About The iGaming Executive Conference

The theme for this year's iGaming Executive Conference is disruption. We want to inspire you to stick your foot in and disrupt the igaming industry. You can learn from iconic and inspiring speakers from around the world, and start thinking about how you and your company can break the mould in the fast-moving igaming space.

The iGaming Executive Conference (iGEC) is a paid for conference at the iGaming Super Show and is strictly only open to C-Level executives working within iGaming, terrestrial gaming and the lottery markets. The conference content is specifically designed for the needs of executives in the gaming sector and will include some of the biggest speakers in the market, ensuring the sessions are targeted for your current business needs and objectives.

As well as a dedicated conference, the event will also include private networking events and entrance into the VIP programme to ensure your experience at the event is a guaranteed success. The cost of attending the executive summit is £1,495 + vat and is subject to approval. 

You can view all the confirmed delegates by clicking here, or on the button below. 

Conference schedule

The iGaming Executive Conference is taking place on Wednesday 12th July 2017 and Thursday 13th July 2017.

Wednesday 12th July 2017

Welcome from the conference chair 10:00 - 10:15

Michael Caselli, Editor in Chief, iGaming Business

CEO Breakfast 10:00 - 10:30

Disruption! 10:30 - 11:15

Disruption is the theme of this year's iGaming Executive Conference. To open the conference we have asked our futurist to look at the fringes of the possible to divine the technologies that could most impact the way we live, work and think. This session isn't just about iGaming, but about foretelling a future that we must prepare for today. 

Watson: IBM's Golden Child 12:00 - 13:00

Jeremy Waite, Evangelist, IBM Watson

Disrupting Lottery 14:00 - 14:30

Nigel Birrel, and his company Lottoland, are arguably the biggest disruptors in the online gaming sector since the sector's beginnings in the mid-1990s. Nigel is going to talk about why disruption is key to Lottoland's business, and how incumbents deal with disruption in gaming's most innovation conservative sector.

Nigel Birrell, CEO, Lottoland

The NBA and DFS 15:00 - 15:30

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is one of the most progressive sports leagues in the world. In this session, you will be among the first in the world to hear about the NBA's new venture into Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS), how the league is creating digital disruption, and its future relationship with the igaming industry.

Facebook's 5 Most Disruptive Trends 16:00 - 16:45

Facebook leads the cutting edge of innovation, and in this session they reveal four non-Gaming technologies that could have the greatest impact on the online gaming sector.

Finbarr O'Mahony, Head of Real Money Gaming & Social Casino EMEA, Facebookr

IGX: Helen Walton 16:45 - 17:30

Session description to be confirmed.

Helen Walton, Chief Commerical Officer, Gamevy

Thursday 13th July 2017

Welcome from the conference chair  10:15 - 10:30

Michael Caselli, Editor in Chief, iGaming Business

The economics of big and small  10:30 - 11:15

Andrew Zarnett, Deutsche Bank Securities' gaming, lodging and leisure high-yield debt analyst will discuss the economics of large vs. small markets for igaming. This analysis will prove invaluable to any global operator that is confronted with the segmentation of the market due to the proliferation of regional regulation.

Andrew Zarnett, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
 

MRC: Turning your CRM on its head 12:00 - 13:00

Disruption either changes the way you think and operate, or originates from thinking and operating differently. In this session Minter Dial is going to explain his MRC hypothesis and talk about futureproofing your business by inciting disruption and leveraging the disruptive force to your advantage. 

Minter Dial, Founder and President, The Myndset Company

Very scary things 14:00 - 15:00

These are the things that go bump in the night. This session looks at three of the biggest disruptive technologies, ideas and practices in the igaming sector and offers a window into the future of our industry. If you want to see how far disruption can go - then this is your must-attend session.

Vidar Duvnas, CEO and Co-Founder, Betspawn

William Mace, Head of Kindred Futures, Kindred Group plc

IGX: Empathy: The Killer App - by Oisin Lunn 16:00 - 16:30

As a globally recognized speaker on communication technologies, Oisin grapples with big questions like singularity and symbiosis, and humans increased reliance on technology. In the first IGX, Oisin will explore this theme through the "Phono Saipien's" evolutionary imperatives, and explain why he thinks that the next killer app isn't technology, but a mindset.

Oisin Lunn, Chief Evangelist, OpenMarket

Disrupting eSports 16:30 - 17:00

eSports was the disruptor of 2015, but eSports itself is getting disrupted as it grows in popularity. With its recent inclusion in the Asian games, and its sponsorship being sought after by traditional sports teams, eSports is having to evolve. This session look at eSports, how the market is changing, and how eSports is going form the bedroom to the boardroom as Big Sport sees the face of its future.

As a globally recognized speaker on communication technologies, Oisin grapples with big questions like singularity and symbiosis, and humans increased reliance on technology. In the first IGX, Oisin will explore this theme through the "Phono Saipien's" evolutionary imperatives, and explain why he thinks that the next killer app isn't technology, but a mindset.