TOP NOTCH EDUCATIONAL TRACKS

NASPL and the Hoosier Lottery have put together a fantastic educational program

for all levels of professionals across the lottery industry

Monday, July 25

All times in Eastern Daylight Time

Noon – 2:00pm

Mega Millions Meeting

(Closed Meeting, By Invite Only)

  Atlanta, Second Floor
   
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Registration Open

   
3:00pm – 5:00pm   MUSL Security Meeting
(Closed Meeting, By Invite Only)
  Indiana Ballrooms F & G, First Floor
 

 

Tuesday, July 26

All times in Eastern Daylight Time

7:00am – 7:45am

Health & Wellness Three Mile Run

NASPL and the Hoosier Lottery have contracted with Carmel Road Racing Group to guide a scenic run through Indianapolis’ White River State Park along the canal that weaves its way through iconic buildings and spaces. Participants should dress comfortably in running attire and running shoes. There may be some steps involved, so please share any accessibility concerns with the CRRG guides before the run. Participants will meet in the lobby near the Missouri Street entrance, walk from the hotel to the beginning of the trail as a group, then the run will begin.

 

Check-in: 6:45am in the lobby near the Missouri Street entrance

Run begins at 7am

   
9:00am – 9:15am  

GENERAL SESSION
Green Flag: Conference Kickoff

Sarah Taylor, Executive Director, Hoosier Lottery

William Zielke, Commission Chair, Hoosier Lottery

 

Marriott Ballroom 5, Second Floor

   
9:15am – 10:15am

GENERAL SESSION
Resilient Leadership: Energy and Engagement in Crazy Times and Beyond
Linda Edgecombe, CSP, Hall of Fame Speaker

  Marriott Ballroom 5, Second Floor
   
10:15am – 10:30am

Networking Break

  First and Second Floor Pre-function Foyers
   
10:45am – Noon

All Committees Meet Individually

   
Noon – 1:30pm

Lunch

  Indiana Ballroom E, First Floor
   
1:45pm – 2:45pm

GENERAL SESSION
In-Lane: Now or Never!

Ryan Mindell, Lottery Operations Director, Texas Lottery Commission

Terry Presta, Head of Business, North America, ABACUS Solutions International Group

Richard Gotlieb, Vice President and General Manager, Lottery and Gaming, Blackhawk Network

Mark Smith, Vice President, InComm Payments  

                             

In-lane has been a topic of lottery discussion for years. Only recently have retailers and lotteries made concrete progress toward selling lottery tickets in-lane via their points of sale, without a terminal. Join the panel for a discussion on progress made to date, why in-lane sales remain an important opportunity, what steps lotteries can take now to prepare for the future, and why retail is the biggest untapped resource for the industry.

  Marriott Ballroom 5, Second Floor
   
2:45pm – 3:00pm   

Networking Break

  First and Second Floor Pre-function Foyers
   
3:15pm – 4:30pm

All Committees Meet Individually

   
4:45pm – 5:15pm 

GENERAL SESSION
Powers Awards & Ott Brown Scholarship Presentation

Celebrate industry excellence with the annual Powers Awards and Ott Brown Scholarship!

 

The prestigious annual NASPL Powers Awards are presented in recognition of the significant contributions lottery and vendor employees have made through exceptional job performance. NASPL also awards one lottery professional the Ott Brown Scholarship each year, enabling the recipient to participate in the NASPL Lottery Leadership Institute at no cost.

  Marriott Ballroom 5, Second Floor
   
5:30pm – 8:00pm  

Vendor Meet and Greet 

As many lottery industry employees may not have the opportunity to make it to an annual conference and trade show, this evening was created to give PDS attendees a chance to meet with our industry vendors.

 

During this event, attendees can chat with vendors to learn more about the products and services they offer the lottery industry. Think of this event as a mini trade show reception!

Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided.

  Indiana Ballroom E, First Floor
   

Wednesday, July 27

All times in Eastern Daylight Time

9:45am – 10:15am 

GENERAL SESSION
Lotteries Take on the Challenge of Corporate Social Responsibilities

Barry Pack, Executive Director, Oregon Lottery


While private sector companies have embraced their roles as responsible corporate members of their communities, many lotteries are just now digging into what it means to have policies and programs around Corporate Social Responsibility in our unique industry and operating models. Much broader than responsible gambling, CSR helps lotteries leverage their human and financial resources to deepen their commitment to supporting and improving their communities. Find out what lotteries and NASPL are doing to take on these initiatives.

  Marriott Ballroom 5, Second Floor
 

 

10:15am – 10:30am     

Networking Break

  First and Second Floor Pre-function Foyers
   
10:45am – Noon     

All Committees Meet Individually

   
Noon – 1:30pm   

Lunch

  Indiana Ballroom E, First Floor
   
1:45pm – 3:00pm     

All Committees Meet Individually

   
3:00pm – 3:15pm 

Networking Break

  First and Second Floor Pre-function Foyers
   
3:30pm – 4:45pm  

All Committees Meet Individually

   
6:00pm – 9:30pm 

All Delegate Night 

Indianapolis Speedway Museum   

Buses depart at 5:30pm and 6:00pm from the Missouri Street exit, in the corridor outside Indiana Ballroom E, where breakfast is served.

 

Roundtrip shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the museum. Prior to entering the event, attendees will be given a lap around the Speedway track, and the chance to stop and kiss the bricks on the “Yard of Bricks!”

 

Attendees will then be dropped off at the Indianapolis Speedway Museum, with exclusive access to its collection of race cars and memorabilia featuring IndyCar, NASCAR, Formula 1, sprint and midgets, motorcycles and drag racing.

 

Heavy appetizers, adult and nonalcoholic beverages will be served in the atrium from 6:30pm 9:00pm.  

  Indianapolis Speedway Museum
   

Thursday, July 28

All times in Eastern Daylight Time

7:00am – 7:45am           

Health & Wellness Two Mile Walk

NASPL and the Hoosier Lottery have contracted with Carmel Road Racing Group to guide a scenic run through Indianapolis’ White River State Park along the canal that weaves its way through iconic buildings and spaces. Participants should dress comfortably in running attire and running shoes. There may be some steps involved, so please share any accessibility concerns with the CRRG guides before the run. Participants will meet in the lobby near the Missouri Street entrance, walk from the hotel to the beginning of the trail as a group, then the walk will begin.

 

Check-in: 6:45am in the lobby near the Missouri Street entrance

Walk begins at 7:00am

   
9:00am – 9:15am   

GENERAL SESSION
White Flag Final Lap: Closing Remarks From Our Host

Sarah Taylor, Executive Director, Hoosier Lottery

  Marriott Ballroom 5, Second Floor
   
9:15am – 10:15am  
GENERAL SESSION
Race for the Future
Sarah Fisher, Former Racer Driver, Entrepreneur and Coach
 

Marriott Ballroom 5, Second Floor

   
10:15am – 10:30am     

Networking Break

  First and Second Floor Pre-function Foyers
   
10:45am – Noon     

All Committees Meet Individually

   
Noon – 1:30pm   

Lunch

  Indiana Ballroom E, First Floor
   
1:45pm – 3:00pm     

All Committees Meet Individually

   
3:00pm – 3:15pm 

Networking Break

  First and Second Floor Pre-function Foyers
   
3:30pm – 4:45pm  

All Committees Meet Individually

   
 

 

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