The “16th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference 2019: Mitigating Harm, Maximizing Effectiveness” is sponsored by Ohio for Responsible Gambling and is being coordinated by the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio.
February 28 - March 1, 2019

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035


Call for Presentation Proposals

Thank you to those who have submitted presentation proposals. The deadline to submit was November 9, 2018. Individuals will be notified of acceptance status in December.


Conference Registration

Early Rate: December 14, 2018 to January 14, 2019

  • PGNO Member $100

  • Non-PGNO Member $125

Regular Rate: January 15 to February 27, 2019

  • PGNO Member $125

  • Non-PGNO Member $150

Hotel Registration

Reservations can be made by calling Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, (614) 880-4300 or via the hotel website at and entering the group access code 194682 into the group ID field.

$132/night block discount rate is available for attendees, however, reservations must be made by February 6, 2019. Reservation requests received after the cut-off date will be offered on a rate and space available basis.

Attendees are responsible for their own room reservation and any costs associated with the room.

Tentative Agenda

Thursday, February 28, 2019

8:00 a.m. Registration opens
8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Panel Presentation
4: 45 p.m. Closing Remarks
5:00 p.m. PGNO Annual Meeting

Friday, March 1, 2019

8:00 a.m. Registration opens
8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. Keynote
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Breakout Session
12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

12:45 -4:00 p.m. Ethics Training (additional registration required to attend)