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

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

Keynote speaker Marcantonio Spada talks to us.

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