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Mon, 2013-05-20 17:32 -- Orig-Admin

9:30 - 10:15
Registration and Breakfast
Viewing of Paul Revere Award Nominees

10:15-10:30
Greetings and Announcements
Kathleen Marsh, MPA President

10:30 - 11:30
Morning Panel
Be Part of the Solution: Music Education Advocacy Today 
Moderated by Kathy Fernandes of J.W. Pepper with guests 
Chris Woodside, Assistant Executive Director of the National Association for Music Education;
Shaun Canon
, singer-songwriter; 
L. Scott McCormick, President of the National Association of Music Parents
David R. Sears, Executive Education Director of Grammy in the Schools

11:30 - 11:50
Morning speaker
Nigel Gilroy, Legal Counsel to MPA-UK
The “Carrot and Stick” Approach to Anti-Piracy Efforts

12:00 - 2:30
Luncheon

Lunchtime speaker and
MPA Arold Broido Award recipient David Israelite, President & CEO, National Music Publishers' Association

MPA Lifetime Achievement Award honors Arthur Gurwitz

Paul Revere Awards for Graphic Excellence, 
presented by Robert Southerland, The Metropolitan Opera

2:30 - 4:00
Afternoon Session

General Meeting & Elections

MPA remembers those we lost this year 

National Music Counsel and MPA Copyright Awareness Scholarship finalists

Afternoon Speaker
Ger Hatton, Director, International Confederation of Music Publishers
IPR and Copyright, the Political Agenda: the View from Europe and the Global Context

4:00 - 5:00
Complimentary Cocktail Reception