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Gabelli School to Hold Sports Symposium

If you want to play sports professionally, joining a team is the first step. But what if you just want to actually help run the team?
The Gabelli School of Business’ second annual Fordham Business Sports Symposium will help answer that kind of question next week by bringing legal counsel and senior executives from national sports associations, leagues and the media together at Rose Hill.
Thursday, April 10
4 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Hughes Hall Room 208, Rose Hill campus
The conference is sponsored by the Gabelli Business of Sports Society and the Sports Business Program.
This year’s preliminary list of speakers includes:
Andrew Arcangel, founder and CEO, True Athelite
Michael Brady, senior coordinator, Identity Assurance, National Basketball Association
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, Fordham 2011 graduate and current JD candidate, New York Law School and founder, “Law and Batting Order”
Francis Petit, professor, Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business
Jill Pilgrim, Esq., Pilgrim & Associates, Miami, Florida and New York
Tom Richardson, founder, Talent League
David Roach, director of intercollegiate athletics, Fordham University
Bill Squadron, president, Bloomberg Sports
Max Tcheyan, start-up consultant

Keith Wachtel, executive vice president, global partnerships, National Hockey League

For more information and a schedule of talks, visit the Gabelli School of Businesswebsite.

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