Schedule

Friday, April 14, 2017: The eve of Boston Marathon and Easter weekend

Francis D. Burke Club Room at Agganis Arena, Boston University, 925 Commonwealth Ave.

8:45 a.m. — Registration & continental buffet

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. — Breakfast with Champions featuring leaders from the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics and Patriots.

  • Moderator: Andrea Kremer, NFL Network and HBO Sports
  • Devin McCourty, Two-time Super Bowl champion safety for the New England Patriots
  • Dave Dombrowski, Red Sox President
  • Brian Scalabrine, NBA Champion, Boston Celtics TV announcer
  • Bob Sweeney, NHL veteran, Executive Director of the Boston Bruins Foundation

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. — What’s Next in Sports: Race Matters

  • Moderator: Kevin Merida, SVP, ESPN, Editor-in-Chief, The Undefeated
  • Jemele Hill, sports journalist and co-host, ESPN SportsCenter
  • Ezra Edelman, Producer/director of OJ: Made in America
  • Brian Billick, Super Bowl winning head coach
  • Shawn Springs, 13 year NFL veteran and current CEO of a tech company

11:45 – 12:45 p.m. — What’s Next in Sports: Gender Separate but Equal?

  • Moderator: Andrea Kremer, NFL Network and HBO Sports
  • Julie DiCaro, Radio anchor, Web columnist, Sports Illustrated
  • Shira Springer, WBUR/NPR sports and society reporter
  • Dara Torres, 12-time Olympic medalist
  • Annie Apple, writer, ESPN contributor, mother of NFL player, Giants’ Eli Apple

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. — One on One with BU alum, HBO’s Bill Simmons and summit host Andrea Kremer about the future of sports journalism.

**Speakers will meet students at Career Café tables after each panel.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. — Buffet lunch