Event Time and LocationTuesday, May 25, 2010 - 11:00am - 6:00pmNew America Foundation1899 L Street NW Suite 400Washington, DC, 20036"D.C. Policy Day 2010 will bring these issues into focus through informed presentations and panel discussions. A live webcast, available on this page, will bring the conversation to a global audience of artists, academics, industry professionals, journalists, music fans and more.
"Topics to be covered include the hotly debated Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), the recent Live Nation/Ticketmaster merger, efforts to preserve an open internet, and the health insurance landscape for musicians following the passage of historic health care legislation. Policy Day 2010 will also examine how the creative industries are faring under current Washington leadership as we head into a new election cycle.
"Join us for this FREE event in Washington, DC hosted by the New America Foundation. Can’t make it to the District? Be sure to tune in to our interactive live webcast, which can be found on this page the day of the event.
"For more information please visit the Future of Music Coalition's website at http://futureofmusic.org/events/dc-policy-day-201.