A Comprehensive 2024 Guide to ABA Therapy Conferences Across the US

Just as managing administrative tasks is crucial for clinic growth, staying informed and connected through industry ABA conferences is paramount for professional development. In the ever-evolving world of ABA Therapy, it is essential to always stay on top of new trends, regulations, and technology advancements to continue providing our clients the best care. That’s why we’ve compiled an exclusive guide to the top ABA Therapy conferences across the United States in 2024.

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Whether you are an RBT or a BCaBA seeking to start your own practice or scaling your clinic, a parent or caregiver looking for ways to enhance the lives of those you care about, or an ABA professional committed to continuously working on your professional development, these conferences offer invaluable insights, networking opportunities, and resources to help your unique ABA professional journey.

CalABA

When: February 8-10, 2024
Where: Pasadena, CA

A three-day conference packed with workshops and two full days of conference sessions, CalABA is one of the largest ABA Therapy conferences in the US. “EMPOWER” is this year’s theme. It will explore topics around the need to extend ABA’s reach beyond academic circles. In the same way, it will explore the priorities of underrepresented groups to embrace a more inclusive practice of ABA.

APBA 

When: March 8-9, 2024
Where: New Orleans, LA

The vibrant city of New Orleans will be hosting the Association of Professional Analysts 2024 convention. Immerse yourself in two days packed with discussions on clinical best practices. Likewise, emerge in business conversations and ways to navigate public policies and ethical guidelines. Also, don’t miss all the networking opportunities this event offers!

ILABA

When: April 4-5, 2024
Where: Naperville, IL

The Illinois Association for Behavior Analysis Annual Hybrid Conference, taking place at Northern Illinois University, is a gathering of like-minded professionals dedicated to improving the lives of individuals through applied behavior analysis. Experts will share insights focused on adult and school services, such as BCBA positions in school, performance management focused on employee wellness, ways to promote DEI in the workplace, and more. Additionally, this is one of the few conventions offering professionals with 14 Continuing Education Units to maintain their licenses.

TxABA

When: April 11-14, 2024
Where: San Antonio, TX

In the heart of San Antonio, the Texas Association for Behavior Analysis conference brings together professionals from around the country. From building a solid team with a positive work culture to exploring DEI business strategies, the 39th annual conference, hosted at Royal Sonesta Galleria Houston, will have a series of workshops focused on scaling your ABA Therapy organizations. This is the ideal convention if you are an ABA clinic owner looking for ways to grow your practice in Texas.

CASP 2024

When: April 28, 2024
Where: Fort Worth, TX

If you are an ABA Clinic owner, a director, or are thinking about starting a clinic, then the Council of Autism Service Providers 2024 conference is for you is for you. This one-day convention at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel will focus uniquely on providing insights, information, and resources on managing and operating autism service provider organizations. It’s also a good opportunity to create education and networking opportunities for professionals looking to create connections within the industry.

ABAI

When: May 23-24, 2024
Where: Philadelphia, PA

The Association for Behavior Analysis International’s 50th annual convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, promises an enriching experience for the East Coast ABA professionals. The convention, taking place at the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, will celebrate half a century with workshops and panels to review recent research and explore updated methods for the application of behavioral analysis. Additionally, a number of speakers will hold sessions to discuss papers on different behavior analysis topics, innovation, and best practices.

WIBA

When: July 26, 2024
Where: Atlanta, GA

A one-of-a-kind ABA Therapy conference dedicated to empowering women in the field. The 2024 Women in Behavior Analysis Annual Conference at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis will leave you with a great sense of empowerment. Become part of meaningful conversations, such as the gender pay gap, and engage in business mentorship. Take part in leadership discussions and explore data-based presentations with actionable ways to apply them directly to your day-to-day practice. 

FABA 2024

When: September 18-21, 2024
Where: Miami, FL

The Annual Florida Association Behavior Analysis conference is among the most attended ABA Therapy conventions across the U.S. This convention is packed with vibrant discussions and interactive workshops. Hosted at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort and Spa, be ready to immerse yourself in the latest innovations and strategies for elevating your practice. Plus, look out for the ABA Matrix team– we’ll be there and hope to connect with you!

Michigan Autism Conference

When: Oct, 9-11, 2024
Where: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Catering to treatment practitioners, educators, parents, and caregivers, the Michigan Autism Conference strives to equip everyone with the tools and knowledge to enrich the lives of individuals with autism. Renowned researchers and practitioners will convene at the Radisson Plaza Hotel to delve into diverse topics concerning the assessment and treatment of both children and adults on the autism spectrum. Certificates of attendance and continuing education units will be provided for social work, SCECH, BACBs, and APAs.

Autism New Jersey Annual Conference 

When: October 24-25, 2024
Where: Atlantic City, NJ

Specifically for families and professionals working with individuals with autism, the Autism New Jersey 42nd Annual Conference is a dynamic convention filled with breakthrough discussions. It includes discussions on scientific papers and ethical practices, providing a platform for breakthrough insights. Last year, the conference covered practical strategies for collaborating with Spanish-speaking families to enhance the learning experience at home. Talk about diversity and inclusion in ABA Therapy!

Advancing ABA Together Through Knowledge and Collaboration

At ABA Matrix, we are always excited to be a part of events that keep us committed to the continuous advancement of the ABA therapy field. Just this month, the ABA Matrix team will attend the California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA 2024) conference at the Sheraton & Convention Center in Pasadena, CA. If you are attending, reach out and let us know– we’d love to connect. 

We hope you are as excited as we are about the opportunities to connect and collectively elevate the entire ABA Therapy community.

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