Writers & Directors Worldwide brought the voice of the creator to the international stage again this week as chairman Yves Nilly delivered a keynote speech at the “International Conference on Copyright and Collective Management” in Buenos Aires. The event was organised by CISAC, ARGENTORES, SADAIC and DAC, with the sponsorship of AASAI.
Nilly was joined by around 150 authors and representatives of authors’ societies, broadcasters, service providers and music publishers from all over the world. Amongst these were Dr. Ricardo Forster, Representative of the Government of Argentina – Secretary of State; Gadi Oron, Director General of CISAC; Miguel Angel Diani, Chairman of ARGENTORES; Victor Yunes Castillo, Chairman of SADAIC and Carlos Galettini, Chairman of DAC.
The focus of the conference was a discussion on the need to further strengthen collective management of audiovisual rights in the region.
Yves Nilly’s entire keynote speech is reproduced below: