2023 Conference - Call for Papers

NAGS welcomes submissions for the 31st Annual NAGS Conference to be held at the Pullman Hotel, Adelaide on 15th - 17th November 2023.

Theme: "Follow the money: understanding the financial side of gambling and its practical and policy implications"

The principal theme of this year’s conference relates to the importance of money and payment systems in gambling

We particularly encourage applications from persons both inside and outside the confines of academic research to address contemporary topics, and to generate discussion of issues affecting players, government, industry and the community.

Abstracts will be accepted until 30th September; early submission is encouraged and submissions will be accepted on a first-in basis with early notifications sent to enable travel arrangements to be made.

. Topics aligned to this theme might include:

  • ·         Important developments in financial counselling and budget-setting strategies;
  • ·         The nature and prevalence of financial harm;
  • ·         How we capture accurate estimates of gambling expenditure;
  • ·         The distribution of gambling expenditure across different levels of gambling risk;
  • ·         Concerns about illegal activity associated with gambling;
  • ·         Precommitment and budget-setting technology;
  • ·         Voluntary vs. mandatory limits on expenditure;
  • ·         The role of financial institutions in gambling;
  • ·         Developments in cashless gaming and other digital payment methods;
  • ·         Financial literacy and gambler education;
  • ·         Understanding and measuring the various forms of chasing;
  • ·         Behavioural economics and gambling expenditure;
  • ·         Debt management and dealing with financial hardship;
  • ·         Sports-betting accounts and risk factors for over-expenditure.

The annual NAGS conferences attract national and international speakers from many different areas in the gambling field including, policy-makers, industry representatives, researchers, clinicians, counsellors and a wide range of people working with communities. The aim of the conference is to explain and explore research and developments in regulatory practices, government policies, treatment and service delivery, community development and industry practices in order to share knowledge and expertise.

To encourage attendance from across various sectors please let us know if you would like to receive Continuing Professional Development points when you register.

Please note, that to ensure that a range of organisations are represented, we may limit the number of presentations from the same organisation. There will be no limits on the number of posters presented from the same organisation or student submissions.

Submissions are encouraged from students and currently enrolled NAGS student members. Student members are eligible for the student presentation prize. Students wishing to present should submit an abstract for the brief presentation short format (15 minutes including questions) and presenters should indicate if they wish to be considered for the student prize when they submit their abstract.

Down load the full document here :NAGS Call for Papers 2023 

NAGS STUDENT PRESENTATION AWARD: Click on the Student  Link on the website for further information.

To submit your paper, email conference@nags.org.au : DATE extended to the 30th September 2023

NAGS Call for Papers

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