The Business Program for APLA 2012 will encompass a
range of strategic presentations aimed at equipping lotteries to chart a
successful course for the future, and flexibly adapt to increasingly dynamic
Industry Guest Speakers and Panel Sessions will focus
on the changes and challenges that are affecting our operating environment
- socio-economic trends
- government policy and regulation
- changing demographics and consumer preferences
- increased and new competition
- social responsibility and ethical expectations
- impact of new technologies, online trends and
Speakers will include lottery industry leaders, APLA
and WLA contributors, and industry experts across a range of business
We have introduced a Lottery Case Studies Workshop
which will be moderated by Michelle Carinci, CEO of Lottotech Ltd., Mauritius.
We have also scheduled popular Daily Debates to enable lively discussion
between delegates and industry partners.
"Riding the Waves of
Catherine De Vrye de-velops ideas, de-lights audiences
and de-livers results.
Combining Gen Y energy with Baby Boomer experience
and wisdom, Catherine has the 'street cred' to deliver results.
down to earth and delightfully humorous style is thought provoking yet
practical and her content has earned repeat bookings on five continents.
Twice voted Australian Keynote Speaker of the Year in 1999 and 2010,
Catherine is an entertaining communicator with proven international management
experience in the private and public sectors-as both a female corporate
executive and small business owner. She now speaks globally on customer
service, change and turning obstacles to opportunities, through resilience.
"First be Nimble - How to
adapt, innovate and perform in a volatile business world"
Winter is an Australian Psychologist / Consultant with a unique blend of
experience working with top national and international leaders and teams in
business and elite sport across the Asia Pacific and in other global markets.
He is the author of the best seller "Think One Team" and other books
on creating high performance in business. His appointments and experiences
- Six years as exclusive designer and developer of
High Performance Leadership Programs for PwC Consulting in the Asia
- Three-times Chief Psychologist for the Australian
Olympic Team (including Sydney 2000)
- Designer and facilitator in leadership and
organisation development assignments for a broad range of Australian and
international companies and government agencies
- Designer of the Think One Team framework
and the Cure the Review framework
"The truth about Social
Media and leveraging the growth of Social Media"
is an international social media speaker and marketing manager of Bluewire
Media the web strategy firm he co-founded in 2005.
Adam is a social
media commentator and writes for two of the Top 25 Business Blogs in Australia
(Startup Smart and Bluewire Media). He lives and breathes Twitter, Facebook,
YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+ and email marketing.
Adam co-created the Web
Strategy Planning Template and co-wrote the e-book Web Strategy Secrets which
have been downloaded by 1000s of people worldwide.
Adam has featured on
Smart Companys Hot 30 Under 30 and the Dynamic Business 2010 Young Guns
lists of young entrepreneurs, as well as in the latest edition of the book
"The New Rules of Marketing & PR."
"Wired for Life - Retrain your brain and thrive"
Martina is the co-author of Wired for Life and co-Founder of Mind
Gardener® www.mindgardener.com. She knows that everything you
do shapes your brain and changes your life. By translating the latest
neuroscience into simple facts everyone should know, she reveals how it is
possible to think differently, embrace change, and thrive.
Martina has been
transforming organisations, leaders, and teams with ground-breaking brain based
programs for over a decade. The Mind Gardener® Conscious Leadership Program
is recognised for being out of the box, fresh and
innovative and one Id recommend to anyone.
Martina is recognised as a leader in the area of the mind and is called
upon to speak at conferences, guest lecture at Universities, and contribute to
many radio, TV and media articles.