iGaming Academy Live at SIGMA 2017

Enrich Your SIGMA Experience

Coming to Malta’s largest gaming conference, SIGMA 2017? Enrich your experience with iGaming Academy. Join us for two days exploring the latest iGaming and compliance topics with experts from across the industry and beyond.

Global Expertise

Packed with up-to-date insight and industry-specific knowledge from leading experts.

Key Topics

Covering all aspects of the gaming industry and talking points affecting us all.

Practical Take-Aways

Always focused on the implications for you, your business and the bottom line.

Returning for a second year, bigger and better



23 November, 9:00 – 15:00

Comprised of three intensive training sessions on key compliance topics affecting the iGaming industry today. Topics include: anti-money laundering and the EU 4th Directive; social responsibility including CSR and responsible gaming; and GDPR with gaming-specific insight. Essential knowledge for executives with compliance responsibility.


9:00 - Anti-Money Laundering

A focus on current trends in AML

Session Leader: Wendy Zitzman
Digital fraud, payments and compliance expert Wendy Zitzman has worked across the digital sector since early 2003. In 2008 she made the switch into iGaming and since then, has worked in several international companies.

A close look at the New Anti-Money Laundering requirements, with an emphasis on taking a Risk-Based Approach, the EU 4th Directive and defining what being a Subject Person means.

11:15 - Social Responsibility

Where CSR and responsible gaming meet

Session Leader: Maris Bonello
Integrity analytics manager, risk and fraud analyst Maris Bonello currently occupies the role of Integrity Analytics Manager at Unibet. There, she has introduced an innovative detection tool known as PS-EDS (Player Safety – Early Detection System) which won EGR Innovation of the Year Award. 

A global overview of Social Responsibility and its definition, where corporate responsibility and responsible gaming requirements meet and how iGaming companies ensure compliance.

13:30 - GDPR

They’re coming so get prepared

Session Leader: Matina Massa 
Change agent and business architect at heart with over 30 years’ experience in IT strategy, business planning, process transformation and program management. linkedin.com/in/matinamassa

GDPR is here and you need to be ready by May 2018. Do you have a clear picture of what impact GDPR will have on your business?

Topics to be covered:

  • GDPR headlines and context
  • Consumer / player rights
  • Important aspects that will impact your business operations
  • Key Processes and roles that will need to be implemented
  • Conducting a GDPR readiness assessment, a Data Protection Impact
  • Assessment (DPIA) and developing a GDPR action plan
  • As part of the two hour seminar you will also be provided with a snapshot quiz for you to assess your GDPR readiness and will be provided with some interesting case studies and practical ‘hands on’ advice.

Entry: €270 +VAT [Includes entry to full SIGMA Conference]
Suitability: Senior Leadership, iGaming Executives, Legal & Compliance, Operational Roles

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24 November, 9:00 – 15:00

Free Drop-In – Register Now

Visit our showcase to experience a snapshot of everything iGaming Academy has to offer. Preview our most popular courses in 30-minute taster sessions covering product, compliance, acquisition & retention and management. Drop in for course previews, or meet our expert trainers for 1-to-1 advice and Q&A.

RSVP Free – limited availability

9:30 - 11:00 - Operational Focus

  • 09:30 – Anti-fraud & security
  • 10:00 – Business Intelligence [TBC]
  • 10:30 – Management Skills

*Featuring a course summary and full highlight segment

11:15 - 13:15 - Acquisition & Retention Focus

  • 11:15 – Discover Digital Marketing
  • 11:45 – CRM Fundamentals [TBC]
  • 12:45 – Affiliate Marketing

*Featuring a course summary and full highlight segment

13:45 - 14:45 - Product Focus

  • 13:45 – Product: Casino
  • 14:15 – Product: Sportsbook
  • 14:45 – Future Perspective

*Featuring a course summary and full highlight segment

Free Entry [Requires SIGMA Entry]
Suitability: HR & Training Managers, Subject-Specialists, Management

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About SIGMA 2017

SIGMA 2017 is set to be bigger and better than ever. Now taking place in Ta’ Qali’s immense MFCC, the event will now take the form of an entire iGaming Village – complete with six themed bars, three restaurants and two lounges – not to mention 100’s of the world’s biggest gaming companies.

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