Alberta Gaming Research Institute's 4th Annual Conference: Public Policy Implications of Gambling Research

Event Type:Conference
When:31 March 2005 - 1 April 2005
Where:University of Alberta Conference Center
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Audience:Responsible Gaming

The Alberta Gaming Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gaming and gambling in the province. The identified research domains include bio-psychological and health care, socio-cultural, economic, and government and industry policy and practice. The Institute hosts an annual conference relating to a specific aspect of gaming and gambling research. In addition, internationally renowned invited speakers are periodically invited to present their findings to the Institute. The theme of the Institute's 2005 conference was "Public Policy Implications of Gambling Research" and focused on problem gambling and responsible gaming.