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UF Law Spring Conference and Symposium Calendar of Events

CalendarJanuary 22
The Second Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium will bring together some of the best and brightest minds in the world of sports to the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Speakers will include sports law professors at various U.S. legal institutions, sports and marketing agents at top sports and talent agencies, public relations professionals and top wealth advisors. The symposium serves as an excellent opportunity for students to network and learn from those in the sports profession. The symposium is free and all are welcome. For a detailed agenda, list of speakers and discussion topics, visit www.UFSportsLaw.com. For more information, contact Darren Heitner at heitner@gmail.com.

February 13
The Eighth Annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium is “The Squeeze on Local Governments.” Presenters will include Professor James Ely, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Free Enterprise at Vanderbilt University Law School; John Echeverria, currently executive director of the Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Institute and, professor of law at Vermont Law School; and Frank Alexander, professor of law at Emory University. The symposium will be held at the UF Hilton Hotel on Friday, Feb. 13. For more information, contact Barbara DeVoe at 352-273-0615.

February 20 - 21
The Seventh Annual Music Law Conference is titled, “From the Suits to the Stage.” Conference includes music law symposium and panel discussions to take place Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom at the University Levin College of Law from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The live music showcase will be on the evening of Friday, Feb. 20, from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at a local music venue. For more information contact Conference Executive Director Sondra Randon at sondra.randon@gmail.com.

February 26 – 28
The 15th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference, “Beyond Doom and Gloom: Illuminating a Sustainable Future for Florida.” The conference will focus on farsighted and innovative approaches to our environmental problems, emphasizing sustainability solutions from science and technology, progressive regulation and economics and behavioral change through communication and social marketing. For more information, contact Simone Harbas at sharbas@ufl.edu.

March 17
The Second Annual Wolf Family Lecture in the American Law of Real Property is scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at the law school. The lecture will be delivered by Gregory S. Alexander, A. Robert Noll Professor of Law, Cornell University Law School. For more information, contact Barbara DeVoe at 352-273-0615.

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