COSTI GAMBLING, GAMING AND TECHNOLOGY USE DURING THE PANDEMIC - A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE, MARCH 24 & 25, 2021. REGISTER TODAY!
COSTI's Gambling, Gaming and Technology Use During the Pandemic - A Two-Day Conference, March 24 & 25, 2021. Register Today!
Hosted by COSTI Immigrant Services in partnership with the Ontario Resource Group on Gambling, Ethnicity and Culture, this two-day conference is for mainstream community service providers, problem gambling counsellors, addiction counsellors, settlement workers, health officials, researchers, credit counsellors, bankruptcy trustees, students and all social service providers interested in the issue of problem gambling, gaming, and excessive technology use and how it affects ethno-cultural communities.
The theme of this year’s two-day conference is Gambling, Gaming and Technology Use During the Pandemic.
On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, leading world expert on culture and gambling, Dr. Masood Zangeneh, Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, will present the keynote address titled, "Racial and Ethnic Experiences, Perceptions, and Beliefs in Online Gambling, Gaming, and Technology Use."
On Thursday, March 25, Dr. Mark Griffiths, Chartered Psychologist and Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Addiction, Nottingham Trent University, UK, will present the keynote address titled, "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Online Gambling and Other Online Behaviours."
Please review the attached to read about additional workshops and presenters.
To register, please click on the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LBXTGX8
The deadline for registration is March 19, 2021. There is no registration fee.
COSTI would like to acknowledge the financial support received from the Government of Ontario.
For further information, contact Farishta Dinshaw via email Farishta.Dinshaw@costi.org.