Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis

To educate, advocate for, and support both providers and consumers 
of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Please fill out the Google Form HERE to submit your call for proposal.  

The deadline will be June 15, 2019. There is limited space so please submit as soon as possible!

Contact our Events Chair at EVENTS@HAWAIIABA.ORG if you have any questions.

Come join the Hawai’i Association for Behavior Analysis (HABA) on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawai’i as we celebrate our annual convening of members on September 26th and 27th. Enjoy two days full of aloha and behavior analysis; and meet behavior analysts from across the globe! We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speakers this year will be Dr. Aubrey Daniels and Dr. Phil Hineline!
The Hawai’i Association for Behavior Analysis invites persons engaged in research, teaching, or practice to submit proposals for presentations at the 2019 convention. Presentations on conceptual, experimental, and applied behavior analysis are desired, including research reports, technical presentations, case studies, and program descriptions. Commentaries and reviews of methodological, legal, ethical, social, philosophical, and historical issues are welcome, as are presentations in areas such as behavioral medicine, behavioral pharmacology, behavioral neuroscience, physiology, biology, psychology, public health, and education.

Submissions will be reviewed by the HABA Events Committee. Not all submissions that are submitted will be accepted. Submissions will be chosen at the discretion of the HABA Events Committee. Submissions will be accepted up until June 15th, 2019. You will be notified if your presentation has been accepted by June 30th, 2019.

*Please note that all presenters whose submissions are accepted are expected to deliver the presentation or arrange for it to be delivered at the convention. Failure to do so may result in rejection of future convention submissions.

Proposal Submission Process- Google Form

Presentations must meet the following criteria:

  • Content of the presentation is behavior analytic, or is clearly relevant to behavior analysis theory, research, methodology and/or practice
  • Presentation is scholarly or scientific and is not designed primarily to promote or market any product, service, agency, program, materials, etc.
  • All submissions, if presenting single subject data, must have appropriate IRB approval
  • Content is consistent with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board Guidelines for Responsible Conduct (see BACB.com), including the guideline specifying that behavior analysts use and recommend interventions that have proved effective in scientific studies

NOTE:  The Events Committee is interested in broad applications of our science including but not limited to theoretical and experimental work and specialties such as: organizational behavior management, parent training, supervision, etc.  

Presentation Formats

Single Paper

A single paper is an oral presentation, usually reporting research or discussing a conceptual, historical, methodological, professional, or applied topic. Single papers are 50-60 minutes in duration.


A symposium comprises a series of presentations organized around an empirical, conceptual, methodological, historical, or practical theme, organized and submitted by a chairperson who moderates the session. There may be 2 presentations followed by remarks from a discussant that integrate the presentations, or 3 presentations. Symposia are 50-60 minutes in duration.

Panel Discussion

Panel discussions involve 3-4 panelists who comment on a theme or topic and/or take questions from the audience; a chairperson moderates the discussion. Panel discussions are 50-60 minutes in duration.