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Visionary Keynotes

3-4 February, London, UK

This year at ICE VOX, we have organised some of our most inspiring keynote speakers to date. You can hear from some of the biggest names both inside and outside of our industry, allowing you to gain well rounded and informed insights that will set the tone and set you of the on the right path for your day of top level conference sessions.

Reforming Gambling Policy uniting stakeholders for a positive change - 09:30-10:00, Monday, 3 February

Tom WatsonA long standing and most vocal advocate of regulatory change in the UK, Tom Watson has unquestionably been one of the most influential figures in British politics to inspire calls for the review of the Gambling Act now an imminent reality. He thus has also been shaping the wider European narrative as the regulatory pressures in the UK are now being monitored and adopted by other, younger gambling jurisdictions worldwide. This is your unique opportunity to hear a policy maker’s perspective so you can define the steps needed to adapt to a truly consumer focused regulatory reality.

  • Tom Watson, former Deputy Leader of the UK Labour Party

PANEL: Leaders in Gaming Keynote - 10:00-10:30, Monday, 3 February

This session is dedicated to Gaming’s biggest influencers, tasked with giving their insight into the next 10 years of Gaming. The panel, which will open ICE VOX, focuses on technology, sustainability, the future of advertising and, of course, the role of industry leaders in responsible gambling.

  • Ulrik Bengtsson , CEO, William Hill
  • Itai Pazner, CEO, 888
  • Pontus Lindwall, CEO, Betsson

 

Keynote Panel

Exclusive Fireside Chat: “Regulation is the main part of our core business” - 10:30-11:00, Tuesday, 4 February

Harald NeumannHarald will talk about regulations and trends in the European gambling market. He will draw on some of his recent experiences in the market to illustrate the major challenges in this area and focus on the measures needed to make progress in times of increasingly restrictive, regulatory frameworks. This session will concentrate on all the key issues of CSR and Responsible Gaming, which will continue to dictate the market in the future.

  • Harald Neumann, CEO, NOVOMATIC AG

Changing the Image of Gaming - 16:00-16:30, Tuesday, 4 February

Danny RogersThe gaming industry has struggled with its public perception for many years. Especially with some of the more recent headlines exposing ‘rogue’ operators, the industry has really felt the impact of from this through increased regulation, limits on promotional activity and a general lack in public support.

This session will draw on his extensive knowledge of some of the most disruptive PR campaigns of recent times, providing key insights on what we, as an industry, can learn from them to change the image of gaming.

  • Danny Rogers, Editor in Chief, PR Weekly

Star Guest Appearance - Wednesday, 5 February

Usain Bolt to Provide Special Address

Want to be part of a select group of attendees see Usain Bolt present an exclusive keynote at 11:00 on Wednesday, 5 February?

Then you need to book a 2-Day ICE VOX conference pass

IMPORTANT: This session is reserved for those with 2-Day ICE VOX passes

 

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