Sport and Law Mini-Conference

Sport and Law Mini-Conference
Saturday, 09 March 2013

Friday 15 March 2013, Leeds Metropolitan Univeristy

The British Association of Sport and Law and Leeds Metropolitan University have come together to host a mini-conference on topical sports law issues. The conference will cover the topics of ambush marketing, cheating in sport,  concussions and the law, and Lance Armstrong saga.

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12.30-1.10pm registration room 422

1.15-1.30pm Welcome-Conference Convenir Dr Hazel Hartley

1.30-2.00pm 'Ambush Marketing:reviewing the effectiveness of Olympic Association Rights' (Mark James, Salford University Law School and Editorial Board Member, LawInSport)

2.00pm-2.30pm ‘Cheating in Sport: is increasing regulation the answer?’ (Urvasi Naidoo, Lawyer, World Netball)

2.30-3.00pm ‘Hockey, Concussions and the Law: a head shot across the bow for the NHL' (Jon Heshka, Thompson Rivers University, by podcast)

3.00-3.15pm tea/coffee break

3.15-3.45pm ‘Lance Armstrong: an uphill struggle’ (Peter Charlish, Sheffield Hallam University, School of Law)

3.45-4.15pm ‘Round Table session’ your chance to quiz a sport law academic of sport lawyer.

4.15pm close. Lecture Theatre 418

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