CoFABA 2023 - Friday, May 12, 2023 

Riding the Wave of Change: The Evolution of ABA Practices

Registration Opening Soon



UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center – Orlando, FL 

Conference Hotel: Doubletree Orlando East UCF

12125 High Tech Avenue, Orlando, FL 32817

Link to reserve room: Room Block May 11-14, 2023




$169 professional (BCBAs, BCaBAs, RBTs) – Includes 6 CEUs

$109 students/parents only (no CEUs)

* CoFABA is open to FABA members only.  You must be a FABA member in order to attend.

Schedule of Events

Thursday May 11th     7:30-10:00pm

Hospitality Social at DoubleTree Hotel UCF

Packet pick up will be available at hospitality social in the lobby from 7:00-8:30pm

We will raffle off 2 books signed by this year’s presenters.  You must be present to win.  Come join the fun and have a drink on us!


Friday May 12th- CoFABA One-Day Conference Event

* Parking passes will be needed to park on UCF campus.  The passes will be emailed to all in-person registrants.   

Doors open at 8am (please do not plan to enter prior to this time)


8:00 - Registration and Packet Pick-Up.  Continental Breakfast will be served.

8:30 - Tim Vollmer, Ph.D. - Behavior analysis culture and the third kind of selection

9:30 - Ellie Kazemi - Building a Supportive and Inclusive Workplace Culture

10:30 - Katie Nicholson, Ph.D. - How to Win Friends and Influence Behavior: Soft Skills for Behavior Analyst


11:30-12:15 - ROUNDTABLE LUNCHES (Catered by Pearson’s)

Topics Choices: Supervision Practices, Medicaid Update, Advocacy & Consumer Protection, ABA & Brain Injury, Ethics in ABA, Soft Skills, Legislation & Public Policy Issues, Collaboration with other Professionals

* Tickets (10 per topic) will be offered on a first come basis at packet pick up on Thursday night at the Double Tree hotel and also on site at the Alumni Center on Friday at 8:00am


12:30 - Moderators: Ansley Hodges, Ph.D., BCBA-D & Michelle Castanos, M.S. BCBA - Panel Discussion: Effective Collaboration between Behavior Analysts and other Professionals

Panelists:  Kimberly Howard, OTR, Brian Harris, MD, & Alicia Braccia, Psy.D., ABSNP


Break 1:30-1:40


1:40 - Bennie Colbert, Ph.D. - Trends in ABA practice: Acquired Brain Injury, an underserved ABA Population

2:45 - Kevin Murdock, Ph.D, Missy Olive, Ph.D., & Eric Prutsman - Advocacy and Protection of Consumers and Our Profession 


4:00-5:30 - Networking Social (Snack Food provided)

Location: Burger U on campus (across the street from the Alumni Center).  We will raffle off 2 books signed by this year’s presenters.  You must be present to win.


Ticket refunds, cancelations, and transfers must be sent to [email protected] no later than April 30, 2023.  No refunds, cancelations, or transfers will be accepted after this date.