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Panel: Blockchain for Authors

Format: Video

Audience: All Levels

The demand for content has never been greater yet it has never been more challenging for creators to receive payment when their work is used. Blockchain technology holds the potential to change this. The session will address blockchain technology’s potential for creators and introduces an innovative new service (fan-to-fan sale of eBooks) that leverages this technology. Learn what blockchain is, how it works, and what it means for you.

At the end of session, you will understand the applicability of blockchain for creators and the impact it may have on your business.

Roanie Levy

CEO Access Copyright

Roanie Levy is an internationally recognized champion of creator rights. Strategic and forward-thinking, she bridges the worlds of intellectual property law, content rights management and exponential technologies to represent and advocate for creators and rightsholders. Roanie serves as CEO and President of Access Copyright, a collective that distributes millions of dollars annually in licensing royalties to creator and publisher affiliates. She also leads Prescient, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Access Copyright dedicated to exploring the future of rights management and content monetization through Blockchain and other technologies. Prior to joining Access Copyright, she held key positions on major policy files at Canadian Heritage and Industry Canada and served as a private sector management consultant for Fortune 500 companies. An Intellectual Property lawyer by vocation, Roanie has been called to the bar in Ontario and Quebec. She is fluently bilingual.

Find out more about Access Copyright here.

Find out more about Prescient here.


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