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)

 President of Euromat
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: Certification as a Quality Feature (German / English) Stefan Knüpling, Automatendienst Steden GmbH

Alexandra Nöthen, TÜV InterCert Saar

Guido Plettner, TÜV Rheinland Cert GmbH

Moderation: Michael Eulgem

14:00 – 14:45 PANEL 2: Authentication and Biometry in Everyday Life (German) Amin Adina, Dermalog Identification Systems

Andreas Braun, Fraunhofer-Institut fur Graphische

Patrick Schnider, MdB CDU

Moderation: Christian Szegedi

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

Monika Poeckh-Racek, ADMIRAL Casinos & Entertainment AG

Eric Olders, JVH

Moderation: Joe Ewens (Gambling Compliance)

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

Moderation: Hendrik Meyer

15:15 – 16:00 PANEL 5: Future Tasks: Professionalization  Dr. Berthold Stoppelkamp, Bundesverband der Sicherheitswirtschaft

Alexander Allgaier, Allgaier Automaten GmbH

Moderation: Simone Storch

15:15 – 16:00

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

Dan Iliovici, President of the National Gambling Office of Romania

Jason Frost, BACTA

Kieran O’Keeffe, Secretary General of EUROMAT

Moderation: Joe Ewens (Gambling Compliance)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee & Networking 
16.30 – 17.15 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

17.15 – 18.00 In between two fronts – making decisions under pressure Urs Meier (football referee)
18.00 – 18.10 Wrap up & Conclusions Georg Stecker, DAW
18.10 – 18.20 Wrap up & Conclusions Jason Frost, President elect of EUROMAT
18.30 Get together