G2E Asia Conference

Defining What’s Shaping the Future of the Global Gaming-Entertainment Industry


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DAY1 – TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

ASIAN MARKETS PERSPECTIVES: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

Time

Topics & Speakers

09:30 – 10:15

Keynote Address
Daisy Ho
Chairman and Executive Director, SJM Holdings Limited
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A.

10:30 – 11:00

Opening Ceremony

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Luncheon

13:30 – 14:15

Regional Roundup of Asia Markets and Financial Outlook
Speaker:
Grant Govertsen
Managing Director, Union Gaming

14:15 – 15:00

Emerging Markets Roundtable
Moderator:
Grant Govertsen
Managing Director, Union Gaming
Panelists:
Eric Landheer
Executive Director of Summit Ascent
Sheldon Trainor, Executive Director of Macau Legend Development
Tim McNally, Chairman of NagaCorp

15:00 – 15:30

Tea Break

15:30 – 16:15

Spotlight on Japan: Japan Gaming Outlook
Moderator:
Joji Kokuryo
Managing Director, Bay City Ventures, Ltd.
Panelists:
Akira Kurita
IR Specialist Hakuhodo
Koji Ishikawa
Managing Partner, Greenburg Taurig Japan
Mitsuaki KiriyamaVP Solaire Resort & Casino Japan
Yugo KinoshitaCSO/CFO, Aruze Gaming Group

16:15 – 17:00

Spotlight on Japan: Economic Impacts to Other Asian Markets
Moderator:
Chris Wieners,
 Managing Partner, Hogo International
Panelists:
Ayako NakayamaRepresentative Director, Japan IR Association
David Bonnet, Managing Partner at Delta State Holdings Ltd.
Masahiro Terada, Integrated Resort Team Leader/Senior Manager, PWC Japan
Niall Sean Murray, Founder and Chairman, Murray International Group

DAY2 – WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019

FROM GAMING TO BEYOND GAMING

FROM GAMING TO BEYOND GAMING

Time

Topics

09:30 – 10:15

In Focus: Behaviors of Chinese Tourists and Future Trend
G. Bin Zhao
Senior Economist, PwC China

10:15 – 11:00

In Focus: Meeting Chinese Tourists’ Expectations
Panelists:
Anthony Lawrence
Macau Inc., Managing Director
Panelists:
Janet McNab
Managing Director, Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central and The St Regis
Ruth BostonSenior Vice President, Marketing and Brand Management at Sands Resorts Macao

11:00 – 11:30

Tea Break

11:30 – 12:15

Making the Integrated Resort Smart
Speaker:
Andrew Pearson
President Intelligencia Ltd

12:15 – 13:00

Elevating Total Customer Experience

13:00 – 14:00

Networking Luncheon

14:00 – 14:15

Afternoon Keynote

14:15 – 15:00

Government Strategy and Direction for Macau Tourism Development
Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes
Director, Macao Government Tourism Office

15:00 – 15:30

Macau’s License Renewal
The future of Macau’s casino licenses – disruption, risk and opportunity.
Speaker:
Professor Glenn James McCartney
Associate Professor in International Integrated Resort Management, University of Macau

15:30 – 16:00

Tea Break

16:00 – 16:45

IR Content Design & Lifestyle Marketing Trends
Moderator:
Michael Zhu
SVP of International Operations Planning & Analysis, The Innovation Group
Panelists:
Joshua Chan
VP of International Development, Caesars Entertainment Asia
Paul HeretakisManaging Director, Westar Architects International
Ping Ku
Vice President of Friedmutter Group

16:45 – 17:30

IR Content Design & Next-Generation Game Design
Moderator:
Shaun McCamley
Partner Head Asia Operations, Global Market Advisors LLC
Panelists:
Clinton Long,
 Asia Sales Director , SG Gaming
David Bollesen, VP,Games Studios AsiaPac,IGT
Tim LiangHead of Business Development, Jumbo Technology
Lloyd RobsonDirector, Aristocrat (Macau) Pty Ltd.

DAY3 – THURSDAY, MAY 23,2019

LEVERAGING GAMING INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY  

Time

Topics

09:30 – 10:00

Shaping the Future of Sports Betting
John English,
 Partner, Managing Director of Sports Betting & Technology, Global Market Advisors

10:00 – 10:30

Overview of Sports Betting in Asia
Keith McDonnell
MD, KM I-Gaming

10:30 – 11:15

Sports Betting in Asia: Now and in the present Future
Moderator:
Augustine Ha Ton Vinh
Stellar Management Corp,Chairman & CEO
David Lee
Partner, Lin & Partners 
Keith McDonnell
KMI-Igaming

11:15 – 11:30

Tea Break

11:30– 12:30

Best practice: How the industry should promote and establish Sports Betting in Asia
Moderator:
Harmen Brenninkmeijer
Managing Partner, Global Chain
Panelists:
Michael Maerz
Managing Director Asia, Sportsradar
Jesper Jensen,CEO, IGaming Asia
Jason Teh, RWB
John English, Partner, Managing Director of Sports Betting & Technology, Global Market Advisors

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Luncheon

14:00 – 14:45

Afternoon Keynote
Zane Moi
Deputy General Manager, Head of Partner Ecosystems, Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan, Amazon Web Services

14:45 – 15:30

Security & Cyber Security
Moderator:
Wendy Lim
DirectorCyber Security Consulting ,KPMG in Singapore
Douglas WolfsonDirector of Market Planning, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

15:30 – 16:00

Tea Break

16:00 – 16:45

Elevate your Customer Experience with Advanced Analytics & Machine Learning
Stephen Kong
Commercial Team Head, SAS Hong Kong

16:45 – 17:30

Innovation and Disruptive Technologies: Its Application and Case Studies
Speaker:
Kane Wu
President/Co-Founder and Data Scientist, Hong Kong Data Science Society /ThinkCol Limited

DAY3 – THURSDAY, MAY 23,2019

IAGA BEST PRACTICE INSITITUTE

Time

Event

9:30 – 9:35

Welcome Remarks

9:35 – 10:00

KeynoteResponsible Gaming – What’s the status quo and what do you need to know?
Nadine Grinblatt
CEO, Australasian Gaming Council

10:00 –  11:00

Creating and Implementing Effective Responsible Gaming Measures
Moderator:
Jennifer Shatley
Responsible Gaming Advisor, Caesars Entertainment/Logan Avenue Consulting
Participants:
Joseph Bufalino
Director of Responsible Gaming, Marina Bay Sands
Nadine GrinblattCEO, Australasian Gaming Council
Shelley White
CEO, Ontario Responsible Gaming Council

11:00 – 11:30

Tea Break

11:30– 12:30

2020 and Beyond: The Future of Macau’s Gaming Concessions
Moderator:
Rui Pinto Proença
Partner, MdME Lawyers
Participants:
Alidad Tash,
 Managing Director, 2NT8 Limited
Jason Ni, Executive Director, Research, Planning and Strategy, Wynn Palace
Pedro CortesLawyer, Rato Ling Lei & Cortes
Prof. Desmond Lam
Professor in Integrated Resort and Tourism Management, University of Macau

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Luncheon

14:00 – 15:00

Cyber Security and Data Privacy: Using New Tools to Prevent Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks
Moderator:
Nick Robinson
Partner, EY Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young
Participants:
Kok Tin Gan
Partner – Cyber Security & Privacy, PwC Hong Kong
Nick Parfitt
Head of Market Planning, Acuris Risk Intelligence
Tracey Elkerton,
 Global Head of Regulatory & Product Compliance, Aristocrat

15:00 – 15:30

Tea Break

15:30 – 17:00

Financial Crime, Risk Prevention and Detection Trends: A Roundtable Discussion
Moderator:
Manhim Yu
Partner, Ernst & Young Hong Kong
Participants:
Benjamin Floyd,
 SVP AML Compliance of Caesars Entertainment
Douglas LuiVice President & Chief Internal Auditor, Sands China
Joe OproskoPresident & COO, Veridocs