Halifax Forum 2017-04-19T23:57:43+00:00

The Halifax Forum

June 27th-29th

The theme of La Fleur’s 2017 Global Lottery Forum is “Lean Lottery – How Lotteries Can Turbocharge Their Innovation Efforts.” The Atlantic Lottery Corporation is the co-host of the Halifax conference. The conference will be held at Scotiabank Auditorium at Dalhousie University’s Halifax campus. La Fleur’s 2017 Global Lottery Forum conference speakers will follow the basic process of lean startup over a two-day period. This will be a stimulating couple of days for members of an industry that are in dire need of change due to the transformation of the global gaming industry.

Early Bird Registration Ends Soon!

The Lord Nelson Hotel

After registering to attend the conference, you’ll receive an email with the link to reserve a greatly discounted rate at the hotel.

Highlighted Speakers

Expert Keynote Presentations will include:

  1. Lean startup keynote
  2. Disruptive tech trends that could impact us all
  3. Insights & customer immersion
  4. Ideation – abundance of ideas
  5. Rapid prototyping
  6. Consumer validation
  7. Bringing great ideas to scale
  8. Innovation metrics
David Usher,
David Usher,Let the Elephants Run
Dan Toma,
Dan Toma,The Corporate Startup
Cameron Maxwell,
Cameron Maxwell,Two Igloos
David Herle
David HerleThe Gandalf Group
Kerry Rheinstein
Kerry RheinsteinForesight Factory
Peter Sayburn
Peter SayburnMarket Gravity

Gold Program Sponsors

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2017 Halifax Agenda

2:30-4:30 p.m.                  

  • Private Lottery Marketers Meeting (Dalhousie University)
  • Opening Reception (Scotiabank Auditorium, Dalhousie University)*

  • Welcome/Hosting Lottery/Introduces Keynote Speaker
    • Brent Scrimshaw, President & CEO, Atlantic Lottery
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: How to Bring Creativity, Innovation, and Inspiration to the Work that you Do
    • David Usher – Musician and Author of “Let the Elephants Run”
  • Corporate Innovation for Large Companies (Lean Startup Methodology)
    • Dan Toma, Innovation Consultant, The Corporate Startup
  • Disruptive Trends
    • Kerry Rheinstein, VP, Global Growth, Foresight Factory
  • Consumerology
    • David Herle, Principal Partner, The Gandalf Group
  • Insights & Consumer Immersion
    • Cameron Maxwell, Partner, Two Igloos
  • Finnish Gaming Merger
    • Jarmo Kumpulainen, Veikkaus
  • Belgium: Connecting with Tomorrow’s Players 
    • Marc Frederix, Chief Players & Markets Officer, Loterie Nationale Belgium
  • Portugal: SCML Case Study
    • Ana Delgado, Marketing Director, SCML
  • France: Safer Game Project
    • Remi Theys, Francaise des Jeux
  • Arizona: Lottery Transformation
    • Chris Rogers, Director, Products & Marketing, Arizona Lottery
  • Texas: The Music Factory Opportunity
    • Andrew Leeper, Brand Strategy Coordinator, Texas Lottery
  • IGT Networking Cocktail Reception
  • Ideation – Generating an abundance of Ideas
    • TBD
  • Rapid Prototyping
    • Peter Sayburn, CEO of Market Gravity
  • Consumer Validation & Scaling Your Innovation
    • Craig Haney – Director, Corporate Innovation – Communitech
  • Embedding a Culture of Innovation Within Your Lottery
    • Mark Bolick, Partner, DesignThinkers Group USA
  • Canadian Lotteries’ Innovation Executive Panel
    • Jennifer LaPlante, Director, Knowledge & Insight, Atlantic Lottery
    • Simone Dive, Senior Manager, Content Innovation, B.C. Lottery
    • Nathalie Rajote, Director, Corporate Strategy, Loto-Quebec
    • Adam Caughill, Director, Lottery Business Development, OLG
    • TBD, WCLC
  • ALC Case Study: Insights & Consumer Immersion
    • Julie LeBlanc Steeves, Shift Disturber, Innovation, Atlantic Lottery
  • BCLC Case Study
    • Simone Dive, Senior Manager, Content Innovation, B.C. Lottery
  • Loto-Quebec Case Study: Out-of-the-Box Innovation
    • Nathalie Rajote, Director, Corporate Strategy, Loto-Quebec
  • OLG Case Study
    • Adam Caughill, Director, Lottery Business Development, OLG
  • WCLC Case Study
    • TBD, WCLC
  • North American Lottery Panel: What Are The Big Takeaways?
    • Brent Scrimshaw, President & CEO, Atlantic Lottery
    • Jim Lightbody, President & CEO, B.C. Lottery
    • Loto-Quebec
    • OLG
    • Gary Grief, Executive Director, Texas Lottery
  • LaFleur’s Forum Happy Hour Cocktail Reception