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Call for Presenters- 2018 National Conference on Problem Gambling

When:
December 15, 2017 all-day
2017-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
2017-12-16T00:00:00-05:00

The 32nd National Conference on Problem Gambling & Responsible Gambling will bring together more than 600 local, national and international experts in problem gambling and responsible gaming to educate and inform a diverse group of public health, prevention, treatment, advocacy, recovery, research, regulatory, and industry professionals. Attendees will include professionals from many disciplines — behavioral health, social work, mental health and substance abuse counselors, researchers, legislators, regulators, prevention specialists, gaming industry executives and employees, media, policy makers, recovering gamblers and family members. The pre-conference is July 18-19 and main conference is July 20-21 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.

Apply to participate as a presenter and help to advance the mission of leading state and national stakeholders in the development of comprehensive policy and programs for all those affected by problem gambling. The lead presenter will receive complimentary registration for the Main or Pre-Conference sessions. Tracks are Treatment, Responsible Gambling & Regulation, Prevention, Recovery & Community, and Military/Veterans Gambling & Addiction. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 15, 2017. Apply online here . All applicants will be notified of the decision regarding their submission by January 31, 2018.

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