17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision. March 11-14, 2020 | Hyatt Regency Miami.

The 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support | March 11-14, 2020 | Hyatt Regency Miami

Canceled! The 17th Annual International Conference on Postive Behavior Support is canceled.

Due to the declaration by the World Health Organization that the Coronavirus is a pandemic, we are compelled to cancel the 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support and all conference-related events in Miami effective immediately. You will receive an email giving you instructions should you wish to request a refund for your conference registration fees within a reasonable time frame. We are sorry for the interruption in your plans. We hope to see you in Minnesota on 3/17 ~ 3/19/21 for the 18th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Thank you for understanding our need to make this decision at this time given the nature of this unprecedented event.

Please download the form letter here for the notification of cancellation to provide to your organization or district.

Anyone who registered and paid to attend the 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support and/or the pre or post conference workshops, is entitled to a full refund of their conference and workshop fees. If you would like to request a refund, please fill out this google form by April 24, 2020. It our goal to have all refunds processed no later than May 24, 2020.

About the conference

The 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support will feature over 200 oral presentations, posters, pre-conference and skill-building workshops highlighting empirical findings, assessment and intervention methods, current topics, and other aspects of Positive Behavior Support.

Thursday Opening Session

We will welcome you to the 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support and share some important information to enhance your experience at the conference. Then, we will present the Ted Carr Early Practitioner award followed by the APBS Leadership Awards. After the President and Executive Director of APBS share some information about the future of APBS, the recipients of the APBS Leadership Awards, Drs. Barry McCurdy, George Sugai and Rob Horner, will each share a brief presentation about their vision for the future of PBS.

Live Stream of the Conference Available

Future Conference Dates

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San Diego April 13-16, 2022
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Jacksonville, FL March 29-April 1, 2023
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Chicago March 6-9, 2024
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St. Louis March 12-15, 2025
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