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Conference Program & Schedule (see overview below)
(Subject to revision - check this site and errata at conference registration desk for changes.)

Feb. 26: Book signing event has been updated with book titles.

Feb. 19: CalABA Board Meeting (open session for members, Thu 2/27, 8p-9p), has been moved from Boardroom IV to Bayside.

Feb. 13: Symposium #1157, Getting Better All the Time: Advances in Clinical Staff Training (Sat 3/1, 9:45a-11:15a), has been cancelled.

Use our program search tool to quickly find presentations and create/save/print your own personal conference program from the over 80 addresses, panel discussions, posters, symposia, and workshops. Includes abstracts for all presentations. More than 50 general sessions and workshops have been approved for BACB CEUs, and a number of sessions have been approved for BBS, CPA, and SLPAB CEUs. Just click here to get started.

Important note on continuing education: CalABA is accredited as a provider of continuing education (CE) by the following organizations: Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB); California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS); California Psychological Association (CPA); California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board (SLPAB). Each of these organizations has specific criteria regarding events and instructors that can be offered for CE. If a prospective presenter at the CalABA conference wishes to have her/his address, symposium, or workshop considered for CE (posters are not eligible), s/he must indicate that when the presentation is submitted, and submit additional materials, such as the vitae of the proposed CE instructor. The CalABA Professional Standards Committee then reviews each of those submissions and determines if the event and instructor meet the CE criteria of the relevant organizations. In short, not all presentations in the conference program can be offered for CE. If a presentation is not offered for CE, it is either because the submitting author did not request CE review or did not submit the necessary materials, or because the event and/or instructor did not meet CE requirements.


Schedule Overview    (top)

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshops
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Conference Registration; Hospitality Suites
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CalABA Board of Directors Meeting - Open session for CalABA members

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
7:00 a.m. Conference Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. President's Welcome and Conference Introduction
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address: Wayne Fuqua, PhD, BCBA-D
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch On Your Own
11:45 a.m. - 1:20 p.m. Poster Session and Book Signing - food / refreshments provided.
1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Glenda Vittimberga Memorial Lecture: Thomas Higbee, PhD, BCBA-D
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Job Fair and Graduate Program Expo
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hospitality Suites
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. After Party

Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Work it out - Yoga!
7:30 a.m. Conference Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote Address: David Palmer, PhD
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 1:20 p.m. Luncheon, Awards Ceremony, and Skinner Foundation Auction
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Outstanding Contributor Award Address: William Baum, PhD
5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hospitality Suites

Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Work it out - Tabata Bootcamp!
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Workshop Registration
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Workshops
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch On Your Own
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshops
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Parent Conference