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2014 Keynote Speakers

 

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Dr. Jeff French - Professor and CEO, Strategic Social Marketing Ltd

How to Design and Deliver Social Programs that Influence Behaviour

Using illustrated examples from many fields of social behavioural influences around the world, this presentation will review why contemporary social programs aimed at influencing pro-social behaviour need to be delivered in a more sophisticated way than in the past. It will explore what we know about how to influence behaviour and how people make decisions derived from fields including social psychology, behavioural economics, sociology and anthropology.

Dr. French will introduce and explain the key concepts of systematic social marketing planning and what is known about effective and efficient social program design, delivery and evaluation. This presentation will also explore the implications for developing effective programs for minimizing harm and protecting those with potential gambling problems, and will conclude with some tips for avoiding ineffective and inefficient behavioural change programs.

Watch the video as Dr. Jeff French explores what we know about how to influence behaviour and how people make decisions derived from fields including social psychology, behavioural economics, sociology and anthropology.

2014 Speakers 

 

David Aro, Dr. Sally Gainsbury 

Dynamic Warning Messages for Electronic Gaming Machines: A Live Trial to Inform Australian Gambling Reforms (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Michael Auer, Simo Dragicevic, Andreas Holmström, Catherine Jarmain

Player Behaviour Panel Presentation: What Have We Learned from “Big Data” in Responsible Gaming? Does it Change the Way We Play? (listen to podcast)

 

David Bird

Interweaving Culture into Responsible Gambling (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Dr. Alex Blaszczynski, Robert Ladouceur

The Reno Model: 10 Years Later (watch the video)

 

Claire Booth

What does Responsible Gambling Really Mean?

 

Cheryl Currie

Refocusing our Efforts to Promote Responsible Gambling: The Importance of a Public Health Lens (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Don Feeney

What the Public Thinks (and Why it Matters) (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Dr. Sally Gainsbury, Keith Whyte

The Next Horizon: Social Casino Games and Responsible Gaming (watch the video)

 

Dr. Mark Griffiths

Social Responsibility in Gambling, Marketing and Advertising (watch the video)

 

Dr. Claudia Steinke

The Psychological and Behavioural Impacts of Casino Design (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Dr. Jessalynn Strauss

Exceeding Expectations: Social Responsibility in Gaming (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Amanda Ward

Host Responsibility at SKYCITY Auckland (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Dr. Ken Winters

This is Your Brain on Adolescence: A Developmental View of Problem Gambling and Other Addictions (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)

 

Dr. Michael Wohl

When is Play-For-Fun Just Fun? Identifying factors that predict migration from social networking gaming to Internet gambling (listen to podcast) (view slideshow)