The 1st Gambling Policy Conference:

06 November 2017, 09:00 - 09:01

The 1st Gambling Policy Conference: Global Prospects, Nordic Perspectives is a step towards establishing cooperation and a knowledge exchange in the area of gambling policies in the Nordic countries, with a global outlook. The conference will take place in Helsinki, 6-7 November 2017.

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Preliminary program:

Monday 6 November

09.00-9.15  Opening words
9.15-10.45  Session 1: Society, consumer protection, media and marketing
10.45-11.15  Coffee
11.15-12.45  Session 2: Gambling policies in the EU

12.45-14.00  Lunch

14.00-16.00  Session 3: Book launch seminar “Gambling, Science and Public Policy”
16.00-17.00  Refreshments and networking

Tuesday 7 November

9.00-10.30  Session 4: Gambling policies in the EU
10.30-11.00  Coffee
11.00-12.30  Session 5: Dilemmas of regulation

12.30-13.30  Lunch

13.30-15.45  Session 6: Topical gambling policy questions in the Nordic countries
15.45-16.00  Closing words

Speakers at the conference

Babor Tom, University of Connecticut, USA
Bedford Kate, University of Kent, UK
Cisneros-Örnberg Jenny, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Egerer Michael, University of Helsinki, Finland
Finsaas Reiestad Anne Ingeborg , Ministry of Culture, Norway
Hellman Matilda, University of Helsinki, Finland
Hing Nerilee, Central Queensland University, Australia
Jensen Carsten, Aarhus University, Denmark
Järvinen-Tassopoulos Johanna, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Kankainen Veera, University of Helsinki, Finland
Laiho Jouni, Ministry of the Interior, Finland
Littler Alan, Kalff Katz & Fransen, The Netherlands
Livingstone Charles, Monash University, Australia
Marionneau Virve, University of Helsinki, Finland
Nikkinen Janne, University of Helsinki, Finland
Ólason Thor Daniel, University of Iceland, Iceland
Reith Gerda, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Room Robin, La Trobe University, Australia
Rossow Ingeborg, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
Selin Jani, National Institute for Health  and Welfare, Finland
Simonsen Jakob, Ministry of Taxation, Denmark
Sulkunen Pekka, University of Helsinki, Finland

The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) Helsinki, Finland
Mannerheimintie 166 A, J- Building
00300 Helsingfors