IAGR announces official speaker line up for IAGR2019

    The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has announced the official speaker line-up and program for its annual conference, IAGR2019, to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica from 30 September to 3 October 2019.

    IAGR’s President Trude Felde said that the annual conference is the key event for gaming regulators and industry stakeholders on the crowded calendar of gambling conferences. “IAGR2019 is an unrivalled opportunity for delegates to connect with and hear from senior gaming regulators, leading researchers and experts, and access the latest international insights on emerging trends and issues and help shape regulatory approaches,” Ms Felde said.

    Titled “Regulating the game”, the 2019 event will focus on how best practice in gaming regulation can foster a secure, vibrant, innovative, safe and responsible industry.

    “We’re really excited to announce the details of our four-day program for IAGR2019, which follows our hugely successful call for speakers,” said Ms Felde. “We’ll be delivering a thought-provoking mix of key note speakers, expert analysis and panel discussions on everything from responsible gambling and behavioural insights to the role of AI and big data in gaming regulation.”

    Other key themes to be explored at IAGR2019 include:

    • risk and crisis prevention, and response
    • responsive regulation theory and practice
    • strategic interviewing and detecting deception
    • cyber security
    • blockchain and gaming
    • behavioural insights that impact gaming regulation
    • the future of responsible gambling
    • and sportsbetting integrity and match fixing.

    The full-program is now available to view on IAGR’s website. Ms Felde said, “We also look forward to working with our hosts in Jamaica – the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission and Casino Gaming Commission – in putting on a fantastic event for the international regulatory community and industry stakeholders.”

    Mr Vitus Evans, Executive Director of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission, said, “We’re delighted to be hosting the world’s leading regulatory minds here Jamaica this year – it’s a great opportunity to engage with our peers in other jurisdictions.”

    “The impressive speaker line-up with provide valuable insights for all international regulators, particularly those in the Caribbean that are developing or refining their regulatory approaches.” Ms Felde added, “As part of IAGR’s conference launch it has released special early bird rates for members and non-members, so if you’re interested in attending book now to take advantage of this discounted offer.”

    To register or to find out more about the program, fees and hotel bookings for IAGR2019 visit IAGR’s website.