5th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. March 27-29, 2008. Chicago, IL. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision. Association for Positive Behavior Support.

Online and Pre-Registration for the 5th APBS Conference has now closed.

Please note: There is still plenty of space available to attend both the conference and the Saturday Skill-Building Workshops. **Registration will re-open onsite Wednesday, March 26th at 5:00pm.**Please direct any questions regarding this process to Ilene Alvarez, APBS Conference Coordinator, at ialvarez@fmhi.usf.edu

Download the Registration Brochure to find out more about the Skill-Building Workshops!

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Registration Fees

Registration Type Early Bird (on or before January 5) Regular (on or before Febuary 24) On-site (after Febuary 24)
APBS Members US$125 US$150 US$175
Transitional Members US$125 US$150 US$175
Non-Members US$185 US$200 US$225
Students US$40 US$50 US$50

Full Conference Registration

The registration fee for the 5th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support includes admission to all break-out sessions, the conference reception/poster session and conference materials. The registration fee does not include meals. Your registration form must be received (not postmarked) on or before the dates specified above to receive the proper rate.

Student Registration

Full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) are entitled to the same privileges as full conference registrants. Students are required to present valid identification at the time of registration.

Skill-Building Workshop Registration

(All Workshops will be held Saturday, March 29)

Separate registration for Skill-Building Workshops is required. Attendees may register for Skill-Building Workshops only or can register for workshops in addition to either of the registration types listed above. The Skill-Building Workshop registration includes admission to the workshop, a copy of the Workshop notes, and a copy of the conference program.

Please note: Each Workshop requires a separate fee and ticket. Pre-registration is advised, as there will be no wait list for sold out Workshops. In addition, Workshop notes are not available for purchase.

All workshops are subject to cancellation if minimum attendance numbers are not met. Registrants of cancelled Workshops will have the option of attending another Workshop or receiving a full refund of the Workshop registration fee.

APBS 2007 Skill Building Workshop Registration Fees

Workshops 1/2 Day Full Day
APBS Members US$50 US$90
APBS Student Members US$50 US$90
Non-Members US$90 US$110

Payment Policy

All checks must be in US dollars and made payable to the Association for Positive Behavior Support. Please indicate the check number on the registration form. Credit Card payments will be accepted using VISA or MasterCard. Purchase Orders (PO) with a valid PO number will also be accepted.

Note: Payment must be received by the first day of the conference or the registrant must present a payment at the check-in desk. Fees to be paid by employers must be verified by approved/numbered purchase order. Purchase orders should include the name and address of the participants(s) and be sent with registration forms.

If you fax your registration, please do not send a duplicate copy in the mail.

Cancellation and Refund Policy For Registration:

A US $35 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. For cancellation and appropriate refund, please state in writing your cancellation and request for refund including the registrant's name and amount of payment (fax and email are acceptable). All cancellations must be received (not postmarked) by the APBS Conference Coordinator by 5:00 p.m. EST on March 12, 2008 (email: ialvarez@fmhi.usf.edu fax: 813-974-6115) "No Shows" will be billed the full registration fee. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for "No Shows;" however, participants may send a substitute participant in their place without penalty.


Day Time
Wednesday, March 26 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 27 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 28 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 29 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Registration hours are subject to change