080113 GTR_GTC Logo_300BNP Media, parent company of Games & Technology Report, is pleased to announce that Gaming Technology Conference, the gaming industry's premier technology event, will return to Las Vegas, March 18-19 at Caesars Palace.

Gaming Technology Conference will be produced by Casino Journal, and offer a comprehensive view of technology's present and future impacts on commercial and tribal casino resorts, video lotteries, racetrack gaming and online gaming. Claudia Winkler, president, G.H.I. Solutions, will continue to serve as content director for Gaming Technology Conference, which successfully debuted here last March, drawing over 250 high level attendees and more than 30 exhibitors and sponsors.

"Gaming Technology Conference clearly distinguished itself this year as the go-to event for gaming technology providers," said Randy Green, group publisher, BNP Media Gaming Group. "Our overall attendee satisfaction rate was over 90 percent, the highest for any technology themed event we have ever produced. Claudia Winkler, whose experience and depth of understanding of the gaming industry's technology sector is unsurpassed, was a big part of our success, so we are thrilled to have her back as part of the Gaming Technology Conference team."

Winkler has been a force in business technology since 1988, and she has held key marketing and technology positions with the industry's top names including Boyd Gaming, Caesars Entertainment and Station Casinos. Among her many accomplishments was the launch of the original Harrah's Gold Card (now Harrah's Total Rewards), development of the requirements for corporate-wide source systems for Boyd Gaming, IT leadership role in the change of control of the Las Vegas Hilton from Caesars Entertainment to Colony Capital and the opening of several new casinos in emerging markets.

Gaming Technology Conference 2014 will consist of 18 breakout sessions, three keynote presentations and include the announcement of the winners of Casino Journal's Top 20 Most Innovative Technology Products of 2013. The event also offers multiple networking opportunities, including an opening night reception, two keynote luncheons and 30-minute breaks between sessions. The full conference program will be announced in September.

Further event details and information are available at www.gamingtechnologyconf.com.