2E Asia 2009 is scheduled for June 2-4 at the Cotai Strip CotaiExpo at the Venetian Macau.
In a special event on June 3, the Opening Day of the trade show floor at G2E Asia 2009, Stanley Ho, founder of the Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau S.A. and managing director of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau S.A, will be honored for his lifetime of achievements in the Asian gaming sector and provide a brief keynote address to attendees.
"As the global gaming industry continues to face one of the most challenging economic environments in recent history, the insights of top leaders and analysts will play an important role in helping industry professionals weather the storm," said Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., president and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA).
"The keynote sessions at G2E Asia 2009 offer attendees a unique opportunity to hear from those who know the industry best as they provide in-depth analyses of the current landscape, as well as future prospects for growth."
On Thursday, June 4, a panel of expert analysts will provide their unique thoughts and insights during "Asian Analysts: The Future of Gaming in Asia." Fahrenkopf will moderate the discussion, which will focus on how the regional markets will evolve in light of current economic realities. Joining Fahrenkopf will be Billy Ng, VP, conglomerates and gaming, Asia Pacific Equity Research, J.P. Morgan; Gary Pinge, senior VP, Industrial, Conglomerates and Transportation Research, Macquarie; Adam Rosenberg, managing director, global head of gaming group, Goldman Sachs & Co.; and Andrew Zarnett, managing director, Deutsche Bank Securities.