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We all need a little bit of education and LAC 2018 will have bags of it - check out some of the speakers who'll be filling your head with bright ideas at this year's show.

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We all need a little bit of education

We all need a little bit of education and LAC 2018 will have bags of it - check out some of the speakers who'll be filling your head with bright ideas at this year's show.

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The event

The event, which takes place at the ExCel, London from 7th-10th February, is expected to attract in excess of 5,000 delegates, 3,500 of which are affiliates, making it the biggest in its history.

Andor Palau, the Head of SEO at Peak Ace AG and a renowned expert for large scale international SEO, takes part in two talks, “Welcome to a new world: Crawling, indexing & ranking in the age of mobile-first!” and the “SEO Rockstar Panel.”

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Hedgehog Security

Hedgehog Security founder and CEO Peter Bassill will also address delegates in London in a discussion titled: “Top 5 ways firms were hacked in 2017.”

Other high-profile names such Helen Southgate, managing director at Acceleration Partners, senior SEO Manager Manuel Martinez from The Stars Group and Matt Beswick, co-founder of Aira will be speaking during the four-day event.

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Clarion Gaming’s Event

Clarion Gaming’s Event Director, Shona ODonnell said: “We can’t wait to welcome these highly-esteemed speakers to London and we hope the delegates will enjoy hearing what they have to say.

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The lessons

“The lessons our delegates can learn from these industry experts will make a real difference and they can put it into practice as soon as they return from the conference.

“The event is getting bigger every year and the fact we’re able to entice this calibre of speaker shows proof of our rapid growth.”

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CHAIRMAN OF THE U.S. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION FROM 2014-2017

 

Timothy Massad is currently a Senior Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law School.

Mr. Massad served as Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 2014-2017. Under his leadership, the agency implemented critical reforms of the over-the-counter swaps market; harmonized many aspects of cross-border regulation, including reaching a landmark agreement with the European Union on clearinghouse oversight; enhanced cybersecurity for critical market infrastructure; improved the resilience of major clearinghouses; and took many actions to ensure commercial businesses were not burdened by Dodd- Frank reforms.

Under his leadership, the agency declared virtual currencies to be commodities, brought enforcement actions against unregistered Bitcoin platforms and approved a Bitcoin swap.

Previously, Mr. Massad served as the Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In that capacity, he oversaw the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the principal U.S. governmental response to the 2008 financial crisis. During his tenure, Treasury recovered more on all the crisis investments than was disbursed. Mr. Massad was with the Treasury from 2009 to 2014 and also served as a counselor to the Treasury Secretary.

Prior to his government service, Mr. Massad was a partner in the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP. Mr. Massad had a broad corporate practice with a focus on corporate finance, financial markets and derivatives. His practice was heavily international. While resident primarily in New York over his 25 year career with the firm, he served as co-manager of the Hong Kong office for five years and also in the London office. He was

one of the principal lawyers that drafted the ISDA Master Agreement governing derivative transactions as well as the original User’s Guide. He also had an active pro bono practice, representing UNICEF and Covenant House, among others, for many years.

Mr. Massad has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Harvard College. He currently lives in Washington, D.C. with his family.