Responsible Gaming Day 2018

Protecting consumers in a digitalised world

 

4 December 2018, 09:00 – 12:00

European Parliament, Room PHS 5B001, Brussels

 

Hosted by:

Dita Charanzova MEP and Miriam Dalli MEP

In partnership with:

POLITICO

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Programme

 

08:30 – 09:00: Registration

 

09:00 – 09:05: Welcome remarks

  • Moderator, POLITICO

 

09:05 – 09:10: Introduction – Why consumer protection online is important

  • Jesper Kärrbrink, CEO, Mr Green

 

09:10 – 10:00: Making the Digital Economy Work for Consumers, in partnership with POLITICO

  • Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
  • Christian Borggreen, Vice-President and Head of Office, Computer & Communications Industry Association, CCIA Europe
  • Dita Charanzova MEP, European Parliament
  • Ursula Pachl, Deputy Director General, BEUC

 

10:00 – 10:10: Coffee break

 

10:10– 10:20: Presentation of a study on consumer protection in online gambling

  • Dr Margaret Carran, City University London

 

10:20 – 11:10: Responsible gambling tools for player protection

What tools are available and what more should/could be done?

Issues to be discussed:

  • AI, Machine learning and mobile apps
  • National exclusion registers & regulatory coordination
  • Customer care, education and research

Confirmed speakers:

  • Maris Bonello, Head of Player Sustainability, Research & Integrity, Kindred Group
  • Susana Campuzano, Responsible Gambling Unit, Directorate General for Gambling Regulation, Spain
  • Miriam Dalli MEP, European Parliament
  • Jesper Kärrbrink, CEO, Mr Green
  • Matt Zarb-Cousin, Co-Founder, Gamban

 

11:10 – 12:00: Striking the right balance between gambling advertising and protecting consumers

What sorts of measures are in place and what more should/could be done?

Issues to be discussed:

  • TV advertising
  • Sports sponsorship
  • Marketing

Confirmed speakers:

  • Paul Buck, CEO, EPIC Risk Management
  • Claire Pinson-Bessonnet, European & International Affairs Officer, Online Gaming Authority (ARJEL), France
  • Apostolos Dousias, Chief Operating Officer, Betsson Group
  • Juan Espinosa Garcia, Director, Directorate General for Gambling Regulation, Spain
  • Professor Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University

 

12:00 – 14:00: Lunch reception

 

What you need to know

When: 4 December 2018, 09:00-12:00, with registration from 08:30.
Where: European Parliament, Room PHS 5B001, Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels 1047.

 

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