The 16th Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Pier 5 Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.
This year's speakers are as follows:
Anthony Defulio - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Brian A. Iwata - University of Florida
David Richman - Texas Tech University
Lorri Unumb - Autism Speaks
Manish Vaidya - University of North Texas
Additionally, Dr. Iwata will be conducting a preconference workshop on Thursday, November 21, 2013. Please check back for updated information.
We have reserved a block of rooms at the Pier 5 Hotel at a special rate of $149/night (plus a daily $9.95 destination fee). For reservations, please contact the hotel directly at 866-583-4162 and specify that you are attending the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis conference. To take advantage of our discounted rate, please make a reservation BEFORE 12 a.m., October 22, 2013.
Dr. Brian Iwata will be conducting a workshop on Thursday, November 21, 2013 title Clinical Challenges to Functional Analysis Methodology. Dr. Iwata is a professor in Psychology at the University of Florida and is the leading expert on the assessment and treatment of severe problem behaviors exhibited by individuals with developmental disabilities. He will review the key characteristics of the functional analysis, describe practical constraints to assessment and solutions, resolve ethical concerns, and discuss barriers to implementation. There will be a limited number of seats to please register early.
Call for Posters and Papers for the Student Paper Symposium
MABA invites submissions of posters for its 16th annual meeting. Posters may include either program descriptions or data-based presentations. Additionally, MABA will once again be accepting research papers from students (undergraduate and graduate) for our Student Paper Symposium. Three papers will be selected to be presented in the Symposium. Additionally, selected students will each be awarded $200.