Insight and expertise from across the industry
|09:20||Chairman’s Welcome with Phil Fraser
|09:30|| Live Online Bingo- - The next frontier?
| As live casino’s unstoppable rise continues, Gamevy’s CEO discusses the challenges of building live games based on other verticals such as lottery, and explores the viability of Live Bingo
Learn more about the risks, rewards and opportunities available to suppliers and operators introducing innovative new live products
Paul Dolman-Darrall, CEO, Gamevy
|09:55||The future of slots and minigames
|The slots legislative climate in UK retail Bingo and AGC's versus online is quite different; will there be a convergence and how will that effect suppliers/operators and the players themselves
Mobile gameplay is on the up: how is that effecting mini game revenue and is player behaviour any different?
One hit wonders: why do players always go back to the old favourites and how difficult is it to produce a game that adds incremental value versus cannibalisation?
Moderator: Ben Starr, Jumpman Gaming
Rhys Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Mutuel Play
Gary Keeney, Head of Bingo, Playtech
Scott Murray, CEO, Eyecon Gaming
|11:15||Trust, integrity and player safety in bingo and slots
|2018 is likely to be a watershed moment, with regulators increasing the crack down on operators not ensuring compliance. Hear how the industry needs to adapt to ensure customers are protected
With a majority of bingo players not considering themselves to be gamblers, it’s even more important to educate players. Hear how the leading operators are doing this, and the results it’s having
Understand how to use strong compliance as a positive tool to increase reputation and trust, and ensure players are happy, safe and playing responsibly
Moderator Simon Jones, Managing Director, WhichBingo
Stella Dalton, Social Responsibility / Regulatory Affairs Manager, Remote Gaming Association
Sarah Ramanauskas, Senior Partner,Gambling Integrity
Chris Percy, Data Scientist, Bet Buddy
|12:00||Product as a priority
|Product differentiation and improvement is becoming increasingly important to make brands stand out, as free bonuses become expensive, and wagering requirements increase in unpopularity.
Hear from a group of product experts on the changes that have been successful, and what we can expect to see across the next 24 months.
Understand what software providers entering the space are bring to the table, and what these new platforms are likely to mean for operators
Moderator:Michael Brady, Chief Executive Officer, Bede Gaming
Tom Ustunel, Director of Betting and Gaming, News UK
Simon Collins, Commercial Director & Co-founder, Gaming Realms
Leon Thomas, Chief Commercial Officer, Instant Win Gaming
|15:50||Afternoon Networking Break
|14:00||Google on progressive web apps in gaming
|Hear from Google’s Industry Head of Gambling on how the most innovative brands are working with the software giant to boost their brand and mobile acquisition channels
Get the latest stats and advice on how bingo and slots brands can use Google Play now that it is open to real money gaming
Katie Hemus, Industry Manager, Google
|14:25||Innovation & rejuvenation
|Cross Sell: the value of quality mini-games content, slick UI, tools and user journeys in engaging customers within bingo and beyond
Cut to the chat: socially engaging players again the easy way
Christopher Dean, Head of Bingo, Yggdrasil
|15:00||Marketing Strategy in a new age of compliance
|Increasing restrictions on TVC’s, growing animosity from the general public and a clampdown on creatives and brands that are seen as too attractive to children are all significant changes to have ramped up over the last 12 months. What’s coming next?
Will no wager, or no bonus campaigns and products become the new norm as player opinion turns increasingly hostile to having their money locked in?
Moderator: Angus Nisbet, Managing Director, Playtech
Victoria Reed, Head of Bingo, Betfred
Allan Turner, Chief Marketing Officer, BGO Group
Simon Dunne, Chief Marketing Officer, Broadway Gaming
|We sit down with Will Mace, Head of Kindred Futures to discuss potentially disruptive innovation such as the rise of voice as an interface, chatbots, VR/AR, data and machine learning and what it means for the industry
Hear how other product verticals are using emerging technology, and understand how the bingo vertical could leverage similar opportunities across product and marketing
Build an understanding of how competitors from inside and outside the gambling industry are preparing for new channels and new interfaces
Will Mace, Head of Kindred Futures, Kindred Group (formally Unibet Group)
|17:15||Networking Drinks on the Mezzanine