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Wed, Aug 5 from 3:00-4:45, Session M1: Managing Disruption in Business and Higher Education

Legal, ethical, social, economic, and technological forces are disrupting markets like never before. Stakeholders are demanding solutions. How will business schools and higher education respond? 


Caryn Beck Dudley, Dean, Santa Clara University Leavy School of Business

David Souder, Professor of Management and Interim Dean, University of Connecticut School of Business

Joan Gabel, President, University of Minnesota

Jere Morehead, President, University of Georgia

John Elliott, Chair of the AACSB Board of Directors of AACSB and Interim Provost, University of Connecticut

Moderator: Jamie Prenkert, Professor of Business Law, Indiana University.

Wed, Aug 5 from 5:00-6:45, Session N1: Celebrating A Century of Disruption: Women, Work, and the Centennial Anniversary of a Woman’s Right to Vote

Not all disruptive forces are harmful. The empowerment of women in law and business has profoundly influenced society at large. How will women in law and business continue to challenge and disrupt society for the next hundred years?


Terry Dworkin, Professor of Business Law (Emeritus), Indiana University

Lucy Gilson, Professor of Management, University of Connecticut

Natalie Pedersen, Associate Professor of Legal Studies, Drexel University

Cyndi Schipani, Professor of Business Law, University of Michigan

Moderator: Leora Eisenstadt, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies in Business, Temple University

Thurs, Aug 6 from 3:00-4:45, Session S1: The Role of Business Law in Managing Disruption 

Business law has been essential to business education since Joseph Wharton helped found the first US collegiate school of business in 1881. What is the unique value proposition of business law in business education today?


Charlotte Alexander, Associate Professor of Legal Studies, Georgia State University

Abby Stemler, Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Indiana University

Lawrence Wiseman, Head of Derivatives, Markets Surveillance at HSBC Global Banking and Markets and ALSB 2020 Executive in Residence

Moderator: Dan Cahoy, Professor of Business Law, Pennsylvania State University

Thurs, Aug 6 from 5:00-6:45, Session T2: Transformative Teaching in Disruptive Times: How Business Law Generates Intellectual Agility, Creativity, and Contextual Thinking for Business Students

With their formal training in quick thinking, public speaking, and persuasion, business law faculty are commonly among the most highly rated teaching faculty in business schools. How can business law faculty enable their students to manage disruption?


Susanne Dove, Executive Director, Badavas Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, Bentley University

Michael Koval, Associate Professor of Business Law, Salisbury University

Josh Perry, Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Indiana University

Susan Willey, Clinical Professor of Legal Studies, Georgia State University

Moderator: Liz Brown, Associate Professor, Law, Taxation, and Financial Planning, Bentley University