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April 14 – 16, 2013 | Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Session presentations, for speakers who have given their permission, are available below for download in PDF format.

Monday, April 15

  • Lessons from an Analysis of Online Gambling Behaviour

  • The Impact of Social Media Gambling Sites on Youth: Should We Be Concerned?

  • Leisure Substitution and Problem Gambling: Report of a Proof of Concept Group Intervention

  • Gambling, Video Gaming, Internet Use and More: Opening Up the Field to Other Behavioural Addictions

  • Self-Exclusion: What Gamblers Can Tell Us

  • Involuntary Exclusion: The Singapore Experience

  • What We Know about Chinese People and Gambling: The RGRC Experience

  • Developing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Problem Gambling Services through Community Partnerships

  • Aboriginal RG Outreach – A Springboard to Cultural Restoration

  • Aboriginal RG Outreach: A First Nations Perspective

Tuesday, April 16

  • From Insight to Action: The Art and Science of Crafting Best Practices that Work

  • Practically Speaking: Turning Best Evidence into RG Policy and Programs

  • Behavioural Tracking in Gambling: New Empirical Data and a New Social Responsibility Tool

  • Responding to Potential Gambling Problems in the Online Gaming Environment

  • Can a Machine Change Human Behaviour?

  • PlayOLG.ca: Building Prevention into Player Experience

  • Perspectives from Both Sides of the Accreditation Process

  • Connecting Online: Advancing RG and Therapy in the Digital Age

  • Challenging our Assumptions: The Case for Online Treatment of Problem Gambling

  • From Knowledge to Behavioural Change—Implementing an Employee Social Responsibility Certification Program

  • Behavioural Addictions Come of Age—And What That Means for PG Treatment