he International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) is officially calling for speakers for its 2019 Annual Conference to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica from 30 September to 3 October 2019.
This call for speakers follows a hugely successful 2018 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, where over 230 delegates from 41 countries attended the four-day event based on the theme of ‘Let’s make great regulation – together’.
IAGR’s annual conference brings together senior international gambling regulatory leaders as well as industry stakeholders to connect and share knowledge, and to hear from leading experts about known and emerging issues and trends across the industry.
IAGR’s President Trude Felde said, ‘Next year’s conference, titled “Regulating the game”, will focus on how regulators can foster a secure, vibrant, innovative, safe and responsible industry.’
‘We’re excited to be building a thought-provoking and impressive speaker line up for the 2019 conference. We want to provide a mix of compelling key-note presentations, expert interviews and gripping panel discussions.
‘It’s an unmatched event in the gambling regulatory calendar and provides a tremendous opportunity to discuss leading thinking in regulatory policy and practice, and access international perspectives and insights.’
The 2019 conference theme asks how regulators can foster secure, vibrant, innovative, safe and responsible industry. The gambling sector and regulatory task is issues rich and to best explore our theme and challenge thinking we are interested in hearing from:
· regulators and law enforcement
· industry participants, associations and stakeholders
· specialist gambling lawyers
· researchers and academics
· problem gambling support and treatment providers
Ms Felde added, ‘As gambling and gaming converges, technology rapidly advances and consumer interests and expectations evolve, we want to hear from leading experts and innovators that can provide insights, facilitate discussion and contest of ideas and help inform regulatory thinking and practices.’
Interested speakers should obtain the Call for Speakers pack at IAGR’s website, and review and provide a submission by 1 February 2019. IAGR will notify selected speakers and participants in early March.