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SECURITY
AGENDA

All PDS sessions will be held at the CHI Health Convention Center at 455 North 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102

Monday, July 22 

 

5:30pm – 8:30pm                  

Vendor Meet & Greet 

Tuesday, July 23 

 

9:00am – 9:15am

Conference Kickoff 

Brian Rockey, Director, Nebraska Lottery 

 

9:15am – 10:15am

General Session – TBA 

Todd Simon, Chairman and Chief Steak Evangelist, Omaha Steaks 

 

10:15am – 10:30am

Networking Break 

 

10:45am – Noon

Case Study: High Frequency Cashiers (The “10 Percenters”) 

Dan O’Neil, Director of Compliance & Security, Massachusetts Lottery 

Noon – 1:30pm

LUNCH  

Lunch sponsored by Allwyn and NeoGames

 

1:45pm – 2:45pm

General Session – Lotteries in the Gaming Space 

Helene Keeley, Director, Delaware Lottery 

Matt Strawn, Chief Executive Officer, Iowa Lottery 

Senator Dan Dawson, Chair, Iowa Senate Ways and Means Committee 

Christie Carpino (CT), Vice President, National Council of Legislators From Gaming States
Michael J. Pollock, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group, Executive Director, National Council of Legislators From Gaming States

2:45pm – 3:00pm

Networking Break 

 

3:15pm – 4:30pm

In a World of Emerging Security Threats, The Importance of Lottery Security Monitoring

Angela Wong, Vice President of Global Lottery Solutions

Ken Magnus, Cybercrime Manager, Oregon Lottery

Paul Battle, Information Security Manager, Virginia Lottery

Ryan Stovall, Director of Information Security, Scientific Games

Gus Fritschie, Senior Vice President, Information Security Services, Bulletproof

Combined session with IT 

 

4:45pm – 5:15pm

Powers Awards and 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. 

Wednesday, July 24 

 

9:00am – 10:15am

General Session – Leadership & Overcoming Obstacles for Pioneering Innovation 

Jeff Koterba, Speaker, Author, and Creativity Coach  

 

10:15am – 10:30am

Networking Break 

 

10:45am – Noon

Cybercrime: Bet on It 

John Crain, Special Agent, Cyber Task Force, Federal Bureau of Investigations 

Brandon Stigge, Task Force Officer, Cyber Task Force, Federal Bureau of Investigations 

Combined session with Audit and IT 

 

Noon – 1:30pm

LUNCH  
 

1:45pm – 3:00pm

Vendor Background Best Practices 

Phillip Dodd, Sergeant First Class, Oregon State Police 

 

3:00pm – 3:15pm

Networking Break 

 

3:30pm – 4:45pm

Retailer Background Best Practices 

Christopher Graves, Sergeant, Oregon State Police 

5:30pm – 7:30pm

NASPL Networking Reception 

The Durham Museum 

Thursday, July 25 

 

9:00am – 9:15am

Closing Remarks From Our Host  

Brian Rockey, Director, Nebraska Lottery  

 

9:15am – 10:15am

General Session – TBA 

 

10:15am – 10:30am

Networking Break 

 

10:30am – 11:15am

General Session – Identifying and Mitigating Points of Failure: Building a Business Resiliency Program 
Cathleen Atchison, Business Continuity Program Manager, Oregon Lottery 

 

11:30am – Noon

Hands-On First Steps of Building a Lottery Resiliency Program 

Cathleen Atchison, Business Continuity Program Manager, Oregon Lottery 

Combined session with IT 

 

Noon – 1:30pm

LUNCH  
 

1:45pm – 3:00pm

NFL Sports Integrity Program 

Sabrina Perel, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, National Football League 

Combined session with IT, Legal and Marketing 

 

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Final Networking Break 

The connections made at PDS lead to new ideas, friendships and business successes. Spend this dedicated time mingling, establishing new professional relationships, and strengthening existing ones. Share a beverage, exchange contact information and connect with others before departing. 

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