CAGR Conference – timetable

09:30 – 10:00: Registration

10:00 – 10:10: Introduction

10:10 – 10:25: Opening address: Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE

10:25 – 11:10: Keynote Address 1: Professor Marcantonio Spada, London South Bank University: The role of metacognitive beliefs in predicting problem gambling: A review.

11:10 – 11:30: Break

11:30 – 12:45: Presentations (4x 15 minutes with no questions, 1 x 15 panel with all speakers to invite questions)

  • Dr. Phil Newall (University of Warwick) – Equivalent gambling warning labels are perceived differently
  • Dr. Alice Hoon – (Swansea University) – The influence of symbolic generalisation on simulated slot machine choice
  • Oliver Scholten – (University of York) – Distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrencies in gambling
  • Prof. Robert Rogers – (Bangor University) – Why don’t (some) gamblers learn the value of losing games? And what can we do about it?

12:45 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 15:15: Presentations (4 x 15 minutes, with no questions, 1 x 15 panel with all speakers to invite questions)

  • Dr. Stephanie Bramley(Kings College London)– Improving understanding of migrant gambling in the UK: Insights from three studies
  • Scott Houghton (Northumbria University) – Content analysis of gambling companies’ twitter posts
  • Dr. Joanne Lloyd (University of Wolverhampton) – Deprivation and Gambling behaviour
  • Dr. Heather Wardle (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) –Spatial Mapping of the risks of gambling harms

15:15 – 16:00: Keynote Address 2: Professor Gerda Reith, University of Glasgow: Gambling related harms: Language, policy and the process of moving towards a public health perspective in Great Britain

16:00 – 16:15 Closing remarks: Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones

Posters from (to be displayed over the lunchbreak, in the lunch room):

  • Elli-Jay McNally, University of Lincoln
  • Elena Vicent-Gomis, University of East London
  • Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University
  • David Zendle (University of York)
  • Jose Perales (University of Granada)
  • Gambling Commission




As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.