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2002 CISAC World Congress Photos

Posted in News on September 26, 2002


BMI President and CEO Frances Preston and Vice President International Ron Solleveld congratulate PRS Chief Executive John Hutchinson, host of the 2002 CISAC World Congress, at the gala opening banquet in London's legendary Grosvenor House Great Room. From left SOCAN Chief Executive Andre LeBel, Preston, Hutchinson and Solleveld.


View from BMI business suite at the 2002 CISAC World Congress, held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center in London, just steps away from Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.


Peermusic Chairman Ralph Peer II chats with PRS Chief Executive John Hutchinson, host of the 2002 CISAC World Congress, and NMPA President Edward Murphy following the CISAC panel "The Business Interface" which Peer hosted and keynoted. From left: Murphy, Peer and Hutchinson.


Frances Preston is joined by members of the 2002 CISAC World Congress panel she moderated and keynoted "Footprints, Fingerprints, Signposts and Links". The panel reviewed the substantial progress in digital tools and international standards in the identification and royalty administration systems for music, text, photography and moving image in the 21st century. From left: Paul Jessop, IFPI;Frances Seghers, SONY;Eric Baptiste,CISAC;Preston;Michael Healy,Nielsen BookData;Mike Laye, Visual Creators Index;Guillaume Gerard,Yacast.


2002 CISAC World Congress Keynote Speaker Gerald Levin is congratulated by CISAC President Jean-Loup Tournier and CISAC Secretary General Eric Baptiste following his address to the more than 500 delegates at the Queen Elisabeth II Conference Center in London. Levin, recently retired Chairman of AOL Time Warner, spoke on "The Business of Creativity".


BMI Government Relations Vice President Fred Cannon chats with US Register of Copyright Mary Beth Peters (left) and Anthony Murphy, Director of the British government's Copyright Directorate following their appearance on a panel on lobbying and public awareness at the 2002 CISAC World Congress in London.


Sir George Martin is congratulated on receiving the 2002 CISAC Gold Medal by BMI President and CEO Frances Preston and Vice President, Europe, Phil Graham (left) at the gala opening banquet in London's legendary Grosvenor House Great Room. BMI represents the works of Martin in the United States.


Irish legendary band, The Chieftain's founding member Paddy Maloney is congratulated on receiving the 2002 CISAC Gold Medal by BMI President and CEO Frances Preston and Vice President, Europe, Phil Graham (left) at the gala opening banquet in London's legendary Grosvenor House Great Room. BMI represents the works of The Chieftains in the United States.