2019 Convention

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  • What: 2019 APBA Convention
  • When: April 11-13, 2019 (meetings and pre-convention workshops April 11; full program April 12-13)
  • Where: Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA
  • Costs: See Fees for information about convention registration fees and other costs
  • Program: The convention agenda will be posted under the Program tab when ready.
  • Registration:  When registration opens (late November - early December), forms will be available under the Registration tab. 

The annual Association of Professional Behavior Analysts convention is the premier conference on the science-based practice of applied behavior analysis (ABA). As in previous years, the program for the 2019 convention will comprise presentations by carefully selected invited speakers combined with peer-reviewed research symposia, panel discussions, panel presentations, posters, and student papers. The convention will also provide multiple opportunities for social and professional networking in one convenient, congenial setting.

Invited presentations include

Keynote addresses (titles subject to change)

Internet-Based Interventions for Health Behaviors -- Jesse Dallery, University of Florida

Performance Management in ABA Service Settings -- Florence DiGennaro Reed, University of Kansas

Status and Future of Health Insurance Coverage of ABA Services for ASD -- Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks

Workshops and tutorials on the new CPT codes for adaptive behavior services, health insurance billing and compliance, treating severe challenging behavior, strategic planning for ABA agencies, ethics, telepractice of ABA, negotiating contracts with health plans, measuring the fiscal health of your agency, licensure of behavior analysts, scientifically supported intervention procedures, and more!


BACB Type 2 CEUs will be available for most oral presentations. 


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