Director John Singleton, Universal Pictures' Mike Knobloch Added to IMS Engage Conference

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The latest installment of the International Music Summit is set to take place Thursday at the W Hotel in Hollywood.

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton and music producer Arthur Baker have been added to the annual IMS Engage conference, set to take place Thursday at Los Angeles’ W Hotel in Hollywood.

The two icons will be paired for a session. Also added to the day’s events: a conversation between Tag Strategic’s Ted Cohen and Mike Knobloch, Universal Pictures’ president of music.

Previously announced participants include WME’s head of music Marc Geiger with Sonos CEO John MacFarlane; Live Nation’s president of electronic music James Barton and AM Only’s vp East Coast office Lee Anderson; and DJ/producer Pete Tong and music industry commentator Bob Lefsetz.

IMS Engage is produced by the International Music Summit, an organization devoted to creating awareness of and appreciation for electronic music. The past three IMS Engage conferences have featured such speakers as Quincy Jones, David Lynch, Hans Zimmer, Moby, Skrillex, Russell Simmons and Sean Combs.