2015 Speakers

Keynote speaker

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Kristen Berman

The Behavioural Science Behind Addictions and Proposals for Prevention

All Speakers

JP Girard, Sara Marchese

The Gaming Industry: A Strategic Plan for Mitigating Gambling-Related Harm & Enhancing Employee and Workplace Wellness

Natalia Matulewicz

Creating User Personas to give a Human Face to Big Data

David Excell, Heather Wardle

Identifying Harm Among Machine Players: Findings From a Multicomponent Research Study

Dr. Sally Gainsbury

Overcoming the Stigma of Problem Gambling

Time to Get Off the Couch?  Alternative Treatments for Problem Gambling

Paul Pellizzari, Stanley Sadinsky, Keith Whyte, Jennifer Keim

The Great Debate, Be it Resolved: “That gambling providers should do more to prevent problem gambling.”

Don Feeney

Gambling and the Millennial Generation

Dr. Michael Wohl

Advances in Motivating Change Among Disordered Gamblers: Why and How Memories of the Past-Self Can Facilitate Motivation to Engage in Behavioural Change

Dr. Irwin Cohen

Voluntary Self-Exclusion: BCLC Longitudinal Study

Dr. Bo Bernhard, Dr. Kahlil Philander    

From Untegrated to Integrated to Outgrated : Gaming's Social Impacts in a Changing Business Model

Dr. Richard Wood

Stories of Hope: How Personal Accounts of Recovery can Inform Responsible Gambling Strategy

Dr. Jessalynn Strauss

Cracking the Social Media Code: Creating a Responsible Communication Strategy

Chuck Keeling

Integration and Importance of Responsible Gaming Practices and Culture at the Casino Service Provider Level

Dr. Ken Winters

SBIRT to Address Problem Gambling 

Alfonso Fernandez

ControlGam - An Innovative Virtual Therapy System to Help Problem Gamblers Play Responsibly

Judith Glynn, Richard Lennon

Integration of Responsible Advertising Standards for Gambling and Alcohol

Dr. Alex Blaszczynski

Breaks in Play – An Irresponsible Strategy?

Dr. Terri-Lynn MacKay, Dr. Lisa Petermann

Knowledge Translation in Gambling Research: A Public Health Approach

Dr. Kahlil Philander

Customized Responsible Gambling Messaging: Design & Outcomes

Amanda McCormick, Dr. Luke Clark, Dr. Irwin Cohen

UBC Study Player Behaviour and Awareness of Responsible Gambling

Peter Filice, Janine Robinson

Raising the Bar on RG Training: From Awareness to Recognition and Response