Reeperbahn Festival Conference 2023

The IAEL will be one of the partners of the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany from September 20-23, 2023, and our IAEL members will receive a substantial discount.

Thanks to the efforts of our IAEL members, Götz Schneider-Rothhaar and Wolf-D. Schoepe, the IAEL will be presenting a panel, Thats Entertainment’s Law – The AI Special Edition, on September 22 at 3:30pm in Arcotel Suite 616:  


Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the music industry. Disaster or opportunity? What does the legal framework offer for successfully using AI in the production and marketing of music? What is protectable? What can be prohibited or regulated? How does AI affect existing music catalogues and what can artists do to use AI? With its established series on international entertainment law, this year the International Association is offering an "AI  Special Edition".  A panel of internationally experienced lawyers will present and explain the top issues in the industry, accompanied by practical application examples from the Creative Hub CYDER.  Featured panelists will be Chantal Bolzern, IAEL, Attorney and Partner at BKS Attorneys Ltd., Switzerland; Hanna Derber, GF des Creative Hub CYDER; Peter Marx, IAEL, Attorney & founding Partner at Marx Van Ranst Vermeersch & Partners Belgium; Wolf-D. Schoepe, IAEL, Attorney, Partner and Founder of K&E Lawyer for culture & entertainment, Germany; and Götz Schneider-Rothhaar, IAEL, Rechtsanwalt, Partner and Head of Music at SKW Schwarz, Germany.

IAEL members may obtain a conference ticket for € 299 gross (incl. VAT and system fee) instead of the regular € 489 gross for full accreditation (conference and festival).   

To obtain your discounted ticket click on "Buy Tickets" to select Reeperbahn Festival Conference tickets at the current rate. After selecting the desired number of tickets, you can redeem the following discount code on the right-hand side by clicking on "Coupon / Redeem voucher": "IAEL@RBFC2023".

Then complete the purchase process by clicking on "Details & Pay" and entering your personal details.   After successful completion of the order process, all booking information can be viewed via the confirmation e-mail and an invoice can also be generated if desired.   For the download of the valid ticket, the personalization must be completed, if not already done in the purchase process. The personalization can be done after clicking on "Show tickets" in the confirmation email.    

Access to the password-protected Delegates Database will be sent in a separate e-mail within two working days of completed personalization, starting around the end of August.   

The ticket for the Reeperbahn Festival Conference 2023 (20.-23.09.) includes the following services*: - Access to the conference programme (sessions, networking, awards). - Access to the public programme (concerts, showcases, art, film and literature programme, etc., depending on the capacity of the venues) - Access to the Reeperbahn Festival Lounge with Delegates Bar - Access to the password-protected Delegates Database   - Public transport (HVV), valid on the selected festival day(s) for one journey to the event site and back in HVV sections A-F. 

* Subject to change / Admission only possible if capacity not exhausted