Welcome to the 5th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addiction Conference 2020! Please read carefully the following instructions before processing to Online Registration.

If you have registered and settled the registration fee, you will receive the Final Confirmation email by 31st October 2020 to attend the Conference. Please check your mail box (including spam messages). In case you do not receive the email by 31st October 2020, please contact APPGAC Conference Manager via email or at 67658066.

General Information

  1. All participants are required to register for the main conference and/or a post conference workshop. Registration fee includes admission to all keynote sessions, plenary sessions, paper presentations and sharing sessions. Luncheons are not included.
  2. Each participant will receive the registration overview and email notification confirming the received payment. Official receipt will be available for collection on-site.
  3. All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  4. The Immigration Department's Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region gives a list of countries/ territories which always require a visa. For international delegates, please check if you need a visa to enter Hong Kong. Should you need an invitation letter from APPGAC to obtain a visa, please write a request to Please do allow ample time, as the process of applying for a visa can be lengthy.
  5. The registration fee does not include participant's insurance against accidents, sickness, cancellation, theft, property damage or loss. Participants are advised to take out adequate personal insurance.
  6. All participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodation during the stay of conference
  7. For enquiries, please contact the conference secretariat at

Registration Fee

Main Conference (27th & 28th November 2020)

Early Bird
(till 30st September 2020)
Standard Fee
(as of 1st October 2020)
Full Conference, 27th & 28th November 2020
(Lunch included)
(Lunch included)
* Local
Full Conference, 27th & 28th November 2020
* HK$700
(Lunch not included)
* HK$900
(Lunch not included)
* Full-Time Students
Full Conference, 27th & 28th November 2020
(Proof of full-time enrollment at an accredited university or college, e.g. copy of student card or signed certificate from institutions must be attached with the Registration Form)
Free of Charge
Conference Dinner
(Overseas & Local)
(Date: 28th November 2020 Time: 19:00-21:00)
* Reduced conference fee with subsidy from Ping Wo Fund and Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

Post-conference Workshop (28th November 2020 14:00-17:00)

Half Day Workshop Fee
Workshop I
Advanced clinical workshop on the treatment of pathological/disordered gambling
Workshop II
Mindfulness approach to addiction