Our expert presenters come from different professional backgrounds, which will provide attendees with a well-balanced, thorough examination of the issues.
Daniel Swinton (JD, Brigham Young University and Ed.D., Vanderbilt University) is assistant dean and director of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity at Vanderbilt University and president of the Association for Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA). With his extensive administrative experience in student conduct administration, Swinton will provide attendees with an operational view of the problems institutions are experiencing in managing Title IX compliance.
Miriam McKendall (JD, Boston University) is a partner at Holland and Knight. She specializes in employment law, education law, and related litigation. McKendall will provide attendees with a cutting-edge legal compliance perspective.
Gina Maisto Smith (JD, Temple University) is a partner at Ballard Spahr LLP. Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Smith spent nearly two decades as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia where she prosecuted sex crimes. Her practice includes guiding colleges and universities through the challenge of managing allegations of sexual misconduct, including investigations, communications with law enforcement, Clery Act requirements, disciplinary proceedings, and the interplay of civil and criminal proceedings. Smith will help attendees learn how to prosecute campus sexual assault and harassment and how to approach the challenges of coming into Title IX compliance.