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6th Annual Ivy Sports Symposium @ Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Friday, November 18, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM (EST)

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Please find the full Symposium program below. Click here to view and download the agenda only.

Note that there are changes to the agenda that will not be reflected in the printed version of the program. Click here to view them.

Click here to view the 2011 Symposium speakers directory featuring 80+ executives including:
Alexander Brown, President, Sports, Univision Communications, Inc.
Alexander Mogilyansky, International Grandmaster, International Draughts, and Spokesperson, International Mind Sports Association
Andrew Brandt, NFL Business Analyst, ESPN, Inc., and Lecturer, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Angelo Scialfa III, President, Fox Run Group, LLC
Barry Frank (Harvard MBA ’57), Executive Vice President, IMG Media, IMG Worldwide, Inc.
Anthony Caponiti, Partner, Activ8Social
Barry Kahn (Cornell ’03), Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Qcue
Ben Sturner, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Leverage Agency
Bernie Mullin, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Aspire Group
Bill Schlough (Penn MBA ’98), Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, San Francisco Giants, and Interim President, San Jose Giants
Brendan Tuohey, Co-Founder & Executive Director, PeacePlayers International
Carolyn Schlie Femovich, Executive Director, Patriot League
Charles Baker (Cornell JD ’85), Partner, DLA Piper LLP
Chris Flannery, President, Sports, Entertainment & Lifestyle Advisory
Chris Overholt, Chief Executive Officer & Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee
Christopher Cabott, Sports Attorney, Professor & Agent
Christopher Lencheski, President, Front Row Marketing Services
Christopher Russo (Harvard MBA ’90), Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Big Lead Sports
Darryl Seibel, Director of Communications, British Olympic Association
David Feher, Partner, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
David Gross, Commissioner, Major League Lacrosse
David Katz (Penn ’94), Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sports Media Ventures, Inc.
David Sternberg (Princeton ’90), Chief Executive Officer, Universal Sports
Dennis Robinson (Harvard MBA ’90), President & Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority
Derek Eiler, Senior Vice President, IMG College, IMG Worldwide, Inc.
Derrick Hall, President & Chief Executive Officer, Arizona Diamondbacks (honorary)
Derrick Heggans, Managing Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Des Hague, President & Chief Executive Officer, Centerplate
Donald Lockerbie, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Olympvs International, LLC
Doug Perlman, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sports Media Advisors, LLC
Eric Dienes, Liaison Officer, Office on Sport for Development and Peace, United Nations
Eugene Parker, Founder & Partner, Maximum Sports Management
George Atallah, Assistant Executive Director, External Affairs, National Football League Players Association
Greg Shaheen, Interim Executive Vice President, Championships and Alliances, National Collegiate Athletic Association
Gregg Clifton (Harvard ’82), Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP
Hal Biagas, Executive Vice President, Management, Wasserman Media Group, LLC
Jack Brewer, Founder & Executive Director, The Jack Brewer Foundation
Jennifer Storms, Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing, PepsiCo
Jerry Anderson, Senior Principal, Populous
Jim Fiore, Director of Athletics, Stony Brook University
Jim Scherr, Chief Executive Officer, 776 Original Marketing, and Former Chief Executive Officer, United States Olympic Committee
Joe Favorito, Strategic Communications, Marketing & Branding Consultant
John Brody, Principal, Partnership and Business Development, Wasserman Media Group, LLC
John Genzale (Columbia MS ’75), Owner, Milano United, and and Founding Editor, SportsBusiness Journal, Street & Smith’s Sports Group
Joseph Ravitch (Yale JD ’88), Partner, The Raine Group
Kathleen Behrens, Executive Vice President, Social Responsibility and Player Programs, National Basketball Association
Kenneth Shropshire (Columbia JD ’80), David W. Hauck Professor; Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, and Faculty Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Kevin McNulty, Chief Marketing Officer, Momentum Worldwide, and Co-Chairman, Momentum Sports
Len Perna, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Turnkey Sports & Entertainment
Leon Rose, Head, Basketball, CAA Sports
Lon Rosen, Executive Vice President, Magic Johnson Enterprises
Lucien Boyer, President & Chief Executive Officer, Havas Sports & Entertainment
Mark Dyer, Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, IMG College, IMG Worldwide, Inc.
Mark Lamping, President & Chief Executive Officer, MetLife Stadium
Mark Pannes, Co-Managing Director & Principal, RaptorAccelerator
Mark Rothenberg, Senior Vice President, Havas Sports & Entertainment, US
Mark Waller, Chief Marketing Officer, National Football League
Mary O’Connor, Vice President, Olympic Marketing & Global Platforms, The Marketing Arm
Michael Brown, Vice President, Director of Global Business Development, IMG Consulting, IMG Worldwide, Inc.
Michael Copeland, Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Football League
Michael Neuman, Managing Partner, Scout Sports and Entertainment
Mori Taheripour (Columbia ’92, Penn MBA ’03), Senior Advisor, Sport for Development, USAID
Pat McQuaid, President, Union Cycliste Internationale
Paul Barber, Chief Executive Officer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Paul Kelly, Executive Director, College Hockey, Inc.
Peter Carlisle, Managing Director, Olympics and Action Sports, Octagon
Peter Englehart (Harvard MBA ’88), President & Chief Executive Officer, Competitor Group, Inc.
Peter Stern, Founder & President, STRATEGIC
Raymond Bednar (Harvard MBA ’91), President, Hyperion Marketing Returns – Rockefeller Consulting
Raymond Peterson, President, American Rugby Management Group LLC
Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management, Syracuse University, and Former Commissioner, National Basketball League (Australasia)
Robin Harris, Executive Director, The Ivy League
Ryan Donovan (Dartmouth ’96), Vice President, Marketing, NBC Sports Group
Ryan Steelberg, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Brand Affinity Technologies
Scott O’Neil (Harvard MBA ’98), President, MSG Sports, The Madison Square Garden Company
Scott Rosner (Penn JD ’97), Practice Assistant Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Sean Barror, Co-Managing Director, RaptorAccelerator
Steve Hellmuth (Princeton ’75), Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology, NBA Entertainment
Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, SportsBusiness Daily, and Reporter, SportsBusiness Journal, Street & Smith’s Sports Group
Tim McDermott (Cornell ’95, Harvard MBA ’01), Chief Marketing Officer, Philadelphia Eagles
Todd Goldstein, President, AEG Global Partnerships, AEG
Tom Crawford, Chief Executive Officer, USA Ultimate

In 2011, the Ivy Sports Symposium, in partnership with SportsPro, founded the 10 NEXT. This annual award honors the future generation of sports industry leaders from around the world who will shape the business in the next coming decades. Each year, the 10 NEXT winners will be recognized at the Symposium. Click here to read more about the inaugural 10 NEXT class.

Sponsored by Bon Appétit Catering at Penn, the Columbia University Graduate Program in Sports Management, Jackson Lewis LLP, the Manhattan Sports Business Academy, the Penn Year of Games, the University of Pennsylvania Social Planning and Events Committee, and the Wasserman Foundation.

Partners include the Global Sports Forum Barcelona, the Ivy Sports Collaborative, Odgers Berndtson, Penn Athletics/The Penn Relays, and SportsPro.

Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Undergraduate Sports Business Club, the Wharton Sports Business Initiative, and the 2011 Ivy Sports Symposium Planning Committee.

Copyright © 2011 Ivy Sports Symposium. All rights reserved. The Ivy Sports Symposium is a part of the Ivy Sports Business Network. The Symposium is not affiliated with The Ivy League or the Council of Ivy Group Presidents.
Note: All cancellations received on or before November 11, 2011 will be subject to a $15 administrative charge for student registrations and $50 administrative charge for non-student registrations. No refund for cancellations will be made after this date.

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When & Where

Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, 19104

Friday, November 18, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM (EST)

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Sports Symposium

Sports Symposium is a non-profit organization that promotes the development of young leaders through accessible sports business education. Sports Symposium provides a platform for individuals passionate about the sports industry and enables them to share resources, build relationships and create opportunities. Envisioned in 2006 by Chris Chaney at Princeton University, Sports Symposium has evolved to encompass engaging content for career builders of all ages.

The Ivy Sports Symposium and Global Sports Symposium are annual student-run conferences considered among the global sports industry’s premier events. Sports Symposium successfully blends intimate conference settings with dynamic speakers in order to support the cultivation of information sharing and relationship building among the industry’s top leaders and their potential successors. The events inspire innovative approaches and thinking to sport’s greatest opportunities and challenges.

The Sports Symposium-SportsPro 10 NEXT annual awards were created in partnership with SportsPro to honor the future generation of sports industry leaders from around the world. Launched in 2011, 10 NEXT winners are recognized at the Ivy Sports Symposium each year as change makers 30 years or younger, who will continue to shape sports business in the coming decades.

Copyright © 2014 Sports Symposium Inc.. All rights reserved. Symposium is not affiliated with The Ivy League or the Council of Ivy Group Presidents.

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