2nd Annual Global Sports Law Symposium: Dispute Resolution
22 September 2023

This symposium brings together luminary experts and practitioners in sports law to discuss dispute resolution in the world of sports; it follows on from ANJeL’s seminar on international arbitration.

Dispute Resolution in Sports: Expert Reflections

Professor Deborah Healey (University of New South Wales)

Deborah Healey is the Director of the Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre and the Editor of the Sports Law Journal. She has more than 30 years of experience serving on the boards of major sports governance organizations and serves on the National Sports Tribunal.

Prof the Hon Marilyn Warren AC QC (Monash University)

Marilyn Warren is a Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow of Monash University and is the former Chief Justice of Victoria. She practices as a commercial arbitrator and teaches law as a Professor at Monash’s Law Faculty.

Dispute Resolution in Sports: Baseball Case Study

Mark Marino (CEO, Baseball NSW)

Mark Marino has been the CEO of Baseball NSW since 2014 and is an Executive Committee Member of the Australian Baseball Players Alumni Association. Mark played collegiate and professional baseball in the United States and was the CEO of the Sydney Blue Sox 2014-2018.

Dr. Matt Nichol (Lecturer, Central Queensland University, (Melbourne))

Matt Nichol is a lecturer and sports law academic at the School of Business and Law at Central Queensland University and a board member of Baseball Victoria.  His research uses approaches to labour law and regulatory theory to understand the regulation of labour in professional team sports.

Moderator: Mr. Micah Burch, Senior Lecturer, Sydney Law School.

Hosts: Sydney Law School, Australian Network for Japanese Law, Australia New Zealand Sports Law Association


2023 ASICS SMA Conference 
11-14 October 2023

Join us on 11-14 October at the Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort for the 2023 ASICS SMA Conference.

This four-day event offers an outstanding multidisciplinary scientific program and plenty of opportunities to network. It’s the only sports medicine, sports science and physical activity conference you need to attend this year. Some of the exceptional confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Rod Whiteley, Physiotherapist and Assistant Director of Clinical Projects & Quality, Aspetar Sports Medicine Hospital, Qatar. Rod is delivering the 2023 Refshauge Lecture.
  • Prof Margot Mountjoy, Clinical Professor, McMaster University, Canada
  • Dr Amy Arundale, Physiotherapist, Red Bull Athlete Performance Centre, Austria

The full speaker line-up and program will be made available on the Conference website.

Abstract submissions close on 1 April 2023.    Click here to submit your abstract

Early bird registrations are now open, saving you up to $200 off the full ticket price.  Register here.