Programme & Speakers

Gaming Summit 2017: Preliminary Programme

1 June 2017 from 9.00h to 19.00h at AXICA Congress Center, Berlin

Time Topic Speaker/s
09:00 – 10:00 Registration & Breakfast Networking
10:00 –10:15 Welcome and introduction speech (German)  Georg Stecker, DAW
10:15– 10:30

Welcome and introduction speech (English)

10:30 – 11:15 Opening speech (English/German)  MEP Alexander Graf Lambsdorff
11:15 – 12:00 KEYNOTE (English)Online and land-based gaming – moving towards co-existence?  Juan Espinosa, Director General of Gaming for the Spanish Government
12:00 – 12:30 Coffee & Networking 
12:30 – 13:15 2021 REGULATORY PANEL Georg Stecker, DAW

Wolfgang Kubicki, FDP

Prof. Dr. Tilmann Becker, University of Hohenheim

Moderation: Dunja Hayali

13:15 – 14:00 Lunch & Networking 
14:00 – 14:45 PANEL 1: DAW’s White Paper on Consumer and Youth Protection (German / English)
14:00 – 14:45 PANEL 2: TBC (German / English)
14:00 – 14:45 PANEL 3: What will drive innovation in the land-based gaming entertainment industry?

  • What do players want and how will this impact products in the future?
  • How is technology changing the player experience as well as player protection?
  • What does the  next generation of players look for? Are we thinking about millennials and future generations?  
 Michael Auer, Neccton
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee & Networking 
15:15 – 16:00 PANEL 4: Legal update (German / English)  Prof. Dr. Dirk Uwer, Advocat by Hengeler Müller

Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Schneider, German Institution for Federalism Research

Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Hufen, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

15:15 – 16:00 PANEL 5: Gaming Arcades 2021 – Biometrics and player identification
15:15 – 16:00

PANEL 6Cashless society – the effects on consumer behaviour and land-based gaming

Odeta Nestor, National Gambling Office

Jason Frost, BACTA

Moderation: Andrew Gellatly

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee & Networking 
16:30 – 17.00 Marlene Mortler (MdB-CSU, Federal Government, Commissioner for drug-related issues, Germany)
17.00 – 17.45 Gaming 4.0 – the future of the land-based gaming offering in Europe Juan Espinosa, Director General of Gaming for the Spanish Government

John White, BACTA

Georg Stecker, DAW

Otto Wulferding, DSbV

Moderation: Dunja Hayali

17.45 – 18.30 In between two fronts – making decisions under pressure Urs Meier (football referee)
18.30 – 18.50 Wrap up & Conclusions
19.00 Get together