Call for Papers Handbook
Business Meeting Submission Guidelines
Business meetings are scheduled to allow groups to conduct business or discuss interests and activities. Business meetings are scheduled for 50 minutes and do not count toward the role limits.
ABAI prefers and requests that all submissions be made through the ABAI portal. The following information is required in order to make a complete submission:
Please use title case when entering the title (e.g., Clinical Applications of Behavior Analysis: A Two-Part Study), not all lowercase or all capital letters. Please limit titles to 15 words (200 characters). Please spell out all acronyms. No ending punctuation or quotation marks around the title are necessary.
Audience Size Anticipated
Providing this estimate will assist the Program Committee in scheduling your presentation in a room of suitable capacity.
In no more than 200 words, please describe the purpose of this meeting.
Business meetings will be from 7:00–7:50 pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. There will be no morning business meetings this year, aside from the ABAI Business meeting, which is scheduled for Monday at 7:00 am.
- Open: anyone can attend the meeting; listing is published in program
- Closed: invitation only; listing is not published in program
Potential Scheduling Conflicts
List the titles of other business meetings that should not be scheduled in conflict with your meeting.
Please include up to four keywords (single words or two-word phrases) with each submission. Keywords should be as specific as possible (e.g., "reinforcement" or "autism" would be too general; "CPT," "insurance," or "telehealth" would be acceptable). Along with the domains, keywords will allow conference attendees to search for topics most relevant to them.
You will be asked to add an individual by searching for a contact. You must provide a last name and full or partial email address.
If the contact you search for is not found, you can add a new contact. The following information is required:
- Affiliation (if including more than one affiliation, separate with a semi-colon [e.g., Affiliation One; Affiliation Two])
- Valid email address (all correspondence will be sent to this address)
Please do not add a new contact if the displayed email or affiliation is out of date. After completing your submission, please contact ABAI (email@example.com) with the submission ID number and the corrected information for your contact. This ensures that there will not be multiple contact records for the same person.
Assurances, Photography Release, Confirmation of Submission Received
Data Assurance (Required)
Your completed submission is verification that you have permission to present the data and information in the submission. If submitting via email, type the following statement: "In making this submission, I affirm that the presenters in this event have been authorized to present the content and data and that the correct authors have been credited for the work presented."
Presentation Assurance (Required)
Your submission is acceptance of responsibility. If your submission is accepted, you guarantee that the presenting author (and chair, discussant, or panelist, as appropriate) will have current ABAI membership status, register for and attend the convention and deliver the presentation, as scheduled by the Program Board. Please note: Presenters who fail to deliver an accepted and scheduled presentation will not be permitted to present the following year. If submitting via email, type the following statement: "If my proposed presentation is accepted, I guarantee that the presenting author will register and attend the conference and deliver the presentation, as scheduled by the Program Board."
Conduct Assurance (Required)
All presenters at ABAI events are expected to abide by ABAI’s Ethics and Diversity policies. Discriminatory and derogatory language will not be tolerated in presentations at ABAI events.
Photography Release (Required)
You acknowledge that while at the ABAI event, you may be photographed by an ABAI-approved photographer. By making a submission, you are granting the Association for Behavior Analysis International permission to use your likeness in photograph(s) in any and all of its publications and in any and all other media, whether now known or hereafter existing, controlled by the Association for Behavior Analysis International, in perpetuity, and for other use by the association. You will make no monetary or other claim against the Association for Behavior Analysis International for the use of the photograph(s).
For each submission, each author listed will receive a confirmation email containing a submission ID number; said email serves as confirmation that the submission has been received and saved in the convention database. Please keep the submission ID number for your records to reference when communicating with the ABAI office. You may review the submission at any time by returning to the "Call for Papers Entry" section of the portal. If you do not receive a submission confirmation email, do not resubmit. Please contact the ABAI office at firstname.lastname@example.org.