Submission Content Guidelines

Invitation for Submission Guidelines:

Your experience or research findings will provide valuable insight that can inspire innovative ideas in other participants. In line with the conference's main focus, we sincerely invite submission of presentations on the following tracks/ topic areas:

 

Recovery & Community: The Recovery Track is designed to help attendees gain knowledge about how to assist with the recovery journey of people affected by gambling addiction and to help people in recovery support themselves and each other.

 

Treatment: The Treatment Track is designed to help attendees expand knowledge about promising and proven treatment advancements for problem gambling.
 

Responsible Gambling and Regulation: The Responsible Gambling Track is designed to help attendees understand research and techniques about the ways to employ responsible practices in regulation and operations of any specific type of gambling or all types of gambling.

 

Prevention: The Prevention Track is designed to help attendees gain knowledge of proven and innovative prevention practices related to gambling addiction.

 

Military & Veterans: The Military and Veterans Gambling Track is designed to help attendees learn about gambling addiction issues as they relate to US military veterans and/or active-duty military personnel.
 

Tribal Gaming: Tribal Gaming Track is designed to help attendees learn about gambling addiction issues and responsible gambling practices with special relevance to Native American tribal communities and tribal casinos. Tribal leaders, casino executives, advocates and treatment providers are invited to discuss these topics and ways to balance needs and benefits for all concerned.  


Sports and Gambling: The Sports and Gambling Track is designed to bring together leaders in sports, sports gambling and regulation to learn about research findings and best practices for teams (both staff and players), gambling operators, venue owners, and regulators to reduce the risk of gambling problems associated with sports betting.
 


Presentation Types:

Online General Sessions are usually given by one presenter focusing on a specific topic but may also be configured as a Panel or Roundtable with up to three speakers, in addition to the presenter/moderator. The length of a session may range from 30 to 45 minutes, conference staff will work with accepted presenters to finalize their session duration based on the overall conference program needs.  The Online General Sessions will be held Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9.


Wednesday Afternoon Workshops offer intensive and specific skill development which incorporates hands-on exercises and a significant amount of attendee participation/interaction in a small group setting.  The sessions are for two hours.  Participants must sign up in advance for a limited number of seats. Workshops will be held on Wednesday afternoon.


Breakout Sessions are usually given by one presenter focusing on a specific topic but may also be configured as a Panel or Roundtable with up to three speakers, in addition to the presenter/moderator.  Breakout presentations are given in sessions of 60 minutes, which includes time for introductions and questions.


Posters Sessions are presented during the Welcome Reception and provide presenters with the opportunity to be seen by all conference attendees in a more informal and interactive venue. Poster presentations require the visual display of the essential contents of a paper (e.g., abstract, short narrative, enlarged graphs or pictures, and a brief conclusion). Only the person who is speaking in person at the conference can apply; advisors are not considered presenters.
 

Prevention Showcase features selected prevention programs in an interactive session.  Presenters will display their program materials in an exhibit hall setting as well as provide a brief presentation. Attendees at the session will vote for the Prevention Showcase Awards.


Saturday Morning Workshops - The learning continues after the Conference. The Workshops offer an opportunity to slow down and dig deeper into relevant topics, taking the practical information learned during the conference and tailoring it to suit attendees' goals or needs. 


Selection Criteria:

Please note that the presentations submitted will be selected for the following criteria:

  • General Importance
  • Innovation
  • Evidence-Based
  • Popular Appeal