The Ukrainian Gaming Summit Takes Place Next Week

Brett C. - November 26, 2017

The Ukrainian gaming Summit will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency in Kiev, on December 8, 2017. It is being organized by the Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association.

The Ukrainian Gaming Summit 2017 is scheduled to take place on Friday, 8 December 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Kiev. This prestigious event will provide plenty of networking opportunities for local and international operators in the gaming industry. Local government officials will also be attending the Ukrainian Gaming Summit.

Delegates at the Conference

The chief executive officer of the Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association (UGIA), Ms Iryna Sergienko believes that Ukraine is at a crossroads vis-à-vis regulation. Greater transparency is required, and there is significant profit potential for society, investors and the country. Delegates to the Ukrainian Gaming Summit will be able to share their insights with business people and industry aficionados as to how the gaming industry can be regulated, secured, and managed. The goal is to increase revenues for state coffers and to create a safe, secure and transparent gaming industry.

Several key speakers will be presenting at the UGS 2017, including the Chairman of the Committee on Ethics and Fair Play of Football Federation of Ukraine, Francesco Baranca. As an expert in detecting match fixing, unfair betting practices and malfeasance in sports-related contests, Francesco brings tremendous experience to the fore. As the Secretary-General of FederBet, a company headquartered in Brussels, Baranca holds an MA from a Milan University, and is fluent in German, Italian, Spanish, French, and English.

Nadya Hambach, a gaming lawyer with 15 years of top-tier experience will also be attending. The law firm she works for, Velchev&Co has offices in Sofia, Bulgaria, and is focused on the hi-tech sector. Another key delegate who will be attending is the State Commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, Zagrebelska Agiya. Zagrebelska was formerly the deputy head of the department of the judiciary and legal policy of the presidential administration of Ukraine, and became the first Deputy Head of the State Executive Service of Ukraine. Zagrebelska currently holds a PhD in law from the Donetsk Institute of Law.

The Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association

The UGIA is tasked with promoting, regulating, and securing the gaming industry in the Ukraine. It will draft various legislative initiatives in the gaming arena, and engage officials from the government to best determine a competitive, transparent and regulated gaming environment. At its core, the objective of the UGIA is the safety and security of operators and consumers.

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