On 21-22 of September, in Fira de Barcelona Montjuic, will be held one of the main events in the worldwide sports betting and iGaming industry—the SBC Summit Barcelona. The conference and exhibition are related to discussing the industry's future, exchanging knowledge and building powerful connections between sports betting and iGaming assemble.
Parimatch Tech speakers will cover several topics in discussion panels related to key issues in sports betting, online casinos, people management, payments & compliance, safer gambling and emerging tech.
Speaker by speaker, let's highlight panels with Parimatch Tech representatives.
Maksym Liashko, CEO—Navigating the opportunities and growing pains of global transformation
The panel is related to transformational time for our industry and the growing pains that come with intense periods of M&A activity, market expansion and an influx of disruptive technologies. Moreover, experts will discuss incoming innovations from North America, response to emerging tech and blockchain, the continued growth of esports, and a virulent VC market.
Jesper Svensson, CEO at Betsson Group
Paris Smith, CEO at Pinnacle Sports
Alexander Stevendahl, CEO at Videoslots Ltd
David Flynn, CEO at Glitnor Group
21.09 — 10:20 - 11:10
Anna Motruk, Deputy CEO—Ukraine, CIS & Eastern Europe—defying the headwinds
Despite the obvious headwinds, Eastern Europe and its surrounding jurisdictions are still predicted to be the fastest-growing region in Europe. The panel breaks down the licensing and regulation requirements for iGaming and sports betting across Ukraine, CIS & Eastern Europe and discusses the pros and cons of the various market entry strategies for the regions.
Irakli Davarashvili, CMO at Adjarabet
Adam Lamentowicz, CEO at Superbet Poland
Sergey Potapov, Co-founder and Board Member at Cosmolot
Dan Ghita, President at RomBet
22.09 — 17:10 - 17:50
Artur Ashyrov, CTO—Securing the future of tech & development in our industry
The panel discusses whether more incredible innovation and a drive toward more exciting "emerging tech" projects can be part of a broader solution to keep tech talent in our industry.
Nick Maroudas, Global CTO at Kwiff
Sten Andersen, Chief of Innovation & Future Affairs at ATG
James Parkins, Chief of Trading and Technology at SKS365
Javier Pumar Cordero, CTO Online at Codere
21.09 — 10:20 - 11:10
Ievgeniia Derbal, Chief Lefal officer—Regulators' View: Liberalisation Era is over
Market-by-market regulators signal that a stricter regulatory approach is needed to govern industry incumbents effectively on conduct, compliance and technical duties. Does a hardened regulatory doctrine point to regulators no longer being able to trust licensed incumbents' abilities to govern themselves and set market standards? How are operators adjusting to the new realities of operating in hyper-scrutinised marketplaces that demand costly player registries, data-sharing schemes, record keeping, and heightened KYC and compliance checks as gambling's liberalisation period is over?
Maarten Haijer, Secretary General at European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA)
Morten Ronde, Founder & Managing Director at Nordic Gambling
Robert Zammit, Partner at WH Partners
21.09 — 11:30 - 12:10
Tetiana Davydova, Chief Talent Officer—A culture that scales: harnessing diversity to deliver growth
Companies have merged and scaled rapidly, but with this comes a need for change management driven by a strong culture and identity. Leaders of the new generation of gaming and betting companies come together to discuss the importance of building a culture from the top down that harnesses diversity to attract talent, deliver rapid growth and solidify mergers.
Shelly Suter-Hadad, CEO at BePresent Limited
Cindy Macintos, CPO at Pinnacle
Magdalena Rudzka, Chief Human Resources Officer at PlayUp
21.09 — 15:30 - 16:10
Yurii Shevchuk, Head of Compliance—US market entry: entering the second wave of sports betting & iGaming
What are the most difficult challenges facing international sports-betting & iGaming businesses, living in a state-by-state environment where the game's rules may differ significantly from market to market? Hear from this expert panel on how to get over the hurdle of multi-state compliance and successfully implement go-to-market strategies that scale.
Andy Wright, SVP Trading at Fanatics
Jason Trost, CEO at Smarkets
Garreth Core, Senior Director of Product at FanDuel
David van Egmond, CEO at Bettor Capital
Daniel Graetzer, CEO at Carousel Group & MaximBet
22.09 — 11:30 - 12:10
See you there!
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