Convention Registration
2015 Annual MABA Convention 
October 15th - October 17th, 2015
Hotel Phillips Kansas City

106 W 12TH STREET | KANSAS CITY, MO 64105 |
​RESERVATIONS: (877) 704-5341 | HOTEL: (816) 221-7000

Valet parking $22/night, street and metered parking options available​
​(metered parking across the street is free on weekends)

Complementary Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms and Meeting Rooms
Short walk from the Entertainment District
Complimentary happy hour from 5-6pm Thursday and Friday​​

Registration for the conference is available online or onsite. The registration fee is $60 for professionals and $20 for students. All those who register for the conference will automatically receive membership in MABA.

​​You can choose to be a supporting member of MABA ($100 for professionals and $50 for students)

MABA is pleased to once again offer 9.5 BACB continuing education units at the conference at the rate of $10 each or $90 for all.
​Payments can be made at the conference via cash, check, or credit card.

Online Convention Registration
Click here to pre-register for the 2015 conference!

Online registration closes O
ctober 5th, after that date you can still register at the conference hotel/registration booth.
Attendees at the upcoming conference are encouraged to present their research during the scheduled poster session. Interested persons should submit the poster title, list of authors (with affiliations), and an abstract (200 words or less) by September 25th, 2015 by clicking here.
Invitation for Poster Presentations
Invitation for Forrest Student Research Competition
Student Paper Competition: Undergraduate and graduate students, and those who are no more than one year past graduation, are encouraged to submit original empirical papers of basic or applied behavior-analytic research by September 1st, 2015 to Carla Lagorio (

​1-2 winners are selected annually and receive $100. The winner(s) of the competition will be invited to give a 20-min overview talk on their research during the upcoming conference. Prior recipients of this award are listed here

What papers are eligible for consideration?​​ Original behavior-analytic empirical reports that have either (1) been published over the past year, (2) are in-press or under review, or (3) are submission ready. Theses or dissertations that have not been reformatted for publication elsewhere will not be reviewed.