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08:30   REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

09:00   Welcome Speech
             Yudi Soetjiptadi - MD, Eventus International Limited

09:15    Opening Remarks from the Chairperson
             Tim Shepherd, Co-Founder - Silver Heritage Group Ltd

09:30   Regulatory Address: “The latest regulatory developments in India”

10:00   International Keynote Address from the Chairperson:

            “Show me the money: How is the global gaming industry responding to the                     liberalisation of gambling regulations in and the growth in demand from India’s               burgeoning middle class and how can you capitalise?”
            Tim Shepherd - Co-Founder,Silver Heritage Group Ltd

10:30   NETWORKING TEA BREAK

11:00   Presentation: “Let’s talk about Tax: Is GST in India a game changer?”

11:30   Panel: Gambling and betting in sports legalisation in India – The sleeping               giant
            Where are we now?
            What is the future prospect?
            Why sports betting should be legalised?
            Legalising sports gambling pros and cons – The Oxford Debate
            How should we regulate it?

            Panelists:

            Jay Sayta – Founder, Glaws.in
            Ranjana Adhikari - Co-head Media Entertainment & Gaming Practice, Nishith               Desai Associates
            Vidushpat Singhania - Managing Partner, Krida Legal
            Vaibhav Gaggar – Managing Partner, Gaggar & Associates

12:30    NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

13:30   Presentation: “Comparing India’s Casinos to Other Gaming Offerings                     Globally”
            Kit Szybala - Director of Research and Analysis, Global Market Advisors

14:00   Panel: The Casinos of India
            How can growth be achieved in the face of restrictive regulation?
            Experiences in several Indian jurisdictions: Goa, Sikkim and Daman
            What is the growth potential and is there room for new entrants?
            Navigating the licensing and regulations in different Indian jurisdictions
            Panelists:
            Albert Climent – Director, Bluesea Gaming
            Manoj Jain – VP, Deltin Group

15:00   Presentation: “Analytics in the Gaming and Sports Betting Industry”
            Andrew Pearson – Founder & Managing Partner, Intelligencia Limited


15:30    NETWORKING TEA BREAK  

16:00   Panel: Status of lotteries in India
            Understanding how lottery sits alongside other gaming verticals
            Bringing traditional lotteries into the digital era
            What are the legal challenges today?
            What are the legal justifications for state monopolies in India? 
            Is the lottery industry in India changing with innovative lottery solutions?
            Panelists:
            Arvind Upadhyay – Co-Founder & COO, Glück Games
            Ratul Sethi – Director of Operations, Golden Gaming International Pvt. Ltd.

17:00   Panel: "Sports integrity: The key to a successful regulated sports betting 

            market”
            Recent issues on match-fixing and sports betting.
            How betting can partner with sport to reach a new audience

            Panellist:
            Thierry Pujol - Director of Sports Integrity, Française des jeux (FDJ)


 18:00   Closing Remarks From the Chair 
 

AGENDA

DAY ONE

Tuesday, 27 February 2018


 

             


08:30   REGISTRATION AND TEA

09:00   International Keynote Address from the Chairperson:

            “Exploring key growth markets and opportunities in India: lottery, sports betting,

             land based and online gaming - how to foster further growth?”
             Christina Thakor-Rankin – Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming LTD.

09:20   Presentation:

            Roland Landers – CEO, All India Gaming Federation

09:40   Presentation: “Fantasy Sports in Indi”a by FIFS

10:00   NETWORKING TEA BREAK

10:30   Panel: Fantasy Sports unicorns:
            Is it a game of skill?
            The difference between fantasy sports and legalized sports wagering
            Panelists:
            Aahna Mehrotra – Sport Laws & Management consultant
            Benjamin Carlotti – Managing Director, Oulala Games Ltd
            Harsh Jain - CEO & Co-Founder, Dream11
            Nandan Kamath – Principal Lawyer, LawNK
            Nitin Mittal - Associate, Krida Legal

11:30   Panel: Mobile gaming market in India: opportunities, monetisation

            challenges & solutions:
            How to increase your revenue through the utilisation of mobile gaming
            Social and mobile the new frontier for innovation in gaming?
            Panelists:
            Harsh U. Kothari - COO & Co-founder, Neon Gaming Studio Pvt. Ltd.
            Nitish Mittersain – Founder & Managing Director, Nazara Technologies Pvt Ltd.

12:30   NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

13:30    Panel: Betting on Horse Racing in India: The Look Ahead
             Panelists:
             Catherine Chauvin – PMU (International Development)
             Gowree Gokhale – Partner, Nishith Desai Associates
             Tom Waterhouse - CEO, William Hill Australia

14:30   Panel: Poker & Rummy in India
            Recent legal developments: Ordinance issued by the Telangana government banning

            rummy, litigation in Gujarat High Court, Supreme Court etc.
            Analysing the rummy market: Growth, geography, potential and strategies
            Exponential growth of poker: Is poker reaching all four corners of the country?
            Sportifying poker and other card games: Are poker leagues here to stay?
            Panelists:
            Alexandre Dreyfus – CEO, Global Poker League
            Anuj Gupta – Founder, Adda52
            Pariekshit Maadishetti – Founder, Taj Rummy

15:30   NETWORKING TEA BREAK

16:00   Panel: Anti-Money Laundering and the Gaming Industry
            Discuss ways to implement management methods
            Explore roles and responsibilities to continuously manage compliance and improve

            standards
            Panelists:
            Alexanda Henderson – Head of AML at The Ritz Hotel Casino
            Susan O’Leary – CEO, Alderney eGambling Limited

17:00   Panel: eSports in India:
            What’s the potential for eSports in India?
            Is India heading towards an eSports boom?
            eLeague strategies & opportunities
            Diversity & Demographics
            Panelists:
            Andrew Pearson – Founder & Managing Partner, Intelligencia Limited
            Benjamin Föckersperger – Co-Founder, the-esports.com
            Gowtham Reddy – Founder & Managing Partner, Tesseract Esports LLP
            Purvish Kothari - CEO & Co-founder, Neon Gaming Studio 

18:00   Closing Remarks From the Chair

                                      *** END OF CONFERENCE***  

​DAY Two

Wednesday, 28 February 2018