CoFABA 2020

From Roots to Branches:
The Growth and Sustainability of Behavior Analysis

Postponed until May 14, 2021


FABA continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation related to the spread of COVID-19.
We understand that concerns for health, safety, and the impact on meeting attendance, among other issues, are affecting our members.


2020 Call for Papers


We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Call for Papers is now open.   For more information on submitting a presentation for consideration please click on the link below.

2020 Call for Papers


 FABA 2019

Schedule At A Glance

Download the Program Here

Tuesday, 09/17/19:
  • Packet Pick up 5:30pm - 8:00pm at the Champions Ballroom Registration Desk
  • FABA Store 5:30pm - 8:00pm in Gallery AB

Wednesday, 09/18/19:

  • Packet Pick up 7:30am - 8:00pm at the Champions Ballroom Registration Desk
  • FABA Store 7:30am - 5:30pm  in Gallery AB
  • Morning workshops from 9:00am -12:00pm
  • Exhibitor Setup 12:00pm - 5:00pm  In Tournament Hall
  • Afternoon Workshops from 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Special BACB update with Jim Carr 5:30pm-6:50pm
  • Welcome Reception 7:00pm - in the lobby bar

Thursday, 09/19/19:

  • Packet Pick up 7:30 am - 5:30 pm at the Champions Ballroom Registration Desk
  • FABA Store 7:30am - 5:30pm  in Gallery AB
  • The FABA Expo 7:30am - 6:30pm  In Tournament Hall
  • Attendee Lounge 8:50am - 4:30pm in Patrons
  • Breakout sessions 8:00am - 5:20pm
  • Invited Address by Tara Fahmie 9:00am - 9:50am
  • Keynote Address and Awards Ceremony* from 11:00am - 12:30pm
          *  Special Memorial Presentations for Dr. Murray Sidman and Dr. Maxin Reiss
  • Special Event: Remembering Murray Sidman by Iver Iversen
  • Invited Address by Dave Palmer 3:30pm - 4:20pm
  • Special Event: Inside Behavior Analysis with Ray Miltenberger 4:30pm - 5:20pm
  • Poster Session and Social 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Friday, 09/20/19:

  • FABA Store7:30am - 5:30pm  in Gallery AB
  • Packet Pickup located in FABA store
  • The FABA Expo 7:30am - 5:30pm  In Tournament Hall
  • Attendee Lounge 8:50am - 4:30pm in Patrons
  • Breakout sessions 8:00 AM until 5:20pm
  • Invited Address by Greg Madden 9:00am - 9:50am
  • Presidential Address by Andrew Houvouras and FABA Business Meeting from 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Invited Address by Lori Unumb 3:30am - 4:20pm
  • Special Event: Inside Behavior Analysis with Aubrey Daniels 4:30pm - 5:20pm
  • Friday Night Social 9:00pm -11:00pm

Saturday, 09/21/19:

  • FABA Store 7:30am - 12:00pm  in Gallery AB
  • The FABA Expo  7:30am - 12:00pm In Tournament Hall
  • Attendee Lounge 8:50am - 12:00pm in Patrons
  • Morning breakout sessions
  • Closing invited address by Gina Green from 11:00am- 12:00pm
  • Afternoon workshops from 1:00pm - 4:00pm


2019 Workshop Tickets


Workshops for FABA 2019 have been selected and tickets are now on sale.   For more information and for tickets, please visit:


2019 Workshop Tickets

2019 FABA Elections


2019 FABA Board of Directors Election is now open


Click Here to Vote


For more information on FABA's annual elections, 
please contact Nikki Dickens

FABA 19 is close to selling out

Tickets to the 39th Annual FABA Conference are close to selling out.  Only 300 tickets are left.   If you would like to attend, register now:

2019 Annual FABA Conference Registration

BHCOE Commentary

The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is looking for public commentary from us so please go their Facebook page: to review the standards and then go to the website: to make comments.

Medicaid Hotline

Having difficulty accessing services for your child? Contact AHCA using the Florida Medicaid Helpline at 1(877) 254-1055.

2019 Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is now open.

The submission deadline is May 5th at midnight.

Please note that poster submissions will remain open until July 15th.

4th Annual CoFABA

CoFABA 2019
From Theory to Practice Across the Lifespan

This event is sold out! 

The 2019 CoFABA Conference, From Theory to Practice Across the Lifespan, will be held Friday, March 29, 2019 with SIX CEUs available.

CoFABA 2019 Presenters & Presentation Titles

1.  Dr. Eb Blakely:  “Behavior Analysis:  Pathways To and From Here
2.  Dr. Dave Wilder:  “Compliance as a Behavioral Cusp for Young Children
3.  Tiki Fiol:  “Stop, Collaborate and Listen: ABA Ethics- School Age Edition
4.  Sorah Stein:  “A Behavior Analytic Approach to Puberty and Beyond
5.  Sarah Fernandez:  “Adult Services: Life on the Other Side
6.  Dr. Maranda Trahan:  “BCBAs in Dementia: The Growth of A Care Model

Optional Round Table Lunch Discussions

This year we will have a total of 8 options for lunch discussions.   This is an optional event that allows for smaller networking with peers interested in a particular topic.   Seating is limited and is reserved on a first come, first serve basis.  

Please note that EVERYONE will receive a lunch regardless of their participation in the round table discussions.

Historical & Theoretical Perspectives - discussion led by Dr. Eb Blakely
Early Intervention Services - discussion led by Dr. Dave Wilder
Behavior Analysts in the schools - discussion led by Tiki Fiol
Sexuality Issues - discussion led by Dr. Sorah Stein
Adulthood Transition - discussion led by Sarah Fernandez
Behavioral Gerontology - discussion led by Dr. Maranda Trahan
Medicaid  - discussion led by Matt Potak
Supervision - discussion led by Candy Hurst

Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:00 - 8:30 PM - Packet Pickup in the lobby/bar of the Doubletree Orlando East
7:30 - 10:30 PM - Welcome Hospitality Social for all attendees at the Doubletree
Friday, March 29, 2019
7:00 AM till 5:00 PM - Parking at Garage H is valid during these hours
7:45 AM - Exhibitor Setup
8:00 AM - Packet Pickup & Breakfast begin  
8:30 AM - First presentation will begin
11:30 PM - Lunch will be catered by Pearsons Catering, Round-table discussions
3:30 PM - Networking Social at Burger U

* New this year - We will be doing a raffle for books signed by the presenters.  These will be given away at each of the social events (Thursday night welcoming social and the Friday networking social).  We will give away 3 signed books at each social for a total of 6 books.   All attendees will get 1 raffle ticket as part of their registration.  Additional tickets may be purchased for $5 each or 5 for $20.   MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

Ticket Pricing

$149 - Professional (BCBAs, BCaBAs, RBTs)
$89  - Student/Parent (no CEUs)
Ticket price includes breakfast & lunch on Friday, CEUs for Professionals, Parking and 2 Networking Socials


On Friday, parking is available in a parking garage adjacent to the UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center.   Parking is included with your registration, you MUST display the parking pass on your driver's side dashboard.  The location of the parking garage will be indicated on your parking pass.   Parking is valid from 7:00 AM till 5:00 PM, however, this event starts at 8:00 AM.   We will not be allowing people to enter prior to 8:00, please plan accordingly.

Hotel Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando East - UCF Area
12125 Hightech Ave
Orlando FL 32817
Group Rate: $124/night
You may make reservations for this hotel by clicking the following link:

Continuing Education

Once again we will be using the CEUhelper app to collect and process CEUs.   If you have not been to an event where CEUhelper was used, you will need to sign up for a CEUhelper account to use the app.  Please follow the instructions at this link:   If you have used CEUhelper in the past, no additional steps are needed to use it again at this year's CoFABA event.

Additional Information

If you would like to pick up your name tag and registration materials in advance, please visit the Doubletree on Thursday night between 7:30-8:00 PM.   A packet pickup area will be in the hotel lobby/bar area.   Also, on Thursday Night there is a Welcome Hospitality Social for all attendees.  All guests will get one free drink ticket and we will also be serving some light snacks.

The conference will end with a networking social at Burger U starting right after the final presentation ends.  This will give the attendees an opportunity to speak with all of you and enjoy some time to interact in a casual atmosphere.  You can walk from the Alumni Fairwinds Center to Burger U across the street if you would like to participate in this event.



The 2019 CoFABA event is brought to you by...


5th Annual CoFABA Event - May 2020

CoFABA 2020

From Roots to Branches:
The Growth and Sustainability of Behavior Analysis

 Friday, May 8, 2020



Pat McGreevy - Life as a Behavior Analyst: Where I’ve Been and What I’ve Learned
Jim Carr - The BACB: Where We Came From and Where We’re Going
Nikki Dickens - Going out on a Limb...Gracefully: Sustaining the field of Behavior A
nalysis through Supervision and Professionalism.
Merrill Winston - A Behavioral Analysis of Mass Shootings
Kristen Lancaster- ACTing in Support of Wellness: A Behavior Analyst’s Guide
Pat Friman - Eschew Obfuscation: Turning People On to Behavior Analysis with Plain and Simple Language


Host Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando East - UCF Area
12125 Hightech Ave
Orlando FL 32817
The Doubletree is currently sold out.


Feedback On FABA 18


Please give us feedback on FABA '18
Responses due by December 31, 2018

Click Here to Give Us Feedback

The Ethics Hotline is now available.

The Ethics Hotline is now available. 

Sometimes it is difficult to understand how the Code of Ethics for our field applies to your specific situation. The ABA Ethics Hotline offers responses for difficult situations that arise every day in the practice of behavior analysis.

 Submit A Question to the Ethics Hotline

2018 Conference Program

The 2018 Program is now on line!   Click the button below to download a pdf copy of the entire program.

Get The Full Program

FABA'18 Is Sold Out

The 2018 FABA Conference is now SOLD OUT!   To be placed on a wait list, please send an email to [email protected]

2018 - Nominations are closed.

[update]: Nominations are now closed. 
2018 FABA Board of Directors Election

This year FABA will elect members for the following positions:
  1. President-Elect
  2. Secretary
  3. Member-At-Large (1)
  4. Member-At-Large (2)

Elections will be held during the month of June.   Voting is open to  Professional Behavior Analyst Members only.   You must sign in to vote and each member may submit only one ballot.   Winners will be announced at the 38th Annual Conference in September.

For more information, please contact: Corey Robertson at [email protected]

The 2018 Call for Papers has closed

The 2018 Call for Papers has closed

Submission notifications will be emailed Monday, June 4, 2018.

If you have any questions regarding your submission, please contact Emily N. Dickens ("Nikki") Program Chair at [email protected]

2018 Election Nominations

FABA is currently seeking nominations for the FABA Board of Directors.

This year we are looking to fill the President-Elect, Secretary and Member-At-Large positions.   Current Members can nominate up to 2 people for each vacant seat (for members-at-large, two seats are available, so 4 nominations may be made).

If you, or someone you know, would be a good fit for the FABA board, please submit a nomination by clicking the link below:

Nominations for 2018-2019 Board of Directors


Attention FL Medicaid Providers

Behavior Analysis (BA) providers that deliver services to recipients residing in Regions 9, 10, and 11 can begin to use the TELLUS electronic visit verification (EVV) System.

BA services & Providers that are not properly verified through the TELLUS EVV System will not be paid for dates of service starting March 1, 2020

It has been brought to our attention that you are having difficulty transitioning to the new EVV system (TELLUS).

FABA would like to hear from you.

To share your concerns with FABA on the EVV system, click the button below.
Please continue to share your questions and concerns by sending an email to: [email protected]

EVV Feedback Survey