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2021 UT System Legal Conference

Speaker materials for certain sessions of the 2021 UT System Virtual Legal Conference, held on November 4th and 5th, 2021, have been made available by the presenters.

You may access these materials online, within the 2021 UT System Legal Conference Materials folder, by clicking on the associated link for each listed session and providing UT authentication. If you prefer to print hard copies of the materials, follow the appropriate link to the document(s) you wish to print.
 

Available Presentation Materials: Thursday, November 4, 2021
 

Session 1 - Taking Tenure: Legal Issues in Terminating Tenured Faculty

  • Laura Barbour, Assistant General Counsel, UT System
  • Cynthia Tynan, Assistant General Counsel, UT System
  • Lee Roy Calderon, Senior Attorney, UT System
  • Shelby Boseman, Chief Legal Officer, UT Arlington

Session 2 - Innovating in a Pandemic: Views from UT Researchers on Making, Protecting, and Deploying COVID-19-Related Technologies

  • Jason McLellan, PhD, Professor of Molecular Biosciences, UT Austin
  • Pei-Yong Shi, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UTMB Health
  • David J. Palmer, Program Director, Intellectual Property & Technology Transactions, UT Austin (Moderator)
  • Sheila Kadura, PhD, Assistant General Counsel, UT System (Moderator)

Session 4.a. - Mitigating Institutional Risks with Behavior Intervention Teams and Threat Assessment Tools

  • Krista Anderson, Systemwide Title IX Coordinator, UT System

Session 4.b. - Recent Market Updates for Strategic Physician Alignment, Compensation, and Valuation Implications

  • Ronald L. Vance, Managing Principal, Sullivan Cotter, Atlanta 
  • Patricia Bohney, Principal, Sullivan Cotter, Indianapolis
  • Kevin C. Hendrickson, Senior Consultant, Sullivan Cotter, Atlanta

Session 6.a. - Is it Bullying, or Exercising a First Amendment Right to be a Jerk? 

  • Jessica L. Sentz, Associate General Counsel, Texas State University System
  • Stephanie Gil, Manager, HR Business Partners, UT System
  • Teresa Taber Doughty, PhD, Dean, College of Education, UT Arlington
  • Ana Vieira Ayala, Assistant General Counsel, UT System (Moderator)

Session 6.b. - Leases, Licenses, and Easements: What They Are, What They Aren’t, and Why They Matter

  • Ha K. Dao, Assistant General Counsel, UT System
  • Corina Castillo-Johnson, Assistant General Counsel, UT System

 

Available Presentation Materials: Friday, November 5, 2021


Session 8.a. - Exposure Despite State Immunity: Litigation Exceptions & Federal Regulatory Attention (The U.S. Department of Justice’s Look into Online Accessibility at UTRGV and Beyond)  

  • Lars Hagen, Assistant General Counsel, UT System
  • Kumar Raman, IT Director of Enterprise Development, UT Rio Grande Valley

Session 8.b. - Health Regulatory Updates -- Practical Takeaways for Medical Schools and Academic Medical Centers, with Related Ethics Considerations

  • Kristin M. Roshelli, Partner, King & Spalding LLP, Houston
  • Adam Robison, Partner, King & Spalding LLP, Houston