I'm honored to be a panelist. Here is the schedule:
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM - Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Panel on surveillance at the Olympics
- Michael Drury, of Burton Copeland. Mr. Drury is a barrister in England who works on surveillance law. His prior post was General Counsel to the GCHQ, which stands for "Government Communications Headquarters," which is an intelligence agency in the U.K., and is akin to the NSA.
- Pete Fussey, Sociologist and Criminologist. He wrote "Securing and Sustaining the Olympic Games." He has in depth knowledge of the surveillance developments in Britain and how Britain has developed quite a bit of surveillance.
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM - Panel on brand protection at the Olympics
- Michael Kuh, associate at Latham and Watkins, who was on the Legal Advisory Group for New York's bid to the International Olympic Committee. More recently, he worked on USA bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
- Michael McCann, Sports Law Institute director at Vermont Law School and Legal Analyst at Sports Illustrated. He wrote As Super Bowl week commences, NFL's clean zones still an issue for Sports Illustrated last month and is an expert on consumer, antitrust and sports law issues.
- Ben Sturner, CEO of the Leverage Agency. He is a sports marketing agent who has 11 agents working for him. His business is marketing brands during sports events. He has attended six Olympics in a work capacity. Notably, he was involved with attempting to sell the naming rights to the "Bird's Nest" in Beijing (see WSJ article here).
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch