Submit Your Abstracts For The NCRG Conference Poster Session

The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) showcases new research on gambling disorders during a poster session and reception held at the 12th annualNCRG Conference on Gambling and Addictionin Las Vegas, Nev. Theposter sessionon October 2, 2011 at the Las Vegas Sands Expo and Convention Center is an opportunity for investigators to report their empirical research and converse with conference attendees about their findings. We especially encourage young investigators to submit abstracts. The deadline to submit abstracts is August 1, 2011.

Poster Session: October 2, 2011
Deadline for Abstracts: August 1, 2011

Subject Matter
Posters can focus on any aspect of disordered gambling and must report on empirical research. Abstracts will be reviewed for scientific merit. An award for the outstanding poster will be presented at the conference.

Submission Guidelines
Abstracts, limited to 500 words, should be submitted electronically in MS Word or other word processing software using a font size no smaller than 12 pt. Please include the following information:

1. Title of presentation

2. Name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s)

3. Mailing address, telephone and e-mail address of the first author

4. Poster abstract (no more than 500 words). Please follow APA format for text and references. The abstract should address the following:

• Sample and methods
• Preliminary findings
• Implications for the field

5. Digital signature of first author certifying that any work with human or animal subjects in this abstract complies with the guiding policies and principles for experimental procedures of the World Medical Association of Helsinki.

By submitting a poster, at least one author must agree to attend the NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addiction and to participate as the poster presenter. No individual can be first author on more than one abstract.

Send the abstract via email to Nathan Smith, program officer, NCRG ( by Monday, August 1, 2011. Do you have a question about the NCRG conference or the poster session? Email, call 978-338-6610 or submit your question in the comments section below.

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