12th – 16th June 2017, Hippodrome Casino, London
GamCrowd Tech week is the first ever gambling technology week.
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GamCrowd Tech Week is the first event dedicated to the global gambling technology sector to be held during London Tech Week one of the world’s leading tech events.
 

GamCrowd Tech Week is the first event dedicated to the global gambling technology sector to be held during London Tech Week one of the world’s leading tech events.

GamCrowd Tech week vision

GamCrowd Tech week is the first event dedicated to the global gambling technology sector to be held during London Tech Week one of the world’s leading tech events. GamCrowd has set out a vision to give a platform for the amazing tech that the gambling industry develops and at the same time help the industry understand and navigate the tech landscape which is coming as part of the fourth industrial revolution.

Our vision is this: 

  • Create the interface between the Gambling Industry’s thought leaders and the global world of technology, innovation and disruption.
  • Empower the Gambling Industry to identify, learn about, prepare for and adopt game-changing technology.
  • Champion gamtech innovation to the global tech sector.
  • Debate the issues and create a path through industry challenges.
  • Showcase breakthrough technologies that are transforming Gambling.
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Wednesday 14th June. GamCrowd Tech conference. Hippodrome Casino.
A day of panel discussions and presentations from experts from both the gambling industry and from other tech sectors. We will focus on the key tech trends and look at the potential disruption and opportunities they will bring.
8:30am

​Registration and refreshments

9.00am

Intro to GamCrowd Tech week. Chris North GamCrowd

Chris will run through what to expect from today’s conference.

9.15am

What are the main tech challenges facing the industry?

The industry is facing a tsunami of new tech. We ask the panel of industry experts what they think will be the main tech trends and how the industry will adopt them.

Moderator: Chris North, GamCrowd

  • Dave McDowell, FSB Tech
  • Max Francis, Black Cow
  • Andrew Reader, Velo Partners
  • Konrad Gill, ViARsys
  • Alistair Boston-Smith, Bede Gaming
10.00am

What we will be the impact of Blockchain on the gambling industry?

GamCrowd has been leading the way for the Gambling industry in understanding what the impact of blockchain could be to the industry. This session will be centred around the report GamCrowd published in November 2016 of the same name. Leading experts from the blockchain sector discuss the topic.

Moderator: Dr Hans Lombardo, Co-founder, Chain of Things

  • Thomas Bertani, Orcalize
  • Imogen Bunyard, Zerado
  • Mihai Cimpoesu, DLT LAB
  • Matthew Warner, Chain-finance
10.45am

Refreshments break

11.15am

What is Regtech and how is it going to change the way the gambling industry operates?

As new technology like blockchain could give regulators new tools to help regulate. We ask the panel how they see the landscape developing and more importantly how the regulator can keep up with the pace of change.

Moderator: Marc Wood, Gambling Analytics.

  • Anatoly Kvitnitsky, Trulioo
  • Jamie Miles, Onfido
  • Richard Williams, Joelson
  • Hans Lombardo, Blockpass
12.00pm

Why understanding digital transformation is important. Learning from past mistakes!

Industry veteran Marcus Wareham will look at where the online gambling industry has come from in the past 17 years and what tech lessons we can learn. He will look at how to prepare for the next tech revolution and how to plan for it.

Marcus Wareham, Digital Transformation consultant

12.45pm

​Lunch

2.00pm

What can we learn from other tech sectors especially similar sectors like fintech?

This panel will be made up of leading voices from key tech sectors that share some of the issues that gambling industry does in terms of legacy systems and regulation.

Moderator: Chris North, GamCrowd

  • Stuart Millson, Broker Compare
  • Mike Read, Pelican Exchange
  • Michael Berns, Digital Reasoning

2.45pm

What will be the impact of AI and big data be on the gambling industry?

As AI starts to touch all parts of our life’s we hear how AI will transform the gambling industry from backend efficiencies by making sense of the vast amounts the data the industry deals with to the customer and how they will become smarter.

Moderator: Andreas Hartmann, Vaix.ai.

  • Andreas Koukorinis, Stratagem
  • Liam Casey, Stratifai
  • Lonnie Hamm, Kindred
  • Simo Dragicevic, Bet Buddy
3.30pm

Coffee break

4.15pm

What are the challenges of attracting and retaining tech talent?

Attracting tech talent to the industry is a constant challenge for every gamtech business. This is only to become harder as the tech trends start to be adopted and the talent pool is spread across all tech sectors. We ask the panel to look at how they are recruiting and retaining their talent now and how they see the future.

Moderator: Rick Brownlow, Geektastic.

  • Helen Walton, Gamevy
  • Robin Beattie, Mortimer Spinks
  • Mitsuya Fujimoto, Ganapati Malta
5.00pm

To buy or to build. How do you keep up with the pace of tech change?

With the ability to stay up with the tech curve becoming more and more difficult because of the pace of change will business look to companies dedicated to building leading technology instead of building it themselves. Ian Hogg will look at the pros and cons of both paths.

Ian Hogg, Chairman, GamCrowd.

5.25pm

To buy or to build.

Alistair Boston-Smith, Bede Gaming

5.50pm

History of the Hippodrome

Simon Thomas, Hippodrome Casino

6.00pm

Drinks reception and networking at Lola’s casino at the Hippodrome.

SPEAKERS
Dr Hans Lombardo
Co-founder and Head of Marketing and Communications
Chain of Things
Ian Hogg
Founding Shareholder and Chairman
GamCrowd
Rick Brownlow
CEO
Geektastic
John O'Malia
Director
VAIX.AI
Marcus Wareham
Digital Transformation consultant
Marc Wood
CEO
Gambler Analytics Ltd
Chris North
CEO
GamCrowd
Matthew Warner
Journalist and Editor
Chain-finance and AllCoinsNews
Jamie Miles
Head of KYC
Onfido
Richard Williams
Partner
Joelson
Dr. Mihai Cimpoesu
Founder
DLTLAB
Mitsuya Fujimoto
CEO
Ganapati Malta
Max Francis
Founder
Black Cow Technology
Andreas Hartmann
Product & Operations
VAIX.AI
Simo Dragicevic
CEO
BetBuddy
Andreas Koukorinis
Founder and Head of Trading
Stratagem Technologies
Robin Beattie
Director
Mortimer Spinks
Helen Walton
Founder
Gamevy
David McDowell
CEO and Co-founder
FSB Technology
Stuart Millson
Director
Broker Compare
Anatoly Kvitnitsky
VP of Growth
Trulioo
Michael Berns
Consultant
Digital Reasoning
Mike Read
Co-founder
Pelican
Andrew Reader
Director
Velo Partners
Liam Casey
Consultant
Stratifai
Lonnie Hamm
Head of Data Science
Kindred Group
Thomas Bertani
CEO
Oraclize
Konrad Gill
Founder
ViARsys
Imogen Bunyard
Co-founder and COO
Zerado
Alistair Boston-Smith
Chief Commercial Director
Bede Gaming
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Events being held at London’s world famous and iconic Hippodrome Casino on Leicester Square.

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