17th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

 

February 20-21, 2020
 

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
     100 Green Meadows Drive South
     Lewis Center, OH 43035

 


 

The 17th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference will bring together national experts, state leaders, and local innovators in problem gambling prevention, intervention, treatment, recovery, research, administration and responsible gambling. Those interested in prevention and treatment of Gambling Disorder should attend, as well as behavioral professionals who want to learn more about the high incidence of co-occurring risky behaviors among youth, and addiction and mental illness disorders across the lifespan that are often identified as co-morbid with gambling problems. In addition, gambling industry professionals interested in promoting responsible gambling and working with service providers in their communities should participate.

NCPG hours, RCH's, and CE's for Counselors and Social Workers are being sought via OhioMHAS.

Conference Objectives:

  • Participants will learn best practices to help integrate problem gambling services into behavioral health.
  • Participants will learn strategies to help enhance community readiness around problem gambling in Ohio.
  • To promote best practices in problem gambling treatment, prevention and intervention.
  • To strengthen the relationship between problem gambling service providers and responsible gambling efforts in the gaming industry.

 


 

Keynote Speakers

  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA

  • Political Director for Consumers for Digital Fairness

 


 

Conference Registration

 

  • Early Bird Registration (two days) - $125 - Registration ends December 31, 2019

  • One Day Only Registration for Thursday, February 20, 2020 - $95

  • One Day Only Registration for Friday, February 21, 2020 - $65

  • Two Day Registration - Purchased January 1 - February 18, 2020 - $150

  • Post Conference Ethics for Prevention or Treatment - February 21, 2020 - $35

  • On-Site Registration - both days $175, Thursday only $110, Friday only $80, and either Ethics $50

 

REGISTER HERE

 


 

Hotel Reservation Information

Reservations for over-night accommodations can be made by calling Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center at (614) 880-4300 or via the hotel website and entering the group access code 226603. Reservations for the available block of rooms must be made by Monday, January 20, 2020.  

 


 

Sponsorship Opportunities

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Friday, January 31, 2020

Gold - $5,000 (organization/corporation), $3,500 (non-profit/government):

  • Three complimentary registrations
  • ½ page advertisement in conference guide
  • Meal sponsorship(s)
  • Logo and link of sponsor’s website on conference home page
  • One year Problem Gambling Network of Ohio Organizational Membership

Silver - $2,500 (organization/corporation), $1,700 (non-profit/government):

  • Two complimentary registrations
  • ½ page advertisement in conference guide
  • Logo and link of sponsor’s website on conference home page 
  • One year Problem Gambling Network of Ohio Organizational Membership

Bronze - $1,750 (organization/corporation), $1,250 (non-profit/government):

  • One complimentary conference registration
  • ¼ page advertisement in conference guide
  • Logo and link of sponsor’s website on conference home page
  • One year Problem Gambling Network of Ohio Organizational Membership

Sponsorship A La Carte

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Friday, January 31, 2020      

  • Attendee Bag Insert One 8 ½ x 11 brochure to be distributed to each attendee - $100
  • Commercial Exhibit Table (6’) with staff lunch included per table - $400
  • Non-Profit Exhibit Table (6’) with staff lunch included per table - $150
  • Breakout Session Host with signage - $250
  • Break Host with signage - $1000
  • Speaker Host with signage - $1500
  • Meal sponsorship with signage - $2500
  • Conference Guide Advertisement 
    • HALF page (8 ½ x 5 ½) - $200
    • ¼ page (4 ¾ x 5 ½) - $125
    • Business card size (3 ½ x 2) - $75
Purchase Your Sponsorship Here

 

Conference Agenda - Thursday, February 20, 2020



7:30a.m. OPEN Gamblers Anonymous (GA) Meeting
8:00 a.m. Registration opens
8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:30 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Dr. Tim Fong
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. World Cafe
1:45 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Industry Panel/World Café Sharing
4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
5:00 p.m. PGNO Board Meeting & Dinner – Location TBD


Conference Agenda - Friday, February 21, 2020



7:30 a.m. OPEN Gamblers Anonymous (GA) Meeting
8:00 a.m. Registration opens
8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Christopher Hansford
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks


Post Conference Session Agenda



12:45p.m. Ethics for Ohio’s Prevention Professionals
12:45p.m. Don’t Gamble with Your Ethics (Treatment)
4:00 p.m. Post-conference sessions conclude


 


 

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