Welcome to join the 4th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addiction Conference 2015! Please read carefully the following instructions before processing to Online Registration.

7 Steps for Online Registration
  1. Read the guideline

  2. Submit your personal information

  3. Indicate your preference for the Conference programme

  4. Calculate the total payment

  5. Confirm your registration

  6. Receive a confirmation email

  7. Prepare the cheque / bank draft and mail to APPGAC Conference Manager within 2 weeks

If you have registered and settled the registration fee, you will receive the Final Confirmation by email by 15th April 2015 for you to attend the Conference. Please check your mail box and contact APPGAC Conference Manager if you do not receive it by 15th April 2015.

If you have registered but have not settled the registration fee by 31st March 2015, we will assume that you are not attending the Conference and will cancel your registration. If you have any questions, please contact APPGAC Conference Manager at info@appgac.org.

  1. All participants are required to register for the conference. Registration fee includes admission to all keynote sessions, paper presentations and agencies visits. Luncheons on 8th & 9th May 2015 are only provided for overseas participants with full conference fee. Participants will need to register pre-conference workshops and/or Macau visit independently. Please refer to registration for details of charges.

  2. A separate form is required for each participant.

  3. If we do not receive your registration fee by 31st March 2015, we will assume that you are not attending the Conference and your registration will be cancelled. Please contact APPGAC Conference Manager (Email: info@appgac.org ) if you have any enquiries.

  4. All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  5. The current exchange rate is US$1 to HK$7.80. The exchange rate quoted is for reference purpose only.

  6. International delegates must check with their travel agents for visa and entry requirements into Hong Kong.

  7. All participants should be responsible for their own medical, travel, personal and other insurance. The registration fee does not cover any kind of insurance.

  8. All participants are required to arrange their own accommodation during the stay of conference. Please refer to the accommodation page on the website.

  9. All payments should be made in Hong Kong dollars. Participants shall make payment by bank draft or cheques payable to: “Tung Wah Group of Hospitals” and mail to APPGAC Conference Manager, 11/F Tung Sun Commercial Centre, 194-200 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

  10. Upon receipt of both registration form and full payment, a confirmation letter will be sent via email or mail.

Registration Form
Delegate’s information (Please type or print clearly in block letters)
  • Mr Mrs Ms Dr Prof Others:
  • *Family Name: *Given Name :
  • Chinese Name: (If any): (Please note: Your first and last name, as given above, will appear on your name badge)
  • *Name of Organization / Affiliation:
  • *Position / Title:
  • *Email Address:
  • Mailing Address:
  • *Phone Number: - -
    (Country Code - Area Code - Number)
  • Fax Number     : - -
    (Country Code - Area Code - Number)
Registration Fee (Please tick √ if appropriate ) Main Conference (8th – 9th May 2015)
Early Bird Fee  
(before 31st Jan 2015)
Standard Fee
(from 1st Feb 2015)   
Full Conference, 8th – 9th May 2015
HK$ 3,200
(Including Lunch)
HK$ 3,500
(Including Lunch)
*Local (Hong Kong SAR, Mainland China, Macau SAR) Full Conference, 8th – 9th May 2015 *HK$ 1,200
(Excluding Lunch)
*HK$ 1,500
(Excluding Lunch)
*Full-Time Students
Full Conference, 8th – 9th May 2015 (Must present proof of full time enrollment at an accredited university or college, e.g. copy of student ID or signed certificate from institutions must be attached with the Registration Form.)
*HK$ 600
(Excluding Lunch)
*HK$ 700
(Excluding Lunch)
*Day Registration
(Only available for participants from Hong Kong SAR, Mainland China, Macau)
Day 1
(8th May 2015)
*HK$ 700
Day 1
(8th May 2015)
*HK$ 800
Day 2
(9th May 2015)
*HK$ 700
Day 2
(9th May 2015)
*HK$ 800
Conference Dinner
(overseas & local)
(Date: 8th May 2015, Time: 19:00 – 21:00)
HK$ 500
* Reduced conference fee with subsidy from Ping Wo Fund and Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
Hong Kong Agencies Visit (9th May 2015) (Delegates registered for the main conference are eligible to enroll in the agencies visit)
Time: 17:00 – 21:00
(** Limited seats by first come first serve)
Tour 1: (Hong Kong Island)
  • Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Even Centre (Pathological Gambling Treatment Centre)
  • Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Integrated Centre on Addiction Prevention and Treatment
  • Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre
Tour 1
Tour 2: (Kowloon & Hong Kong Island)
  • Zion Social Service Yuk Lai Hin Pathological Gamblers Treatment & Counselling Centre
  • Tung Wah Group of Hospitals CROSS Centre (Substance Abuse Treatment Centre)
Tour 2
Tour 3: (New Territories)
  • Kei Yam Family Service Centre (Pathological Gambling Treatment Centre)
  • Hong Kong Children & Youth Services Sane Centre (Substance Abuse Treatment Centre)
Tour 3
Tour 4: (New Territories & Kowloon)
  • Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service, LC-HKS Cheer Lutheran Centre (Substance Abuse Treatment Centre)
  • The Industrial Evangelistic Fellowship Rehabilitation Centre for Problem Gamblers
Tour 4
Pre-Conference Workshops

Two Days Workshops (6 – 7th May 2015)
(Time: 09:30 – 17:30)
Workshop I - “5 Steps Method: Treatment for family members or significant others who are affected by someone else’s addiction problems”
Speaker: Prof. Richard Velleman & Dr. Gracemary Leung
HK$ 1,800 (2 Days)
One Day Workshops (7th May 2015) 
(Time: 09:30 – 17:30)

Workshop II - “Attachment Theory and Addiction”
Speaker: Dr. Joel Porter
HK$ 1,100 (1 day)
Half Day Session (7th May 2015)
Workshop III  (Time: 09:30 – 13:00) - “How to develop and evaluate a prevention program for excessive gambling among youths and adults: 15 basic steps”
Speaker: Prof. Robert Ladouceur

HK$ 700 (Half Day)
Workshop IV  (Time: 14:00 – 17:30) - “How to reduce drop outs in the treatment of pathological gamblers" plus "Case discussion and role playing”
Speaker: Prof. Robert Ladouceur  

HK$ 700 (Half Day)
Workshop V (Time: 09:30 – 13:00)  – “Integrating Pharmacotherapy into the Addiction Treatment Paradigm”
Speaker: Prof. Jon E. Grant
HK$ 700 (Half Day)
Macau Session (10th May 2015)
Time: 10:00 - 18:00(** Limited seats by first come first serve) Fee
- Macau problem gambling treatment services and Casino visits
HK$ 800
(including ferry ticket,lunch and tour)
  • Total Payment Enclosed:
  • *Bank:
  • *HK$:
  • *Cheque No.:
  • (All fees are non-refundable)
Please complete and return the registration form with payment and mail to:
APPGAC Conference Manager, 11/F, Tung Sun Commercial Bldg, 194-200 Lockhart Rd, Wanchai, Hong Kong