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2020 Learfield IMG College Intercollegiate Athletics Forum

December 10 - 10, 2020
Virtual

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3 Days. Key Decision Makers. Vital Conversations.

Conference Commissioners, Senator Chris Murphy and Oscar Winner Matthew McConaughey Among Headline Speakers at 2020 Intercollegiate Athletics Forum 


December 8 - 10

1:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Virtual Event

The Learfield IMG College Intercollegiate Athletics Forum will be held December 8 through 10. There is so much to discuss and digest we have spread the program over three days and consolidated the content to just over two hours each day.

 

Some of what you will hear about:

  • Tending to the mental wellness of student athletes
  • Name, Image, Likeness and next steps
  • Life-changing experiences of high-performing student athletes
  • Economic realities of running an athletic program during COVID-19

 

You will hear from:

  • Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
  • Matthew McConaughey, Professor and Minister of Culture, University of Texas
  • Dr. Michael Lauzardo, Chief and Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, University of Florida
  • Mark Emmert, President, NCAA
  • Val Ackerman, Commissioner, Big East Conference
  • Mike Aresco, Commissioner, The American Athletic Conference
  • Bob Bowlsby, Commissioner, Big 12 Conference
  • Gloria Nevarez, Commissioner, West Coast Conference
  • Greg Sankey, Commissioner, Southeastern Conference
  • Larry Scott, Commissioner, Pac-12 Conference
  • Jon Steinbrecher, Commissioner, Mid-American Conference
  • John Swofford, Commissioner, Atlantic Coast Conference
  • Kevin Warren, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference
  • Pat Chun, Athletic Director, Washington State University
  • John Cohen, Athletic Director, Mississippi State University
  • Chris Del Conte, Athletic Director, University of Texas
  • Rob Mullens, Athletic Director, University of Oregon
  • Jamie Pollard, Athletic Director, Iowa State University
  • Gene Smith, Athletic Director, Ohio State University
  • Candice Storey-Lee, Athletic Director, Vanderbilt University
  • Scott Stricklin, Athletic Director, University of Florida
  • Allen Greene, Athletic Director, Auburn University
  • Terry Tumey, Athletic Director, Fresno State University
  • Jonathan Botros, Senior Associate Athletic Director, Finance and Administration, Texas Tech University
  • Jacque Bruns, Senior Associate Athletic Director & Chief Financial Officer, Oregon State University
  • Mike Wierzbicki, Associate Athletic Director, External Affairs, University of Minnesota
  • Abigail Eiler, Clinical Assistant Professor, Social Work & Director, Athletics Counseling, University of Michigan
  • Murphy Grant, Senior Associate Athletic Director, Health Care Administrator, Wake Forest University
  • Graham Neff, Deputy Athletic Director, Clemson University
  • Erik Bakich, Baseball Coach, University of Michigan
  • Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management & Faculty Athletics Representative (ACC, NCAA), Syracuse University
  • Len Elmore Attorney, Television Commentator, Former NBA Player, Former Men’s Basketball Player, University of Maryland, and Co-Chair, Knight Commission
  • Lowell Galindo, Anchor, Longhorn Network
  • Rob Schneider, Chief Content, Development and Strategy Officer, Learfield IMG College
  • Blake Lawrence, Co-founder & CEO, Opendorse
  • Paul “Triple H” Levesque, Executive Vice President, Global Talent Strategy & Development, WWE
  • Tom McMillen, CEO, LEAD1
  • Cory Moss, CEO, CLC
  • Paul Johnson, Vice President of Commercialization, Competitive Gaming Division, Electronic Arts (EA)
  • Former standout point guard Jay Williams, Analyst & Radio Host, ESPN
  • Jamie DeRollo, Head Athletic Trainer, Modesto Junior College
  • Chaz Ah You, Linebacker, Brigham Young University Football
  • Morgan Chall, former Division I gymnast at Cornell University, former Ivy League representative and Chair of the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, former NCAA Board of Directors and Committee on Academics member, current Master’s in Sports Management student at Columbia University
  • Brandon Kennedy, Offensive Lineman, University of Tennessee Football; and National Football Foundation William V. Campbell Trophy Finalist
  • Chris Paul, Offensive Lineman, University of Tulsa Football
  • And several other student athletes, including a National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete

Complimentary Webinar

November 17, 2020
1-2 PM ET

1:00 – 1:30 PM
The Other Side of 2020: Leading Today’s Athlete to Flourish in the Aftermath of Pandemics, Protests and Panic Attacks with Dr. Tim Elmore

We live in a period that corporate America describes as VUCA. Our times are Volatile – Uncertain – Complex - Ambiguous. Our goal is to more than survive such times. We want our staff, coaches, and students to thrive. Dr. Tim Elmore will cover the psychology of leading well in times of disruption and include just how to communicate, how to inspire and how to lead your people to reach the other side of this year with an accurate memory yet a positive narrative.