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CEEGC 4 and the prestigious CEEG Awards 2019

4th edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference and Awards – 24-25 September – Budapest, Hungary

Full Day Conference and Awards Ceremony

It would be our honor to see you at the fourth edition of the yearly Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference which includes several panel discussions about regulatory updates in the region, industry topics, technology workshops, quality networking opportunities, and the prestigious CEEG Awards.

Leading experts of the gambling industry present their latest updates.

Central and Eastern Europe, DACH, Balkans, Asia and North America.

Quality networking opportunities with an emphasis on comfort.

Budapest is in the heart of Europe with a rich & multi-cultural history.

Already confirmed Speakers/Moderators

Dan Iliovici

Dan Iliovici

Vice President at Rombet

Dan Iliovici is Vice President of ROMBET – Romanian Gambling Organizers’ Association, one of the most important association of the industry.

With a rich experience in the gambling industry, former President of the Romanian gambling regulator – The National Gambling Office, Dan Iliovici is one of the personalities who contributed the most to industry’s professionalization. Along the years, he was involved in the Romanian market transformation into a consolidated and transparent industry, with a strong focus on responsible gambling.

Domenico Mazzola

Domenico Mazzola

Commercial Director at Altenar

Domenico Mazzola is Commercial Director of Altenar, a leading sports betting software provider based in Malta. Altenar works collaboratively with licensed operators, combining proven stability with a flexible and personalised service to offer clients the highest quality online sportsbook solutions.

With a strong background in sales strategy and software development combined with rich experience working across international and European markets, Domenico is an expert in developing successful commercial strategies and establishing and maintaining long-term business relationships.

Domenico previously held the position of Head of Sales at iGamingPlatform.com, where he was responsible for developing and executing strategic plans to achieve and maximise sales targets, solidifying the company’s reputation as a leading gaming solutions provider. Prior to this, Domenico worked as Account Manager at World Match Ltd, spearheading the company’s successful long and short-term sales strategies. Domenico’s professional background also includes over eight years working as a software developer, honing his technical expertise.

A highly recognised industry figure, Domenico’s in-depth experience in both the business and technical side of the gaming industry places him in the unique position of being able to advise clients on all aspects of their gambling operations, taking into account their wider business objectives.

Zlatan Omerspahić

Zlatan Omerspahić

Data Protection Officer at NSoft Company

Zlatan Omerspahić has a Ph.D. in Commercial law, Corporate governance, Contract law, Regulatory issues and is currently serving the role of Data Protection Officer at NSoft.

He has graduated the Faculty of Law at the University of Zenica and has held several compliance-related roles at Sberbank and Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank.

He is responsible, loyal, dedicated and eager to learn about innovative things.

Just recently, Zlatan has been shortlisted at the Global Regulatory Awards 2019 in the category: Data Protection Officer or Team of the year.

Tiago Aprigio

Tiago Aprigio

CEO at All-in Translations

Tiago Aprigio is the CEO at All-in Translations and feels motivated by exposing himself to different environments as well as constantly learning from different realities and people.

Worked in Sales, Marketing and Operations Management in distinct lines of business over the past 17 years. These industries include Aviation, Outsourcing of contact centers, back office and airline representation functions, Localization, iGaming, Marketing and Multimedia.

Tiago has a proven track of solid results in his functions and a soft spot for start up businesses. Questioning the “whats and hows” is vital for any business success.

Stav Zilbershtein

Stav Zilbershtein

Co-Founder & CEO at Hyperion Tech

An industry leader in development outsourcing for the blockchain and financial services sectors. A serial entrepreneur in the online industry for 11 years, Stav has founded several successful companies and brought his knowledge and expertise into the IT sourcing sector. Stav is a sought-after speaker and educator in the field with more than 500 hours of public speaking and deep experience in the online world.

Pieter Paepe

Pieter Paepe

Partner at Astrea Belgium

During his career as a university researcher (at the Brussels Free University), Pieter built up considerable expertise in the broad field of EU law. That expertise he now places at the service of their clients in a wide range of areas, from competition law to the application of internal market regulation. On the basis of his expertise in EU law, Pieter has focused as a lawyer on a number of sectors including games of chance, new technologies, media, telecommunications and sport. In these sectors he gives advice on commercial law, contractual and regulatory issues.

Ewa Lejman

Ewa Lejman

Head of Polish Desk at WH Partners

Ewa is heading the Polish Desk of WH Partners as part of the strategic partnership under the WH Partners brand with Izabella Żyglicka and Partners, a very well reputed full-service law firm in Poland and a member of Ally Law.

Ewa is a business lawyer with over 12 years of experience. She assists clients on matters related to gaming and gambling, contract law, M&A and IT service market law.

Ewa has gained extensive experience in the following fields:

  • Gaming and gambling – She handles Polish and foreign economic operators running their businesses on the market; the services provided are connected, in particular, with handling of the process of obtaining licences, establishment and registration of companies related with Polish entities, preparation of documents, such as policies, internal procedures, agreements, terms and conditions, as well as advisory services in cases regarding intellectual property, personal data protection and dealing with litigation;
  • IT and IP law – she handles day-to-day legal and tax services of Polish and foreign companies in this field, including start-ups;
  • International contracts law – she constantly advises and analyses contracts of foreign companies operating on the Polish market, particularly in terms of production, distribution of machines and sales of services involving the IoT;
  • Tax law – she effectively represents clients before tax authorities and administrative courts; she advises alternative investment funds (Alternative Investment Companies – ASI, Alternative Investment Management Companies – ZASI); she has authored publications in this field of law;
  • M&A – she performs multimillion M&A transactions.

Ewa Lejman is a laureate of the Rising Stars Lawyers – the Leaders of Tomorrow 2015 competition. She was ranked 4th in Poland.

Dr. Simon Planzer

Dr. Simon Planzer

Partner at PLANZER LAW

Dr. Simon Planzer is a partner at PLANZER LAW, a Zurich-based gaming law boutique.

PLANZER LAW’s team provides strategic, regulatory and legal advice to companies, regulators and other stakeholders across all areas of the gaming and entertainment industry.

The firm’s primary focus is on EU/EEA gaming law, compliance issues such as AML as well as Swiss gaming law and related commercial, corporate and financial matters.

Dr. Simon Planzer is General Member of the International Masters of Gaming Law. An alumnus of the College of Europe, he specialised early on in EU affairs and gaming law, working at the EFTA Court, the legal service of the EFTA Secretariat and as research fellow in European business law.

Dr. Simon Planzer is the author of the monograph (PhD) ‘Empirical Views on European Gambling Law and Addiction’(2014) and the book chapter ‘Gambling Law’ in The Handbook of EEA Law (2016), both published by Springer International Publishing. Simon also works as a Lecturer in Law at the University of St.Gallen where he teaches European Economic Law. He studied and did research i.a. at Harvard University, the College of Europe and the European University Institute.

Dr. Simon Planzer, founding partner of PLANZER LAW has recently received the recognition from Chambers & Partners and has been listed as a global gaming law expert. Clients and firms across many practice areas and geographies have trusted Chambers’ research for nearly 30 years.

Dr. Simon Planzer, founder of Planzer Law, is endorsed by interviewees (Chambers & Partners) as “absolutely excellent” and “the top Swiss lawyer” for gaming. He is actively involved in the shaping of gaming regulations in Switzerland, regularly interacting with the authorities, as well as providing regulatory advice to private clients. Based in Zürich, he is additionally active representing fantasy sports companies.

Andrius Gabnys

Andrius Gabnys

Attorney At Law - Gabnys Law Firm

Andrius Gabnys is an attorney-at-law and a managing partner at Gabnys Law Firm, a legal boutique based in Vilnius, Lithuania and Tallinn, Estonia. The Firm specializes in entertainment (gambling, media, arts) and technology (IT, cybersecurity) legal aspects. Andrius Gabnys has been working in the online gambling sector for over 10 years, and focuses on the multijurisdictional licensing, IP and related matters. He has an extensive experience dealing with the gambling authorities in Europe, CIS countries, Africa and South America.

Alex Kornilov

Alex Kornilov

CEO & Founder - BETEGY

Alex Kornilov is a serial entrepreneur who started his first business at 18. In 2007 he won “Dragons Den” TV show and had his first steps for a big success in the tech industry. Since then he got involved in several “big data” projects. In particular, he took part in various research projects executed by The State Institute of Complex Technical-Economic Researches.

In 2012, he founded “BETEGY” which is the sports data analytics company. The team created an automated self-learning system which predicts outcomes of football games with high accuracy (betegy.com). The company also licenses the data and visualization systems to global sports betting and media companies like ESPN (USA), Turkcell (Turkey), Ringier Axel Springer (Eastern Europe), Wozhongla.com (China), Yahoo Sports (UK), Bwin (Russia) and others.

Dr. Robert Skalina

Dr. Robert Skalina

Senior Advisor at WH Partners

Dr. Robert Skalina is a Czech Advocate as well as a Registered European Lawyer in Malta. He is based in Prague and works in Malta regularly.

He is a financial services and corporate lawyer and provides advice to wide range of investment managers, advisors and funds, including private equity and hedge funds. Robert also regularly advises clients in the gaming/gambling industries and has vast experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions and complex cross border transactions.

Robert has previously held the position of head of legal of a London based investment advisor active throughout EMEA region. Prior to that, he served as legal counsel for the largest retail bank in the Czech Republic.

Robert graduated with an LLM cum laude from the London School of Economics. He holds a Master of Laws degree from the Charles University in Prague. He provides advice in English, Czech and Slovak.

 

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Here is the feedback and testimonials from the earlier editions…

Testimonials

  • Sara Urbanovicova  – Chief Commercial OfficerSara Urbanovicova – Chief Commercial OfficerTom Horn Gaming

    "Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference is undoubtedly becoming one of the industry’s most iconic events. Zoltan and Betty have put a lot of thought and expertise into designing it and their efforts have certainly paid off. I personally had a great time and met a lot of amazing people and initiated new business relationships. The family-like atmosphere creates a special ambience that makes this event stand out from other industry conferences. I look forward to attending next year."

  • Nadiya Attard – Director of Business Development in EMEA and AsiaNadiya Attard – Director of Business Development in EMEA and AsiaNetEnt

    "I have been attending the yearly CEEGC Budapest for 3 years now and I can surely say that the event has proven itself as a must-attend conference for companies seeking information about compliance around Central and Eastern Europe. The conference offers content of the highest quality which is rarely seen across the events in Europe and you can also maximize the top class networking opportunities."

  • Maria E. Arnidou – Marketing & Communications ManagementMaria E. Arnidou – Marketing & Communications ManagementFantasy Sports Interactive

    "Quality content and information, key people from the iGaming industry, a professional but friendly environment and an entire Awards procedure behind a truly Boutique Event - just congrats for the superb work!"

  • Chris Denny – European Sales ManagerChris Denny – European Sales ManagerBitPay

    "Bitpay were proud to attend and catch up with Eastern European gambling merchants who are adopting bitcoin payments."

  • Rafal Nowak – iGaming Sales DirectorRafal Nowak – iGaming Sales DirectorMobiyo

    "A week after the Budapest Gaming CEE conferences, I'm still discussing the topics brought up there with fellow delegates. Thank you Zoltan Tundik for organizing an informative an well shaped event on this, often underestimated iGaming territory and good luck with the next one!"

  • Julia Peeva – Gambling Compliance OfficerJulia Peeva – Gambling Compliance OfficerEGT Interactive

    "Attending all events of EEGMedia so far, we are pleased to share that the 2nd edition of #CEEGC showed us a huge growth and steps ahead in the online gaming industry.

    All the three members of EGT Interactive compliance team, were grateful to participate in such dynamic and quality conference. The great speakers selection discussing the hot topics, future regulation updates and trends shaping the industry in 2017, and great organization on all levels, brought us essence update. These two days of attendance grabbed us every time when a new discussion / presentation was initiated.

    One of the most interesting parts was about the cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

    For me personally, the honor to present this year’s #CEEGC edition winners in the company of Mr. Dan Iliovici - President of the ONJN Romania was a huge compliment and real excitement!

    Looking forward to take part in the next big gathering organized by EEGMedia!"

  • Roy Pedersen – CEO & Chief EditorRoy Pedersen – CEO & Chief EditorAll In Translations

    "For All-in Translations' 10 Year Anniversary Tour we decided to attend more smaller conferences. Zoltan and Betty are much of the reason for this. They have a unique way of giving a personal touch to the events they organise while at the same time keeping them highly relevant. CEEGC Budapest was another great example where we felt truly welcome, and at the same time it was great for business."

  • Jonathan Galea – Legal Counsel at NetEnt & President of BitmaltaJonathan Galea – Legal Counsel at NetEnt & President of BitmaltaBitmalta

    "Safe to say that CEEGC is quickly becoming the the go-to boutique gaming conference, with a fantastically balanced range of topics covered in sufficient detail. It is going from strength to strength, so I'm certainly very eager for next year's event!"

  • Kostandina – Nina Zafirovska – CEOKostandina – Nina Zafirovska – CEOBtoBet

    "CEEGC in Budapest was the event that brings together experts in the industry together with Central and Eastern European regulators to exchange thoughts and knowledge for development of iGaming in the region. Great experience with wonderful people."

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