Current Advances in Gambling Research Conference

*Please note, this event took place on 12th July 2019 and content has not been updated since the event*

#CAGR2019 is designed to bring together those researching all aspects of gambling.

Funded by the Society for the Study of Addiction, the event aims to bring together inter-disciplinary academic experts to discuss the latest data driven developments in research on gambling in a supportive and critically reflective environment.

Conference Committee: Dr Steve Sharman (UEL), Dr Amanda Roberts (University of Lincoln) Prof. Simon Dymond (Swansea University) and Prof. John Turner (UEL). Email the team at


CAGR Conference – Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers: Professor MarcAntonio Spada, London South Bank University: The role of metacognitive beliefs in predicting problem gambling: A review. Professor Gerda Reith, University of Glasgow: Gambling related harms: Language, policy and the process of moving towards a public health perspective in Great Britain Professor Marcantonio Spada Marcantonio Spada is Professor of Addictive Behaviours and Mental

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Pre-event interview

Keynote speaker Professor Gerda Reith speaks to us ahead of conference.

Pre-event interview

Keynote speaker Marcantonio Spada talks to us.

Pre-event interview

Computer scientist and virtual economist Oliver Scholten talks to us about his data set of 1.4million gambling transactions