2017 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium

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Sports, Media and Millennials:

Evolving Landscape of Consumer Demand

 

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law hosts its signature event—the annual Sports Law Symposium—on Friday, April 7, 2017. This year's symposium, Sports, Media and Millennials, features an in-depth look into changing patterns of consumer demand in sports.

Panelists include:

A full list of panels and panelists is below.

The symposium takes place on Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Arthur M. Goldberg ’66 Commons at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law (299 North Spring Mill Road, Villanova, PA). 

 

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Panels:
(subject to change)

Panel 1: Beyond March Madness: The NCAA and the Student-Athlete

Mark Jackson, Director of Athletics, Villanova University
Oliver Luck
, EVP of Regulatory Affairs, NCAA
Vince Nicastro, COO, Big East Conference
Jay Wright, Head Coach, Villanova University's Men's Basketball


Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

 

Panel 2: Multi-Tasking Media: The More You Can Do

Jack Ford, Correspondent, 60 minutes
Jane McManus
, Columnist/Reporter, espnW
Peter King
, Writer, Sports Illustrated
Chuck Todd, Moderator, Meet the Press, NBC


Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

 

Panel 3: The E-Sports Phenomenon

Harris Peskin, E-sports attorney
John Ourand
, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal
Mike Sepso
, SVP of eSport Division, Activision Blizzard Inc.
 

Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

 

Panel 4: Inside the Board Room: Managing Media in a Millennial World

Phil Griffin, President, MSNBC
Eric Johnson
, EVP Global Advertising Revenue & Sales Operations, ESPN
Erika Nardini
, CEO, Barstool Sports
Jon Wertheim
, Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated

Moderated by Andrew Brandt, Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law

 

Prior to the event start, the Moorad Center will host a special session entitled “Getting into the Agent Business.” Jerrold Colton, an NFL and NHL agent whose client roster includes David Akers and Jahri Evans, and Ed Wasielewski '95 CLAS, a certified NFL agent whose roster includes Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Cody Latimer, lead a revealing discussion about the business and how to launch your career. This session, geared for law students, will be held from 8:15-9 a.m. in the Law School (Rm 102).