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Event photos from the 38th Annual meeting of the
Florida Association for Behavior Analysis

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point
Bonita Springs, Florida


Function Space Request

FABA holds extra function space during the Convention to support affiliate events. To request space at the 2019 FABA Conference at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort, complete and submit the online form. The deadline to request space is July 1, 2019.

Please contact us ([email protected]) if you have any questions about function space at the Conference.


Please read these important guidelines before completing the online request form:

  • Activities scheduled during education sessions and the daily lunch break will be limited to groups of 25 people or fewer. We encourage you to consult the Schedule at a Glance and plan your events before and after Conference programming.   Good times to consider are all day Wednesday,  Thursday & Friday before 8:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m.
  • Please complete one function space request form per date/time. Do not submit multiple events or activities on a single form.
  • Open Houses will be held Wednesday, September 11, 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Select the Open House option only if you wish to hold a reception in conjunction with Open House night. Open Houses are published events open to attendees.
  • There is no fee for the use of the space only; however, all companies or organizations will be responsible for the cost of any food and beverage, audiovisual equipment, room set changes, or additional specifications requested and will be billed directly by the facility or vendor.
  • Space will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis as it is available. We are usually able to schedule all space requests and types of events; however, the number of requests we receive has been increasing each year. If we are unable to accommodate a request, we will help to facilitate alternate arrangements with one of our partner properties.

Notifications of location and space assignments are typically e-mailed by August 30. Any requests received after the July 1 deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis, as space allows.

Questions about function space or Open Houses may be e-mailed to [email protected]


The Florida Association for Behavior Analysis wants to make it easier for parents, caretakers, educators, and others to tell their public officials about the challenges they are facing. We encourage you to use the following advocacy tool to directly email your individual state lawmakers and the governor. You can also follow up with a call or scheduled in-person visit afterward. To learn more about AHCA's proposed changes, visit the FABA Legislative Affairs page.

Click the best option below to get started.


Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Research Award

Purpose: To support research using behavior analysis concepts and principles to promote sustainable practices/environmentally friendly behavior change. Any applied, basic, or translational study with a primary goal of increasing understanding of human behavior and environmental preservation/enhancement is eligible for consideration.

Amount:  $500 for 1-year max study/project 

Eligibility: Principle investigator must be a current FABA member prior to applying.

Application: Please submit a three-page maximum write up that includes the background for study; purpose/importance; research question to be addressed; outline of method; commitment to present results at a future FABA conference and (should results warrant) submit an article for publication based on the study. Submissions can be emailed to [email protected]

Below are examples of other associations that support this award:

Maine ABA -


Bx Analysis Leadership Council -

Application deadline: August 1, 2020

Selection of awardee: Committee appointed by FABA will review applications and select recipient.


Below are suggested readings and resources: 

Behavior Change For A Sustainable World: the Ultimate Challenge and Opportunity For Behavior Analysts - Behavior analysis has made valuable contributions to many areas such as improving education, helping people adopt healthier life styles, teaching children with autism, making highways and factories safer, caring for people exhibiting challenging and life-threatening disorders.  However, those who advance and practice the science have paid too little attention to the impact of human behavior on the only home we have. This is changing. Behavior analysts are uniquely poised to contribute to a broad range of interventions to promote the husbandry of our planet's resources, restore damaged ecosystems, and help society prepare for and cope with the inevitable challenges to come. This award seeks to fund a deserving project with this targeted goal.







The 40th Annual Florida Association for Behavior Analysis Conference will be held September 18-21, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort and Spa.   Once again, we will offer three and one-half days-(see Tentative Schedule) of presentations by experts in the field from Florida and across the nation. For the 5th consecutive year, sessions will be scheduled on Saturday morning until noon and new this year, Saturday workshops will be scheduled for the afternoon (1pm until 4:00 PM)!

This event is advance registration only! 


Tentative Schedule

Tuesday, September 15
FABA Store and Packet Pickup open – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, September 16
FABA Store and Packet Pickup open – 8:00 am
Workshops run from 9:00 am to noon and 1:00 - 4:00 pm
BACB Update with Jim Carr – 5:30 pm
Hospitality Suite – 7:30 pm
Thursday, September 18
FABA Store and Registration open – 7:00 am
Sessions run from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Keynote Address & Awards – 11:00 am
Inside Behavior Analysis
Presidential Social/Poster Session – 5:30 pm
Reunions/Company Dinners – 8:00 pm
Friday, September 19
FABA Store and Registration open – 7:00 am
Sessions run from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Presidential Address/Business Meeting 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ignites @ Nite! – 7:30 PM
Friday Night Social – 9:00 pm
Saturday, September 20
Sessions run from 8:00 am –12:00 pm
Closing Invited Address 11:00 am
Workshops run from 1:00 pm –4:00 pm
Conference ends at 4:00 pm

The full agenda will be released in the weeks leading up to the conference, but details are subject to change up to and during the conference.  All sessions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday are open to all conference ticket holders.  Workshops require an additional ticket to attend.

Continuing Education:

Continuing Education Units will be available for BCBAs and BCaBAs, and Florida Certified Behavior Analysts through FABA.   To collect credit for each session or workshop you attend, please download the CEUhelper app:

Continuing Education for Florida Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Licensed Mental Health Professionals is offered by Adapt Behavioral Services.

Note: Separate fees are charged for CEUs from each of the agencies.  If you need both BCBA and PSY/MH CEUs, you will need to pay *both* FABA and Adapt.

Conference Registration Fees:

*Please note: It is less expensive to attend the conference as a Member, even after paying Membership Dues. You will be prompted to update Membership during the registration process.*

Advance Registration ONLY:
$ 205 for a Professional Member Two Day Advance Registration
$ 135 for a Professional Member One Day Advance Registration
$ 127 for Student / Direct Care / Parent  Two Day Advance Registration
$ 90 for Student / Direct Care / Parent  One Day Advance Registration
$ 320 Non-Members Two Day Advance Registration
$ 260 for Non-Members  One Day Advance Registration
$ 90 Advance Workshop Ticket (each) (CEUs included if needed)
$ 85 for the BCBA CEU Flat Rate


Register Now

You must register in advance.  We cannot accommodate on-site registrations.


Hotel Information:

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
One Grand Cypress Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32836
1 407 239 1234

Group Code = G-FABA

The cutoff date for reservations is August 25, 2020. All reservations must be received by this date. If you cancel your reservation after this date, you will be charged for 1 night.


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