Friday30Mar 2018

Entertainment & Sports Symposium

Keynote Luncheon by Rob Pelinka, General Manager of the Los Angeles Lakers

Friday, March 30, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm
2018-03-30 08:00 2018-03-30 17:00 America/Los_Angeles Entertainment & Sports Symposium KH 237A Kennedy Hall 237A Nicole Shay

RSVP is required

KH 237A

Kennedy Hall 237A

General Public

Everyone is welcome to attend

Symposium Schedule

Welcome (10 a.m.)

Panel 1: New Frontier: Successful Integration of Virtual Reality in the


Industry (10:15 - 11:45 a.m.)
Moderator Professor Kathy Heller, Fowler School of Law

  • Dr. Michael Casale, Chief Science Officer, STRIVR
  • Kristy Gale, Founder and CEO, Hypergolic LLC
  • Andrew Hale, Senior Counsel, NextVR
  • Jonathan Lowe, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Brand Strategy, AEG Sports
  • Rob Zuer, Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service, Denver Nuggets 

Keynote Luncheon (12-1:15 p.m.)

  • Rob Pelinka, General Manager of the Los Angeles Lakers

Panel 2: Representing the Professional Athlete (1:30-3 p.m.)

Moderator: Alicia Jessop, Esq.

  • Derek Anderson, NCAA Men's Basketball National Champion and Retired NBA Champion
  • Gregory Camarillo, Retired NFL Wide Receiver and Coordinator of Student-Athlete Development at USD
  • Festus Ezeli, NBA Champion
  • Jermaine Grace, Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts
  • Adam Kennedy, Retired MLB World Series Champion
  • Geoff Schwartz, Retired NFL Offensive Guard

Panel 3: Student-Athlete Welfare 2.0: What's Next in Protecting NCAA Athletes? (3:15 - 4:45 p.m.)

Moderator: Dean Matt Parlow, Fowler School of Law

  • Ramogi Huma, Executive Director, National College Players Association
  • Melissa Maxman, Partner, Cohen & Gresser LLP
  • Ed O'Bannon, NCAA Men's Basketball National Champion and retired NBA player
  • Amy P. Perko, CEO, Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Jason Setchen, Sport Attorney, Jason A. Setchen, P.A.

Book signing by Ed O’Bannon and reception to follow

General admission: $20 
Chapman alumni and students from other universities may contact for discounted tickets.
Chapman students receive complementary admission.

Chapman University is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 3 units of general MCLE credit (see more information below).

Breakfast and lunch provided during the first panel and keynote. A reception will follow the last panel. 


You can contact the event organizer, Nicole Shay at or (714) 532-7773.

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