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Wednesday, March 25, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P101
In this important session, our esteemed panel of experts will discuss sports betting, legislation, and other state and federal policies that will impact Tribal Nations in the coming year and in the future. Please join us for this informative panel to understand the opportunities and potential threats to Indian Country....
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Holly Cook-Macarro
Partner
Spirit Rock Consulting
Panelist
John Harte
Mapetsi Policy Group
Panelist
Mr.  Pete Kirkham
President
Red Maple Consulting
Panelist
Wilson Pipestem
Partner
Ietan Consulting
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 25, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P102
From Voter ID laws and Tribal jurisdiction to the far-reaching implications of the challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act, Dan Lewerenz of the Native American Rights Fund will share the latest updates and legal assessments from important cases in Tribal, state and federal courts. This is an important session... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Presenter
Dan Lewerenz
Staff Attorney
Native American Rights Fund
Tracks:
  • Single Presenter

Wednesday, March 25, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P103
Indian gaming has had profound economic and fiscal impacts on tribes. However, these impacts extend well beyond Indian lands. Surrounding communities have benefitted through increased economic activity, jobs, wages, and funding to local and state governments. This session will provide the latest statistics on these impacts. It will also present... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Presenter
Dr.  Alan Meister
CEO & Principal Economist
Meister Economic Consulting
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Single Presenter

Wednesday, March 25, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P104
This session will provide attendees with the most current information regarding the legal, regulatory and audit issues impacting Tribal cannabis businesses both on and off tribal lands. Our panel of experts will also provide an overview of operational development, licensing, and internal control provisions, hemp production and the Farm Bill.... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Mr.  Dave Vialpando
Chairman
San Ysabel Gaming Commission
Panelist
Jessica Wasserman
Attorney
Greenspoon Marder
Panelist
Ms  Lael Echo-Hawk
Principal
MThirtySix, PLLC
Moderator
Ryan Burns
Partner
BlueBird, CPAs
Panelist
Tina Braithwaite
Owner / CEO
Sovereign Nations Cannabis
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 25, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P105
Learn how a strategic investment in voter identification, registration, education, electoral infrastructure and voter turnout can strengthen Tribal sovereignty and help foster Tribal economic development and security for future generations to come....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Bret Healy
4 Directions
Panelist
Dallin Maybee
Asst. Director of Development, Native American Rights Fund
Moderator
Mr.  Donald Ragona
Director of Development/House Counsel
Native American Rights Fund
Panelist
Mr  Oliver, OJ Semans
Co-Executive Director
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 25, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P106
Turning policy into practice and staying ahead of hard lessons learned in the United Kingdom is an ounce of prevention for a pound of cure. The top voices in Responsible Gaming (RG) will be speaking out on the need for actionable, comprehensive plans towards responsible gaming, problem gambling treatment in... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Connie Jones
Director of Responsible Gaming
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM)
Panelist
Mr.  Keith Whyte
Executive Director
National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG)
Panelist
Martin Lycka
Director of Regulatory Affairs
GVC
Panelist
Ms  TAMMI BARLOW
Head of Responsible Gaming
William Hill
Moderator
Valerie Spicer
Founding Partner
Trilogy Group
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Panel Presentation
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