Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy gives his keynote speech  
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Jelli CEO Mike Dougherty, Emmis Interative Owner/Co-President Deborah Esayian, and Slipstream CEO Kurt Hanson (l-r) discuss Features for Stations  
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Kurt Hanson during his "State of the Industry" address  
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Co-founder Daniel Anstandig explains Listener Driven Radio  
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At Corus Interative & Integrated Solutions Earl Veale, Senior Business Development Manager at Research In Motion (RIM) Pete Watson, and jacAPPS President Fred Jacobs  
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RockPeaks’ Barnaby Marshall moderates the afternoon  
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  Conference Presenters
Kurt Hanson, Publisher Of RAIN Publications: Smartphones Will Be A Game Changer In Radio
In an interview with RTT News, Kurt Hanson, publisher of RAIN Publications says the future of internet radio is very bright. “This is the first time in history that everyone is walking around with a radio in their pocket,” according to Hanson. “Every Smartphone is a radio that picks up every station that streams, and that’s going to be a game changer,” he explains.
David Oxenford, Partner At Davis Wright: Copyright Gets Complicated
In an interview with RTT News, David Oxenford, a partner at Davis Wright law firm, discusses the complications of copyright law for internet broadcasting.
Paul Maloney, Editor At RAIN Publications: “With Internet, Radio…Is Very Much A Two Way Thing”
In an interview with RTT News, Paul Maloney, editor at RAIN Publications says that the internet is allowing for radio to become more personalized. “With internet, radio does not have to be a broadcast, one to many, one way communication. It’s very much a two way thing and can be one to one. So you can make a radio station…just for you,” states Maloney.
Daniel Anstanding, President & Co-Founder Of Listener Driven Radio: “Crowdcasting, Not Broadcasting”
In an interview with RTT News, Daniel Anstanding, president & co-founder of Listener Driven Radio says that LDR allows for a totally interactive radio experience for listeners. The listener essentially becomes the program director, he explains. According to Anstanding, it is now “crowdcasting, not broadcasting.”
THE TROUBLE WITH TARIFFS (Is it Time to Open Pandora's Box?)
It's generally believed in the U.S. that the existence of personalizable webcasters (e.g., Pandora, Slacker, is good for musicians and labels, yet some elements of the Canadian music industry seem to be discouraging such efforts. Is that perception correct? If so, is it rational behavior on the industry's part? Panelists CMRRA-SODRAC (CSI) President David Basskin, Re:Sound (formerly NRCC) President Ian MacKay,and copyright lawyers Fasken Martineau DuMoulin's Jay Kerr-Wilson and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's Gary Greenstein. Moderated by Davis Wright Tremaine's David Oxenford discuss the effects tariffs are having on the existence of personalized webcasters.
Jelli CEO Mike Dougherty, Emmis Interactive's Deborah Esayian, StreamTheWorld's Jean-Philippe Gauthier, AndoMedia's Mark Rosenthal, and Kurt Hanson discuss crowd sourced programming, audience measurement, and more.
RAIN publisher Kurt Hanson gives his annual overview of where the Internet radio industry stands today -- and where it's headed.
Daniel Anstandig, founder of Listener Driven Radio describes the new approach to crowd sourced radio developed by his firm
Jennifer Lane moderates a panel where top internet radio sellers and reps discuss how to make money in streaming. Panelists include Slacker SVP/Strategic Development Jim Rondinelli, former president of Standard Interactive Jean-Marie Heimrath, and Corus Toronto Director of Sales Victor Giacomelli. Moderated by the founding president of Net Radio Sales (now Katz 360), Jennifer Lane.
Pandora is the world's leading online radio brand. CEO, Joe Kennedy, will shares his thoughts on the state of broadcast radio, streaming, and new media -- and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.
Top Canadian market researcher Jeff Vidler (of Vision Critical) and RAIN's Kurt Hanson present the findings of a brand-new multi-thousand-person research study of music consumers in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada.
The hottest trend in Internet radio at the moment is the medium's leap onto iPhones, BlackBerry devices, and other smartphones. Corus Radio's Earl Veale , Research In Motion (RIM)/BlackBerry's Pete Watson, Jacobs Media's Fred Jacobs and Livio founder Jake Sigal examine the mobile frontier.

  Photo Essay
The early crowd at RAIN Summit North.
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Davis Wright Tremaine partner David Oxenford moderates The Trouble with Tariffs panel.
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Chris Byrnes, President, Byrnes Media
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Audio4Cast President Jennifer Lane
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The Leap to Mobile panel: (l-r) Livio Founder and Principal Jake Sigal, Director of Interactive at Corus Interative & Integrated Solutions Earl Veale, Senior Business Development Manager at Research I
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