Leeds Conference: Gambling Related Harm – Supporting those at risk
Friday, 10 March 2017 Registration 9.30 am, Leeds Civic Hall
Leeds City Council is hosting a national conference to present the outcome of research on gambling related harm in Leeds and the actions being taken to support those at risk.
The research was undertaken by Leeds Beckett University and considered the extent of gambling related harm in major urban centres and evaluated the current support systems that are in place to assist those affected.
At the conference the results of the research and details about the support systems being developed will be shared. The day will feature a presentation of the research and contributions from recognised experts in the field. Confirmed speakers will include:
Dr Simon Tanner, Responsible Gambling Strategy Board
Tracy Damestani, Chief Executive, National Casino Forum
Dr Heather Wardle, Research Consultant
Dr Jayne Rigbye, Director of Commissioning, GambleAware
The conference will also be addressed by a senior national politician setting out the political priorities for support in this area.
There will also be an opportunity to discuss the research and Leeds’ approach with the panel of speakers.
Who should attend?
Representatives from local authorities across the country, public health practitioners, the gaming industry and national gambling support organisations and third sector advice services.
This is a free event, but registration is required.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Leeds Civic Hall is perfectly situated in the centre of Leeds and less than ten minutes walk from the train station.
There are many car parks nearby and the Civic Hall is within easy walking distance. http://www.parkopedia.mobi/parking/uk/leeds_civic_hall/?arriving=201701131500&leaving=201701131700
The venue is fully accessible with a lift to each floor, disabled toilet facilities and free disabled parking is situated close to the entrance.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can get in touch by emailing email@example.com or phoning 0113 247 5126 during office hours.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No you don't but it could make it easier for us at registration.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes - any time until the day before the event. We'll be printing attendance sheets, badges, etc., so it would be useful to have a finalised list before then
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
That's fine - but we'll use registration information to keep in touch with people and print name badges, so if there's mismatch, you might find we end up with the wrong name on a badge or emails will be sent to the wrong person. It may be easier to update your registration so our records match.