The Inaugural Symposium Receives Local and National Attention
Thank you again to all speakers and attendees of the Inaugural Penn Law Sports Law Symposium presented by the Heisman Trust. It was an extremely successful first symposium.
Special thanks again must go out to all of our speakers, Commissioner Delany, and our wonderful sponsors: The Heisman Trust, Winston & Strawn LLP, Gordon & Rees LLP, JP Crickets, the Philadelphia 76ers, Yards Brewery, and of the Penn Law Dean’s Speakers Fund.
See you next year at the Second Annual Penn Law Sports Law Symposium. Stay tuned to pennlawesls for information about the next symposium and all ESLS events!
We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Pennsylvania Law School for what will be a very special event. Below you will find key logistical information to ensure that your visit on Friday, February 28, 2014 is as seamless as possible.
Registration and breakfast begin at 9:00 AM. The program will begin promptly at 9:40 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.
If you have any remaining questions, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 this 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.
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 as it will ensure a quick check-in. Upon your entrance into the law school building please show the print out to our security guard. You will then be directed to the registration table. At the registration table you will 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
Attorneys seeking CLE credits please remember to bring a $45 check (or $30 for public interest attorneys and transitioning attorneys) to pay for your separate CLE cost. Checks should be made payable to “The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.”
We will have fully operating Wi-Fi access available to attendees throughout the Symposium. The Conference code is: C-ECTDOYL, which can be accessed from the Air PennNET-Guest network. Please reference the attached document for further instructions.We do ask that attendees be respectful regarding their laptop use during panel discussions and the keynote address.
76ers Courtside Seats/VIP Experience Raffle!!
Penn Law ESLS will be raffling off three pairs of COURTSIDE SEATS/VIP EXPERIENCES to see your Philadelphia 76ers play!
The VIP Experience includes waitress service at your seat throughout the game, with complimentary food and beverages (including alcohol). It also includes access to the luxurious Lexus Club during the entire game, with complimentary high-end buffet and top-shelf beverages.
How to Enter: ESLS board members will be selling raffle tickets in the Davis Student Union (the area located immediately outside Fitts Auditorium) throughout the Symposium.
The breakdown for raffle ticket prices is as follows:
- $10 suggested donation per raffle ticket
- $25 suggested donation for three raffle tickets
Symposium Winner: Three tickets will be drawn at random at the symposium on Friday, February 28. These three individuals must be in attendance at the conclusion of thid panel. They will then be called upon to answer a short trivia quiz, and will have ten minutes to complete it. The participant who answers the most questions correctly will receive a pair of courtside seats to an upcoming Sixers game. The winner will be announced during closing remarks. Please note that those who enter at the symposium will be reentered for the post-symposium drawing.
Post-Symposium Winner: Five tickets will be drawn at random after the Symposium on Friday, Feb. 28th. These five individuals will receive a phone call and will be asked five trivia questions. The two individuals who answer the most questions correctly will receive vouchers for two pairs of courtside tickets each to attend a 76ers home game. Voucher winners will speak with a representative from the 76ers to select a mutually agreed-upon game. The third place participant will receive a certified autograph photograph of hometown hero, Temple University legend, and Former Philadelphia 76ers Center, Lavoy Allen.
With any questions before the Symposium, please e-mail: email@example.com. Before or during the symposium you can also reach out to the symposium organizers:
David Simon | Symp. Chair | 954.695.8083 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Eli Klein | President | 610.608.1651| email@example.com
Grant Darwin | Vice President | 908.472.6688 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Inaugural Penn law Sports Law Symposium received some love today from a few very cool sites.
(1) Great write up in the Daily Pennsylvanian
(2) Shout out on the Sports Agent Blog:
(3) Shout out in Above the Laws daily non-sequiturs
Thank you Nicole Greenstein and Penn Law Communications for this awesome write-up!!! We would also like to give a special shout-out to 1L Board Members David Marvin and Stephen Iacovo for making this tremendous event happen.
"With Super Bowl XLVIII just a couple weeks away, Penn Law students learned what it’s like to work in an industry as unique as the National Football League. On January 14, students gathered in Fitts Auditorium for “From Law School to MetLife Stadium,” a panel hosted by the Penn Law Entertainment and Sports Law Society.”
The full article is available here.
Check out the wonderful group of speakers we have for our fourth panel, Agents and Amateurism: Ethical and Legal Concerns in the Relationship Between Player Agents and Student Athletes. For information on ticketing and CLE credit please email email@example.com.