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SCAPR 48th General Assembly
16 to 18 May 2023

Royal Garden Hotel, London, UK

Meetings - Tuesday 16 May Afternoon, Wednesday 17 May and Thursday 18 May Full Day - Royal Garden Hotel

Day One Day Two Day Three
Tuesday 16 May - 2.00pm
Royal Garden Hotel 
Wednesday May 17 - 9:00am  Royal Garden Hotel Thursday May 18 - 9:00 am  Royal Garden Hotel

1. Welcome speech and opening remarks from SCAPR Chairman

2. Appointment of the Secretary for the General Assembly

3. Adoption of the Agenda

4. Approval of the Minutes from last year's General Assembly

5. Annual Report from the Board

6. Amendment to the SCAPR Statutes

7. Amendment to the SCAPR Code of Conduct

8. SCAPR membership

    • New membership applications
    • Change of status
    • Extension of status







Panel: Unique Universal Identifiers: What are all the available identifiers, how can they be used, and where does SCAPR fit in?

Konstantin Vogel (SCAPR, Swissperform)
Neil Gaffney (UMG),
Niclas Molinder (Session)
Paul Jessop (ISNI)


Moderator: Mark Douglas (PPL)


9. 2022 Financial Statements and Auditors’ report

10. SCAPR Fund

11. SCAPR membership fees for 2023

12. Budget 2024

13. Databases Committee (DC)

    • DC Report
    • Business Intelligence tool
    • Technical Working Group report
    • IPN Search App & IPN Creation project
    • Amendment to Business Rules
    • Annual Supplementary Remuneration


      AV Forum: Activity Report

14. Reports from Working Groups:

    • Legal WG
    • Business Operations WG
    • Cooperation & Development WG







WIPO, Update on our joint cooperation: Presentation by
Benoît Müller,
Director of the WIPO’s Copyright Management Division

FILAIE, the Ibero-Latin American federation of musicians: Presentation by
Adonis Marcelo Ramos de Oliveira,
CEO of SOCINPRO, Vice President of FILAIE

LATIN ARTIS, the Ibero-American federation representing artist entities from the audiovisual sector: Presentation by
Santiago Cabrera
(Director General of Actores SCG Colombia)
Federico Duret
(Director General of UNIARTE Ecuador).

15. Highlights of National Issues from Members

16. Board & DC Elections

17. Next General Assemblies

18. Other Business












Panel: Economics of Music Streaming: Last years' developments in the UK


Kevin Brennan (MP)
Chris Mills (UK IPO)
Helen Smith
Tom Gray (Broken Record)

Moderator: Peter Leathem OBE (PPL)

Welcome Reception
Tuesday 16 May @ 6.30pm
The Magazine at
Serpentine North

Panel: The Future of Music use in Hospitality, Fitness and the late-night industry


Kate Nichols OBE (CEO UK Hospitality)
Emma McClarkin OBE (CEO British Beer and Pub Association) 
Jon Collins

Moderator: Christine Geissmar (PPL)

Panel: Music & Audio-visual consumption and value generation (Radio & TV)


Ben Cooper (Chief Content and Music Officer, Bauer Media Audio UK),
Nicky Bignell (BBC),
Peter Bradbury (SKY)

Moderator: Jez Bell (PPL)

Gala Dinner
Thursday May 18 @ 7:30 pm  Quaglino's

This agenda is provided for informational purposes only and is subject to change without notice, notably with regards the ordering or time of the different points. We apologize for any inconvenience that may result from changes to this agenda and appreciate your understanding.