Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Join the Pittsburgh Business Times and Steptoe & Johnson PLLC as we explore how the new era in Washington will affect changes in higher education law, in particular Title IX, emergency preparedness, cybersecurity, and employment law.


  • Meredith Bollheimer, Esq., General Counsel and VP for Legal Affairs, Mercyhurst University 
  • John G. Greeno, Esq., Assistant Vice President and CHRO, Duquesne University
  • David Finegold, President, Chatham University

Emergency Preparedness Presenters:

  • Amy McCall, Esq. , SVP and General Counsel, Point Park University
  • Neal Edman, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Westminster College
  • Shawn Morgan, Esq., Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Zackary Bombatch, Esq.,  Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Event Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.      Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.      Title IX     

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.      Emergency Preparedness and Cybersecurity

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.      Hot Buffet Lunch

12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.      Keynote Presentation - 50,000 Foot View by Don Francis, President of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.      Employment Laws:  Possible Changes Under the New Presidential Administration

1:45 pm - 2:45 p.m.      Panel Discussion: The New Presidential Administration - Where Are We Now? 

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Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222