The team at Indie Week Canada are hosting a new online conference in February focus on livestreaming, gaming, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and tech in the music industry. Called SCREEN X SCREEN, it's scheduled for Feb. 16-20, 2021.
"Artists Lil Nas X, Marshmello and Travis Scott are performing concerts in video games such as Fortnite and Roblox. Billie Eilish has stunned the world with her incredible livestream. What's next for the Industry? How do other businesses and artists access this technology and generate income and monetization?" the promo material says. "SCREEN X SCREEN is going to be a deeper conversation about embracing the digital world."
Indie Week Founder Darryl Hurs adds: "After the success of moving Indie Week online, it just made sense to launch a new event that focuses on the future and new business models. We have to look at the new opportunities that are being presented, and I believe that this is an amazing time for businesses and artists to grow at an explosive rate with an engaged global online audience. Livestreaming, gaming, VR, and AI, are going to play an integral role."