Main Conference Program

BREAKOUT SESSION KEY
AS Additional Sessions CM Community ML Military and Gambling Track
PX Prevention Track REC Recovery Track RG Responsible Gaming and Regulation Track
Sponsored by Delaware North Gaming; Everi; Oregon Lottery
TX Treatment Track

 

CEU TIME TRACK FRIDAY, JULY 19
7:30 am-5:30 pm EXHIBITS & REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 am-8:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
1 8:30 – 10:00
Keynote
ALL Richard Rosenthal, MD, ICGC-II, BACC (2018 NCPG Lifetime Award for Research Recipient) – Similarities Between Gambling Disorder and the Substance Use Disorders: It Matters But Not in the Way We Think
0.5 10:00-10:15
PED Talk
ALL Keith Whyte – Advocacy, Awareness and Assistant
10:15-10:30
PED Talk
ALL Tim Fong, MD – Cannabis & Gambling: A Budding Issue
0.5 10:30-11:00
Poster Session & Networking Break
TX
ML
Poster Session: Elizabeth A. Hall, PhD – Gender Differences Among Treatment-Seeking Problem Gamblers: Implications for Treatment
Poster Session: Kendra Pugh – Clinical characteristics of Veteran gamblers in a VA sample
PX Prevention Showcase
–Mina Hazar, Adela Colhon– Measures Towards a Successful Social Media Campaign Targeting Youth and Gambling Stigma
–Lisa Chaney; Juan Baez; Misty Powers -Differential Response Patterns Across Problem Gambling Risk Categories: Implications for Prevention
–Ashley Yee, MEd – Working with AOD Clients on Problem Gambling Prevention
–Mary Drexler – Integrating Youth-Driven Gambling Awareness and Outreach in Your Community”
1 11:00 am-Noon
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
TX Jeremiah Weinstock, PhD – Gambling behavior: It’s Functional
Note: Prevention Showcase
begins at 10:30am
RG Susan McLaughlin; Trudy Smit Quosai, PhD; Lori Rugle, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC; Kim DeCastro – The Intersection of RG, Public Health and Ethical Gambling
REC Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II – Only I Can Do It, But I Can’t Do It Alone
CM Kleo Papas; Gino Campbell; Cheryl Bazard; Alan Pedley – Gaming & Responsible Gaming in The Caribbean
Noon-1:30 pm ALL NATIONAL PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARDS CEREMONY and Lunch
Sponsored by Ohio for Responsible Gambling
1 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
TX Alexia DeLeon, PhD; Frankie DiFerdinando; Zaida Gomez; Karla Parra – Culturally Responsive Treatment for Latino Communities Impacted by Gambling
RG Carl Braunlich, PhD; Jennifer Shatley; Dean Hestermann – Improving Responsible Gaming Programs Using 15 years of Responsible Gaming Data
REC Ronsonlyn Clark, PsyD, ICGC-II, BACC, Scott Hunt, PhD – Adverse Childhood Experiences & Gambling: A Study of Incarcerated Women
PX Mike Buzzelli – Greek Mental Health Consultation Program
CM Heather Kleckinger-Craven, ICGC-II – Gambling Disorder Treatment: From Keeping Score to Making Change
1 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
TX Rachel Volberg, PhD – Gambling Behavior Transitions in Massachusetts
RG Marlene Warner; Mark Vander Linden; Teresa Fiore; Julie Hynes – A Big Win: Implementing Public Health Strategies Through GameSense
REC Jeff Marotta, PhD, ICGC-II; Rick Berman; Kitty Martz – Are Problem Gambling Recovery Mentors Helpful to Your Clients?
PX Jim Kooler, DrPH; Terri Sue Canale-Dalman – Betting on Our Merchants
CM Sheryl Anderson, ICGC-II – What’s Missing?
0.5 3:30-4:00 pm
Poster Session & Networking Break
PX
REC
Poster Session: Jeremie Richard – The Impact of Bullying Victimization on Gambling Problems Among Adolescents
Poster Session: Youngju Lee – The Effect of Art Therapy (Coloring) on Middle-aged Gamblers’ Depression and Anger
1.5 4:00-4:15
PED Talk
ALL Pieter Remmers – Lessons to be Learned From The Old World When You Introduce Sports Betting
4:15-4:30
PED Talk
ALL Cam Adair – Video Game Addiction Masterclass
4:30-5:30 pm ALL General Session: Quick Takes on Hot Topics (15 min. each)
–Alison Drain –
Social Casino Games: The Rise of Online Social Gaming
–Marc Potenza – Gambling, Gaming and Pornography Use: What a Long, Strange (Internet) Trip It Has Been
–Don Feeney –
The NGAGE Survey: Lessons for Responsible Gambling
–David Figler – Nevada’s First Gambling Court
6:30 pm SHUTTLES BEGIN to Highlight Event Venue
6:30 pm-10:30 pm HIGHLIGHT EVENT – Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Sponsored by MGM Resorts International (included with Main Conference and Friday registrations)

 

CEU TIME TRACK SATURDAY, JULY 20
7:30 am-Noon REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 am-3:30 pm EXHIBITS OPEN
7:30 am-8:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
0.75 9:00-10:00
Keynote
ALL Maureen Greeley (2018 Lifetime Award for Advocacy recipient) – Advocacy: Even Small Steps Lead to Big Changes When We Step up Together
0.5 10:00-10:15
PED Talk
ALL Bea Aikens – We Are Not Invisible: The Recovery Community Speaks Out
10:15-10:30
PED Talk
ALL Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II – Shut Up and Listen
0.5 10:30-11:00


Poster Session & Networking Break

TX
Poster Session: Colleen McQuaide – Screening of Gambling Behaviors: An Agency Review Across Levels of Care
1 11:00-noon
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
TX Jessica Auslander, ICGC-I – Disorder From A Distance: Introduction to Telemental Health
RG Chris Hansford – Video Game Loot Boxes and the Regulatory Wilderness
REC Serena King, PhD – Gambling Problems in Southeast Asian Refugees
PX Alissa Mazar, PhD – Introduction of Casino Gaming to Massachusetts: Impacts to Date
ML Heather Chapman, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC; Maggie Hyland, ICGC-II – Trauma Informed Gambling Treatment: Integrating Research to Practice
1 12:00-1:30
Lunch and General Session
ALL Brent Neiser – Personal Finance and Problem Gambling: Trends, Dangers, and Opportunities
1 1:30-2:30
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
TX Greta Coe, Jeff Marotta, PhD, ICGC-II; David Corse – Problem Gambling & Criminal Offenders
RG Tammi M. Barlow; Jonathan Parke, PhD – Exploring Training-led Approaches to Responsible Game Design
REC Lori Rugle, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC – Stigma, Shame and the Importance of Language
PX Danial Trolaro – Blurred Lines: Gaming to Gambling
ML Leslie Waite, PhD – Clinical Considerations in Treating Veterans with Gambling Disorder
1 2:30-3:30
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
TX Alyssa Wilson, PhD; Jody Bechtold, ICGC-II, BACC – Program Evaluation in Everyday Practice: Lessons Learned from Collaborative Partnerships
RG Melissa Sager, JD; Christopher Welsh, MD – Gambling Policy: How It is Made and How You Can Get Involved
REC Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II; Daniel Umfleet; Kai Stinchcombe
– Technology Assisted Recovery
PX Laura J. Lamb Atchley, PhD, ICGC-II – Gambling Disorder in Addiction Counselors
ML Rachel Volberg – Correlates of At-Risk & Problem Gambling Among Veterans in Massachusetts
0.5 3:30-4:00
Poster Session & Networking Break
PX Poster Session: Amanda Burke, PhD – An Exploration of SUD Clients and Their Gambling-related Participation
1 4:00-5:00
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
TX Christopher Anderson ICGC-II, BACC – Interview of a Gambler
RG Karen Russo; Amanda Blackford; Carla Tricarichi, JD – Statewide Voluntary Exclusion Program
REC Steve Block, ICGC-II – Problem Gambling & Criminal Activity
PX Sarah A St John, PhD – Resources Shaping Disparities in Treatment and Recovery Entrance for Gambling Addiction
ML John Hagerty – Play Responsibly Messaging for Lotteries
0.75 5:00-5:45 ALL Closing General Session – Looking Ahead
(22 min. each)
Jamie Salsburg
– Are We Being Curious Enough?
Keith Whyte – Vision For the Future

Program subject to change
^Updates to program

Recovery Community

Recovery Ambassadors

Recovery Ambassadors will be available throughout the conference and will wear buttons, so they will be easy to identify.

Gamblers Anonymous

There will be on-site GA meetings before, during and after the conference sessions. Additional recovery content will be provided during networking breaks.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION KEY
AS Additional Sessions ML Military and Gambling Track PX Prevention Track
REC Recovery Track RG Responsible Gaming and Regulation Track
Sponsored by Delaware North Gaming; Everi; Oregon Lottery
TX Treatment Track