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Thursday, February 18, 2016
Penn Sports Law Symposium: "Sports in 2025"

On Friday, February 19th, the 3rd Annual Penn Law Sports Symposium will be held in Philadelphia. The keynote speaker is noted NBA player agent Leon Rose and there will be introductory remarks offered by Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated.

The day will then be broken down into three panels:

Panel 1: The Anticipated Growth in International Markets and Publicly Funded Stadiums

1. Moderator: Ken Jacobsen (Practice Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law; Lecturer in Sports Law and Co-Owner of sports businesses/franchises)
2. Andrew Brandt (NFL Business Analyst at ESPN; Columnist for Sports Illustrated and; Director of the Moorad Center for Sports Law at Villanova University; Former Vice President of the Green Bay Packers)
3. Andrew Altman (2012 London Olympics Planning)
4. Randy Campbell (Executive Director and Head of Sports Facility Finance at Morgan Stanley)
5. Irwin Raij (Co-Chair of Foley & Lardner’s Sports Industry Team)

Panel 2: The Evolving Role and Legal Position of Daily Fantasy Sports
1. Moderator: Daniel Roberts (Writer at Fortune Magazine/Yahoo)
2. Marc Edelman (Baruch Law Professor; Expert in Sports and Gaming law)
3. Darren Heitner (Forbes; Lawyer, Writer, and Professor)
4. Alan Milstein (Lead plaintiff attorney in DFS class action; Partner at Sherman Silverstein)
5. Daniel Wallach (Nationally-recognized Sports and Gaming law attorney)

Panel 3: The Future of Amateurism and NCAA Compliance
1. Moderator: Karen Weaver, Associate Clinical Professor and Interim Program Director, Sports Management, Drexel University
2. Jim Corcoran (Heisman Trust)
3. Oliver Luck (Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at NCAA; Former Director of Athletics at West Virginia University)
4. Warren Zola (Boston College Carroll School of Management Professor; Expert in Sports Law)
5. Dan Werly (Bleacher Report, Managing Editor of The White Bronco)

You'll note that there are four Sports Law Blog contributors who will be participating, Edelman, Milstein, Wallach and Zola, along with several friends of the SLB including Brandt, Heitner, and Werly. If you're interested in attending, here's a link to the conference website.


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