Conference Programme:

Presentations can be downloaded from the Conference Report.

Wednesday 6 December 2017

9.00am Coffee / registration
10.00am Welcome & opening remarks
10.45am Technological change & the health & wellbeing of youth
11.30am Break
11.50am The rise of internet gambling & its effect on young people
  • Chair: Marc Etches (GambleAware)
  • Keynote: Dr Sally Gainsbury (University of Sydney)
  • Keynote: Professor Mark Griffiths (Nottingham Trent University)
  • Keynote: Vicki Shotbolt (Parent Zone)
  • Panel: Dr Sally Gainsbury (University of Sydney); Professor Mark Griffiths (Nottingham Trent University); Vicki Shotbolt (Parent Zone); Professor Gill Valentine (University of Sheffield); Helen Garratt (GamCare); Kieran Packer (young person)
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Where & when does gaming become gambling?
  • Chair: Marc Etches (GambleAware)
  • Keynote: Luc Delany (International Social Games Association)
  • Keynote: Justyn Larcombe (EPIC Risk Management)
  • Keynote: Dr Mark R Johnson (University of Alberta)
  • Panel: Dr Brett Abarbanel (University of Nevada); Dr Sally Gainsbury (University of Sydney); Simon Thomas (The Hippodrome Casino); Tim Miller (Gambling Commission); Vic Hood (Video Game Journalist); Joe Humm (young gamer)
3.30pm Break
3.50pm Esports: the new gambling environment?
5.00pm Ends
5.00pm Networking reception with guest speaker Micky Swindale, KPMG

Thursday 7 December 2017

9.00am Coffee / registration
9.30am Opening remarks
9.45am Lotteries: young & online
  • Chair: Marc Etches (GambleAware)
  • Keynote: Anne Pattberg (World Lottery Association)
  • Panel: Anne Pattberg (World Lottery Association); Jo Bucci (Lotteries Council); James Holdaway (Gambling Commission); Kieran Packer (young person)
11am Break
11.20am Gambling and professional sport
  • Chair: Professor Chris Brady (University of Salford)
  A.    What is the relationship?
  • Keynote: Professor Carywn Jones (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
  • Panel: Professor Carwyn Jones (Cardiff Metropolitan University); Jim Mullen (Ladbrokes Coral Group); Andrew Taylor (Committee of Advertising Practice); Duncan East (Sky Sports)
  B.    Where is the harm?
  • Keynote: Professor Mark Griffiths (Nottingham Trent University)
  • Keynote: Mark Potter (EPIC Risk Management)
  • Panel: Professor Mark Griffiths (Nottingham Trent University); Mark Potter (EPIC Risk Management); Paul Buck (EPIC Risk Management); Gary Bloom (Cognacity / Talk Sport Radio)
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm C.    What is the clinical response?
  • Dr Phil Hopley (Cognacity)
  D.    What is professional sports’ response?
  • Dr Phil Hopley (Cognacity)
  • Jack Francis (Chelsea Football Club Academy)
  • Jenni Kennedy (The FA Group)
  • Richard Bevan (League Managers Association)
  • Simon Barker (Professional Footballers Association)
3.00pm Launch of Professional Players Federation gambling education & training programme
  • Brendon Batson (Professional Players Association)
  • Lynsey Williams (Professional Cricketers Association)
  • Colin Bland (Sporting Chance Clinic)
  • Scott Davies (Professional Footballer Chelmsford City)
4.00pm Ends