7th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues, 2008

7th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues

 

We would like to thank everybody that was present during the 7th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues, Putting all the pieces together, from 1 - 4 July at the Hotel Perla, Nova Gorica, Slovenia.

Almost all of the presentation have been made available online, you can find them at the presentation section.

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the EASG,

Pieter Remmers, conference organizer
Ynze Remmers, conference organizer

 

Almost all presentations are available online from today, just click on the title of the presentation and the presentation is available in .pdf format.


Tuesday, 1 July 2008

08.00 - 09.30 Registration for workshop participants
09.30 - 16.30 Pre conference workshop on Prevention and Youth Gambling
Jeffrey Derevensky, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
(only for those who have registered separately for this workshop)
16.00 - 20.00 Registration of conference participants
18.00 - 20.00 Welcome cocktail 
Drinks and snacks in the Arena of Hotel & Casino Perla
Welcome speech by Ms. Darinka Kozinc, Depute Mayor of Nova Gorica
and Mr. Niko Trost, President of the Board of HIT, Universe of Fun

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

08.00 - 17.00 Registration
08.45 - 09.10

Welcome speech
Mrs. Malgorzata Rogowicz - Angierman, Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the EASG

Official Opening
Mr. Andrej Vizjak, Minister of Economy, Slovenia

09.10 - 10.50

Plenary session - Setting the Scene
Chair: Malgorzata Rogowicz - Angierman, Industry Consultant, Poland

10.50 - 11.20 Coffee break
11.20 - 13.00

Plenary session - Crime and Passion and the Law
Chair: Eric van Vondelen, Netherlands Gaming Control Board, The Netherlands

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.40

Parallel session 1 - Focus on Slovenia

Parallel session 2 - Focus on Europe / Nordic countries

Parallel session 3 - Research

Parallel session 4 - Detection and Treatment

Parallel session 5 - From all over

Parallel session 6 - Go Wild

15.40 - 16.10 Tea break
16.10 - 17.50

Parallel session 1 - Gambling in Diversity

Parallel session 2 - Experiences in Treatment and Prevention of excessive gambling - Focus on Italy

Parallel session 3 - Focus on Women

Parallel session 4 - Lotteries and Casinos in diversity

Parallel session 5 - Betting

18.00 - 19.00 General meeting of the members of the European Association for the Study of Gambling (members only)
19.30 - .... Evening programme

Thursday, 3 July 2008

08.00 - 17.00 Registration
09.00 - 10.40

Plenary session - The winner takes it all
Chair: Connie Jones, IGT. U.S.A.

10.40 - 11.10 Coffee break
11.10 - 12.50

Plenary session - And the women take over
Chair: Pieter Remmers, Assissa Consultancy Europe, The Netherlands

12.50 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.40

Parallel session 1 - Research goes on

Parallel session 2 - Focus on Europe / Eastern Countries

Parallel session 3 - Responsible gaming

Parallel session 4 - Screening

Parallel session 5

Parallel session 6 - More Research

15.40 - 16.10 Tea break
16.10 - 17.50

Parallel session 1 - Internet

Parallel session 2 - Italian Public Policy: are we different from abroad? - Focus on Italy

Parallel session 3 - Kiwi News

Parallel session 4 - Focus on Europe / Middle central and a bit from the North

Parallel session 5 - Economics / news from Asia

18.30 - .... Evening programme

Friday, 4 July 2008

09.30 - 11.10

Parallel session 1 - Treatment

Parallel session 2 - Research

Parallel session 3 - WORKSHOP

  • Two types of Behavioral treatment for problem and pathological gamblers
    • Iver Hand, University Hospital Eppendorf / Hamburg, Germany

Parallel session 4

11.10 - 11.40 Coffee break
11.40 - 12.30

SYMPOSIUM - Let's be clear

All plenary session speakers are invited to participate in the forum

12.30 - 13.30 Farewell lunch