12th Eastern European Gaming Summit

Venue: Inter Expo Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

08:30 Registration & Morning Coffee

Foyer in front of Vitosha Hall

  

9:00 Panel: Focus on Regulatory Aspects. Eastern Europe

Dan Ilovici, Vice-president, Romanian Gambling Organizers Association
Angel Iribozov, Chairman of the Board of Management of Bulgarian Trade Association of the Manufacturers and Operators in the Gaming Industry
Alexander Kovacevic, CEO, ImageQuix
Ewa Lejman, Head of the Polish Desk, WH
Zoran Puhac, Secretary-General, EOGL

Moderator: Mihnea Popesku Grisogono, founder, Casino Life & Businness Magazine

10:00 Panel: Focus on Regulatory Aspects. Central and Western Europe

Nicholas Aquilina, Attroney at Brandl & Talos Attorneys at Law in Vienna
Dr. Simon Planzer, Partner in PLANZER LAW
Dr.Joerg Hofmann, Head of the Betting and Gaming Group of Melchers Law Firm
David Foster, Head of Regulatory Affairs for GVC

Moderator: Joseph Borg, Advocate and Partner at WH Partners

11:00 Keynote Presentation: Challenge of Developing and Implementing Global Technical Standards

Alexander Haberl, Regulatory Development Manager, GLI

11:20 Opening Address

Angel Iribozov, Chairman of the Board of Management of Bulgarian Trade Association of the Manufacturers and Operators in the Gaming Industry

11:40 Coffee Break

Foyer in front of  Vitosha hall

  

11:40 Briefing powered by AGEM

Vitosha Hall

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12:10 Panel: Focus of understanding the implementation of AI in gaming industry

Yonko Chuklev, Senior Associate, Acuris Risk Intelligence
Kleo Papas, Director of International Projects, GovRisk
Assi Isac, Senior Product Owner, William Hill
Roman Czubak, Head of Sales, Novomatic

Moderator: Simon Westbury, Head of International Development Department, Digitain

 

13:00 Lunch

Foyer in front of Vitosha Hall

  

13:00 Global Gaming Women Lunch: What does the future hold for women in gambling?

Discussing past, present, and future, the GGW lunch session seeks to encourage participants (men and women) to share their professional and personal experiences on how the role of women in the industry has evolved and continues to do so. This should help identify any positive/negative trends and foster a discussion on what is going well and what could maybe be improved.

Facilitators:
Ana-Maria Baciu
Rossi McKee
Jessica Maier

Location: Rodopi Hall
Everyone is welcome!
Pre-registration is required.

 

14:00 Interactive Presentation: Chatbots and Messenger Marketing in the Gambling industry

Blagoy Nikushev, CEO, Zebra Digital

14:20 Presentation: How to rank in Google Search in the Gambling industry

Gennadiy Vorobyov, CEO, Netpeak Bulgaria

14:40 Panel: Digital Marketing

Nicc Lewis, CEO, MarCom & Marketing Agency
Mihnea Popescu, Founder, Casino Life & Business Magazine
Lyubomira Petrova, Chief Marketing Officer, UltraPlay

Moderator: Denitsa Alexieva, Head of Marketing, CoinPoint

15:20 Coffee Break

Foyer in front of Vitosha Hall

  

15:50 Panel: E-Sports rising. How online betting brands can stay ahead of the game

Stanislav Uzunov, eSports Head Trader, UltraPlay
Dr. Holger Jakob, Head of Legal at G2 Esports
Carlos Silva, Sales Director, Highlight Games
Moderator: Nicholas Aquilina, Attroney, Brandl & Talos

16:30 Panel: Convergence of Gaming and Gambling. Are regulators ready for new monetisation and betting models?

Brandon Debattista, Legal Counsel, Malta Gaming Authority
Simon Westbury, Head of International Development Department, Digitain
Ana-Maria Baciu, Managing Partner at SIMION & BACIU
Dr. Simon Planzer, Partner in PLANZER LAW

Moderator: Jessica Maier, Attorney, MELCHERS Law Firm

17:20 Panel: Advertisement Restrictions / IMGL Masterclass

Jakub Kolomičenko, Head of Legal, Endorphina
Stefano Sbordoni, Partner, Studio Legale Sbordoni
Mikkel Taanum, Senior Associate, Bird & Bird

Moderator: Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Partner, Melchers Law Firm

18:15 Closing Day One
19:00 Networking Party at Panorama Hall, fl. 7, Inter Expo Center

The EEGS networking party is powered by:

With the kind support of:

Terra Tangra  Kamenitza

22:30 After Party at Viva Casino, Sofia, Balkan Hotel

The official EEGS after party is powered by Viva! Casino Sofia
transfer included 

Viva Casino

ID required 

08:30 Registration & Morning Coffee

Foyer in front of Vitosha Hall

  

09:00 Panel: M&A (Mergers and acquisitions) and restructuring

Nicholas Aquilina, Attroney, Brandl & Talos
Ewa Lejman, Head of Polish Desk, WH Partners
Moderator: James Scicluna, Co-Managing Partner, WH Partners

09:40 Keynote Presentation: AML

Ron Goudsmit, ECA Honorary President

10:00 Keynote Presentation: Payment Methods

Yuval Ziv, Chief Commercial Officer, SafeCharge

 

10:20 Coffee Break

Foyer in front of Vitosha Hall

  

10:50 Panel: Lottery

Frank Herold, Business Development Manager, EMIRAT AG
Julian Arabadjiyski, Senior Sales Manager-Europe, Skilrock Technologies
Alex Dobrov, Chief Commercial Officer, TVBET

 

 

11:30 BEGE 2019: Official Opening

Central Foyer Stage

12:00 Panel: CSR and responsible gaming

Dan Iliovici, Vice President, Rombet
Miglena Dimitrova, Managing Partner, MDMI Legal
Ron Goudsmit, ECA
Kieran O’Keeffe, Secretary General, EUROMAT
Moderator: Donata Szabo, Junior Legal and Research Manager, Gambling Compliance

12:40 Lunch

In the foyer in front of Vitosha Hall

  

13:40 Panel: Blochchain & Crypto Currencies

Joseph Borg, Partner (Head of Blocckchain and Gaming $ Gambling Advisory) WH Partners
Oron Barber, Blockchain, Fin Tech and Crypto Currencies Consultant, CoinPiont

14:20 Panel: Cyber Security

Diana Karaivanova, Senior Consultant, ULX
Nevena Temelkova, Legal Advisor, AMATAS
Dusan Pavloviv, Advisor Personal Data, Better Collective

 

15:00 Keynote Presentation: Integrated Resorts in Europe

Robert Heller, CEO, Spectrum Gaming Capital

15:20 Panel: Gaming Tourism

Stanimir Stankov, Founder, StenlyComfort
Robert Heller, CEO, Spectrum Gaming Capital
Arjan Korstens, CEO, ExPlainer
Moderator: Martina Bojanska, Head of Marketing, Metropolitan Hotel

16:00 Closing Day Two