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About The Event

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WHERE

Fort Mason Center
San Fancisco, CA

WHEN

Sunday to Wednesday
July 23 to 26, 2017


What you’ll discover at conference

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Over 100+ Sessions

Join Mentor Program



Get Networking with others

The A+ list speakers



Pitch to World Class investors

After Party


Our Speakers

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Doug Hood

Doug Hood

Project Director, Sports Betting, AGCO
Doug is the Project Director for Sports Betting at the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), an arm’s length regulatory agency overseeing the province’s gaming, alcohol and horse racing industries. In this role, Doug is responsible for developing and setting the overall strategic approach and implementation plan for the AGCO’s expanded sports betting mandate and regulatory framework. Since joining the AGCO, Doug has served in a number of diverse and escalating roles including in Strategy and Policy, Legal Services, Operations, Corporate Services, and Communications and Corporate Affairs. Doug co-led the successful merger of the Ontario Racing Commission with the AGCO, has played a key role in the AGCO’s transition towards risk-based, outcomes-based, and compliance-focused regulation, and led the establishment of the policy development, strategic planning and data analytics capacities at the AGCO. Doug received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario, graduating with distinction, and his Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (minor in History) from Wilfrid Laurier University. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bksUbhwSal8 SiGMA World celebrated the iGaming industry’s resilience even in the most troubling of times. With this we also congratulate the efforts made to make the iGaming world ethical, fraud-free and lawful. Affiliate Grand Slam congratulated the brilliant marketers and influencers bringing much needed attention to a massive portfolio of industries and rejuvenating the economy one click at a time. AIBC brought together the pioneers of a bright new age of emerging technology ready, able and willing to be the vanguard of Tomorrow. Other than just the established names, we also hosted many an entrepreneur seeking to expand the frontiers of AI and the Blockchain ever forward. Finally, Med-Tech World united the medical professionals of many disciplines to combine their keen minds and inexhaustible passion for a better tomorrow with the entrepreneurial spirit of investors who also dream of a world free from disease and cancer. The Week also saw many a networking dinner, speaking panel, drink gatherings and other opportunities for our hard-working delegates to unwind. A few highlights include the awards that congratulated those whose dedication, skill and acumen made them a leading figure in their industry as well as the fact that the conferences where graced by titans such as John Karony, Nolan Bushnell, Djibril Cissé, Akon and Mark Blandford who was awarded an Outstanding Contribution of the Year award for his pioneering work in the iGaming industry.
Aaron Speach

Aaron Speach

Founder and CEO of Esports Technologies
Aaron Speach is a highly accomplished Sports Betting Operations thought leader with several years of management experience in delivering business development and customer acquisition goals for multiple start-ups and high-growth companies across the online betting, electronics retail, and automotive industries. Every day, he is in charge of a talented group of smart people who are determined to shake up the sports betting industry while strengthening and growing relationships with customers to increase their lifetime value. Aaron  helps world-class sales teams come up with and implement short-term and long-term strategies. Thus, to increase revenue and make Esports Technologies a leader in the sports betting industry. He has a strong understanding of online casinos and sports betting and a track record of success in developing online products. Also, he created the ONICS system as the company's founder and chief inventor. Aaron has a great deal of electronics patents, and more are still pending. He put in a few years of hard work to make his idea happen. Some of the publications that wrote about this groundbreaking product are Bloomberg, Engadget, Tech Crunch, and Forbes. He also uses a strategic approach to find the best ways to do things on a number of corporate-level jobs. Aaron has done well as both a team leader and a team member. Aaron Speach helped a $100 million department in the retail electronics industry and a $100 million department in the high-end luxury appliance industry grow and make money. His expertise areas include online product development, Agile delivery, sports betting, legal gambling, casino management, retail sales and revenue growth, marketing, brand strategy, customer service, lead generation, strategic planning, and team building. About Esports Technologies    esports technologies EEsports Technologies creates innovative betting options for esports fans and bettors worldwide. Esports Technologies is a global leader in esports marketing and product development.On its legal online gambling platform, gogawi.com, the company accepts real money bets on esports events and professional sports from around the world. The company is developing esports predictive gaming systems for consumers and partners. By providing innovative product, platform, and marketing solutions directly to service providers and clients, Esports Technologies' objective is to define, shape, and drive the future esports wagering ecosystem. Aaron Speach added value to the Europe SiGMA Week 2021 by speaking on the panel "Player influx: will esports grow or consolidate?" on the Ikigai Ventures Stage on the second day of the expo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmopsm5iYy8  

Ali Bartlett

Ali Bartlett

Ali Bartlett is a partner in the Gaming Group at Bose McKinney & Evans. She also serves as a principal in government relations with Bose Public Affairs Group. Ali focuses a large part of her practice on assisting clients in regulatory compliance, corporate and licensing matters within the casino gaming and state lottery industries, as well as in governmental affairs and policy matters within the same sphere. In addition to her work in regulatory and administrative law, Ali also assists clients in election law matters on the local, state, and federal levels, including with matters related to campaign finance, PAC compliance, and candidacy challenges, including before the Indiana Election Commission. She also has broad experience in legislative lobbying, municipal law, government procurement and general government regulatory work. Ali is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law, serves as a Board Member for the Greater Indianapolis Republican Women’s Club, as the 7th District Vice Chair for the Indiana Federation of Young Republicans, and is a graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Leadership Series (class of 2018-19) and of the Indiana Leadership Forum (class of 2017). Prior to practicing law, and during law school, Ali served as a legislative assistant for the Indiana House of Representatives, where she provided policy and constituent services assistance to three state representatives. During law school, Ali was a member of the Moot Court Order of the Barristers and served as an appointed member of the Student Bar Association, a representative to the Dean’s Student Advisory Board and president of The Federalist Society. Ali also published an article in the Gaming Law Review as a law student, entitled “The Future of Sports Betting in the States: A Gamble on Federalism and the Growth of the Gaming Industry.” Ali serves as a volunteer with Kids Voice of Indiana as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), representing children in the foster care system in Marion County. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bksUbhwSal8 SiGMA World celebrated the iGaming industry’s resilience even in the most troubling of times. With this we also congratulate the efforts made to make the iGaming world ethical, fraud-free and lawful. Affiliate Grand Slam congratulated the brilliant marketers and influencers bringing much needed attention to a massive portfolio of industries and rejuvenating the economy one click at a time. AIBC brought together the pioneers of a bright new age of emerging technology ready, able and willing to be the vanguard of Tomorrow. Other than just the established names, we also hosted many an entrepreneur seeking to expand the frontiers of AI and the Blockchain ever forward. Finally, Med-Tech World united the medical professionals of many disciplines to combine their keen minds and inexhaustible passion for a better tomorrow with the entrepreneurial spirit of investors who also dream of a world free from disease and cancer. The Week also saw many a networking dinner, speaking panel, drink gatherings and other opportunities for our hard-working delegates to unwind. A few highlights include the awards that congratulated those whose dedication, skill and acumen made them a leading figure in their industry as well as the fact that the conferences where graced by titans such as John Karony, Nolan Bushnell, Djibril Cissé, Akon and Mark Blandford who was awarded an Outstanding Contribution of the Year award for his pioneering work in the iGaming industry.