Sports Management Conference
Sports Management Conference
October 18, 2019
Faculty House  |  New York City
Columbia University’s sports industry knowledge and networking conference.
Attend
Join sports industry leaders, thought-makers, and disruptors along with Columbia University Sports Management Master’s Program faculty as they discuss critical topics in the business of sports — both present and future.

Keynote Speakers

Kathy
Carter
Chief Revenue Officer, LA 2028
Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Properties
Jon
Ledecky
Co-Owner, New York Islanders
Jon
Miller
President, Programming, NBC Sports & NBCSN

agenda

9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Check-In/RegistrationFaculty House
9:30 a.m.–10:05 a.m.
Keynote #1
Kathy Carter
Moderated by: Lj Holmgren
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
10:10 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Sports Business Intelligence and Insights
Russell Scibetti
Kirsten Corio, USTA
Justin Friedman, National Football League
John Abbamondi, Madison Square Garden Company
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
The Changing Digital Landscape in Sports
Tom Richardson
Portia Archer, NBC Sports
Melissa Brenner, National Basketball Association
Dev Sethi, Instagram
Faculty House – Seminar Room (2nd Floor)
11:05 a.m.–11:35 a.m.
Keynote #2
Jon Miller
Moderated by: Terry Lefton
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
How Brands Use Sports to Communicate with Their Consumers
Michael Neuman
Nick Kelly, AB/Inbev
Danielle Byrd, Turnkey Intel
Jillian Murillo, Prudential
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
The Continuing Evolution of Sports Media
Neal Pilson
Doug Perlman, Sports Media Advisors
Brian Monihan, NBC Sports Philadelphia
Hans Schroeder, National Football League
Daniel Cohen, Octagon
Faculty House – Seminar Room (2nd Floor)
12:30 p.m.–1:20 p.m.
LunchFaculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
1:20 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Hot Topics
Name, Image and Likeness in Intercollegiate Athletics
Len Elmore and Scott Rosner
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Keynote #3
Jon Ledecky
Moderated by: Scott Rosner
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
2:05 p.m.-2:55 p.m.
Global Dreams: European Adventures in the US
Sunil Gulati
Nicolas Garcia, LaLiga North America
Benno Ruwe, FC Bayern Munich
Xavier O'Callaghan, FC Barcelona
Cristina Mora, City Football Group Americas
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)
The Sports Betting Landscape
Stephen Master
Bill Squadron, Genius Sports
John Kosner, WSC Sports
Chad Millman, The Action Network
Bill Ordower, Major League Soccer
John Sheeran, FanDuel
Faculty House – Seminar Room (2nd Floor)
2:55 p.m.–3:05 p.m.
Networking BreakFaculty House
3:05 p.m.-3:55 p.m.
Team & League Leadership
Neil Glat
Kari Cohen (BSE Global)
Jessica Berman, National Lacrosse League
Janet Duch, New York Guardians - XFL
Faculty House – Presidential Room (3rd Floor)

Panels and panelists are subject to change.
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Email thomas.cerny@columbia.edu to unlock a discount code for the following categories: Program Rate, Columbia Rate & Student Rate.
Program
Rate
Conference Rate After Sep. 20
Current students and alumni of Columbia University’s M.S. in Sports Management Program
$49*
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Columbia
Rate
Conference Rate After Sep. 20
Current students of Columbia University outside of the M.S. in Sports Management Program
$99*
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Student
Rate
Conference Rate After Sep. 20
Current students outside of Columbia University
$149*
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General Admission
Conference Rate After Sep. 20
Members of the general public
$199
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*Code must be entered on the Registration page under “Enter Promotional Code.” Additional ticketing fees apply.

About the Sports Management Program

Columbia University's master's degree program in Sports Management trains professionals in all sectors of the sports industry by teaching specific management skills with a global, analytics, and digital focus. Available part-time and full-time, the program accommodates:

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FAQ

Where is Faculty House located?
Faculty House, located at 64 Morningside Drive, can be accessed through the Wien courtyard gates on 116th Street, between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive. View a map of the campus.
How do I receive a discount code if I am a Columbia student or alumni?
Contact Tom Cerny at tc2941@columbia.edu if you haven’t received an email.
What if I can only attend part of the conference?
Tickets are only available for the full conference. Please feel free to attend only the parts of the conference that are of greatest interest to you.