Safer
Gambling
Week

5-11 OCT 2020

Safer
Gambling
Week

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What is Safer Gambling Week

The National Betting Authority is organising the 3rd Safer Gambling Week (SGW), which will be held from the 5th till the 11th of October 2020 in Cyprus, with the participation of stakeholders in the gambling industry in Cyprus and abroad.

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What we do in this Week 2020

3rd Safer Gambling Conference

The third edition of the Safer Gambling Conference will be held on the 5th of October 2020 and will be broadcasted online

Seminars

During the week, there will be various seminars towards betting premises and casino employees, college students, public health professionals and other stakeholders

Workshop

Interactive workshops will be held during the week that include hands-on training and case studies

Public events

Multiple activities and events are organised for the public in shopping centres, municipalities, universities and more

Speakers

Constantinos Petrides

Minister of Finance

Ioanna Fiakkou

Chairwoman of National Betting Authority

Christina Christoforou

Social Responsibility & Business Development Unit, National Betting Authority Cyprus

Spyros Tsakonitis

Senior Legal advisor, National Betting Authority

Dr. Simon McNair

Policy Advisor (Consumers & Business), The Behavioural Insights Team, UK

Dr. Marc N. Potenza

MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Child Study, Yale University School of Medicine, United States

Dr. Michael Auer

Advisor, Director, Neccton, Austria

Vasiliki Panousi

Senior Advisor, Policy & Legal matters, European Gaming and Betting Association

Program of the Week

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# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 3rd Safer Gambling Conference10:00am - 2:30amOnline
2 Let's Keep it a Game Online Quiz6:00pm - 7:00pmDigital Event
3 Gambling: Risk factors and self-protection measures. An interactive workshop for soldiers. - will be announced soon
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Educational seminar for parents, in cooperation with the Pancyprian Confederation of Parents7:00pm - 8:30pm
2 Educational seminar for members of sports federations in cooperation with the Cyprus Sports Organization and Cyprus Football Association10:00am - 11:00amDigital Event
3 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesCHRISTINA GOLNA10:00am - 12:00pmHilton Nicosia Hotel, Nicosia
4 Let's Keep it a Game Online Quiz6:00pm - 7:00pmDigital Event
5 Gambling: Risk factors and self-protection measures. An interactive workshop for soldiers. - will be announced soon
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesCHRISTINA GOLNA10:00am - 12:00pmSun Hall Hotel, Larnaca
2 Let's Keep it a Game Online Quiz11:00am - 12:00pmDigital Event
3 Educational seminar for business executives and managers in cooperation with the Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation4:00pm - 5:30pmDigital Event
4 Gambling: Risk factors and self-protection measures. An interactive workshop for soldiers. - will be announced soon
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Educational seminar for educational consultants/school counsellors in cooperation with the Cyprus Association of Educational Consultants10:00am - 11:30amDigital Event
2 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesCHRISTINA GOLNA10:00am - 12:00pmCarob Mill Restaurants, Limassol
3 Let's Keep it a Game Online Quiz12:30pm - 1:30pmDigital Event
4 Gambling: Risk factors and self-protection measures. An interactive workshop for soldiers. - will be announced soon
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Educational seminar for Advertising/PR Executives in cooperation with the Cyprus Advertising and the Communication Association and Advertising Control Agency10:00am - 11:30amDigital Event
2 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesCHRISTINA GOLNA10:00am - 12:00amLaxia Restaurant, Paralimni
3 Information booth at Papantoniou Supermarket6:00pm - 7:00pmLimassol
4 Gambling: Risk factors and self-protection measures. An interactive workshop for soldiers. - will be announced soon
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Information booth at METRO Supermarket10:00am - 11:30amLarnaca
2 Information booth at METRO Supermarket10:00am - 11:30amPlaty Aglantzias, Nicosia
3 Information booth at METRO Supermarket10:00am - 11:30amParalimni
4 Information booth at METRO Supermarket10:00am - 11:30amLimassol
5 Information booth at Papantoniou Supermarket10:00am - 11:30amPaphos
6 Information booth at METRO Supermarket12:00pm - 1:30pmStrovolos
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Informational activities at Ermou Square11:00am - 2:00pmLarnaca
2 Informational activities at the Kings Avenue Mall11:00am - 2:00pmPaphos
3 Informational activities at the My Mall11:00am - 2:00pmLimassol
4 Informational activities at the Nicosia Mall11:00am - 2:00pmNicosia
5 Motivational speaker – Public event6:00pm - 7:30pmDigital Event

Consecutive Year

since 2018

30 Speakers

from all over the world in 2019

25 Events

More than 25 events in the island in 2019

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Coordinator:

Supported by:

Past Years

2ndResponsibleGamingConference1
2nd Responsible Gaming Conference
Lets_keep_it_a_game_quiz_at_Nicosia_Mall5
“Let’s keep it a game quiz” at Nicosia Mall
SeminarSports PreventionMeasure1
Seminar: Sports as a Prevention Measure