13 September 2018 - Conference day 3


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09.00 - 10.30 Panel discussion session: Leading ladies in gaming/gambling

                      What does the future look like?

  • Tracy Damestani, National Casino Forum, United Kingdom
  • Marisa Fogarty, Australian National University, Australia
  • Nadine Grinblat, Australasian Gaming Council, Australia
  • Birgitte Sand, Danish Gambling Authority, Denmark
  • Heather Wardle, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

11.00-12.30 Panel discussion session – The best of the rest

Moderator: Pieter Remmers, Assissa, The Netherlands

  • Alex Blaszczynski, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Jeffrey Derevensky, McGill University, Canada
  • Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
  • Marc N. Potenza, Yale University School of Medicine, USA

13.45 - 15.25 Parallel sessions

Session 1 - IMGL Masterclass

  • The impact of Blockchain on Gaming and more
    • Panellists:

Joseph F. Borg, WH Partners, Malta

Ewout Keuleers, Kindred Group, United Kingdom

Valérie Peano, EGLA, Italy

Connie Jones, AGEM, USA

Alan Littler, Kalf, Katz & Franssen, the Netherlands

Session 2 - Responsible Gambling Tools and How to Use Them

Session 3 - Instruments, Questionnaires and RG

Session 4 - Research Results

Session 5 - Behaviours and Gambling / Treatment

Session 6 - Operators and Regulators vs Regulators and Operators

  • Regulatory Change and Cultural Peculiarity in Finland
    Pauliina Raento, University of Tampere, Finland
  • What makes a loyal customer? Perspectives from management and senior executives of online gambling firms
    Larrie York, University of Malta, Malta
  • Win/Win: Self-Exclusion, Breaches and Reinstatement Leading Practices for Operators and Players
    Janine Robinson, Responsible Gambling Council Canada, Canada
  • The value of coordination at national level regarding prevention of gambling problems
    Jessika Spångberg, Public Health Agency of Sweden, Sweden

15.55 - 17:15 Parallel sessions

Session 1 - Holland vs Austria; Seminar vs Panel (2x40)

  • Marieke de Graaf, Holland Casino, the Netherlands
  • Charles de Leau, Holland Casino, the Netherlands
  • Gerd Simons, Holland Casino, the Netherlands

Session 2 -   Focal Research Seminar

  • Tracy Schrans (President Focal Research, Co-Investigator ) Project Overview
  • Tracy Damestani (Chief Executive Officer UK National Casino Forum) Regulatory Issues
  • Richard Noble (Chief Operating Officer Aspers) Management Issues
  • Tony Azouri (Host Responsibility Christchurch Casino) Customer action on the floor
  • Tony Schellinck (CEO Focal Research; Principal Investigator) Key learnings & Next Steps

Session 3 - Lotteries in the news

Session 4 - Gambling / Solutions and challenges

Session 5 - Research / going on!

Session 6 - Treatment