Schedule Day 3 - Thursday 13 July

To enquire about the schedule, please email Alana@iGamingBusiness.com

IMGL Masterclass

Conference Room 1

AAC/FPE

Conference Room 2

iGaming Executive Summit

iGaming Executive Conference

Conference Room 3

Payment Solutions Summit 

Conference Room 4

10:00 - 10:15 - Registration & exhibition opens

10:15 - 10:20

Welcome from the conference chair

 

10:15 - 10:30

Welcome from the conference chair

 

10:15 - 10:30

Welcome from the conference chair

 

10:15 - 10:30

Welcome from the conference chair

 

10:30 - 11:15

Liability of operators, suppliers and affiliates

The regulatory burden is ever increasing. This panel discussion will address issues arising with operators, suppliers and affiliates as regulators attempt every possible means to protect their local gaming regulations/restrictions and, of course, their revenue streams.  

 

10:30 - 11:15

The industry landscape: Affiliates in igaming

This year iGB Affiliate undertook a large scale reseach project looking at the state-of-play for both operators and affiliates in the igaming industry. This session will share the data and reveal key insights that the project uncovered.

10:30 - 11:15

The economics of big and small

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.

10:30 - 11:15

Payment innovation worldwide: The bleeding edge of eCommerce

This panel discusses innovative new payment solutions from around the globe. The session will identify trends in the market based on the commonalities of these technologies, their usage and their abilitiy to reduce friction during the most crucial step of any transaction.

11:15 - 12:00 Morning Networking Break

12:00 - 13:00

Lower regulation in the Netherlands: Overview

The Dutch lower regulation with all the details is expected to be published in the end of June. A panel of experts will discuss the lower regulation, its impact on the gaming industry, the contentious issues and the attractiveness of the licensing system.

 

12:00 - 13:00

Surviving the app store: Finding the K-factor

In viral marketing, the K-factor can be used to describe the growth rate of websites, apps, or a customer base. This session looks as the concept, how to predict its effect across social and websites, why you should focus on the K-factor and how to trigger it.

12:00 - 13:00

MRC: Turning your CRM on its head

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. 

12:00 - 13:00

China: WeChat super app

It’s a messaging app, it’s a photo and video sharing platform, it’s a gaming platform, and it’s the way 889 million people in China pay. WeChat Pay has become one of the most important payment mechanisms in China, and in this session we will explore how it is used, who the users are and why the WeChat Pay business model works so so well. 

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 14:45

Lower regulation in the Netherlands. Impact on affiliates

The panel session will discuss the Dutch advertising standards and newly published lower regulation and assess its impact for affiliates and other stakeholders on the Dutch gaming market.

14:00 - 14:30

Session to be confirmed

 

14:00 - 15:00

Very scary things

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.

14:00 - 14:45

Sweden: Swish

"Swish it to me." It is a saying that was meaningless in 2011, but now has helped lead the way for Sweden's increasingly cashless society. Although not available for igaming at present, will Swish keep its gaming ban in place once Sweden licenses in 2019?

14:45 - 15:30

European legal updates: AML, litigation and data protection

Get updated on latest regulation and jurisprudence about AML, litigation and data protection. This session features an educational discussion where latest development in key legal areas for industry stakeholders are discussed by international experts.

14:30 - 15:00

Bitcoin: What you really need to know as an affiliate

Our expect speakers will cover in detail what the benefits of bitcoin are to you and your business. What should you take into consideration if you want to accept crytocurrencies? And what are the potential risks? This session will allow you to make informed business decisions, not leave you with even more questions.

14:45 - 15:30

Africa: M-Pesa

Starting in Kenya and Tanzania M-Pesa's usability has seen it grow from its success in those markets into South Africa, Afghanistan, India, Romania and Albania. What is it about M-Pesa that makes it valuable for users and how can it be used in the igaming markets of Africa?

15:00 - Complimentary bar opens

15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon networking break

 

16:00 - 16:45

New data protection regulation’s impact on gaming industry

GDPR, a new EU regulation on data protection, will enter into force in May 2018. It will have a great impact on how the gaming industry in Europe, and to some extent outside of Europe, will operate in the future. With only ten months left before the regulation is enforced, is high time to bring up the topic for debate to discuss the related issues and share experiences in this area.

 

16:00 - 16:45

Disrupting eSports

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.

16:00 - 16:45

Legal eagles

This session answers pre-submitted and live audience questions regarding the regulation of payments in Europe and beyond. 

16:45 - 17:30

Session to be confirmed.

 

16:00 - 16:45

IGX: To be confirmed

 

16:45 - 17:30

Crypto

Cryptocurrencies are nothing new, but what is new is their uptake in igaming. This session explores the idea that cryptocurrencies may be the perfect solution for our industry.  

 

18.00 - Exhibition closes

20:00 - 22:30: Payment Solutions Summit dinner 

Guests of the payments industry are invited to join us for an exclusive dinner at one of Amsterdam's top restaurants. Entertain clients, relax and enjoy a 3 course dinner before the main party. 

This event must be pre booked. To book your table, please contact Ian@iGamingBusiness.com

Venue: Information will be emailed to all guests. For more information, please email Emily@iGamingBusiness.com

21:00 - 02:00: Official closing networking party

We will yet again be celebrating our official closing night networking party at the infamous Euro Pub and Majestic. With great outdoor and indoor space, this venue has something to offer everyone and is located in a beautiful spot in the centre of Amsterdam's square. Make the most of your final night in Amsterdam by joining us in celebrating a great conference and dancing into the early hours of the morning. 

Venue: Euro Pub and Majestic, Dam 3-7, 1012 JS Amsterdam, Netherlands