Peter Lowe, Apple’s director of marketing for Applications and Services, will be a keynote speaker at
Music 2.0, a digital music industry event that will be held in Los Angeles, Calif., Dec. 8-9.
The purpose of the event is to analyze trends and developments affecting the business of digital music, including music’s growing portability, digital distribution, piracy, desktop music production, industry consolidation, online marketing, and the expanding number of services targeting music consumers. Among the topics to be covered are peer-to-peer file sharing; the future of CDs; industry consolidation; piracy; secure transactions; online music stores; new audio formats and consumer electronics; downloads vs. streaming music; and emerging home entertainment technologies.
Music 2.0 is targeted to consumer electronics manufacturers, record label executives, artists, retailers, software developers, songwriters, studios, music publishers and others. The price of attendance is US$595 for basic admission and $795 for the deluxe package.