On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Pepperdine University School of Law will host a Symposium on “Doping in Sport: How the Culture Might Change,” in conjunction with the Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) and Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, will provide the Keynote presentation. In two afternoon panels, leading anti-doping regulators, athlete attorneys, team executives, arbitrators, journalists, and athletes will discuss their experiences, research and questions on the practical, political, legal and ethical concerns related to doping, doping control, and what this means for the future of sport.
11:30-12:30 | Registration & Lunch - Sponsored by Pepperdine Institute for Entertainment, Media & Culture
12:40-12:50 | Welcoming Remarks - Professor Maureen Weston, Pepperdine School of Law & Dr. Steven Ungerleider, Foundation for Global Sport Development
12:50-1:30 | Keynote: "Perspectives on Rio 2016" - Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee
1:30-2:15 | "Investigating Russian Doping" - Rebecca Ruiz, New York Times
2:15-2:30 | Break
2:30-3:45 | Panel #1: "Rio 2016: Point/Counterpoint" moderated by T.J. Quinn, ESPN Investigative Reporter
Howard L. Jacobs, Sports Attorney
William Bock III, General Counsel, U.S Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)
Michael Lenard, V.P., International Court of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS)
Dr. Steven Ungerleider, Sports Psychologist and Author
Commenters: Sir Philip Craven and Rebecca Ruiz
3:45-4:00 | Break
4:00-5:30 | Panel #2 "Finding Answers" moderated by T.J. Quinn
Kathleen Wallace, Athlete Ombuds, U.S. Olympic Committee
Maurice Su, Esq. Gibson Dunn
Don Fehr, Executive Director, National Hockey League [invited, not confirmed]
Dan Halem, Chief Legal Officer, Major League Baseball
Kelly C. Crabb, Esq., Sheppard Mullin; Adjunct Professor at USC Law
Jeffrey Benz, CAS/JAMS Arbitrator
5:30 | Closing Remarks - David Ulich, Sheppard Mullin/Foundation for Global Sports Development
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