Schedule - National Conference on Law and Higher Education

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Boot Camp: Higher Education Law & Policy Foundations
Speakers: Peter F. Lake, Oren Griffin

Back by popular demand — this one-day boot camp focuses on the fundamentals of higher education law and policy. The presenters will not focus on “hot” topics or recent trends. This workshop is geared toward non-lawyers and will feature lectures, drills, problem analysis and a question-and-answer segment — all designed to improve your understanding of basic principles of higher education law and policy.
Come ready to learn about:

• The law of campus safety;
• Core civil rights of students and employees;
• Regulatory law and policy;
• Governance in higher education;
• Fundamentals of employment law;
• How to work with lawyers, the legal system and legal materials;
• And more...

(Lunch on your own)

9 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Florida K-12 Legal Issues Training
TBA

4 – 6 p.m.
Networking Event
David’s Club

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

8 - 9 a.m. 
Breakfast Mingle
Lake Foyer

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Chief Compliance Officer Training

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Legal Issues in Residential Life

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Litigation Update Workshop
2016: A Year of Litigation.
Back for 2017, the speakers will cover cases that made a significant impact on higher education in 2016. The session will also highlight the cases you should watch in 2017.

12 - 1:30 p.m. Opening Plenary Lunch
Keynote Speaker

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
FERPA

2:45 - 4 p.m.
IP and Higher Education Institutions

1:30 - 4 p.m.
The New Administration and the Higher Education Act

1:30 - 4 p.m.
Litigation Update (cont’d) and Title IX Case Update
The session will also highlight the cases you should watch in 2017. This portion of the program will also provide updates and trends surrounding Title IX related issues. There will also be analysis of components of the fair student conduct processes.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

8 - 9 a.m.
Breakfast Mingle

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Title IX Basics Workshop

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Disability Law Workshop

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Impact of Title IX on Greek Life and Religious Colleges

12 - 1:30 p.m.
Plenary Lunch

1:30 - 4 p.m.
Title IX Plus
This session will focus on external adjudicators at college campuses.

1:30 - 4 p.m. 
Disability Law Workshop (cont’d)

1:30 – 4 p.m.
Employment Law
This employment law session is designed to provide attendees with practical information about key labor and employment law and policy developments, as well as how institutions are likely to be affected this year. Topics will include the major wage and hour changes for employers regarding Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations and the case rulings affecting graduate student unions.

5 – 6 p.m.
Crystal Ball Session, Awards, and Networking Event

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
8 - 9 a.m.
Breakfast Mingle

8 - 9 a.m.
General Counsel's Breakfast (ticketed event)

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Constitutional Law and Higher Education Workshop

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Title IX Investigator Training Workshop

12 - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
The Branding of the American Mind

1:30 - 4 p.m.
Constitutional Law and Higher Education Workshop (cont’d)

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Study Abroad Session
Join this forward thinking conversation with higher education leaders, actively engaged in research involving the study abroad field. Participate in engaging discussions about what measures need to be taken, today and in the future to provide data, transparency and increased safety in the study abroad field.

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

8 - 9 a.m.
Breakfast Mingle

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Title IX and Athletics

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
TBA

**Anticipated Schedule - Check for weekly updates and details as we add program speakers and session descriptions, program is subject to change based on speaker availability.

Registration Pricing:

Main Event Feb. 9-13, 2017
Early registration: $850.00
until Oct. 31, 2016.
Individual Rate: Regular $999.00
starting Nov. 1, 2016.

The following events are not included in the main event purchase price.

K-12 Administrators Training

Boot Camp: Fundamentals of Higher Education Law and Policy


*If you are bringing a team of 3 or more please call the Office of Professional Education for discounted pricing.