Some members have reported that the link previously sent detaling info for call for papers and posters for the 2019 Conference is not working for them.  Please see the information summarized below for details.

2019 HABA Call for Papers & Poster Presentations

What: 2019 Conference: Theme of ‘Networking’
Who: Students, RBTs, BCaBAs, BCBAs
Where: Embassy Suites, Plainfield, IN
When: Poster presentation will be Thursday, October 17th, 2019. Presentations will be assigned a time slot on either October 17th or 18th.

Deadline for submission: May 31, 2019     Acceptances will be sent by July 31, 2019

Send your Title, Author, and Abstract to

** Please designate if your submission is intended for poster session or conference presentation

See below for guidelines for both presentation and poster. This year we are excited to announce that we will have 1 scholarship opportunity for presenters! Attendees of the poster presentation session will vote on 1 of their favorite posters to win a $500 scholarship!

Submission Guidelines – HABA

Title: All submissions must include a title of no more than 15 words or 200 characters. The title should follow APA title case format and avoid using end punctuation or quotations. Please spell out all acronyms for the reader.

Abstract: All submissions must include an abstract of between 150 and 200 words, following APA style guidelines. The abstract should include an early statement of topic relevance, brief description of the research methods and results, and the potential impact of the research when applicable.

Supporting Graph or Table (Poster presentation only): All data-based submission should include a graphic representation of the data, though data collection does not need to be complete at the time of submission. All data should be presented in APA format and limited to a single page. If the submission represents a project that has not entered the data collection phase at the time of submission, please include a timeline for entering that phase of the study.

Presenting Author : Each submission need a presenting author. Any co-authors can be listed on the submission and may be with the poster or present in the presentation at the conference. Please list all authors and their affiliations. The presenting author will be the point of contact and should include an email address for contact from HABA regarding the submission.

Submission Review: Review of submitted poster or presentations will be conducted by a blind review panel and rated on the merits of the included information. A summary of the feedback from will be distributed to each submitter in the acceptance notification email.

Poster Requirements: Accepted poster submissions should be no larger than 36” by 48” to fit within the constraints of the conference display boards. Clips will be provided to the presenters at the conference.