NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center and Nova Law Review to Host Symposium on New Media and Old Metaphors

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.  – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center, in conjunction with the Nova Law Review and NSU Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS), present the 2015 annual Nova Law Symposium on February 12-13, 2015. The focus of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary review of issues involving business and industry responses to the transformative impact of new media on traditional entertainment and media, including journalism, sports, film, broadcast, gaming, music, and similar areas.

Social media, new distribution models, wearable electronics, global attacks on media companies, reinterpretation of fair use, sharable 3D print programs, and other technological changes require artists, industry, courts, and legislatures to rethink the ways laws once designed for daily print newspapers and burlesque houses apply in the modern age. The symposium is an opportunity for academics, practitioners, consultants, and students to exchange ideas and explore emerging issues of law, policy and economic enterprise.

According to Shepard Broad Dean Jon M. Garon, “the Symposium highlights the vitality of NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center on the national and international stage.”   Dean Garon added, “We are truly excited about the dynamic mix of faculty and attorneys that will come together for this event.”

The academic conference will feature faculty and attorneys from around the globe and throughout the U.S. to provide an interdisciplinary review of issues involving business and industry responses to the transformative impact of new media on traditional entertainment and media, including  journalism, sports, film, broadcast, gaming, music, and advertising.

More than 15 speakers, including:

  • Christine Corcos, Louisiana State University Law Center
  • Bruce Epperson, Bruce Epperson P.A.
  • Michael M. Epstein, Southwestern Law School
  • Jon M. Garon, NSU Shepard Broad Law Center
  • Brian L. Frye, University of Kentucky
  • Kalyan Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels
  • Jennifer Kreder, Northern Kentucky University
  • Philip Klein, Klein Law
  • Bram A. Maravent, Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol P.A.
  • Mickey Osterreicher, National Press Photographers Association
  • Lucille M. Ponte, Florida Coastal School of Law
  • Bruce Rogow, NSU Shepard Broad Law Center
  • Chrissie Scelsi, Scelsi Entertainment and New Media Law
  • James H. Schnare II, Nicklaus Companies
  • Amanda Schreyer, Prince Lobel Tye LLP
  • Daniel Wallach, Becker & Poliakoff
  • Jason Zenor, State University of New York at Oswego

Registration includes 9 CLE credits in Florida, and 7.5 CLE credits in Minnesota. The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, reception, and all published materials. Two- and one-day registrations are available. NSU Students and Faculty are free. Students and faculty from other universities and college, judges, and government and non-profit employees are $25 for both days.

Date: February 12 & 13, 2015
Location: Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Registration – To register and pay online go to: https://secure.touchnet.net/C21175_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=3788

For more information or questions, please contact Kathy Perez, at kperez1@nova.edu, (954) 262-6295.

 

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