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Thursday, March 24, 2011
2011 Southwestern Law School Sports Law Symposium
Darren Heitner has the story over on Sports Agent Blog (one of my favorite blogs, by the way) on this excellent upcoming symposium at Southewestern Law School in Los Angeles. Sports Law Blog contributor Warren Zola is one of the panelists and there are many other great panelists, too:
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What: Business of Amateur Sports Symposium at Southwestern Law School
When: April 8, 2011 (9:15 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)
Where: Southwestern Law School (map)
The Business of Amateur Sports is a one-day symposium featuring leading experts exploring some of the most timely and important questions facing collegiate sports today: regulation of agents and discipline of student athletes; the latest medical science on sports-related concussions, and how it may impact safety rules and legal liability; media deals and marketing in college sports, including the use of student-athlete names and likenesses; and the federal antitrust implications of college football’s Bowl Championship Series.
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.: Check-in/Coffee
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.: Pre-Professional Athletes in an Amateur World: NCAA Rules, State Laws, Agents and Extra Benefits
11:30 - 11:45 a.m.: Break
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Concussions, Law and Amateur Sports: Implications of Emerging Medical Science for the Regulation of Student Athlete Safety
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.: Lunch and Special Guest Conversation
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.: Big Brands and Bigger Budgets: Marketing, Merchandising and Media Rights in College Sports
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.: Break
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.: The BCS and Competition: An Antitrust Analysis of College Football’s Bowl Championship Series
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception
Cost: $85 (General admission), $25 (Students). Register here. 6 CLE credits offered.