2018 Speakers

Keynote speakers

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Neil Pasricha

Mental Health: Reducing the Stigma, Increasing Support

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Johann Hari

Rethinking Addiction: Social Recovery in the Age of Loneliness

All Speakers

Dr. Stéphane Bouchard, Spencer Murch 

From Pamphlets to VR: Using Technology to Better Understand Players

Dr. Irwin Cohen, Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Paul Pellizzari, Dr. Trudy Smit Quosai 

What is the Role of Industry in Gambling Research?

Dr. Jon Kelly

What does Responsible Gambling look like in a Post Compliance Era?

Dr. Brett Abarbanel, Tim Miller, Dr. Nigel Turner

Research Trends That Will Shape Our Future

Dr. Cornelia Weiman MD, FRCPC

Community Session: First Nations Perspective on Health and Wellness

Monica Bohm, Alan Feldman, Bev Mehmel

From Paper to Practice: Challenges with Applying the Research

Rob Gazzola, Michael Koo, Michelle Shewell

Bridging the Gap: Removing Barriers to Help

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Tim Miller 

The Impact of Technology: The New Risk to Youth

Sonja Mandic, Tracy Parker, Mark Vander Linden

Players Playing Smarter

Dr. Kirstin Appelt, Dr. Bo J. Bernhard, Johann Hari

Beyond Informed Choice: Influencing Player Behaviour

Dr. Luke Clark, Blaine Graboyes

Skill-based EGMs: New RG Challenges

Rick Hutchins, Chuck Keeling, Mark Vander Linden

RG Culture: What is it and how do we get it?