AGENDA
Monday 8 May
14:00 - 14:25Registration and refreshments
14:25 - 14:30Welcome from the Chair
Gerard Starkey, group head of content, EGR
14:30 - 15:10Execs’ view
Daniel Eskola, chief product officer, Kindred Group
Johnny Hartnett, managing director international, Paddy Power Betfair
Anders Holmgren, CEO, Cherry
Roger Raatgever, CEO, Microgaming
Facilitator: Gerard Starkey, group head of content, EGR
15:10 - 15:40Economic outlook post-Brexit and Donald Trump
Douglas McWilliams, president, Centre for Economics and Business Research
15:40 - 16:00Refreshment break
16:00 - 17:00ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS
16:00 - 17:001.Leveraging Machine Learning: CRM Optimisation
Alon Tvina, CCO, Optimove
16:00 - 17:002.Economic outlook post-Brexit and Donald Trump: The implications for the online gambling industry
Douglas McWilliams, president, Centre for Economics and Business Research
16:00 - 17:003.Taxing matters: Negotiating rates and costs
Joe Saumarez Smith, CEO, sports gaming and non-exec, British Horseracing Authority and Chairman, Bede Gaming
16:00 - 17:004.This time it’s personal: Maximising the opportunities offered through personalisation
Ian Bradley, chief product officer, SBTech
16:00 - 17:005.Bracing for impact: The impending governmental crackdown and changing industry perceptions
Stephen Ketteley, Partner, Wiggin
David McLeish, Partner, Wiggin
17:00 - 18:00ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS
17:00 - 18:001. Leveraging Machine Learning: CRM Optimisation
Alon Tvina, CCO, Optimove
17:00 - 18:002. Economic outlook post-Brexit and Donald Trump: The implications for the online gambling industry
Douglas McWilliams, president, Centre for Economics and Business Research
17:00 - 18:003. Taxing matters: Negotiating rates and costs
Joe Saumarez Smith, CEO, sports gaming and non-exec, British Horseracing Authority and Chairman, Bede Gaming
17:00 - 18:004.This time it’s personal: Maximising the opportunities offered through personalisation
Ian Bradley, chief product officer, SBTech
17:00 - 18:005.Bracing for impact: The impending governmental crackdown and changing industry perceptions
Stephen Ketteley, Partner, Wiggin
David McLeish, Partner, Wiggin
19:00 - 20:00Drinks reception
20:00 - 22:00Dinner in Sea Grill sponsored by Wiggin
22:00Yggdrasil Slot Tournament – Spiña Colada Edition

Tuesday 9 May
08:20 - 08:50Refreshments
08:50 - 09:30Keynote presentation: The Business of Sport: How to keep it profitable and fun
Barry Hearn, chairman, Matchroom Sport, the Professional Darts Corporation, the World Snooker Association, and WPBSA
09:30 - 10:10New kids on the block
Olof Orn, co-founder, Dunder
Alexander Stevendahl , CEO, Videoslots
Joakim Stockman, co-founder and CEO, SuprNation
Facilitator: Alun Bowden, associate editor, EGR
10:10 - 10:30Refreshment break
10:30 - 11:30ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS
10:30 - 11:301. The challenges facing the betting industry in sports management
Barry Hearn, chairman, Matchroom Sport, the Professional Darts Corporation, the World Snooker Association, and WPBSA
10:30 - 11:302. A Cyber-attack just for me
Jason Gottschalk, cyber partner, BDO
10:30 - 11:303. Expectations for the Swedish market: Regulatory update and potential impacts and opportunities
Gustaf Hoffstedt, secretary general, BOS, The Association of Online Gambling Operators
10:30 - 11:304. Game Changer: Will eSports betting be as big as the hype?
Paris Smith, CEO, Pinnacle
10:30 - 11:305. Building the sportsbook of the future: The biggest revenue opportunities for 2020 and beyond
Jack Davison, managing director, Betgenius
Matt Stephenson, business development director, Betgenius
11:30 - 12:30ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS
11:30 - 12:301. The challenges facing the betting industry in sports management
Barry Hearn, chairman, Matchroom Sport, the Professional Darts Corporation, the World Snooker Association, and WPBSA
11:30 - 12:302. A Cyber-attack just for me
Jason Gottschalk, cyber partner, BDO
11:30 - 12:303. Expectations for the Swedish market: Regulatory update and potential impacts and opportunities
Gustaf Hoffstedt, secretary general, BOS, The Association of Online Gambling Operators
11:30 - 12:304. Game Changer: Will eSports betting be as big as the hype?
Paris Smith, CEO, Pinnacle
11:30 - 12:305. Building the sportsbook of the future: The biggest revenue opportunities for 2020 and beyond
Matt Stephenson, business development director, Betgenius
Jack Davison, managing director, Betgenius
12:30 - 13:30Lunch sponsored by paysafecard
12:45Golf - Sponsored by Continent 8
12:45Cycling - Sponsored by Microgaming
13:40 - 15:00Free time and private meetings
19:00 - 20:00Drinks reception
20:00 - 22:00Dinner in Sea Grill sponsored by Bit8
22:00Microgaming bingo and poker tournaments

Wednesday 10 May
09:00Check-out