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June 8-10, 2021
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Thursday, June 10 • 17:50 - 18:25
Keynote Panel: How NFTs Are Changing the Music and Media Landscape - David MacFadyen, UCLA; Imogen Heap, Musician / Founder of The Creative Passport; Brendan Cooper, Panini America; Daniel Heyman, Palm NFT Studio

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The Hyperledger open-source community is bringing together technical, academic, and industry-related expertise in order to solve long-standing problems in the creation, fair distribution, and legally appropriate attribution of media assets. In this panel, moderated by the Chair of the Hyperledger Media & Entertainment SIG, we will explore the topic of blockchain in current media, together with the opportunities and use cases already in action at Hyperledger. The panel includes Imogen Heap (musician and founder of the Creative Passport), Daniel Heyman (co-founder of Palm NTF Studio), and Brendan Cooper (Director of NFT, Blockchain & Digital Systems at Panini America).

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David MacFadyen

Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, UCLA
https://www.davidmacfadyen.com/aboutEDUCATIONBA/MA University of London (School of Slavonic and East European Studies, U.K)PhD, UCLARESEARCHDavid MacFadyen is the author of multiple books on the history of Slavic literature, media, and music, specifically the popular traditions of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Having... Read More →

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Imogen Heap

Musician / Founder of The Creative Passport
Self-produced British composer and recording artist for 25 years, Imogen Heap has released five solo albums, another as one half of Frou Frou and collaborated with countless and varied artists including Taylor Swift, Nitin Sawhney, Deadmau5, Eric Whitacre, Jeff Beck and Jon Hopkins... Read More →
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Brendan Cooper

Director - NFT, Blockchain & Digital Systems, Panini America
Panini is the world leader in officially licensed collectibles and is the leading multi-national publisher of comics, children’s magazines and Manga in Europe and Latin America. The company is the exclusive licensor of trading cards and stickers for the FIFA World Cup, NBA, NFL... Read More →
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Daniel Heyman

Co-Founder and CEO, Palm NFT Studio
Dan Heyman is a blockchain industry veteran with experience building and leading organizations through the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-grade blockchain protocols.Prior to co-founding Palm, Dan was the Co-Founder and General Manager for PegaSys, ConsenSys’s... Read More →

Thursday June 10, 2021 17:50 - 18:25 CEST
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