The Sport and Society conference will be held May at St. Norbert College and historic Lambeau Field.

2016 Conference Schedule of Events

This schedule is preliminary and subject to change. Complete session and track details will be posted as they become available.

Fleur – indicates keynote events

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May 23, 2016

Day One: Monday, May 23, 2016 at St. Norbert College

1-6 p.m.

Conference Pre-registration

Pick up badge(s), conference materials, sign up for shuttle to Lambeau Field

Atrium, F.K. Bemis International Center

2-3:30 p.m. 

Welcome and Kick-Off “Presidents’ Perspective” 

Keith Sherony, conference director and professor of economics, St. Norbert College
Thomas Kunkel, president of St. Norbert College and Mark Murphy, president of the Green Bay Packers

Fort Howard Theatre, F.K. Bemis International Center

5-7 p.m. 

Networking / Reception: St. Norbert College and Green Bay Packers Connection

Super Bowl Rings Exhibit and Sketches of the Packers Logo Design by John Gordon, adjunct professor of art
SNC and Packers Photography by Evan Siegel, photojournalist of the Green Bay Press Gazette

Note: This is a private reception for registered conference attendees only.

Robert and Carol Bush Art Center Galleries

May 24, 2016

Day Two: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at St. Norbert College

8-9 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
Walter Theatre Lobby, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts
9-9:15 a.m.

FleurWelcome to St. Norbert College and Keynote Address

Thomas Kunkel
, president, St. Norbert College
Introductions by Tim Bald, director of athletics, St. Norbert College

Walter Theatre, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts

9:15-10:15 a.m.

FleurOpening Address

 
“Building a Winner” Barry Alvarez, Athletic Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Free and open to the public.

Watch this talk on Livestream

Walter Theatre, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts

10:30-11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions 1A - "Community Impact of Programs" 114AB
Session Chair: Matthew StollakAssociate Professor of Business Administration, St. Norbert College

Beyond the Campus: The Economic Impact of an NCAA Division II Program
Rich Loosbrock and Liz Thomas-Hensley, History and Business, Adams State University

Investigating Collegiate Athletics’ Post-disaster Community Support
Bryan Finch, Spears Business School, Department of Management, Oklahoma State University

Partnering with Sport Businesses for High-Impact Student Skill Development
Jason Williams, "Rawlings" Sport Business Management Program, Maryville University

Concurrent Sessions 1B - "Fandom I" 114D
Session Chair: Charles JacobsAssociate Professor of Political Science, St. Norbert College

The Changing Culture of the America Sport Fan
Keith W. Lambrecht, Quinlan School of Business: Sport Management, Loyola University Chicago

Understanding Student Attendance - A Spotlight on Texas Athletics
Jon Niemuth, AECOM Sports, Americas 

The Femininity of Football- Understanding the Socio-Cultural  Aspects and Marketing of the NFL to Women
Lyndsay Walker and Jennifer L. Metz, Department Of Kinesiology (Sport Management), Towson University

F.K. Bemis International Center
12-12:45 p.m.

Buffet Lunch 

Note: This is a private luncheon for conference attendees only.

Hendrickson Dining Room

F.K. Bemis International Center

1-2:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 2A - "Amateurism" 114AB
Session Chair: Matthew Stollak, Associate Professor of Business Administration, St. Norbert College

Pay For Play? Mill Offers Insight into NCAA's Amateurism Question
Scott Lambert, Millikin University

Myths & Realities of the Business of Intercollegiate Athletics
Wib Leonard, Sociology, Illinois State University

Sports Business in the Archives
Peterson Brink, University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska Lincoln
 
Concurrent Sessions 2B - "Development of Student-Athletes" 114D
Session Chair: Charles Jacobs, Associate Professor of Political Science, St. Norbert College

Student-Athletes and Student Identity: Differences and Recommendations
Mark Vermillion, Sport Management, Wichita State University

Redefining Student Athlete Well Being: Taking the LEAP
Mark E. Cole and Matt Tanney, Western Illinois University

Concussions: Football’s Silent Partner and Player Killer
James T. Gray, Sport and Recreation Management, Marian University

F.K. Bemis International Center
2:15-2:30 p.m.
Break
F.K. Bemis International Center
2:30-3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 3A - "Leadership" 114AB
Session Chair: Amy VandenbergAssistant Professor of Business Administration, St. Norbert College

Sports Leaders and Sensemaking During Crisis
Daryl L. Jones, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

Intercollegiate Athletics: Followership and Leadership
Michael R. Judd, Sports Management, American Public University

Leadership, Ethics, and the Business of College Sport

Vicki Schull, Sports Management, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Concurrent Sessions 3B - "Societal Perspectives on Sport" 114D
Session Chair: Ben HuegelAssistant Professor of Business Administration/Accounting, St. Norbert College

Mothering a Champion/Being a Champion Mother:  Experiences of Mothers in Professional Athletics and Of Professional Athletes
Jennifer Metz, Sport Management - Department of Kinesiology, Towson University

Football, Baseball, and Empire
Robert Reuschlein, Peace Economics, Real Economy Institute

An Exploratory Analysis of Sport-related Arrest Records
Mark Vermillion, Sport Management, Wichita State University

F.K. Bemis International Center
3:45-4 p.m. Break F.K. Bemis International Center Lobby
4-5:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 4A - "Fandom II" 114AB
Session Chair: Amy Vandenberg, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, St. Norbert College

Emerging Kinds of Online "Gaming": Strategic and Opportunistic Uses of Social Media in Sports
Jo Ann Oravec, Information Technology and Supply Chain Management, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater

Investigating the Benefits and Drawbacks of Brand Collegiate Student Sections

Brian Gordon, University of Kansas and Jeremy Arney, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Did the University of Colorado Really Win? Current College Students Revisit the 5th Down Controversy
Clark Haptonstall, Sport Management, Rice University

Concurrent Sessions 4B - "Spirituality and Literature" 114D
Session Chair: Ben Huegel, Assistant Professor of Business Administration/Accounting, St. Norbert College

Athletic Success and Spirituality: Leading an Athletic Department with a Mission
Duane Aagaard, Sport Management, Pfeiffer University

Exploring the Business of College Sports through Sports Literature
Robert Sirabian, English, UW-Stevens Point

F.K. Bemis International Center
5:30 p.m.

Networking Reception 

Hendrickson Dining Room

F.K. Bemis International Center

6:30 p.m.

Conference Dinner 

Invocation by the Very Reverend James T. Baraniak, O. Praem., prior at Saint Norbert Abbey and chaplain at Green Bay Packers

Hendrickson Dining Room

F.K. Bemis International Center

7:15-8 p.m.

FleurKnights on Broadway
Performance at dinner
Note: This is a private dinner for conference attendees only.

Hendrickson Dining Room

F.K. Bemis International Center

May 25, 2016

Day Three: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Lambeau Field

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Networking Breakfast and Coffee

Note: This is a private breakfast for conference attendees only.

Blood - Davis Legends Club Room (4th level) 
9:30-11:00 a.m. 

Fleur Welcome to Lambeau Field and Sports Panel Discussion

Gabrielle Dow, Vice President of Marketing and Fan Engagement, Green Bay Packers

"Academics and Athletics: The Student-Athlete Experience"

Anna DeForgeWisconsin Basketball Hall of Famer, 5-Time European Champion, and 2-time WNBA All-Star
Darren Rovell, Sports Business Analyst, ESPN
Aaron TaylorCollege Football Analyst, CBS Sports

Moderator: Kevin Quinndean of the Donald J. Schneider School of Business and Professor of Economics at St. Norbert College

Free and open to the public.

Watch this talk on Livestream.

Hornung-Starr Legends Club Room (4th level)
11:00-11:15 a.m.
Break
Hornung - Starr Legends Club Room
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

FleurKeynote Address

"Let Them Eat Pizza: The NCAA's Ban On Permitting Conferences and Schools to Decide For Themselves Whether and How to Compensate the Division I Athletes who Generate Hundreds of Millions for Their Institutions"

Jeffrey L. Kessler, sports labor attorney, partner, chair, antitrust and competition practice, Winston & Strawn, LLP

Introductions: Honorable Marc Hammer, Brown County Circuit Court judge, business law and trial advocacy professor at St. Norbert College 

Free and open to the public.

Watch this talk on Livestream.

Hornung - Starr Legends Club Room 
12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.

Buffet Luncheon

Note: This is a private luncheon for conference attendees only.

Blood - Davis Legends Club Room 

1:45-3 p.m.

Lambeau Field and Hall of Fame Tours

Note: The tours are for registered conference attendees only.

Tours Meet by Registration Table - Legends Pre-function (4th level)