A Conference on Online Gaming, May 22, 2014

ONLINEGAME_header On May 22, 2014, Capitol Weekly & UC Center will host A Conference on Online Gaming, a day-long program looking at the future of online gaming in California. This will be the 11th conference since 2010 on critical state issues jointly sponsored by Capitol Weekly and the UC Center.  Click Here to save your seat!


8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Check in, coffee

9 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Welcoming remarks
Tim Foster, Open California
A.G. Block, UC Center

9:20 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Panel 1
Fiscal Impact: How Much is There and For Who?
Moderator: John Myers, KQED
Panel: Michael Genest, Capitol Matrix Consulting, Anita Lee, Legislative Analyst’s Office, Reggie Jones-Sawyer, California State Assembly, Richard Schuetz, Gambling Control Commission

10:35 a.m. – 11: 35 a.m.
Panel 2
Technology: Providers, Users and Security
Moderator: Brian Joseph, Investigative Reporting Program, UC Berkeley
Panel: Matt Cullen, San Manuel Digital, Lloyd Levine, Filament Strategies, Matteo Monteverdi, GTECH

Luncheon: 11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Keynote Discussion: Tribal Perspectives
Panel: Jeff Grubbe, Chair of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians; Mark Macarro, Chair of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians; Robert Martin, Chair of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Moderator: Jim Miller, Sacramento Bee
Introduction: John Howard, Capitol Weekly

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Panel 3
Regulation:  Jurisdiction, Sovereignty, and Equity
Moderator: Chris Grove, Online Poker Report
Panel: Terri Sue Canale, Office of Problem Gambling, Peter Larson,Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLPRichard Lopes, Chair of the Gambling Control Commission, Keith A. Sharp, Falk & Sharp

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m
Panel 4
Politics: Negotiating the Legislative Wrangle
Moderator: Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio
Panel: John Latimer, Capitol Advocacy, Frank Molina, Strategic Solutions, Fabian Nunez, Mercury Public Affairs,David Quintana, California Tribal Business Alliance

The 2014 Conference on Online Gaming will provide a look ahead at the future of Online Gaming in California.  CLICK HERE to reserve your seat! Registrations are $199 and include lunch and all conference materials.  

Event sponsors have made available a LIMITED number of complementary tickets for CAPITOL STAFFERS who would like to attend this event at no cost.  Interested parties please call Kathy Brown at Capitol Weekly, 916 444 7665.  Complementary tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

The Conference on Online Gaming will be held at 1123 J Street, three blocks from the state capitol. This event will be filmed for broadcast by the California Channel.

For Sponsorship information, contact Tim Foster at 916 444 7665 or tim.foster@capitolweekly.net or Michelle Matheson at 916 669 9372 or michelle@aim-point.com

For Registration information contact Kathy Brown at 916 444 7665 or kathy.brown@capitolweekly.net.

For questions about content, please contact John Howard at 916 444-7665 or john.howard@capitolweekly.net.

Sponsors include The California Endowment, the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, California Nations Indian Gaming Association, Poker Stars, The California Tribal Business Alliance, Churchill Downs, GTECH, The California Channel, California Center for Civic Participationand The Gualco Group.


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