October 9, 2019

Educational Seminar: Change the way you look at things and things you look at change – What about your perception of gambling and responsibility?

Speaker: Arno Nagelschmied, Course Director, Totally Gaming Academy
Location: Ballroom C, The Landmark Nicosia
Time: 09:00 – 12:00

What is your perception about the gambling market and what is responsibility for you? Being aware about the challenges a gambling operator is confronted today, will have influence on your perception about the industry. Take a look behind the curtain to have a better understanding about an ongoing discussion in this entertainment industry.

*Simultaneous translation both in English and Greek, will be available.

**Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

A certificate of attendance will be given.

Educational Seminar: “Responsible Gaming, Society and Agencies: Building a Relationship of Trust”

Trainer: Christina Golna, Innowth
Location: Apothikes 79, Larnaca
Time: 09:00 – 14:00

During the seminar, the participants will have the opportunity to be presented with the results of the first National research, which examined general’s public knowledge and opinion towards responsible gaming. The research was aimed to 18+ people, stratified by age and geographical region. Afterwards, the seminar’s participants  will join the 3 city challenge. After watching a short presentation on good practices and principles of responsible gaming, they will be asked to think, describe, and present proposals to promote responsible gaming at their organisations. At the end of the seminars, the proposals will be evaluated by a three persons Committee and the two proposals selected for implementation by the National Betting Authority, will be announced.

The training seminars are addressed to authorized personnel and employees of the industry in Cyprus.

A certificate of attendance will be given.

Educational Seminar: Youth Outreach Programme for Professionals Working with Young People

Trainer: Gifty Oduro-Anyan, Youth Outreach Co-ordinator, GamCare
Location: Youth Board of Cyprus Offices, Nicosia
Address: Athalassas Avenue 104, 2024, Strovolos
Time: 09:30 – 12:30

Do you work with young people?  Problem gambling is an area of significant safeguarding
and mental health concern for young people. GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice
and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. Learn how to recognise the risk factors, signs and symptoms of a gambling problem.  Find out how to talk to young people about problem gambling and advise where to seek help if they need it. 

The seminar is aimed at professionals working with young people.

*Simultaneous translation both in English and Greek, will be available.

**Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

A certificate of attendance will be given.

Information Booth and Activities at European University Cyprus

Location: European University Cyprus, Nicosia
Time: 12:00 – 14:00

Seminar: Sports as a Prevention Measure

Organiser: Sports Advisory Coordinating Committee against addictions
Location: Cultural Foundation “Archangelos” of the Holy Monastery of Kykkos
Hour: 09:30-11:45

The conference is under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Cyprus

A certificate of attendance will be given.


09:00 - 09:30
Welcome Addresses
9:30 - 9:35
Welcome Addresses

Welcome Address from the H.E. the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades

9:35 - 9:45
Welcome Address by the Advisor to the President of the Republic of Cyprus on Sports and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Sports against Addictions Mr. Phivos Zachariades.
9:45 - 10:10

Dr. Charalambos Tsorpatsoudis – Academic / Professor of Psychology, TEFAA AUTH -Sports and Addictions / Interdisciplinary approaches to formulate prevention strategies.

10:10 - 10:35
Dr. Chrysanthos Georgiou - President of Cyprus National Addictions Authority - Promoting Healthy Lifestyle without addictions
10:35 - 11:00

Metropolitan Isaias of Tamasos and Orinis – On behalf of the Synodical Committee on Humanitarian Affairs of the Church of Cyprus and President of KENTHTHEA -Church and Sports

11:00 - 11:30
30 minutes Coffee Break
11:30 - 11:45
Shooting Champion Constantina Nicolaou

Lottery Academy “with a sports & core gaming sessions” 

Location: Conference room of the National Betting Authority’s offices
Address: 83 Digeni Akrita, 1070, Nicosia 
Time: 10:00 – 17:00

Participation in a course at Frederick University

Location: Frederick, Nicosia
Time: 09:30 – 10:20