The Collegiate and Professional Sports Practice Group is pleased to announce that Jackson Lewis attorneys, Gregg Clifton, Paul Kelly, Doug Smith, and Bethany Swaton, will be attending and speaking at the Association of Title IX Administrators (“ATIXA”) Inaugural National Conference held on June 23 – 24, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois.  This conference coincides with the 40th anniversary of Title IX and will devote the weekend to developments in Title IX since its enactment in 1972.  The group will be speaking on “Understanding the Law Behind the Law and Effective Crisis Management When Things Go Wrong.” 

Saturday, June 23, 2012:

7:30am – 8:30am              Registration Open

8:30am – 10:00am            Opening Plenary Panel: Reflections on Title IX — Past, Present and Future

10:00am – 10:15am         Break

10:15am – 11:30am         Concurrent 1 Sessions:

  • How to Be a Good Deputy Title IX Coordinator
  • Title IX in the Community College Setting
  • Advancing Title IX through Litigation – Future Directions
  • Understand the Law Behind the Law and Effective Crisis Management When Things Go Wrong

11:30am – 12:00pm         Pick up lunch on your own

12:00pm – 1:15pm           Lunch Roundtable Discussions

  • Working with Campus Legal Counsel
  • Human Resources Staff & Title IX
  • The U.S. Constitution, An Unfunded Mandate
  • Title IX in the K-12 Setting
  • Title IX on a Budget

1:15pm – 1:30pm              Break

1:30pm – 3:00pm             Concurrent 2 Sessions:

  • The Intersection of Sexual Harassment, Free Speech, and Academic Freedom
  • Title IX and the Campus Discipline Process
  • The Global Human Dignity Model
  • Title IX Revealed at Last! Ten (and probably much more) Unknown Facts about Title IX You May Not Know (Yet!)

3:30pm – 5:00pm             Advisory Board Meeting

Dinner on your own

7:00pm – 10:00pm           Title IX Anniversary Reception

Sunday, June 24, 2012:

8:30am – 10:00am            Concurrent 3 Sessions:

  • The Title IX Coordinator: Best Practice Advice from Practitioners
  • 2011 Title IX Case Law Review
  • Issues of Title IX and Pregnancy
  • How to: Prevention of Sex and Gender Discrimination

10:00am – 10:15am         Break

10:15am – 11:45am         Concurrent 4 Sessions:

  • Current Challenges of Title IX and Athletics
  • Best Practices for Conducting Effective Investigations
  • Title IX Online: Social Media, Cyberstalking, and the Complexities of Virtual Interactions
  • Law Enforcement and Title IX – Challenges and Collaborative Opportunities

11:45am – 12:00pm         Break

12:00pm – 2:00pm           Luncheon, Business Meeting & Closing Panel – Wisdom from Women Who Lead: Living the Spirit Behind Title IX