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Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 2:30pm - 4:30pm. Location: Senate Chamber, 326 Arts & Con Hall, University of Alberta.

The Institute's 16th Annual Conference is scheduled to take place April 6-8, 2017 @ The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Opening reception on evening of April 6, 2017. [Conference registration closes March 22, 2017; Think Tank Registration closes March 31, 2017]

Feature articles: 16th Annual Gambling Research Conference to be Held April 6-8, 2017, in Banff, Alberta; Exploring Social and Cultural Conceptions of Gambling: An Interview with Dr. Fiona Nicoll; From the Library...Beware of Predatory Publishers.

Report of Institute activities April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016; includes Audited Financial Statements.

The President of Treasury Board, Minister of Finance is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as an Public Board Member of the Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI).

Feature articles: An Interview with Andrew Kim; The Growth of eSports and Its Relevance to Gambling.

Seeking people living in rural Alberta communities who are experiencing problems due to their gambling to participate in a research study.

Research Profiles of 2016-17 Scholarship and Research Allowance Award Recipients

Research profiles are now available for the 2016-17 Scholarship and Research Allowance Award Recipients. Congratulations Jennifer Bertrand, Hyoun S. (Andrew) Kim, Catherine Laskowski, Chang Lu, Dustin Marcinkevics, Samuel M. Ofori Dei, Jeffrey Pisklak, Jennifer Prentice, Christina Rash, Jennifer Swan, Nathan Wispinski and Gabriel Yanicki.

Feature articles: Graduate Student Gillian Russell;Research Takeaways and Inspirations From the 16th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking; From the Library… Digital Identifiers; 2016-17 Student Scholarship Recipients

Feature articles: Gambling Lab @ U. Calgary; Canada's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act as Applied to Problem Gamblers; Conference 2016 Recap.

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15th Annual Conference "Understanding Gambling: Mechanisms and Predictors" took place April 7-9, 2016 @ The Banff Centre.

Presentation themes will range from updates on the latest research on neurobiological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie gambling and problem gambling to presentations on how different treatment and self-help interventions work.

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