"The Intersection of Sports and Business in Today’s Legal Arena."
Journal of Business & Technology Law Fall Symposium, Co-Hosted by the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Association
Monday, October 3, 2011, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Ceremonial Moot Court Room, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 500 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Distinguished speakers will take part in panel discussions on stadium development, the legality the Bowl Championship Series, and athlete images/media rights. A highlight of the event will include a speech by Ed Durso, Executive Vice President, Administration for ESPN, who is currently scheduled to give a luncheon keynote address. Additionally, Jay Bilas, ESPN commentator and analyst, will also speak and moderate a panel discussion. Other recognized speakers include Irwin Kishner, a Partner at Herrick, Feinstein and lead counsel for the new Yankee Stadium transaction, Alan Fishel, a Partner at Arent Fox and supporter of the Bowl Championship Series, and N. Jeremi Duru, Associate Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law and author of the book, Advancing the Ball: Race, Reformation, and the Quest for Equal Coaching Opportunity in the NFL.
|9:30 – 9:35||Welcome from JBTL/EASL members|
|9:35 – 10:20||A discussion with N. Jeremi Duru, visiting Associate Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law, about equal opportunity in sports.|
|10:20 – 11:00||Opening Remarks from moderator Jay Bilas, ESPN commentator and analyst|
|11:00 – 12:30 p.m.||
Complex Sports Transactions: Stadium Development Panel
|12:30 – 1:00||Lunch and message from Dean Phoebe Haddon|
|1:00 – 2:00||Keynote speech by Edwin Durso, Executive Vice President, Administration for ESPN|
|2:15 – 2:30||Introduction to the afternoon panels from moderator Dionne Koller, Associate Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law|
|2:30 – 4:00||
Bowl Championship Series Panel
|4:15 – 5:25||
Athlete Images/Media Rights Panel
|5:25 – 5:30||Closing Remarks from Dionne Koller|
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