April 10: Fordham Business Sports Symposium

shutterstock_183896102What’s the latest in professional and collegiate sports? How can graduates break into the business? Will the Olympics change after Sochi?

The Second Annual Fordham Business Sports Symposium brings together legal counsel and senior executives from national sports associations, leagues and the media to consider these and other industry issues and trends.

Sponsored by The Business of Sports Society and the Gabelli School’s Sports Business Program, this event is a must for any student interested in a career in the world of sports, not only for what you’ll learn about the industry but also who you’ll have the chance to meet.

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Location: Hughes Hall 208
Register: Click here

Preliminary list of speakers include:

Andrew Arcangel, founder and CEO, True Athelite
Adrian Burke, president, Business of Sports Society
Kevin Clancy, NYC blogger, Barstool Sports
Mark Conrad, director, Gabelli School of Business Sports Business Program
Curt Clausen, Esq., Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and U.S. Olympic team member, race walking (1996, 2000, 2004)
Laura Gentile, vice president and founder, ESPNW
Anthony Iliakostas (FC ’11), JD candidate, New York Law School and founder, “Law and Batting Order”
Matt McKendry, director of umpiring, Major League Baseball
Francis Petit, professor, Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business
Jill Pilgrim, Esq., founder and president, Center for Protection of Athletes’ Rights; former general counsel of USA Track and Field and the Ladies Professional Golf Association
Tom Richardson, founder, Talent League
David Roach, director of intercollegiate athletics, Fordham University
Bill Squadron, president, Bloomberg Sports
Max Tcheyan, start-up consultant

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