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Agenda

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Panels & Topics.

9:30 – 10:00
( 0.30 Hour )

Registration

10:00 – 10:30
( 0.30 Hour )

Opening remarks

10:30 – 11:45
( 1.15 Hour )

Panel I - Keep on playing the game

How to stay on top of the market and where the new opportunities lie in SEE?

Topics
  • 2020/2021 are lost or not? Re-cap.
  • Bracing for a recession – how will the inevitable recession affect the gaming industry and how to prepare for it?
  • Focus markets: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria
  • Looking ahead: Where will the strategic focus of the gaming community be in the next couple of years?
  • What’s older chicken or an egg: Do land-based operators still take precedence over the online gambling in SEE? How fast is online gaming developing? What type of games are the most attractive?
  • Social media and gambling : Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook, Telegram
  • M&As in the gaming industry: What makes a market attractive for an investment?
Speakers
Moderator

Ivan Stefanović, Tranformation and Performance Improvement Expert

Speakers
  • Stanislav Molnar, Board Member, National Lottery of Slovakia
  • Lazar Miučin, VP of Strategic Partnerships, NSoft
  • Nikola Teofilović, Senior Investment Manager, JKR Investment Group
  • Armen Tatarević , Business Development Global, ORYX Gaming

11:45 – 12:00
( 0.15 Hour )

Networking break

12:00 – 12:30
( 0.30 Hour )

Fireside chat: HR, HR, HR

How are industry players coping with lack of qualified human resources and why is employer branding important for this industry in particular?

Speakers
  • Ivana Blečić, Operations Manager, Merkur Games
  • Jacob Folmand, Director, Better Collective

12:30 – 13:30
( 1 Hour )

Panel II – Regulatory issues

Keeping up with the gaming industry

Topics
  • Discussion with the Government(s) and the industry representatives: finding common goals.
  • Legislation goals: channeling the market to license operators and players’ safety? Is over-regulation suffocating gaming market development? How to find the right balance?
  • How to keep pace with the industry developments? The importance of pre-regulation research.
  • Digital ID and safety of personal data.
  • Is the regional market ready for the proliferation of online gambling in terms of regulation? Regional experience.
  • AML – latest developments
Speakers
Moderator

Stefan Antonić, Independent Attorney at law in cooperation with Deloitte

Speakers
  • Adriana Minović, Head of Data Privacy and Compliance Governance, Betsson
  • Bojan Šćekić, CEO, Balkanbet
  • Tatjana Ševo, Compliance Professional, Founder and Director, MozaIQ Consulting Ltd

13:30 – 14:30
( 1 Hour )

Lunch

14:30 – 15:30
( 1 Hour )

Panel III – Technology & Gaming

There’s no business like tech business

Topics
  • Play n’ pay. Elevating user experience and safety.
  • ID platforms – quick onboarding (KYC)
  • Software solution providers – what types of games have dominated the market
  • Online gambling – desktops or smartphones? That is the question. Different games, different players, different platforms.
Speakers
Moderator

Bojan Sovilj, CEO, Cloudwalker and AWS Community Builder

Speakers
  • Vasilije Leković, Director of Gaming Accounts, Trustly
  • Dragan Todorović, Director IT sector, Balkan Bet
  • Bernhard Reiterer, CEO, SignD
  • Danko Vuković, CEO, Elbet
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15:30 – 15:45
( 0.15 Hour )

Networking break

15:45 – 17:00
( 1 Hour )

Panel IV: Responsible gaming, marketing, and CSR

Let's play responsibly!

Topics
  • What gambling marketing professionals should be aware of when it comes to compliance and market positioning?
  • Leveraging increase of media consumption -an opportunity for brands to grow their presence?
  • The fine line between CSR and marketing initiatives
  • Responsible equals sustainable – what types of activities do operators should introduce to keep the players safe
  • Responsible gaming standards
  • Affiliates –how are they operating in see and how important are they for the marketing in gaming industry?
Speakers
Moderator
  • Mirjana Aćimović, President, JAKTA
Speakers
  • Vasiliki Panousi, Manager EU affairs, EGBA
  • Romana Dernovšek, President & CEO of Loterija Slovenije, 2nd Vice President of European Lotteries (EL) and Supervisory Chair of the EL Working Group on Responsible Gaming and CSR

17:00

End of Day