Day Two - Tuesday, 9 June - Casinos, Integrated Resorts & Tourism of the Future
3pm Vietnam / 4pm Philippines, Macau / 5pm Japan / 9am UK / 10am Central Europe
Opening from ICE Asia Digital Anchor, Andrew W Scott, Vice Chairman and CEO, Inside Asian Gaming (IAG)
KEYNOTE: Andrea D. Domingo Chairman & CEO, PAGCOR
Casino Reopening & Operating in the ‘New Normal’
Asia road to recovery, reopening strategy and preparing the land-based market for the new normal. As COVID-19 has halted a lot of Gaming operations across the region, this session will focus on how casinos are preparing to re-open. What impact will re-opening in a post-COVID-19 world have on gaming versus non-gaming revenue though out the Asia region, and what strategy can the Pan-Asia region learn from Macau’s first moves?
Jose Angel Suerio, Chief Operating Officer, PH Resorts
Reopening Strategies Q&A
IN FOCUS: Integrated Resort Development in Vietnam
Steve Wolstenholme, Acting CEO, Hoiana Casino, Suncity Group
4pm Vietnam / 5pm Philippines, Macau / 6pm Japan / 10am UK / 11am Central Europe
PANEL: Japan Update: Political Timeline for Bidding
As Japan commits to officially open the bidding processes from January - June 2021, giving no additional time to Prefectures to enter the process, how will the Japanese Integrated Resort Market move forward over the 18 months, and how will operators continue in their pursuit of developing Integrated Resorts in the country.
- How will prefectures react in the coming months to Integrated Resort plans
- How are stock prices impacting investment & the operator Japan mix?
- What operators will emerge as front runners post-COVID -19
Brendan Bussmann, Partner & Director of Government Affairs, GMA
Ayako Nakayama, Director, IR Association
Kazuaki Sasaki, PhD, Professor, Toyo University - Department of International Tourism Management
Toru Mihara, Chair, National Council on Gaming Legislation
IN FOCUS: Analysing the Public Consensus of IR’s in Japan
Dominic Carter, Founder, Carter Group
5pm Vietnam / 6pm Philippines, Macau / 7pm Japan / 11am UK / 12pm Central Europe
IN FOCUS: The Future of Chinese Consumerism and Tourism:
Asia Gaming revenue relies heavily on a huge flow of tourism, especially from Chinese tourists. During this economic, governmental and commercial outlook session, we will focus on what governments can do in the future to repair the tourism industry, as well as how the gaming and resort industry can prepare for a change in consumer demographics and behaviours.
Annie Siara, Founder, 86 Connects
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