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 complete convention program is available at the Program tab above.
  • Register: Click the Registration tab above to register for the convention and related events.
  • Advertise: Sales closed March 8 and all exhibit spaces are sold. Many thanks to our advertisers!

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

Technology and Health Behavior: A New Frontier For Behavior Analysis? -- 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, functional analysis of challenging behavior, strategic planning for ABA agencies, ethics, telepractice of ABA, negotiating contracts with health plans, measuring the fiscal health of your agency, supervision and mentoring, teaching children with ASD to cooperate with medical procedures, licensure of behavior analysts, behavioral economics, professionalism, scientifically supported intervention procedures, and more!  

See the Program tab for the complete convention program. 

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


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