SOURCE: Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2012) - Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world's leading technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, will welcome Jan L. Jones, Exec. V.P. of Communications and Government Relations for Caesars Entertainment, Corp., as a keynote speaker at GLI University's 11th North American Roundtable.
Jones will open day two of the two-day Roundtable on March 8, addressing what GLI expects to be a record crowd of more than 365 regulators from across North America. Her address will begin at 9 a.m.
"We are absolutely thrilled that Ms. Jones, one of the Great Women of Gaming, will deliver a keynote address at our annual Roundtable. From her current position directing global governmental relations for one of the world's largest gaming companies to her two terms as Mayor of the City of Las Vegas, she brings an incredibly valuable perspective to our regulators," said GLI President and CEO James Maida.
Jones was the first woman to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Gaming Communications by the American Gaming Association. She served two terms as Mayor of the City of Las Vegas and was the City's first woman chief executive. She has also served as Chairwoman of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and was former Nevada State National Committeewoman for the Democratic National Committee. She has also served on the board of directors or board of trustees of the Nevada Resorts Association, the National Conference for Community and Justice, and the National Judicial College, among many other organizations.
GLI University's Roundtable takes place March 7-8 at Treasure Island Casino & Resort in Las Vegas. CIOs, CTOs, gaming commission chairs and members, tribal regulators, security directors and slot operations directors are encouraged to attend.
The event features land-based and iGaming tracks discussing today's most urgent and relevant topics. GLI offers the event to regulators free of charge. Conference registration is available now at www.gaminglabs.com; room reservations are available at www.treasureisland.com.
The event is produced by the company's GLI University, an exclusive program that offers continuing education and training to regulators around the world.
For more than 20 years, Gaming Laboratories International, LLC has been the world leader in providing independent testing, inspection and certification services to the gaming, wagering and lottery industry. GLI also offers independent network and information security assessments to its regulatory, lottery and supplier clients. With 20 laboratory locations located across Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, North America and South America, GLI is the only global organization of its kind to hold U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020 and guide 65 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. For more information, visit www.gaminglabs.com.