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.

42nd Annual Convention; Downtown Chicago, IL; 2016

Program by Reunions: Monday, May 30, 2016


 

Reunion #359
Behavior Analyst Certification Board Approved Course Sequence Coordinators Reception
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Montreux 1, Swissotel
Chair: Mai-Linh Pham (Behavior Analyst Certification Board)

Coordinators for BACB approved course sequences are invited to join us for an informal gathering. Come connect with BACB staff and other coordinators in a relaxed, social atmosphere.

 
 
Reunion #361
Florida Institute of Technology Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Lucerne II, Swissotel
Chair: Jose A. Martinez-Diaz (Florida Institute of Technology and ABA Tech)

Students, faculty, alumni and friends of the Department of Continuing Education and the School of Behavior Analysis are invited to reunite with old friends and meet new ones at this annual reunion!

Keyword(s): FIT, Florida Institute, Jose, Martinez-Diaz
 
 
Reunion #362
Western Michigan University Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Lucerne III, Swissotel
Chair: Stephanie M. Peterson (Western Michigan University)

Students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University are invited to attend this event to enjoy fellowship amongst friends and colleagues and to celebrate the department's long history of behavior analysis.

Keyword(s): psychology, reunion, western michigan
 
 
Reunion #363
On Jay Moore: A Retirement Celebration
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Vevey 2, Swissotel
Chair: Jeffrey H. Tiger (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

After a lengthy and distinguished career as a teacher, researcher, and scientist, Jay retired from the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in December of 2015. We wish to invite all friends and colleagues who have been influenced by Jay and his work to join in a celebration of his career and to help wish him health and happiness while he and his lovely wife Betty sit on a beach in the Caribbean laughing at the rest of us. Bon Voyage, Jay!

 
 
Reunion #364
Standard Celeration Society (SCS) Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Zurich F, Swissotel
Chair: Kent Johnson (Morningside Academy)

We'll have a gathering of standard celeration chart users and colleagues interested in learning more about our measurement technology and the growing SCS community. Now that the Standard Celeration Society is on a brand new footing, expanding and improving its organizational structure and processes to sustain growth and greater service to its constituents, we're excited about getting together to share what's happening with our fellow charters and behavior analysts. The reunion will feature lots of friendly communications, access to refreshments and to our colleagues in nearby reunion meetings. There will be standard celeration chart projects on easels in poster session format to prompt discussion, feedback, and new ideas. We'll be touting our new Behavioral Entrepreneurs special interest group, the expanded forums and resources on our new web site, and opportunities for getting involved in the revitalized Standard Celeration Society. The gathering will also reflect expansion of the SCS from a focus on educational applications to OBM, self-management, and other areas where precise measurement of performance and change over time provides added precision and power to behavioral methods and data-based decision making. Please join us to celebrate a new era in the Standard Celeration Society!

Keyword(s): Precision Teaching, SCC, SCS, Standard Celeration
 
 
Reunion #365
The Chicago School, B. F. Skinner Foundation, and Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Vevey 3, Swissotel
Chair: Leslie A. Morrison (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)

This event provides an opportunity for all ABAI convention attendees involved with or interested in the B. F. Skinner Foundation, the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, and the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Departments of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and Online campuses) to get together, get updates on activities, and make plans for the future. Dr. Julie Vargas will be present on behalf of the BF Skinner Foundation; Dr. Hank Pennypacker will represent the Cambridge Center; and Drs. Ashley Whittington-Barnish, Leslie Morrison, Mary Caruso-Anderson and Robyn Catagnus are the Department Chairs of the ABA departments in Chicago, LA, DC, and Online respectively. This event is a great time to meet a diverse group of behavior analysts and friends of behavior analysis, from students to seasoned faculty, to well-known researchers in the field. All ABAI attendees are invited to network, discuss common interests, and have an all-around good time!

 
 
Reunion #366
Beacon ABA Services and Friends ABAI Annual Get Together
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Zurich B, Swissotel
Chair: Steven Woolf (Beacon ABA Services)

All Beacon ABA staff, MassABA members, and friends are invited to our annual ABAI reunion. The reunion includes a variety of appetizers, drinks, and the Beacon annual trivia battle.

 
 
Reunion #367
Behavior Analysis Program at University of Nevada Reno: 25th Year Anniversary
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Lucerne I, Swissotel
Chair: Ramona Houmanfar (University of Nevada, Reno)

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Behavior Analysis Program at UNR. We look forward to celebrating our 25 years of accomplishments with our colleagues and students at ABAI 2016:We were awarded the Organizational Enduring Contribution to Behavior Analysis by the Society for Advancement of Behavior Analysis in May 2010.The Program has Conferred over 40 Ph.D. degrees.The On-Campus Masters program has conferred over 80 Masters degrees.The Satellite Masters program has conferred over 100 Off-campus Masters degrees in multiple national and in international locations.

 
 
Reunion #368
University of North Texas Department of Behavior Analysis Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Alpine II, Swissotel
Chair: Richard G. Smith (University of North Texas)

Students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the Department of Behavior Analysis at the University of North Texas (UNT) are invited to reunite with old friends and meet new ones. This year we celebrate the long and fruitful career of Sigrid S. Glenn, the founder of the department of Behavior Analysis and Regents Professor of UNT emeritus. Join us as we celebrate Sigrid!

 
 
Reunion #369
Speech Pathology - Applied Behavior Analysis, Verbal Behavior, and Gerontology Special Interest Groups - A Tri-SIG Reunion, Social, and Networking Reception
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
St. Gallen 2, Swissotel
Chair: Nikia Dower (Dower and Associates, Inc.)

The Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis (SPABA), Verbal Behavior, and Gerontology Special Interest Groups welcome its members, and any other ABAI attendees, for an occasion of informal social interaction and dialogue. This is an opportunity for speech-language pathologists, behavior analysts, and students in the fields of speech/language pathology and/or ABA to meet and talk about areas of common professional interests in clinical practice and research as well as to further inter-professional collaboration. This social reception will provide our members and other interested professionals with ample opportunity to connect and converse. All current, previous, and future SPABA, VB, and Gerontology members welcome. Bring your friends!

Keyword(s): gerontology, SPABA, speech-language, verbal behavior
 
 
Reunion #370
Columbia University Teachers College and CABAS
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
St. Gallen 3, Swissotel
Chair: R. Douglas Greer (Columbia University Teachers College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)

This event is a social gathering for current students and graduates of the programs in Teaching as Applied Behavior Analysis of Teachers College and Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as CABAS professionals and friends from around the world.

Keyword(s): CABAS, Columbia University, Reunion, Teachers College
 
 
Reunion #371
Friends of India
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Arosa, Swissotel
Chair: Smita Awasthi (Behavior Momentum India)

Educators, behavior analysts, students and friends are invited to join us for an evening of networking, cultural exchange, and stories about colourful, ethnic and vibrant India. Behavior Momentum India invites you to 'Look East' at the expanding horizon of behavior analysis.

 
 
Reunion #372
Carpe Diem Reunion! Bay Path University
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Montreux 2, Swissotel
Chair: Susan Ainsleigh (Bay Path University)

A gathering for graduates and those supporting the mission of Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Burlington, and Springfield Massachusetts.

Keyword(s): ABA, graduate, massachusetts
 
 
Reunion #373
SkillCorps Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
St. Gallen 1, Swissotel
Chair: Sara Costello (Global Autism Project)

Past, present, and future SkillCorps members are invited to share stories from the field, reminisce about past travels, and celebrate the future of the Global Autism Project SkillCorps program.

Keyword(s): international training, skillcorps, volunteer abroad, volunteer opportunities
 
 
Reunion #374
Allegheny College: 25 Years of Behavior Analysis
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Monte Rosa, Swissotel
Chair: Rodney D. Clark (Allegheny College)

Students, alumni, and friends are invited to reconnect as Allegheny College celebrates 25 years of behavior analysis.

 
 
Reunion #375
St. Cloud State University 2016 Alum and Friends Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Zurich E, Swissotel
Chair: Gerald C. Mertens (St. Cloud State University)

Alum and Friends - Join us for an interesting and fun time

 
 
Reunion #376
Fresno State Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Montreux 3, Swissotel
Chair: Marianne L. Jackson (California State University, Fresno)

Students, faculty, alumni and friends are invited to join us as we celebrate the continued achievements of the ABA programs at Fresno State. Enjoy refreshments and good conversation as we reunite with old friends and meet new ones who share our passion and commitment to behavior analysis.

Keyword(s): alumni, friends, reunion, students
 
 
Reunion #377
Florida State University Friends and Alumni Reception
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Zurich C, Swissotel
Chair: Jon S. Bailey (Florida State University)

This event is open to all Master,s and Ph.D. grads and friends of FSU in celebration of our #1 ranking in the country.

 
 
Reunion #378
University of Kansas Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Vevey 4, Swissotel
Chair: Florence D. DiGennaro Reed (University of Kansas)

The year 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the University of Kansas behavior analysis program. It began in 1964 as the Department of Human Development and Family Life (1964-2004) and evolved, 40 years later, into the Department of Applied Behavioral Science (2004-2014). the ABAI reunion offers anyone associated with the program a chance to meet again and to meet anew, including current and past faculty members, undergraduate and graduate students, alumni and friends of the departments, and their families. The next 50 years have begun.

Keyword(s): Kansas
 
 
Reunion #379
Northeastern University
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Zurich G, Swissotel
Chair: Laura L. Dudley (Northeastern University)

Northeastern University is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the MABA Program. Since 1976, hundreds of students have graduated from one of Northeastern University's graduate programs in applied behavior analysis and have gone on to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts. Alumni, students, faculty, and friends are welcome to join in as we celebrate our 40-year history and share information about our current programs. Whether you graduated in 1979 or 2009, we invite you to join us!

Keyword(s): Northeastern University
 
 
Reunion #380
Endicott College Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Alpine I, Swissotel
Chair: Michael F. Dorsey (Endicott College)

Alumni, faculty, students and friends are invited to gather during this convention for an evening of social networking and conversation.

 
 
Reunion #381
University of Florida
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Vevey 1, Swissotel
Chair: Jesse Dallery (University of Florida)

We will be hosting a reunion for University of Florida alumni, current students, current and past faculty and friends of the program.

 
 
Reunion #382
Simmons College, Department of Behavior Analysis Reunion
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Currents, Swissotel
Chair: Russell W. Maguire (Simmons College)

All current students, faculty, alumni, staff and friends are invited to join us at this year's Simmons College reunion.

 
 
Reunion #383
Victor G. Laties Celebration
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Zurich A, Swissotel
Chair: A. Charles Catania (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

Vic Laties was appointed Executive Editor of JEAB in 1966, so this year marks the 50th anniversary of that event. Vic has held that post since that time, along with stints as JEAB Editor and SEAB Secretary-Treasurer, among many others. Please join us as we celebrate Vic's many contributions to behavior analysis.

 
 
Reunion #383a
Rowan University Alumni and Students
Monday, May 30, 2016
9:00 PM–11:00 PM
Lugano, Swissotel
Chair: Denise Kerth (Rowan University)
Alumni, students and friends are invited to gather for an evening of social networking and conversation.
 

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