Agenda

Thurs., March 12, 2015:

“The Future of Intercollegiate Athletics: The Coming Decade”

8:00am-8:30am Registration & Breakfast CSAC 3rd & 5th Floors**
8:30am-9:00am

Welcome and Introduction to the Program

Presenters:

  • Rod Smith, Director, Sports Law and Business Program
  • Michael Mokwa, Associate Director, Sports Law and Business Program
  • Douglas Sylvester, Dean, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
CSAC 3rd Floor
9:00am-10:45am

The Associational Perspective

Panelists:

  • Scott Bearby, General Counsel, NCAA
  • Jo Potuto, Professor and FAR, University of Nebraska, formerly Chair, Committee on Infractions   and member of the NCAA Management Council
  • Matt Hanson, Director of Legislative and Eligibility Services, NAIA

Moderator:  Travis Leach, Partner, Ballard Spahr

CSAC 3rd Floor
10:45am-12:15pm

The Institutional and Youth Perspectives

Panelists:

  • Rocky Harris, Chief of Staff, Arizona State University Athletics
  • Carl Peterson, Chairman, USA Football & formerly CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Steve Webb, Executive Director of Athletics Compliance, Arizona State University

Moderator:  Rod Smith, Director, Sports Law and Business Program

CSAC 3rd Floor

 

12:15pm-12:30pm Break
12:30pm-2:00pm

Lunch and Keynote for the First Day

Keynote:  Oliver Luck, Executive Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, NCAA

Introduction:  Rocky Harris, Chief of Staff, Arizona State University Athletics

CSAC 5th Floor
2:00pm-3:30pm

The Player’s Perspective

Panelists:

  • Daniel Rascher, President Sports Economics
  • Robert Carey, Partner & Executive Committee Member, Hagens Berman
  • Stephen F. Ross, Director, Penn State Institute for Sports Law, Policy and Research

Moderator:  Sam Renaut, NFL Agent & Attorney, PlayersRep Sport Management

CSAC 3rd Floor
3:30pm-3:45pm Break
3:45pm-5:15pm

Race and Gender in Sport

Panelists:

  • Donna Lopiano – President and Founder, Sports Management Resources
  • Richard Lapchick – Program Chair, UCF DeVos Sport Business Management

Moderator:  Don Gibson, CEO Brandtheon & formerly with Major League Baseball Properties

 CSAC 3rd Floor
5:15pm-6:00pm

Mix and Mingle

 

Friday, March 13, 2015:

“The Future of Professional Sports in America: The Coming Decade”

8:00am-
8:45am
Registration & Breakfast CSAC 3rd & 5th Floors **
 8:45am-
9:00am

Welcome

Presenter:  Dean Amy J. Hilman, Dean, W.P. Carey School of Business

  CSAC 3rd Floor
9:00sm-
10:15am

The Ownership Perspective

Panelists:

  • Dave Checketts, CEO, Legends Corporate; formerly CEO, Madison Square Garden
  • Anthony LeBlanc, CEO and co-owner, Arizona Coyotes

Moderator:  Grant Woods, Grant Woods Law

 CSAC 3rd Floor
10:15am-
10:30 am
Break  CSAC 3rd Floor
10:30-am-
12:00am

The Legal Perspective

Panelists:

  • Craig Tindall, General Counsel, Arizona Coyotes
  • Nona Lee, General Counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Melissa Goldenberg, General Counsel, Phoenix Suns

Moderator:  Ahron D. Cohen, Associate, Snell & Wilmer

 CSAC 3rd Floor
12:00pm-
1:30pm

Lunch and Keynote Address

Tony Dungy, NBC Sports Analyst & Super Bowl coach, Indianapolis Colts

Introduction:  Ray Anderson, VP University Athletics & Athletics Director, Arizona State

 CSAC 5th Floor
1:30am-
2:00pm
Break
2:00pm-
3:45pm

The Player’s Perspective and the Future

Panelists:

  • *Don Fehr, Executive Director, NHLPA
  • Ken Shropshire, Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative
  • Don Gibson, , CEO Brandtheon & formerly with Major League Baseball Properties
  • Jack Green, Professor of Law and Management, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Moderator:  Caleb Jay, Associate General Counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks

  CSAC 3rd Floor
3:45pm-
4:00pm
Break
4:00pm-
5:00 pm
Questions and Answers  CSAC 3rd Floor
*tentative
**CSAC 3rd Floor meetings held in the Tom & Gloria Dutson Theatre
**CSAC 5th Floor meetings held in the Hobbs Family Stadium Club


CLE Credit is available for this conference.  A total of 3.0 hours is available for Day 1 and 3.0 hours available for Day 2.  (Total of 6.0 hours)

You will have an opportunity to register for CLE when you register for the conference.  Click on the “CLE REGISTRATION” button on the last page of your registration page; or click here to register for CLE now (NOTE:  You will also need to register for the conference)

 

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