Workshop: “The role of collecting societies and how to register your works” (Caroline Champarnaud & Cynthia Lipskier)

On May 28th, at 11:00 CEST, Caroline Champarnaud & Cynthia Lipskier (Sacem) will present a workshop: The role of collecting societies and how to register your works.

In this workshop, the number one collective society in the world, Sacem will introduce their missions, their administration model, and also their international activities in the field of digital licenses. The two representatives will explain the importance of registering works in a fast and regular fashion, and how to do so.

  • Caroline Champarnaud
Director of International Development @ SACEM

Caroline Champarnaud is Director of International Development at Sacem, the world’s leading collective management organization. She heads the relationship with Collective Management Organizations around the world. She is also actively involved in several international working groups for the improvement of collection administration. She previously served as Director of Recorded Media and Online Licensing, where she led negotiations with the labels and the Digital Service Providers. Caroline graduated from the Paris School of Business where she specialized in marketing and international strategy.

  • Cynthia Lipskier
Head of Domestic and International Repertoire Documentation and Distribution Department- Licensing, International and Operations Division @ SACEM


Cynthia Lipskier joined Sacem in 2000 after fifteen years spent at SACD, a French CMO for directors and scriptwriters. As project manager, she was in charge of the development of tools for audiovisual documentation and rights distribution.
From 2000 to 2013, Cynthia was in charge of the coordination between users and IT developers. Since 2013, she is in charge of the operational teams for Domestic and International. She is contributing as a documentation expert to different CISAC groups and international projects.
In partnership with CSDEM (French Music Publishers Association), Cynthia Lipskier provides training sessions for new music publishers.

 The event will take place on ZOOM, participation requires signing up.

 Link to registration:

This workshop is a part of MC&S LAB program which is funded by Music Moves Europe: