Main Conference Program

BREAKOUT SESSION KEY
AS Additional Sessions ML Military and Gambling Track PX Prevention Track
REC Recovery Track RG Responsible Gaming and Regulation Track TX Treatment Track

 

CEU

TIME

FRIDAY, JULY 20

7:30am-5:30pm
EXHIBITS & REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30am-8:30am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
 

 

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8:30am-10:15am

WELCOME AND KEYNOTE

Jeff Derevensky, PhD (2017 Lifetime Award for Research) – Youth Gambling Issues: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

 

10:15am-10:30am

PED TALK

Heather Chapman, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC – 45 Years: Cleveland Veterans Administration Gambling Treatment Program

 

0.5

 

10:30am-11:00am

NETWORKING AND BREAK
AS Poster Sessions: Michael Campos, PhD; Michael Rosen, ICGC-I; William Hartwell; Tiffany Tran, ICGC-II
 

 

 

 

 

 

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Note: Prevention Showcase begins at 10:30am

 

11:00am-Noon

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

PX Prevention Showcase

Amanda Burke, PhD – Problem Gambling and the Family: Education in the Foster Care System

Stephenie Roberts, Debbie Snapp, Juan Baez – Mobilizing Communities on Problem Gambling: The Kansas Approach

Janine Robinson – The Responsible Gambling Council’s Youth Prevention Approach

Tamika Harvey – The Influence of the Gambling Industry on the Immigrant and Refugee Community

Erin Saltmarsh; Clair Raujol – Prevention Presentation

Amanda Winters – Prevention Journeys

TX Richard Rosenthal, MD, ICGC-II, BACC; Lori Rugle PhD, ICGC-II, BACC – Gambling Disorder is Different from the Substance Use Disorders, and It Matters
RG Carla Tricarichi, JD; Chip Polston; Karen Russo – Lottery Industry Developments in Responsible Gambling Initiatives
REC PANEL DISCUSSION Faces and Voices of Recovery  – Including Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-I; Daniel Trolaro
ML Marc Potenza, MD, PhD – Gambling Problems Among Veterans: National Data, Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes
Noon-1:30pm
NATIONAL PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARDS CEREMONY AND LUNCH
Sponsored by Caesars Entertainment
 

 

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1:30pm-2:30pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS   

TX Ciara Denis, PhD;  Tania Lodge, PhD – Conceptualizing Problematic Gambling Through a Culturally Specific Theory and Treatment Approach; Optimal Theory and Belief System Analysis
RG Lori Rugle, PhD, IGCG-II, BACC – The Heart of Responsible Gambling
REC Michelle Malkin, JD – Gender and Gambling Motivated Crime
PX Alissa Mazar, PhD – Gambling Behaviors in Massachusetts Prior to Casino Development: Family and Friends Matter
ML Herman “Gus” Diggs, PhD – Concurrent Treatment of Gambling Disorder and PTSD
 

 

0.5

2:30pm-2:45pm
PED TALK

Lisa Vig – E-campus Treatment

2:45pm-3:00pm
PED TALK

Don Feeney (2017 Lifetime Award for Advocacy) – Public Policy & Problem Gambling

 

0.5

 

3:00pm-3:30pm

NETWORKING AND BREAK
AS Poster Sessions: Nadia Hassan, Cheri Anderson, PhD, J. Gary Gonnella, Jennifer Kruse
 

 

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3:30pm-4:30pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

TX Jeremiah Weinstock, PhD – Incorporating Personalized Feedback into Gambling Disorder Treatment
RG Julia Doyle – Build Your Own Responsible Gambling Resource Centers
REC Mary Drexler – Gambling Peer Recovery: The Collaboration Connection
PX Mina Hazar; Adela Colhon – An Evidence-Based Approach to Stigma Reduction
ML Jeff Wasserman, JD – Justice Involved Veterans and Problem Gambling

0.5

4:30pm-4:45pm
PED TALK

Julie Hynes – Xbox and Loot Box: The Changing World of Video Gaming, and the Implications for Problem Gambling Recovery and Prevention

4:45pm-5:00pm
PED TALK

Josh Grubbs, PhD – Gambling and Post-Traumatic Stress: Insights and Recommendations

0.5 5:00pm-5:30pm PANEL DISCUSSION Pioneers in the Problem Gambling Field — Including Don Feeney; Linda Graves, PhD
6:30pm
SHUTTLES BEGIN TO ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
6:30pm-10:30pm
HIGHLIGHT EVENT – ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
Sponsored by MGM Resorts International (included with Main Conference and Friday registration)

 

CEU

TIME

SATURDAY, JULY 21 

7:30am-Noon
REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30am-3:30pm
EXHIBITS OPEN
7:30am-8:30am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
0.75 8:30am-9:30am PANEL DISCUSSION #MeToo: Impact of Sexual Harassment on Gambling Addiction, Recovery, Treatment  – Including Lori Rugle PhD, ICGC-II, BACC; Marlene Warner; Shirley Hoak, JD, ICGC-II
 

 

 

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9:30am-10:30am

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

TX Jeff Marotta, PhD; Greta Coe – Raising the Bar Among Gambling Treatment Programs: A Systematic Model-Based Approach Toward Program Development
RG Jade Luchauer – Responsible Game Design Process
REC Karen Hogan; Ashley Hartman; Michael Buzzelli – Regional Problem Gambling Coalition: Community Collaboration
PX Lia Nower, JD, PhD – The Relationship of Daily Fantasy Sports and Problem Gambling in an Epidemiological Sample
ML Heather Chapman, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC – Gambling Treatment: Specific Considerations for Veteran and Military Populations
0.5 10:30am-11:00am
NETWORKING AND BREAK
AS Poster Sessions: Sheila Moran, ICGC-I; Thomas Scheidemantel, MD; Dan Field
 

 

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11:00am-noon

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

TX Josephine Wilson, PhD – The Brain’s Role in Gambling Disorder: Translating Neurobiological Findings into Treatment
RG Rachel Volberg, PhD – Forms of Gambling, Gambling Involvement and Problem Gambling: Evidence from Sweden
REC Stacey Frohnapfel-Hasson; Jessica Linley, PhD – New Gambling Survey Results…Now What?
PX Sasha Stark; Janine Robinson – Effective Social Marketing Programs for Youth
ML Tammy Reiff, ICGC-II – Opening the Door to Gambling Screening and Treatment in Primary Care Clinics
1 Noon-1:30pm
LUNCH & SPEAKER
John Scalzi – New York Times Best-Selling Author
 

 

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1:30pm-2:30pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

TX Loredana Marchica; Devin Mills; Jeffrey Derevensky, PhD; Tina Montreuil – Investigating Emotion Regulation, Anxiety, and Dispositional Mindfulness
RG Legislator/Regulator Panel – Challenges of Gambling Expansion
REC Bruce Jones – Finding and Treating Family Members— and Getting Paid for It!
PX Daniel Trolaro – From Social Video Gaming to Internet Gambling: Identifying the Connection
ML Panel Discussion: Veterans in Recovery from Gambling Addiction – Including David B; Dave Y
 

 

0.5

 

2:30pm-2:45pm

PED TALK

Devin Mills, PhD – Should We Be Concerned About Social Casino Game Use? Results from a Statewide Prevalence Study

2:45pm-3:00pm
PED TALK

Richard Schuetz – The View from the Front Seat: 45 Years and Counting

0.5 3:00pm-3:30pm
NETWORKING AND BREAK
AS Poster Sessions: Kitty Martz; Jennifer Ellis; Miyake Takayuki, ICGC-I
 

 

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3:30pm-4:30pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

TX Gary Lange, PhD, ICGC-II, BACC – Queer Games; Treating LGBTQ Gamblers
RG Current Best Practices in Online Responsible Gaming Panel – Jamie Wiebe, PhD; Richard Wood, PhD; Malcolm Bruce
REC Jim Wuelfing; Jeffrey Marotta, PhD, ICGC-II; Kitty Martz; Michael Rosen, ICGC-I – Peer Mentoring/Coaching: An Innovative Means of Supporting Recovery
PX Andy Cartmill; Eva Hawes – Infusing Data-Driven Gambling Information into Existing SUD and Suicide Outreach Efforts
ML Panel Discussion: Overcoming Resistance – Motivating the Military to Address Problem Gambling
 

 

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4:30pm-5:30pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

TX Christopher Welsh, MD – Opioids & Gambling Addiction: Clinical & Policy Issues
RG PANEL DISCUSSION Cashless Gaming & RegTech: Potential Powerful Tools for RG – Including Omer Sattar; Joe Pappano; Angela Segovia
REC Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-I – Working the Gamblers Anonymous 12 Steps of Recovery
ML Ian A. Gutierrez; Josh Grubbs, PhD; Heather Chapman, PhD, ICGC II, BACC; Jennifer Grant – Problem/Pathological Gambling and Religious and Spiritual Struggles
0.25 5:30pm-5:45pm
CLOSING GENERAL SESSION

Bo Bernhard, PhD

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 TX Treatment Track