Schedule Day 2 - Wednesday 24 June

Please note that this is the schedule for the 2014 iGaming Super Show. We will be updating the schedule for the 2015 conference as soon as possible. To enquire about the schedule or about speaking at iGaming Super Show 2015 please email Alana@iGamingBusiness.com.

The schedule for this event will be jam packed full of sessions from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry. 

Financial Partners Expo

iGaming Executive Summit

iGaming Executive Conference

Payment Solutions Conference

 

AAC

AAC 

Registration & Exhibition Opens
09:30 - 10:00

2015 Conference schedule coming soon. 

 

 

 

10:00 - 10:05 

Welcome from the Conference Chair

Speaker:

Michael Caselli, Editor-in-Chief, iGaming Business

 

10:00 - 10:05
 
Welcome from the Conference Chair
 
Speaker:
 
Onika Russell, Head of Payment Services, Ladbrokes Digital Division

 

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome from the Conference Chair

Speaker:

Dave Naylor, Director & Head of SEO, Bronco Ltd

 

 

10:05 - 10:20

Opening Insights

Brian Mattingly, CEO of 888 Holdings Plc., will open the iGaming Executive Conference with insights into the iGaming industry in Europe and America.

Speaker:

Brian Mattingley, CEO, 888 Holdings

10:05 - 10:45

Global Development of PrePaid Payment options 

The prepaid payment market is being heralded as a fail-safe solution in many nacent or credit card-averse markets. Hear about the viability of prepaid and its success in this case-study. 

Learning Objective:

Identify conditions where Prepaid Solutions thrive.

Speakers:

 Jens Bader, CCO, Secure Trading

Michael Kaplan, Senior Vice President of Business Development, PayNearMe

Stephen Quinn, Director of Strategic Sales, Ukash

Michael C G Charalambides, Acquiring & Issuing Partner, Ecomm Pay

 

10:05 - 10:50

For Google Eyes Only        

A take on Google blinding SEO professionals when it comes to understanding organic traffic through Google Analytics. Bookmakers and affiliates alike are all hindered by the visibility they have around organic traffic coming through to their site and the only reliable source of search data to base accurate decisions on is now just paid search traffic! This session looks to understand the scale of the issue, what can be done to measure organic traffic going forward, and some tools that can be used to aid you in this process.         

Speaker: 

Neil Fairweather, Group Account Director at Latitude Group

 

 

 

 

 

                                                    

 

 
 

 

 

10:20 - 10:55 

The Economics of Bitcoin

In this session, Oxford postgraduate economist Jonathan Levin will explain the economics of bitcoin and predict the future of the crypto-currency.

Learning Objective:

- To examine the logical development over time of Bitcoin, to allow you to assess its long-term viability and its utility as a means of exchange online in the real world and in iGaming.

Speaker:

 Jonathan Levin,Co-Founder, Coinometrics

 

10:50 - 11:15

ACH AND eChecks 

ACH and eChecks have been and will continue to be a valuable instrument in the iGaming payment landscape. In this session, we will look at ACH and eCheck solutions, where they are compliant and which types of operators can benefit from these solutions. 

Learning Objective:

When ACH and eCheck is the right Solution.

Speaker

Carlos Rivas, CEO, Gateway Pro
 

 
 
 

10:50 - 11:15

Your SEO questions answered!

Now that you will have had the chance to get warmed up and into the conference swing, Dave will be holding a short, but informative Q & A session. Come armed with any specific questions that you have and Dave will provide his expert opinion and advice to you. In this session you're assured to pick up some great hints and tips that will be shared.

This is the session where you will find out the latest news from Bronco Towers and Dave's opinion on the latest Google updates.

If you don't have the chance to attend this short session, Dave will be around all day to give you some advice.

 

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11:15 - 11:35

IGX: Hussein Chahine - Habitualization

Honoured by his peers, Hussein Chahine build Yazino's success in the social media arena by understanding people and their habits. Hear Hussein talk about his passion and obsession - understanding what makes people do the things they do.
 
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11:35 - 12:00

Exhibiton viewing

12:00 - 13:00 

Complimentary lunch

 

11:45 - 12:45

Visa and MC Making iGaming Possible in THE USA: Coding, STIP, MVV

Contrary to popular belief, Visa and Mastercard have not been halting the iGaming market in the USA. This session will discuss the initiatives by both companies to make iGaming in the US possible via credit card.

Learning Objective:

- Visa/MC initiatives for iGaming

Speaker

Joseph Pappano, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Vantiv Gaming Solutions

11:45 - 12:45

Using Google Analytics to Unlock Hidden Profits

Three key metrics every affiliate should be looking at in their web analytics and how the new Google universal analytics will help unlock hidden profits.

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13:00 - 13:20

Exclusive! Global iGaming Market Estimates and Predictions Announcement.

In this session. iGaming Business and H2 Gaming Capital will announce their official market size estimates for the USA, Europe and South America. This session will also provide updated predictions for the growth and development of the iGaming market worldwide.
World Exclusive: Announcing the latest iGaming market size estimates and iGaming growth predictions up to 2018.

Speaker:

Simon Holliday, Director, H2 Gambling Capital

13:20 - 13:40

iGX: Jez San - Why I Mine

Jez San is passionate about Bitcoin. Come and hear why the founder of PKR thinks that alternative holds an indelible place in the future of online transactions and why Jez has dedicated his time to become one of the largest bitcoin miners in the world.

Speaker:

 Jez San, OBA President & Founder, PKR

13:30 - 14:30

Are eWallets Still Relevant in iGaming? 

eWallets have long been a feature in iGaming. This session will talk about their future, and their advantages and disadvantages for iGaming in 2014 and beyond.

Learning Objective:

- Where eWallets fit into the future of iGaming

Speaker:

Jens Bader, Secure Trading

Alessandro Bruno-Bossio, Head of Sales, NETELLER

Paul Barclay, VP Gambling & FX, Skrill

 

13:30 - 14:30

The Complete Guide to the Best SEO Tools in the Market 

 Every aspect of a successful SEO campaign must be underpinned by data. From initial competitor and landscape research, to site structure, integrity, crawl and indexing; right through to content research, ideation and scheduling. We examine the most useful tools that help package and present this data to us; for the main aspects of an SEO campaign - research, technical, off-site (links and social signals) and content; ending with tools for spot-checking situational common problems in gaming such as spotting malicious linkspam and content theft.

Speaker: 

Nichola Stott, Managing Director, The Media Flow

 

 

 

13:45 - 14:20

The American Point of View: The Effect of Licensing iGaming, The Fear of Canabalization and The Road to Sports Betting?

Presented by Father Richard McGowan, Jesuit Priest and Associate Professor at Boston College, this session will analyse three different aspects of Internet Gambling:

1) The effect that internet gambling has had on both the traditional brick and mortar casino industry.

2) Whether or not the legalization of Internet Gambling will actually effect the utilization of Internet Gambling.

3) If the real growth in Internet Gambling will involve the legalization of Sports Gambling.

Points To Consider: Legalized iGaming's effect on traditional casino gaming; Legalization's effect on iGaming; Sports Betting in America

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14:20 - 14:40

IGX: Alex Czajkowski – Value Driven Culture

 Alex Czajkowski is one of the most innovative and experienced iGaming CMOs. In this IGX session, Alex will share his theory of “The Essence Cycle”- and describe how values in the reptilian brain drive decisions and produce results – which ultimately come full circle to reinforce the very values that started the cycle. 

Speaker:

Alex Czajkowski, eGaming and eCommerce Marketing Director, AgencyLex

 

14:30 - 15:30

Payouts: The Other Side of the Coin 

Payouts can often be one of a payment manager's most difficult problems. This session will look at innovative payout solutions at work in Europe and in the USA.

Learning Objective:

- Identifying payout solutions for regulated European jurisdictions and the USA.

Speakers

Michael C.G. Charalambides, Acquiring & Issuing Partner ECommPay

Paul Barclay, VP Gambling & FX, Skrill

Stephen Quinn, Director of Strategic Sales , Ukash

Paul Davis, Group General Counsel, Counting House Group of Companies

14:45- 16:00

Why email is the killer app on the internet… and how you can profit from it

Speaker:

Parry Malm, President, Howling Mad Marketing

 15.00 - Complimentary Bar Opens

 

 

 

15:00 - 15:30

Bringing the outside world in: sociocultural trends that will shape the future of digital business

This inspirational session will deep dive into future human behaviour in response to big (technological) changes. What are the implications of wearable tech, the internet of things and future technology that will predict behaviour? What is the value of the trend to disconnect? In what ways can consumers still be reached now that information is abundant, trust is low and reality is blurred? What are significant behavioural changes between different generations?  

Speaker

Thimon de Jong, Director, WHETSTON / Strategic foresight

 

15:30 - 16:15

Alternative Currencies: The No Risk Operator's Scenario 

Alternative Currencies are, in many ways, particularly well-suited for iGaming. However, with the value of currencies like Bitcoin able to fluctuate by hundreds of dollars a day, does it present too big a risk to operators financially and regulatorially? This session addresses and provides solutions to this problem.  

Learning Objective:

- Finding a no-risk Alternative currency solution

Moderator:

David Gzesh, Legal Counsel, Gzesh Law Offices

Speaker:

Gareth Grobler, Founder, Ice Cubed XChange


Stephen Quinn, Director, Ukash

Adam Leonard, Founder, Mew by Oligvy & Trebax 

 

 

 

15:30 - 16:00

Federalization and Harmonization - An Inevitable Path?

The disjointed and opportunistic regulation of iGaming in the EU is fragmenting the market and making operators look to Brussels for Harmonization. Is the USA's path for iGaming on a State by State basis inevitably leading down the same road, leaving oeprators to seek Federal oversight?

Learning Objective:

- Selfish States

- Point of Consumption Tax

- An Industry Call for Harmonization

Speakers:

Robin Le Prevost, Director of eCommerce Development, Alderney eGambling Ltd

Julian Harris, Founder of Harris Hagan

Barney Horn, Partner, Deloitte

Fr. Richard McGowan, SJ, Boston College

Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, EGBA

 

16:20 - 17:20

The Future of Bitcoin in iGaming

 In this Bitcoin-specific session, we will analyze the inherent benefits of Bitcoin for iGaming operators and their players.

Learning Objective:

- Analysing the benefits that Bitcoin can bring to iGaming operators.

Moderator:

Willem Van Oort, CEO, GranViaOnline

Speaker:

Joseph Hall, Vice President, Skrill USA

Eric Benz, Digital Currency Evangelist, GoCoin

Steve Beauregard, CEO & Co Founder, GoCoin

Paul Davis, Group General Counsel, Counting House Group of Companies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.00 - Exhibition Closes

 21.00 - Late - Official Networking Party 

Day 1 of the conference is over, but we're carrying on the party and we'll have you dancing till the break of dawn! Held in a perfect, central location at the largest nightspot in Amsterdam at last years Super Show, this night promises to be full of fun and memories at a venue that is yet to be announced - watch out for further updates!

Networking Party 2015 Venue: To be confirmed