Five Monday Evening Sessions, October 17, 24, and 31, and November 7 and 14
New digital platforms and technologies are transforming the business of sports. This course will examine the role and impact of technology on sports leagues, teams, media companies, sponsors and a wide range of other players in the sports ecosystem. The course will be taught by Chris Russo, a recognized industry leader and innovator in the world of digital sports. Russo has served as head of digital media for the NFL, VP of Marketing for NBC, and founder/CEO of Big Lead Sports. An invaluable resource for attorneys who need to understand how this transformation affects the interests of their clients.
To register, please call 212-998-7150 or visit www.sps.nyu.edu/digitalsports
The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School has set the date for its annual conference, focusing on 'The Changing Landscape of Collegiate Athletics: Legal and Business Issues.' The conference will take place in the room 144 of Eckstein Hall, the home of Marquette University Law School, on Friday, October 21.
The conference will feature panels discussing the evolving landscape of collegiate athletics from an administrative and athletic department perspective; gender issues (participation opportunities, harassment, abuse and transgender participation); amateurism, economics and employment issues; and the future of Olympic Sports within collegiate athletics. Speakers participating in the conference include: Rich Bender, Executive Director, USA Wrestling; Mary K. Braza, Partner, Co-Chair, Sports Industry Team, Foley & Lardner LLP; Rodney Fort, Professor, Co-Director, Michigan Center for Sport Management, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan; Oliver Luck, Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, NCAA; Bill Scholl, Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Marquette University; Amanda Braun, Director of Athletics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; and Gary Johansen, Associate General Counsel, NGB Governance and Athlete Affairs, USOC; among many others. The conference lunch will feature the presentation of the Master of the Game Award to Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman.
The conference will run from 9 am until approximately 5:30 pm, with a reception following from 5:30 -7 pm. There will be a continental breakfast, lunch with the keynote speech, and a post conference reception. Click here to visit the conference website for complete details, including a full list of conference participants, information on conference sponsors, and registration information.
November 13-15, 2016
The Sports Biometrics Conference is the only conference specifically focused on the analysis of biometrics data — the measurement and statistical analysis of an athlete's physical and behavioral characteristics — to improve athletic performance. Please check out our website and current roster of speakers at sports-biometrics-conference.com.