The second Current Advances in Gambling Research (CAGR) Conference will be held on May 19th and 20th 2022 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cardiff, Wales. Registration is required (now closed) but thanks to our sponsors, attendance will be free-of-charge for this event.

The aim of the CAGR Conference 2022 is to provide a forum for academic researchers, clinicians, and others to discuss all aspects of gambling research and treatment. The CAGR Conference is multi-disciplinary and welcomes contributions from all academic perspectives to the scientific study of gambling and the treatment of gambling related problems.

Keynote Speakers

  • Henrietta Bowden-Jones, National Behavioural Addictions Clinic
  • Heather Wardle, School of Social & Political Sciences, University of Glasgow
  • Luke Clark, Centre for Gambling Research, University of British Columbia
  • Joël Billieux , Institute of Psychology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Registration, travel, and accommodation

Registrations for CAGR 2022 are now closed. Presenting speakers will receive free travel, one night’s hotel accommodation, and attendance at the conference dinner.

Call for Papers

The CAGR Conference 2022 Call for Papers has now closed. The final conference programme is now available to view here.

Alongside academic presentations from UK and International researchers of all career stages, there will be content devised and presented by individuals with lived experience of gambling-related harm.


The 2022 CAGR Conference will be held in person. While it will not be live-streamed or offered as a hybrid event, all keynote addresses and paper presentations will be video recorded and uploaded online after the conference.


The CAGR 2022 Conference will be held in line with the current guidance of the Welsh Government on COVID-19: To read the Radisson Blu’s Coronavirus Policy, please visit


The CAGR Conference 2022 is supported by funding from the GREAT Network Wales (Gambling Research, Education and Treatment, via Health and Care Research Wales), the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA), and Gambling Research Exchange Ontario (GREO).