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The Believe team will be out and about in Midem this weekend! Before it goes into full swing delegate & panelist Nick Parry, Believe’s Digital Marketing Manager UK picks his top 5 talks and panels taking place this year.

1) Visionary Talks – Christophe Muller, Global Head of Music Partnerships, YouTube (USA)

07 Jun 2015, 16:00 – 16:30 – Midem Talks (Main Room)

Not to be missed! YouTube’s Christophe Muller, Global Head of Music Partnerships will be interviewed by Believe’s own Denis Ladegaillerie, CEO & Founder, who will be prompting discussions on YouTube’s vision in the music industry.

2) Industry Talks – The True Meaning of Independence and Success

07 Jun 2015, 18:00 – 18:30 – Midem Talks (Main Room)

A great panel line up taking place in the Main Room; Music Business Worldwide’s Tim Ingham will moderate a panel looking at  challenges facing independent music companies and examine future prospects. Guests include Daniel Miller of Mute, Martin Goldschmidt from Cooking Vinyl, and Kenny Gates of [PIAS].

3) Visionary Talks – Alexander Ljung, Founder & Ceo, Soundcloud (Germany)

08 Jun 2015, 12:00 – 12:30 – Innovation Factory (Riviera 8)

A must-see keynote speech from SoundCloud’s CEO & Founder Alexander Ljung, looking at the platform’s journey so far and I’m sure plenty of questions from the audience regarding their future role in the streaming game.

4) Industry Talk – On Demand, In Demand: Meeting the Needs of the Always on Fan

05 Jun 2015, 16:30 – 16:45 – Midem Talks (Main Room)

One of the industry’s favourite analysts and commentators Mark Mulligan leads a talk looking at the current on-demand digital and streaming landscape, presenting never-seen-before MIDiA Research exclusively for Midem.

5) Visionary Talks – Vania Schlogel, Chief Investment Officer, Tidal (USA)

05 Jun 2015, 16:45 – 17:15 – Midem Talks (Main Room)

Last but by no means least, Tidal’s Chief Investment Officer Vania Schlogel will be presenting a keynote speech laying out the much-talked about streaming platform’s vision for the future, following it’s controversial product launch earlier this year.

Follow Nick Parry & Believe Digital on Twitter over the weekend for updates from the conference.

@nichparry / @believedigital