2017 BABAT Social

The BABAT Social is an opportunity for New England behavior analysts to gather in an intimate setting to socialize, network, and receive updates on our field. It’s also a fun night out with colleagues and a great way to meet new local behavior analysts. This year’s event will include a cocktail hour with passed hors d’oeuvres, a delicious buffet dinner, a cash bar, and a raffle.

2016 Annual Conference

The 2016 Annual BABAT Conference will be held on October 12-14, 2016 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Schedule Please note that this is subject to changes before the conference. 2016 Annual Conference Program Registration Registration is closed. The links below can only be used to check your existing registration. Attendee Registration at https://umass.irisregistration.com/Home/Site?code=BABAT or the register button below. … Continued

2016 BABAT Social

Don’t miss the Annual BABAT Social! When: April 14th, 2016 (5:45-9:00 PM) Where: The Verve, Crowne Plaza, Natick MA (See Map)   The BABAT Social is an opportunity for New England behavior analysts to gather in an intimate setting to socialize, network, and receive updates on our field. It’s also a fun night out with … Continued

2015 Annual Conference

The 2015 Annual BABAT conference will be held on October 15th and 16th, 2015 at UMass Amherst. For more information about the events at the conference, check out our Conference Flyer (pdf).   Online Conference Resources Some of our presenters have provided online resources. Please see below for a list of available resources. Catania & Sundberg … Continued

BABAT Social 2015

The BABAT social is a chance for Behavior Analysts in the New England area to network and obtain some CEs.

2014 Annual Conference

Download: 2014 Annual Conference Program Invited Speaker Resources Some of the invited speakers from BABAT 2014 have generously provided resources such as PowerPoint slides or book chapters. Links to each resource are provided below. Critchfield_Chapter Dyer Presentation Slides Friman Presentation Slides Silverman Presentation Slides Moore Presentation Slides

2013 Annual Conference

Download: 2013 Annual Conference Program

2012 Annual Conference

THANK YOU FOR MAKING BABAT 2012 A GREAT SUCCESS!   The 2012 BABAT conference was held on October 11-12, 2012, at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst).   We had a record number of attendees and the conference was one of our best ever.  Thank you to everyone who presented and all of our wonderful members! Download: 2012 Annual … Continued

2011 Annual Conference

The Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy sponsors one of the oldest and most respected behavior analysis conferences in the nation. At our 32nd annual conference (October 13-14, 2011), we set a new attendance record, with 900 attendees.   We received a record number of submissions, and had a record number of invited speakers (22)! … Continued

2010 Annual Conference

Conference Highlights The annual conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT), one of the nation’s oldest and most respected behavior analytic conferences, was held on October 14 and 15, 2010, at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst). The 31st annual conference was attended by 839 professionals. There were many highlights from this … Continued

2009 Annual Conference

The 30th Annual Conference was held on October 15th and 16th, 2009, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Invited speakers included James Carr, Iser DeLeon, Richard Foxx, Patrick Friman, Greg Hanley, Linda Hayes, Brian Iwata, Lee Kern, Suzanne Letso, Brian Martens, John Northup, Beth Sulzer-Azaroff, Jeff Tiger, and David Wilder. Download: 30th Annual Conference Program

2008 Annual Conference

BABAT’s 29th Annual Conference was a great success. Selected CE events: an invited tutorial by Dr. Phil Hineline, “Negative Reinforcement as Mainly a Benign Process,” a workshop by Dr. Bill Ahearn, “On the Ethics of Aversive Control: Why I Will Not Apply Contingent Aversive Stimulation for Swearing,” and a symposium chaired by Dr. Gary Pace entitled … Continued

2007 Annual Conference

BABAT’s 28th conference featured invited addresses by Brian Iwata, Dorothea Lerman, Richard Foxx, James Carr, Mark Dixon, David Palmer, Gina Green, Mark Sundberg, Raymond Miltenberger, andSung Woo Kahng. Download: 28th Annual Conference Program

2006 Annual Conference

BABAT’s 27th Annual Conference featured many diverse CE Events. Selected CE events: an invited address by Dr. Hank Schlinger, “An Operational Analysis of ‘Consciousness’ and its Implications for a Theory of Mind,” a symposium chaired by John V. Stokes, “The Use of Video Technology: Training Educators and Parents,” and a symposium chaired by Elizabeth Martineau entitled … Continued

2005 Annual Conference

Dr. Brian Iwata gave the opening address for BABAT’s 26th Annual Conference. Additional selected CE events: the post-lunch address by Dr. Jack Michael, “Motivation in Terms of Establishing or Motivating Operations,” and an invited presentation by Dr. Dorothea Lerman entitled “The Role of Reinforcement Magnitude in the Acquisition, Maintenance, and Reduction of Behavior in Children with … Continued

2004 Annual Conference

BABAT’s planning committee went all-out to celebrate the 25th Annual Conference, and it showed. Selected CE events from this conference include: an invited presentation by Dr. James Carr, “Getting Ahead of the Data: Are Certain Behavioral Interventions for Autism Being Prematurely Disseminated,” a symposium chaired by Thomas Byrne entitled “Basic Research in Behavior,” an invited … Continued

2003 Annual Conference

BABAT’s 24th Conference featured invited addresses by Saul Axelrod, Patrick Friman, Phillip Hineline, Brian Iwata, John Jacobson, and Raymond Miltenberger. Download: 24th Annual Conference Program

2002 Annual Conference

Download: 23rd Annual Conference Program

2001 Annual Conference

Download: 22nd Annual Conference Program