Romania – Industry leaders set to speak at the Slot SummitBy Phil - 15 May 2015
Ash Gaming Managing Director Andrew Porter and Gaming Standards Association Protocol Director Ethan Tower have been confirmed as high-profile speakers at next month’s edition of the Slot Summit in Bucharest, Romania.
Jonathan Smith, Training and Development Consultant, Sporting Index/ Sporting Option, has also been named on the stellar line-up of speakers for the June 9 to 11 event.
Attendees will be provided with valuable insight into the international slot machine industry, with multimedia management set to be the main theme on day one before various topics come under the spotlight in the final two days, from the gaming floor trends to new technologies and state-of-the-art game development.
The expert speakers will provide a range of viewpoints on the range of subjects, with the Slot Summit programme designed to engage all of those participating against the “vibrant” Romanian market, according to the event’s Director of Content and Delivery, Lucien Wijsman.
Mr. Porter has been the lead creative force on over 100 gambling games, from slots, table and arcade games to virtual sports. He will provide a perspective on behalf of Ash Gaming, Playtech’s premier content creation unit.
Mr. Tower is a 20-year veteran of the gaming industry, having held system development positions with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, GameLogic, Foxwoods Resort Casino, International Game Technology, and SyCo Development Corporation.
Meanwhile Mr. Smith has more than two decades of experience in a variety of betting industry roles, having worked at the British Horseracing Board before moving to odds-compiling roles with major UK fixed odds and spread betting firms.
The trio will be joined by the likes of Bally Technologies Vice-President and Managing Director of Europe, Middle East, and Africa Marco Herrera; Pieter Remmers, CEO of Assissa Consultancy and Chairman of the Board of Global Gambling Guidance Group; and GTECH Business Intelligence Executive Riccardo Billi.