music + policy + innovation

The 2019 Music Policy Forum Summit will take place October 26, 2019, at Georgetown University. The Summit brings together musicians, researchers, policymakers, industry and nonprofit leaders, and other stakeholders into a wide-ranging exploration of some of the most promising and exciting thought leadership in the music and policy space.


At the Mic

Music Policy Forum Summit features some of today's leading minds in music, policy, technology, and music innovation. Presentations will be headlined by musicians, researchers, tech entrepreneurs, and many more.

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five years of experience

On October 26, music industry supporters will gather to explore a highly curated agenda inspired by dozens of Music Policy Forum events held over the past five years .



presentation TOPICS

Leaders from the industry lead compelling, inspiring, and provoking discussions around music policy and impact.



participants + speakers

Dozens of musicians, policymakers, activists, researchers, nonprofit leaders, students and citizens gather at MPF Summit. Join us!


The Set List

The 2019 Music Policy Forum Summit will showcase leading voices and inspirational thinkers from the music, policy, and technology industries. View the lineup of topics, panels, conversations, and events for our 2019 summit.


IN REVIEW: 2018 Theme: What's Now + What's Next

The biggest constant in the music community is change. The Music Policy Forum Summit shines a spotlight on some of the most compelling, inspiring and, sometimes, frustrating developments in public policy, innovative thought leadership, research, technology and culture.  Explore the topics from the 2018 conference that examined where we are today, and how we're defining the future for the industry.

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Music Policy Forum mission:

Developing vibrant music economies that support professional musicians, enhance communities, and support local creativity.

Learn More about Music Policy Forum, the organization behind the Music Policy Forum Summit.