Understanding Gambling Mechanisms & Predictors 2016 – Conference presentations

The Alberta Gambling Research Institute has posted the presentation slides from their 15th annual conference, which took place April 7-9 2016. From AGRI’s website:

Conference Learning Objectives

By the end of the Alberta Gambling Research Institute’s Annual Conference, participants will:

  1. Understand current research on the mechanisms behind gambling, problem gambling and recovery from problem gambling
  2. Garner knowledge of the scope of gambling-related research, locally, nationally and internationally
  3. Engage in discussion of issues with speakers and other participants regarding gambling, problem gambling and recovery from gambling
  4. Have the opportunity to showcase their research findings

Presentation themes ranged from updates on the latest research on neurobiological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie gambling and problem gambling to presentations on how different treatment and self-help interventions work. Plenary presentations from top experts provided the stimulus for structured conversation sessions that allowed participants to discuss issues in depth. Participants also had the opportunity to showcase their recent research findings. See Conference 2016 Program.

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