CALS 17 Agenda To Be Announced

See below for our cals 16 agenda

Sunday, October 16th

4:00-6:00 PM                    Registration at Westin Crown Center

6:00 PM                             Buses leave for the College Basketball Experience/Hall of Fame

6:15-7:00 PM                    Tour the College Basketball Experience

7:00 PM                             Opening Dinner @ the CBE sponsored by Learfield

                                            Welcome & Opening Remarks

                                            Wren Baker, VP & Director of Athletics, University of North Texas

                                            Opening Dinner Keynote

                                              Bill Self, Head Basketball Coach, University of Kansas

monday, october 17th

7:00-7:55 AM                      Breakfast

8:00-8:30 AM                      Becoming a Leader Worth Following

               Jeremie Kubicek, Leadership Author, Speaker and Consultant

8:30-9:15 AM                      Lesson’s from the AD’s Office presented by Spectra

                                               Ross Bjork, Director of Athletics, University of Mississippi

                                               Hunter Yurachek, VP of Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Houston

                                               Moderator: Jane Kleinberger, Co-Founder, Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

9:15-10:15 AM                   Current Issues in College Athletics

                                              Dan Beebe, Former Commissioner, BIg 12

                                              David Berst, Former Vice President for Division 1, NCAA

                                              Jennifer Heppel, Commissioner, Patriot League

                                              Amy Huchthausen, Commissioner, America East                                              

10:15-10:30 AM                 Break

10:30-11:30 AM                 Your Attention Please!: Fan Engagement in the Digital Age

                                             Troy Dannen, Director of Athletics, Tulane University

                                               Joe Karlgaard, Director of Athletics, Rice University

                                               Tom Kleinlein, Director of Athletics, Georgia Southern University

                                               Heather Lyke, VP & Director of Athletics, Eastern Michigan University                                

11:30-Noon                          Leading through Engagement                         

                John Roberson, CEO, Advent

Noon-1:00 PM                     Lunch Sponsored by SportsLabs

1:00-2:25 PM                       Breakout Sessions

2:25-2:45 PM                       Break

2:45-3:45 PM                       Leading a 21st Century Athletics Department

                                                Greg Byrne, Vice President for Athletics, University of Arizona

                                                Bubba Cunningham, Director of Athletics, University of North Carolina

                Scott Stricklin, Director of Athletics, University of Florida

                Moderator: Kevin Barefoot, Director of Sales & Marketing, Winthrop Intelligence

3:45-4:45 PM                       Executive Leadership Principles & Practices

                                                Greg Brown, CEO, Learfield

                                                Patti Phillips, CEO, NACWAA

                                                Jake Reid, President, Sporting KC

                                                Gen. Billy Walker, Director of Athletics, American University

4:45-5:30 PM                       Enhancing the Student-Athlete Experience

                                                Tom Bowen, Director of Athletics, University of Memphis

                 Derrick Gragg, Director of Athletics, University of Tulsa                       

                                                 Bill Scholl, Director of Athletics, Marquette University

                                                 Carla Wilson, Director of Athletics, University of Missouri-Kansas City

5:30-7:00 PM                       Reception

                                                        Dinner on your own

tuesday, October 18th 

7:00-7:55 AM                      Breakfast

8:00-9:00 AM                      A Balancing Act: Annual and Major Gift Fundraising in a Competitive Environment

                                               Pat Chun, Director of Athletics, Florida Atlantic University

               Tommy McClelland, Director of Athletics, Louisiana Tech University

                                               Terry Mohajir, Director of Athletics, Arkansas State University

                                               Nate Pine, Director of Athletics, College of Holy Cross

9:00-10:00 AM                   “The Arms Race” Facilities from Concept to Completion

                                              Chris Nations, CEO, The Nations Group

                                                Jon Niemuth, Director, AECOM Sports-Americas

                                                Pat Kraft, Director of Athletics, Temple University

                                                Andrew Rice, Daktronics                                                           

10:00-10:15 AM                  Break

10:15-11:15 AM                  Maximizing Revenue through External Partnerships

                                                Eric Johnson, COO, Learfield Licensing Partners

                                                AJ Machosky, Vice President, Vivid Seats

                                               Bill Duffy, CEO, The Aspire Group

                                               Angelina Lawton, Founder & CEO, Sportsdigita       

11:15-Noon                         Navigating Career Growth and Transition

                                               Wren Baker, VP & Director of Athletics, University of North Texas

                                                David Harris, Director of Athletics, University of Northern Iowa

                                                Jeremy McClain, Director of Athletics, Troy University

                                                Mario Moccia, Director of Athletics, New Mexico State University

                                                           Symposium Closes

Agenda is subject to change in case of change in speakers schedule.