Agenda | Day 1 | Mon 19th Sep 

Please note: This conference agenda is provisional and may be subject to minor changes

13:00 

Welcome coffee and registration

Doors open

14:00 

Opening remarks

Willem van Oort, Founder, Gaming in Germany

14:10 

Legal & Regulatory update

The global perspective

Dr. Jörg Hofmann, Head of the Gaming and Betting Law Practice Group, Melchers Law Firm;

Marc Ellinger, President IMGL

 

Regulatory Update

Dr. Jörg Hofmann, Head of the Gaming and Betting Law Practice Group, Melchers Law Firm;

14:40 

Regulating the German Market

Keynote

Benjamin Schwanke, Co-Chair GGL

Summary & Reflection

Birgitte Sand, Birgitte Sand & Associates, former Executive Director of the Danish Gambling Authority

15:05 

Regulators in Dialogue

Keynote

René Jansen, Chair Ksa & GREF

Discussion Panel

Benjamin Schwanke, René Jansen, Birgitte Sand (mod.)

15:40 

Coffee Break

16:10 

The industry's viewpoint

Industry association #1 DOCV

Dr. Dirk Quermann, President, Deutscher Online Casinoverband

Industry association #2 DSWV

Mathias Dahms, President, Deutscher Sportwettenverband
Discussion Panel
Dr. Dirk Quermann, Mathias Dahms, Dr. Jörg Hofmann (mod.)

16:50

Illegal gambling & enforcement​

Combating illegal online gambling in Germany

Nadja Wierzejewski, Dept Head, GGL

17:10

Social Responsibility

Discussion Panel

Dr. Tilman Becker, CEO, TC Becker Consult, 

Dr. Anke Quack, Head of Player Protection & Prevention Center, University of Mainz,

Robert Müller-Oeltz, Advisor, Landesverwaltungsamt Sachsen-Anhalt

18:00

Networking drinks

Agenda | Day 2 | Tues 20th Sep 

10:00

Looking back at Day 1

Dr. Jörg Hofmann, Head of the Gaming and Betting Law Practice Group, Melchers Law Firm;

10:10 

Market Data

Ed Birkin, Senior Analyst, H2 Gambling Capital

10:30 

Taxation

Prof. Dr. Christian Jahndorf, University of Münster, Partner, HLB Schumacher Hallermann

10:50 

Coffee Break

11:20 

The case for the German market

Thomas Schenk, Deputy Chair, Deutscher Spielbankenverband, Marcel Tobler, CSO Stadtcasino Baden; Michele Sessa, Head of Institutional Affairs, Snaitech; Thomas Wendt, Co-founder & Director, Apparat Gaming

12:10 

Lunch & Networking

13:10 

Marketing & marketing restrictions (panel)

Alexander Nitt, Legal Counsel, DSWV; Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, EGBA; Melanie Hainzer, CMO, Rootz; Claus Retschitzegger, Head of Legal/Public Affairs, bet-at-home; Johannes Brecher, Senior Director, lead link (mod.)

13:40 

LUGAS: Remote market supervision and operator responsibility

Felix Schleife, Advisor, Landesverwaltungsamt Sachsen-Anhalt; Jan Kretschmer, Senior Manager Public Policy, Lotto24

14:10 

Coffee Break

14:40

Compliance: Challenges and localized solutions (panel)

Jochen Biewer, MD, Chevron Compliance Solutions; Antonio Zanghi, CEO, Maxima Compliance; Rayissa Manning Armata, Head of Regulatory Affairs, IDnow; 

15:10 

Responsible Gaming

Dr. Tilman Becker, CEO, TC Becker Consult; Rasmus Kjaergaard, CEO, Mindway AI; Paul Dent, Strategic Engagement Lead, Gordon Moody

15:40

Looking to the future

Mark Dieckmann, iGaming Entrepreneur; Dr. Jörg Hofmann, Head of the Gaming and Betting Law Practice Group, Melchers Law Firm; 

15:55 

Closing Remarks

Willem van Oort, Founder, Gaming in Germany