Law and sports conference to be held at Leeds Met
The event will be held from 12.30-4.30pm on Friday 15 March at the Carnegie Pavilion at Headingley Campus. Entry is free to all university students (not just Leeds Met students) and priced at £43 per place to non-students.
Dr Hazel Hartley, Leeds Met's Principal Lecturer in Sport and Law, explains: "Whether you're a student, a lawyer or work in the legal or sports profession this is a chance to engage with leading sport law academics and practitioners on a range of key topics."
Speakers include Dr Mark James, Acting Head of the University of Salford Law School who will review the effectiveness of Olympic association rights, while Peter Charlish, Acting Head of Sheffield Hallam University School of Law, will tackle the legal issues surrounding the demise of Lance Armstrong, who recently admitted illegal doping throughout his professional cycling career.
In addition Urvasi Naidoo, Chief Executive of International Netball, will give a presentation entitled 'Cheating in sport: is increasing regulation the answer?' and Professor Jon Heshka, of Thompson Rivers University in Canada will host the session 'Hockey, Concussions and the Law'.
To book your place visit http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5426581050