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Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

44th Annual Convention

Invited Presenters & B. F. Skinner Lecturers

More speakers are being added every day; check back often for more details!

 

AAB: Applied Animal Behavior

 

Paul Andronis (Northern Michigan University)

 

AUT: Autism

 

Dorothea C. Lerman (University of Houston, Clear Lake)

Efficient, Cost-Effective Approaches for Disseminating ABA Methodologies Into Public School Classrooms Serving Students With Developmental Disabilities

 

Javier Virues-Ortega (The University of Auckland)

Research Synthesis of Behavioral Interventions for People with Autism: Strategies to Maximize Social Impact

 

BPN: Behavioral Pharmacology and Neuroscience

 

Robin Carhart-Harris (Imperial College London)

 

Kelly Dunn (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)

Using Behavioral Pharmacology to Improve Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

 

CBM: Clinical, Family, Behavioral Medicine

 

Steven C. Hayes (University of Nevada, Reno)

 

Robert Stromer (George Brown College)

Become a Better Practitioner by Being Your Own Best Behavior Therapist

 

Thomas Szabo (Florida Institute of Technology)

Skinner’s Operationalism, Selectionism, Loving Infinitely, and Building the Deepest Connection With Others in ABA Practice and ACT

 

V. Robin Weersing (San Diego State University)

 

CSS: Community, Social, and Sustainability Issues

 

DDA: Developmental Disabilities

 

Kristin Sohl (University of Missouri Health Care; Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders)

 

Maria Valdovinos (Drake University)

The Elephant in the Room: Addressing Psychotropic Medications When Assessing Behavior

 

DEV: Behavioral Development

 

Peter Pohl (Kinderpsychologische Praxis Garmisch)

 

Joanne Robbins (Morningside Academy)

 

EAB: Experimental Analysis of Behavior

 

Amy Odum (Utah State University)

 

Marcia Spetch (University of Alberta)

 

EDC: Education

 

Florence DiGennaro Reed (The University of Kansas)

Using Behavioral Science to Support Educators During Consultation

 

William P. Erchul (University of California, Riverside)

Behavioral Consultation: Past, Present, & Future

 

OBM: Organizational Behavior Management

 

Dale Brethower (Western Michigan University)

 

Dick Grote (Grote Consulting Corporation)

Discipline Without Punishment

 

Magnus Johansson (Oslo and Akershus University College for Applied Sciences)

Using Evidence-Based Kernels to Create Nurturing Environments in Groups and Organizations

 

PCH: Philosophical, Conceptual, and Historical Issues

 

Julio C. de Rose(Universidade Federal de São Carlos (Brazil); Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia sobre Comportamento, Cognição e Ensino)

 

Greg Grether (University of California, Los Angeles)

Behavioral Interference Between Species

 

Kennon Andy Lattal (West Virginia University)

A Tale of Two Rats: The Backstory of a Clever Cartoon

 

PRA: Practice

 

SCI: Science

 

Jim Bodfish (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine)

 

Iser DeLeon (University of Florida)

 

Robert Gifford (University of Victoria)

 

Mikhail Koffarnus (Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute)

 

T.V. Joe Layng (ChangePartner, Inc.)

Reasoning from Basic Principles: Translating Behavioral Research into Large Scale Applications

 

Suzanne Mitchell (Oregon Health & Science University)

 

Michael Perone (West Virginia University)

 

Anna Petursdottir (Texas Christian University)

 

Bethany Raiff (Rowan University)

 

Claire St. Peter (West Virginia University)

Has “Translational Research” Been Lost in Translation?

 

Lisa Stowers (The Scripps Research Institute)

Leveraging Olfaction to Study Innate Behavior in the Mouse

 

Travis Thompson (University of Minnesota)

 

Stuart Vyse (Independent Scholar)

 

TBA: Teaching Behavior Analysis

 

R. Douglas Greer (CABAS)

A Synthesis Model of Graduate Training in Behavior Analysis

 

Mian Wang (University of California, Santa Barbara)

ABA Training in China: Issues and Challenges Through the Lens of Special Education

 

VRB: Verbal Behavior

 

Erik Arntzen (Oslo and Akershus University)

 

Diane Larsen-Freeman (University of Michigan)

A Complex Adaptive Systems View of Language and Second Language Development

 

Richard W. Malott (Western Michigan University)

How Do Rules Really Govern Behavior and Why Should You Give a Damned?

 

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