PLS Open Meeting 2016: Summary

Thank you to all those who attended our Annual Open Meeting at Grays Inn. With a record turn out, sunny weather, insightful sessions and great networking, it was a very successful event.

See below for speaker presentations and photo gallery. Videos will follow soon, along with a write up of key themes and takeaway tips.   



Photo gallery


Grays Inn in the sunshine. 

Mark Bide

Mark Bide, chair at PLS, introducing the event.

Ppl In Hall

Delegates in the Hall. 

Sarah Speaking

Sarah Faulder, CEO at PLS, updating delegates on collective licensing regulation.

Mat P

Mat Pfleger, CEO at the Copyright Licensing Agency, discussing revenues.



Eela Devani, Strategy & Digital Director at CLA sharing the roadmap for the CLA digital proposition.



Delegates applauding.

Andrew H

Andrew Hughes, International Director at NLA media access taking questions.


Delegates relaxing and reading the agenda.


Grays Inn, London.


The Open Day continues apace.

Permissions Session

Futureproofing strategy for rights. Practical tips from (L-R): Clare Hodder, Ruth Tellis, Suzanne Beynon, Claire Painter, Emma House, Natalina Bertoli, Jonathan Griffin


Developments in CLA licensing with James Bennett.


Meghan Mazella discussing developments in CLA technology.


The policy panel. (L-R): Sarah Faulder, PLS; Owen Meredith, PPA; Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP; Susie Winter, PA; Richard Fisher, IPG

Sarah Plenary

Sarah Faulder.


 Networking over drinks. 

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