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3501 Sansom Street

Michael A. Fitts Auditorium

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Presented by THE HEISMAN TRUST:

THE SIXTH ANNUAL PENN LAW SPORTS LAW SYMPOSIUM

"Is There An "I" In Team? The Modern Athlete's Quest for Individuality" Featuring Opening Remarks by Philadelphia 76er J.J. Redick

We are excited to welcome you to the University of Pennsylvania Law School for our sixth annual Sports Law Symposium presented by the Heisman Trust! Below you will find event details and logistics to help ensure that your visit on February 22, 2019 is as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

The symposium will run from 9:00 am to 6:00pm. The program will begin promptly at 9:30 AM. Please allow at least a 20-minute window to provide time to register, get breakfast, find your seat, access the Wi-Fi network, and take care of any other administrative or logistical needs.


Schedule for the Symposium:

9:00am – 9:30am. Registration and Light Breakfast

9:30am – 10:30am. Opening Remarks: J.J. Redick (NBA Player, Philadelphia 76ers)

10:30am – 12:00pm. Panel 1 - I Wanna Be Like Mike: The Increasing Influence of Athlete Brands

12:00pm – 1:00pm. Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm. Keynote Address: Andrew Brandt (Director, Moorad Center for Sports Law at Villanova University School of Law, and Former Executive with the Green Bay Packers)

2:10pm – 3:40pm. Panel 2 - Sports and Sexuality: The Intersection of Sports and Sexual Identity

3:40pm – 5:10pm. Panel 3 - Power in Numbers: The Benefits of Unionizing and the Challenges Players Associations Confront

5:10pm – 5:15pm: Closing Remarks

5:15pm – 6:00pm: Cocktail Reception

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PANELISTS

Panel 1 - I Wanna Be Like Mike: The Increasing Influence of Athlete Brands

1. Darren Heitner (Founder, Heitner Legal)

2. Sam Permut (NBA Agent, Roc Nation)

3. Pat Capra (President/CEO, Malka Sports)


Panel 2 - Sports and Sexuality: The Intersection of Sports and Sexual Identity

1. Risa Isard (Program Manager, Sports & Society Program, The Aspen Institute)

2. Haley Videckis (Former NCAA Division-1 Basketball Player)

3. Layana White (Former NCAA Division-1 Basketball Player)

4. Erin Buzuvis (Director, Center for Gender & Sexuality Studies, Western New England School of Law)


Panel 3 - Power in Numbers: The Benefits of Unionizing and the Challenges Players Associations Confront

1. Chris Kluwe (Former NFL Player)

2. Jeff Fannell (Former MLBPA Counsel, Owner of Jeff Fannell & Associates)

3. Garrett Broshuis (Lawyer and Former MLB Minor Leaguer)

4. Marc Edelman (Tenured Professor of Law at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York)

5. Gregg Clifton (Former MLB Player Agent & Salary Arbitration Counsel, Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C.)

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Law School Location

The University of Pennsylvania Law School is located at 3501 Sansom Street (between 34th and 35th Street). For those arriving by public transportation, the law school is a short walk or cab ride from 30th Street Station. Upon arrival, please use the Sansom Street Entrance. If you enter at the 34th Street Entrance you will be directed to go around to Sansom Street.

Parking

The garages and lots closest to the law school are as follows:

  • 34th & Chestnut Street (University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University garages)
  • Sheraton Hotel (36th & Chestnut Street)

Additional parking can be found at:

  • 32nd & Walnut Street
  • 38th & Walnut Street (please use 38th Street entrance)
  • Penn Tower Hotel (34th & Civic Center Boulevard)
  • South Street & Convention Boulevard
  • 40th & Walnut Street

There is also very limited two-hour street parking on Sansom Street between 34th and 35th Street.


Registration Tickets and Identification

Please remember to print out your Eventbrite registration ticket and bring it with you the day of the event to ensure a quick check-in. Upon your entrance into the law school, please show your ticket to our security guard. You will then be directed to the registration table, where you can check in and receive your name badge.

Penn Law and outside students MUST present a valid student identification. Media members MUST bring valid media credentials along with their ticket.



Attorneys Seeking CLE Credits

This program has been approved for 5.5 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $220.00 ($110.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.


Contact Information

If you have any questions before the Symposium, please contact:

Jesse Lambert: Co-President, jesselam@pennlaw.upenn.edu
James Ermilio: Co-President, jermilio@pennlaw.upenn.edu
James Renfield-Miller: Symposium Chair, jamesren@pennlaw.upenn.edu


Please Note

Tickets are non-refundable. In addition, the fee listed does not include any fees associated with CLE credit.

For those attending, neither Penn Law Entertainment & Sports Law Society nor the University of Pennsylvania Law School are resposible for lost or stole items left in the self coatcheck.

If you are a media member who did not contact Penn Law ESLS prior to downloading a free media ticket and have had your ticket removed for failure to respond to inquiries by an ESLS boardmember or for any other reason, you may be asked to leave the event if you seek admission.

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