Agenda | Mon 25th Oct

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

09:00 

Welcome coffee and registration

Doors open

09:30 

Opening remarks

Willem van Oort, Founder, Gaming in Germany

09:40 

Keynote: Regulatory update

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

10:00 

The industry's perspective: DSWV 

Mathias Dahms, President, Deutscher Sportwettenverband

10:15 

The industry's perspective: DOCV

 
Dr. Dirk Quermann, President, Deutscher Online Casinoverband

10:30 

First steps in a newly regulated market (panel)

 
Mathias Dahms, President, Deutscher Sportwettenverband
Dr. Dirk Quermann, President, Deutscher Online Casinoverband
Birgitte Sand, CEO Birgitte Sand & Associates, fmr Director Danish Gambling Authority

11:00 

Coffee Break

11:30 

Tax Update

 
Dr. Gregor Führich, Tax Consultant, FALK GmbH

12:00 

Regulatory reflections

 
Dr. Jörg Hofmann, Head of the Gaming and Betting Law Practice Group, Melchers Law Firm
Birgitte Sand, CEO Birgitte Sand & Associates, fmr Director Danish
Gambling Authority

12:30 

Lunch

13:30 

Responsible gaming and the German regulatory framework

 
Prof. Dr. Tilman Becker, Gambling Research Center, University of Hohenheim 

13:50 

Responsible gaming and the effective use of technology (panel)

 
Prof. Dr. Tilman Becker, Gambling Research Center, University of Hohenheim 
Dr. Michael Auer, Director, Neccton
Prof. Dr. Kim Mouridsen, Founder, Mindway AI, Aarhus University
Moderator: Birgitte Sand, CEO Birgitte Sand & Associates, fmr Director Danish Gambling Authority

14:20 

Profiling problem gamblers: Lessons from a mature market

 
Matthew Hickey, CEO, Gordon Moody UK

14:40 

Sponsored session: Compliance and technical solutions

Martin Collins, Director of Business Development, Gaming innovation Group
Marcel Tobler, Chief Strategy Officer, Grand Casino Baden
Steve Schrier, Author, Build Your Sales Tribe, formerly Scientific Games and Playtech
Vikas Seth, Chief Product Officer, IDNow
Moderator: Filippo Ferri, Chief Commercial Officer, Maxima Compliance 

15:25 

Tea Break

16:00 

Entrepreneurial innovation I | Fireside chat: Past & future of German iGaming 

 
Dr. Jörg Hofmann, Head of the Gaming and Betting Law Practice Group, Melchers Law Firm
Mark Dieckmann, Founder & CEO, FOZUKI, fmr MD edict egaming GmbH

16:20 

Entrepreneurial innovation II | Game design and RTP: Mitigating the German gaming tax impact 

 
Robert Lenzhofer, CEO & Co-Founder, Hölle Games

16:30 

Entrepreneurial innovation III | Brokering connections: The value of independent betting marketplaces 

Nico Jansen, CEO, Bet IT Best

17:15 

Closing Remarks

 

Willem van Oort, Founder, Gaming in Germany

18:30

Networking drinks