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IMGL 2022 Spring Conference

Wednesday, April 27

10:00 am - 12:15 pm

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Executive Committee Meeting

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
IMGL Members Meeting 

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Welcome Back Opening Reception presented by Play-n-Go

Thursday, April 28

8:00 am - 4:45 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast

8:45 am – 8:55 am
Welcome and Conference Overview from IMGL President Marc Ellinger

8:55 am – 9:00 am
Host Committee Welcome

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Keynote Speaker: TBD

9:45 am – 10:00 am
Networking Break

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Breaking News: Gaming Technology Related Developments that Every Gaming Lawyer Should Know
Moderator: Luiz Felipe Maia, Partner, FYMSA Advogados, Brazil

11:05 am – 12:05 pm 
Mobile Gaming App Technology: Implications for Cross-Border Regulatory Jurisdiction Disputes/Cooperation between US, Canada, and Indian Country Regulators
Moderator: Ron Segev, Partner, Segev LLP, Canada

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
IMGL Awards Luncheon
Luncheon Speaker: TBD 

Thursday, April 28

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Tribal Gaming Spotlight Session:
Regulating Next-Gen Gaming Technologies: Best Practices for Licensing under IGRA for Gaming System Suppliers and Tribal Gaming Agencies
Moderator: Jonodev Chaudhuri, Principal, Chaudhuri Law, USA

US/EU/International Spotlight Session:
Crypto-Currency, Payment Processing Systems and New Value Transfer Technologies – understanding [the latest] mobile gaming transaction technology [linchpins] [links] between bettors, operators, regulators and banks
Moderator: Ernest Matthews, President, 
ISI-Maritime/Islands, Ltd., USA

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Networking Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tribal Gaming Spotlight Session:
Unraveling the Technology Gordian Knot Hanging Over Indian Country: Innovations for Mobile Tribal Gaming Operations Arising from the Interplay Between the Wire Act, IGRA and UIGEA

Moderator: Christine Masse, Partner, Miller Nash LLP, USA


US/EU/International Spotlight Session:
Countdown to the Launch of the New Lottery Age: Technology, Legal and Public Policy Considerations for a Successful Liftoff
Moderator: Kevin Quigley, 
Indian Affairs & Gaming Business Counsel, Foley & Quigley PLC, USA

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm
Tribal Gaming Spotlight Session:
Exploring New Frontiers in Tribal Gaming: The Rise of Tribal Sports Books and Esports Gambling in Indian Country
Moderator: TBD

US/EU/International Spotlight Session:
The New Responsible Gaming Age: Practical Technology Tools and Solutions for Players and Operators
Moderator: Santiago Asensi, Partner, Asensi Abogados, Spain

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
[email protected] Celebration Gala at Chihuly Garden and Glass 
**Shuttle buses will begin leaving the hotel at 5:45 pm; the last bus will leave at 6:10 pm from the Marriott. 
**Shuttle buses will begin leaving Chihuly Garden & Glass at 9:30 pm; the last bus will leave at 10:00 pm from the venue. 

10:30 pm+
Marriott Waterfront Lobby Bar Social Hour

Friday, April 29

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast

8:50 am – 9:00 am
Welcome by IMGL President Marc Ellinger

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Data Protection Issues in Gambling Regulation: How New Technologies Raise New Concerns 
Moderator: TBD

Networking Break
10:00 am – 10:15 am

10:15 am – 11:15 am
Spotlight on Start-up Gaming Tech Entrepreneurs: The Lawyer Services They Need and How to Earn Their Trust
Moderator: Ali Bartlett, Attorney, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, USA

11:20 am – 12:20 pm
Digital Services Act Developments in the EU
Moderator: Jaka Repansek, Founder, RePublis, Slovenia

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
IMGL Luncheon
Luncheon Speaker: TBD 

Friday, April 29

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: ROUND 1 (US/EU/Tribal breakout groups)

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION RE: ROUND 2 (US/EU/Tribal breakout groups)

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Networking Break

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Ethics in the Digital Age: Technology Related Pitfalls to Avoid
Moderator: Jennifer Lamirand, Shareholder, Crowe & Dunlevy, USA

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
IMGL Presidents Honors Closing Reception presented by Miller Nash LLP and Foley Quigley Law
Closing Remarks by IMGL President Marc Ellinger