WT 2018 Information Exchange Lunches

This new program is designed to maximise the value of our lunch breaks by bringing smaller groups of like-minded delegates “to the table”. Operated on a first come first serve basis, look out for the specially reserved areas where each table will be clearly marked with a daily theme and hosted by a number of experts in that particular field.

Monday 8th October 2018

13:30 THE ICO WORKSHOP
(Located in the Glass Pool Room)
This session brings together a select group of entrepreneurs and investors that are interested in funding new ventures through ICO and / or other funding opportunities and mechanisms for the interactive entertainment sector.

(Case) Pre & Post ICO – The Good The Bad And The Ugly
A fascinating story of how the world’s first mobile augmented reality combat game has successfully raised funding via an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) – with a business model that’s also underpinned by players using cryptocurrencies to trade and speculate on the blockchain.
(Speak) Tony Pearce ~ Co-Founder, Reality Clash

(Case) ICO – Fair Play in Music
Another innovative blockchain application where OHMz creating an eco-structure to decentralise the music industry and raising funds via an ICO.
(Speak) Tim Williams ~ CEO, OHMz

(Case) ICO – Safe Bet Or A Real Gamble?
Adriaan launched BETR – Better Betting with a successful ICO in Dec 2017. BETR is an escrow crypto currency (BETR) with its first application in a sports betting system which went live mid-2018.
(Speak) Adriaan Brink ~ CEO, BETR Foundation

(Chair) Kate Goldfinch, Science Editor, The Fintech Times
Hosted by one of the top professionals in fintech, blockchain and crypto; Kate is also a leading member of ‘Blockchain Global Ladies’ and editor of global bestsellers (Rus ver) “The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything” by Michael J Casey, chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board, and “Digital human” by fintech-guru Chris Skinner.
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17:00 PLATFORM & DATA PROTECTION WORKSHOP
(Located in the Almeira Room, lower ground floor)
(Featuring live device demo from an airwave monitoring specialist)

Sponsored by The Cyber Authority
Cybercrime is already a trillion dollar business. Mobile and fixed line networks, affiliates, agencies, banks, insurers and entertainment companies are all being affected. Learn from leading companies that have been subject to attack and theft and find out why knowledge is power when it comes to protecting your business.
  • Real time device monitoring
  • Data ‘connectedness’ & regulation
  • Hacking, interrogating & manipulation of devices

(Demo) Natan Bandler ~ CEO & Founder, Cy-oT
(Panel) Hugh Chambers ~ CEO, The Cyber Authority
(Chair) Tim Williams ~ Director of Special Projects, The Cyber Authority

Tuesday 9th October 2018

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13:00 UK DOMESTIC PRIVATE LUNCH
( pre-registration required, please email Geraldine O’Sullivan – located in the Glass Pool Room)
Sponsored by Telecom 2

Following the recent review of the SIA, PSD2 capping, PNS/070 and DQ118 plus ever increasing fines from PSA – key UK stakeholders gather to consider the impact and discuss potential action to limit some of the potentially damaging effects to your business.

  • SIA review update
  • OFCOM complaint
  • 070 decision?
  • DQ & ICSS consultation
  • Consultations (general advice)
  • PSD2 / PSR2

(Host) Alan Partington ~ Compliance Manager, Telecom 2
(Co-Host) Ingrid Silver ~ Partner, Reed Smith (Entertainment & Media Industry Group)

13:00 MOBILE GAMES & GAMBLING
(Table 1 – main restaurant / left upper)

13:00 INTERNATIONAL PRN
(Table 2 – main restaurant / left upper)

13:00 BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTO
(Table 3 – main restaurant / left upper)

13:00 CHAT & DATING
(Table 4 – main restaurant / left upper)

13:00 HOROSCOPES & PSYCHIC
(Table 5 – main restaurant / left upper)

Wednesday 10th October 2018

14:00 AFFILIATE MARKETING
(Table 1 – main restaurant / left upper)

14:00 DIRECT CARRIER BILLING
(Table 2 – main restaurant / left upper)

14:00 MOBILE ADVERTISING
(Table 3 – main restaurant / left upper)

14:00 TICKETING & EVENTS
(Table 4 – main restaurant / left upper)

14:00 COMPETITIONS & PROMOTIONS
(Table 5 – main restaurant / left upper)