04/05/2012 :  CONFERENCE CORNER
 
Gibraltar the next stop for KPMG eGaming Summit
 
KPMG Gibraltar has announced the speaker line-up for its second annual eGaming Summit, due to be held on 19th April at the Caleta Hotel on The Rock and bringing together key stakeholders and decision makers from e-gaming operators, service providers and the Government.
 
The morning session will focus on issues specific to the Gibraltar jurisdiction, following opening remarks by The Hon. Gilbert Licudi, Government of Gibraltar.
 
Phill Brear of the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority will offer an update on licensing and regulation, followed by a general sector update provided by Peter Montegriffo of Hassans.
 
Clive Hawkswood, Chief Executive of the Remote Gambling Association, will present his view of ‘The Future for Europe’, after which Lucky Multani of 888 Holdings will talk about player security and fraud prevention.
 
The morning closes with a topical presentation by HM Treasury & HMRC on UK tax and regulation.
 
In the afternoon, delegates will focus on the sector in a broader global context, with an eye to the future.  Highlights will include representatives of digital marketing company Latitude Group presenting on social gaming and mobile marketing; Joanna Lawrence from Barclaycard talking about payment acceptance and solutions; renowned futurist Warwick Bartlett speaking on the future of the US and Asia; and John Kamara from SpadeSocial discussing customer acquisition. 
 
The afternoon will close with a Q&A session in which a panel of four experts will field questions from delegates on the day’s topics.
 
Further information on the Summit can be found on its webpage, which includes a full event programme:
 
http://www.kpmg.com/GI/en/IssuesAndInsights/ArticlesPublications/Events/eGaming-2012/Pages/Default.aspx