Thursday May 22, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM PDT
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Third Floor Ballroom, Sacramento Masonic Temple 
1123 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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Kathy Brown 
Capitol Weekly 

On May 22, 2014, Capitol Weekly & UC Center will host A Conference on Online Gaming, a day-long program looking at the future of online gaming in California. 

The Conference on Online Gaming will feature over two dozen experts offering their perspectives on proposed online gaming legislation. 


8 a.m. – 9 a.m.   Check in, coffee

9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.  Welcoming remarks                                                                                                  Tim Foster, Open California                                                                                                                   A.G. Block, UC Center

9:20 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.                                                                                                                              Panel 1                                                                                                                                                Fiscal Impact: How Much is There and For Who?                                                                    Moderator: John Myers, KQED                                                                                                       Panel: Michael Genest, Capitol Matrix Consulting, Anita Lee, Legislative Analyst’s Office, Reggie Jones-Sawyer, California State Assembly,  Richard Schuetz, Gambling Control Commission

10:35 a.m. - 11: 35 a.m.
Panel 2
Technology: Providers, Users and Security
Moderator: Brian Joseph, Investigative Reporting Program, UC Berkeley
Panel: Matt Cullen, San Manuel Digital, Lloyd Levine, Filament Strategies, Matteo Monteverdi, GTECH

 Luncheon: 11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                                                                                                 Keynote Discussion: Tribal Perspectives                                                                                    Panel: Jeff Grubbe, Chair of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians; Mark Macarro, Chair of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians; Robert Martin, Chair of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians          Moderator: Jim Miller, Sacramento Bee                                                                                 Introduction: John Howard, Capitol Weekly

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Panel 3
Regulation:  Jurisdiction, Sovereignty,  and Equity
Moderator: Chris Grove, Online Poker Report
Panel: Terri Sue Canale, Office of Problem Gambling, Peter Larson, Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, Richard Lopes, Chair of the Gambling Control Commission, Keith A. Sharp, Falk & Sharp

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m
Panel 4
Politics: Negotiating the Legislative Wrangle
Moderator: Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio
Panel: John Latimer, Capitol Advocacy,  Frank Molina, Strategic Solutions, Fabian Nunez, Mercury Public Affairs, David Quintana, California Tribal Business Alliance

Registrations are $199 and include lunch and all conference materials

The Conference on Online Gaming will be held at 1123 J Street, three blocks from the state capitol. This event will be filmed for broadcast by the California Channel. 

 This event will be the eleventh in a series of conferences on public policy jointly sponsored by Capitol Weekly and the University of California's UC Center.

For Sponsorship information, contact Tim Foster at 916 444 7665 or tim.foster@capitolweekly.net or Michelle Matheson at 916 669 9372 or michelle@aim-point.com

For Registration information contact Kathy Brown at 916 444 7665 or kathy.brown@capitolweekly.net.

For questions about content, please contact John Howard at 916 444-7665 or john.howard@capitolweekly.net.

Sponsors include The California Endowment, the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, California Nations Indian Gaming Association, Poker Stars, The California Tribal Business Alliance, Churchill Downs, GTECH, The California Channel, California Center for Civic Participation and The Gualco Group Inc.