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.

Theory & Philosophy Conference

Perspectives on Behavioral Complexity

October 28-29, 2024

The Drake Hotel; Chicago, Illinois



ABAI members save on registration! Become a member now and join us in Chicago.


Download the registration form to register via fax, email, or postal mail. Group registration form is also available.




Registration Rates

09/01/2023- 02/08/2024 02/09/24- 05/22/24 05/23/24– 07/30/24 07/31/24– 10/27/24 10/28/24- 10/29/24 (On-site)
2024 ABAI Student Member $185 $200 $215 $230 $245
2024 ABAI Member $370 $395 $420 $445 $470
Nonmember $550 $575 $600 $625 $650


Cancellations, Refunds, and Transfers of Registration

Registration cancellations for the 2024 Theory & Philosophy Conference received by midnight (EST) July 27, 2024 will be subject to a 10% fee. Cancellations received by midnight (EST) August 27, 2024 will be subject to a 25% fee. Cancellations received by midnight (EST) September 27, 2024 will be subject to a 50% fee. Cancellations received after September 28, 2024 are not eligible for a refund, but registration may be transferred to another member or to the next future event. Cancellation is NOT subject to a cancellation fee if transferred to a future event. Please remember, if transferring registration to a future event, you must maintain a valid and current membership for the year of the future event. If, for example, you wish to transfer a 2024 Annual Convention registration to the 2025 Annual Convention, you must maintain the same membership type and renew your membership for 2025 – at the time of transfer.


Continuing Education (CE) Package

ABAI offers credit for all qualifying events for a flat fee of just $60 for members and $70 for nonmembers. Once payment and other requirements are met, your certificate of attendance will be posted automatically to your portal account.


Photo Release Policy

Registrants acknowledge that, while attending this ABAI event, they may be photographed by an ABAI-approved photographer. In registering and attending this event, you grant ABAI permission to use your likeness in photograph(s) in any and all of its publications and in any and all other media, whether now known or hereafter existing, controlled by ABAI, in perpetuity, and for other use by the association. Registrants agree to make no monetary or other claim against ABAI for the use of the photograph(s).


Special Accommodations Policy

ABAI is committed to providing a welcoming, accessible environment for all attendees. If you require an accommodation for a disability, or have a specific dietary restriction, please contact us at


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