Program of the 3rd Vienna Music Business Research Days on

“New Music Consumption Behavior”

Date: June 29-30, 2012

Location: Joseph Haydn-Hall, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna, admission free, but please register under


Program on June 29, 2012

09.00-18.00Young Scholars’ Workshop on music business research (closed event). Click here for the program.

19.30-21.30: Discussion on the question “Are File Sharers Pirates?“  with Joel Tenenbaum, who was sentenced for file sharing by an U.S. court and Robert Levine (former editor of Billboard Magazine and author of the book “Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business”) conducted by Sabine Nikolay (Ö1 – Austrian Broadcasting Service)


Program on June 30, 2012

09.00-09.15:   Welcome and opening address

09.15-10.00:   Michael Huber, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria: “New Patterns of Musical Behaviour in Austria – Results of a Representative Study

10.00-10.45:   Dennis Collopy and David Bahanovich, University of Hertfortshire, U.K.: “Music Consumption of Young People in the UK”


11.15-12.00:   Carsten Winter, University of Music, Drama and Media Hanover, Germany: “Prosumers and Their New On-Demand-Music Culture”


14.00-15.00:   Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.: “Copyright Protection, Technological Change, and the Quality of New Products”


15.30-16.00:   Rose-Marie Hunault, director of the Rights Protection Department of HADOPI (Haute Autorité pour la diffusion des oeuvres et la protection des droits sur internet), France: “Graduated Response Measures in France”

16.00-17.30:   Panel discussion: “Three Strikes and Out!”

Panelists: Rose-Marie Hunault (HADOPI, France), Martin Kretschmer (Centre of Intellectual Property Policy & Management of Bournemouth University, U.K.), Peter Jenner (Sincere Management and Secretary General of the  International Music Managers’ Forum, U.K.), Harald Hanisch (music producer and board member of the Austrian Composers’ Society) conducted by Stefan Krempl (journalist, author for heise online, c’t, Financial Times Germany, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Die Zeit)


17.45-18.00:  Young Scholars’ Workshop Best Paper Award

20.00:             Visit of a traditional Viennese Heurigen for invited guests

Conference site & how to get there

program in pdf-format

Press release


Organized by

Institute for Cultural Management and Cultural Studies (IKM) and Institute for Music Sociology (IMS) of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Institute of Journalism and Communications Research (IJK) of University of Music, Drama and Media Hanover and International Association of Music Business Research


Sponsored by

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