Timetable/Speaker Summary

Pre-Event: Tuesday 13 November, Evening

Pre-Summit drinks, opening address and Summit registration

Location: The Grosvenor Hotel, 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0SJ, UK (view on Google Maps)

Delegates are invited to register one day before the conference opens, enabling you to skip the queue the next day. Enjoy some drinks and collect your badge and delegate guide.


PLUS: we are also running a range of optional masterclasses at the Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square, London during the day on Tuesday 13 November, giving you the chance to get expert tuition prior to the Totally Gaming Slot Summit.

Run by leading experts in the field, these masterclasses will offer unique insights into the problems facing landbased operators and focus on two key themes: Table Games, and Marketing.

Find out more about the Masterclasses here - and benefit from special package pricing when you book your pass for the Masterclass and the Totally Gaming Slot Summit.


Day One: Wednesday 14 November

First day of the Totally Gaming Slot Summit

Location: The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE, UK (view on Google Maps)

Key Theme: The Strategic Perspective

Time Session Summary Speaker(s)
10:30 - 10:45 Introduction and welcome   Lucien Wijsman / Robert Brassai
10:45 - 11:15 The FOBT decision in the UK  - a European perspective – potential consequences,  positive and negative   TBC
11:15 - 11:45 Morning Networking Break and Refreshments
11:45 - 12:30

The consequences of change: ‘Adversity is the Mother of Invention’

Are there lessons to be learned from other sectors and organisations, where a significant disruptive imposed change has been turned to commercial advantage TBC
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and Networking
13:30 - 13:45 Responsible Gaming – ‘glass half full?’ Can the RG debate be turned on its head? A proactive and positive response from the sector... Arno Nagelschmeid
13:45 - 14:30 The land based market’s response – the scale of the opportunity Quantifying the size and scale of the opportunity, in the UK but more generally, for land based operations TBC
14:30 - 15:15 Attracting a market: overview   Lucien Wijsman
15:15 - 15:30 Afternoon Networking Break and Refreshments
15:30 - 15:45 Database Marketing trends in the world (and their applications in the UK)  The importance of data in identifying target markets etc – particular emphasis on approaches to data mining to establish new markets TBC
15:45 - 16:30 The everlasting (and frequent failing) chase of the Fun Player   Arjan Korstjens
16:30 - 17:15 Who - Potentially - Plays Electronic Roulette Does Electronic Roulette attract a younger player demographic into casinos / If yes; what are the conditions to make this happen? Lucien Wijsman

From 17:15 - Social and Netorking Evening
Location & Details TBC


Day Two: Thursday 15 November

Second day of the Totally Gaming Slot Summit

Location: The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE, UK (view on Google Maps)

Key Theme: Making it a Reality - an Operational Perspective

Time Session Summary Speaker(s)
09:30 - 11:00 Electronic Roulette Around the World What has been the development of Electronic Roulette / Podium Gaming / Stadium Gaming around the world. Let’s hear from the experts what has happened in Latin America, the USA, Asia and Europe over the last 10 years and what the predications for the next 5 years are (TBC)
Marco Herrera (SG)
Lawrence Levy (Novomatic)
John Connolloy (Interblock)
11:00 - 11:15 Morning Networking Break and Refreshments
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch and Networking
13:15 - 14:00 Different Player Types, different Ambiance; the power of Multi Media Using Multi Media on Electronic Roulette Monitor Walls (or LED-walls) the dramatically change the atmosphere during different periods of the weeks (and therefore for different audiences) Matthias Clostermann
14:00 - 14:45 Designing the Electronic Roulette Stadium Electronic Roulette Stadiums come in many different sizes and flavours. Tips from the architect when designing the layout Aleksey Belinskiy
14:45 - 15:00 Afternoon Networking Break and Refreshments
15:00 - 15:45 Protecting the House The spread on Electronic Roulette is typically much larger than on Live Tables. Combine this with the fact that there is less oversight on an automated wheel, the fact that players can play more than 1 terminal at the time and many more players are playing against the same wheel and it is clear that Casinos need to make sure the wheel(s) are functioning properly Andrew Cammegh
15:45 - 16:30 Bonus Games; making the difference An overview of all the Bonus Games that the Leading Suppliers of Stadium Roulette are offering to Customers. This includes offering ‘mystery jackpots’ on Electronic roulette Lucien Wijsman (combining presentations from SG, Interblock and Novomatic)
16:30 - 17:00 The Art of the Deal(er) Especially when the audience on a Saturday is there to be entertained, the Dealer can make the difference. The Skillset needed to be a Dealer on Electronic Roulette is -completely- different from the skillset needed to be a Dealer on a Roulette Table TBC
17:00 - 17:15 Panel Discussion Bringing it all together and closing remarks/questions Lucien Wijsman

From 17:15 - Post-Summit Networking Drinks Reception
Location TBC

Join us for a drink or two to relax after the conference in a nearby pub and finish those important conversations to ensure you make the most of seeing your colleagues face-to-face.