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AzABA 2021 Annual Conference: Attendee Registration

  • 01 Oct 2021
  • 9:00 AM
  • 02 Oct 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • Hybrid Conference
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AzABA 2021 Annual Conference
October 1-2, 2021

The AzABA Annual Conference is the largest ABA specific event in Arizona. This year’s hybrid conference will feature engaging speakers from around the country.

In-person attendees will join us at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Virtual attendees will join sessions through our virtual conference app

All conference attendees, whether in person or virtual, will have access to our conference app that allows you to engage with other attendees, speakers and industry sponsors over the course of the two day conference and includes access for six months post conference

A total of 11 CEUs will be available over the two day, live conference. 

Safety Protocols
Due to COVID-19, AzABA is instituting several guidelines and procedures to safeguard and promote the safety of our valued attendees.
All in-person attendees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit a negative COVID test result taken on or after September 28, 2021 to AzABA staff. If you have already registered for the conference, please email a picture of your vaccination card to in order to save time at check-in. The AzABA conference management team will maintain confidentiality with regard to an attendee's vaccination status but will use the information to ensure compliance with all COVID-related policies.

Click here to view the full Safety Protocols document

Questions can be directed to Jessica Painter at



Full & Out of State Member

Affiliate Member


Early Bird

 1-Day $  125.00 $  75.00 $  175.00
 2-Day $  225.00 $  145.00 $  300.00
After August 20

1-Day $  150.00 $  100.00 $  200.00
2-Day $  250.00 $  165.00 $  325.00


Full & Out of State Member

Affiliate Member


Early Bird

 2-Day $  100.00 $  50.00 $  150.00
After August 20

2-Day $  125.00 $  75.00 $  175.00


Friday, October 1

8:00 - 8:30 am
Breakfast and Attendee registration

8:30 - 9:00 am
Intro/ President Address

9:00 - 10:00 am
Speaker: Patrick Friman, PhD, ABPP
Topic: Three Functions of Behavior Analysis that all Members Share (whether they know it or not)

10:00 - 10:30 am - Sponsor Break

10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speaker: Miguel Gallardo, PsyD
Topic: Filtering the Air We Breathe: Why Cultural Humility and Anti-Racism Work Matters

12:30 - 1:30 pm
In-person Attendees: Sponsor Break/ Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Speaker: Megan Kirby, BCBA
Topic: Firearms and Home-based ABA Services: Considerations for Safe Practice

2:30 - 3:00 pm - Sponsor Break

3:00  - 4:00 pm
Brews & Behavior Panel

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Cocktail/Networking Hour (in person attendees)
Sponsored by: 


Saturday, October 2

8:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast and Attendee registration

9:00 - 10:30 am
Keynote Speaker: Marlesha Bell, PhD, BCBA
Topic: Changing the Culture of Consent: Teaching Children Consent Skills

10:30 - 10:45 am - Sponsor Break

10:45 - 11:45 am
Speaker: Sarah Lechago, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
Topic: A Short Story about Cultural Competence in Practice

11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch/ Sponsor Breaks/ Annual Meeting Available 

1:00 - 2:30 pm
Keynote Speaker: Adrienne Bradley, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Topic: Igniting Innovation

2:30 - 2:45 pm - Sponsor Break

2:45- 3:45 pm
Speaker: Zahra Hajiaghamohseni, PhD, BCBA
Topic: The 101 of Teaching Risk Mitigation During Supervision: Beyond COVID-19

3:45 - 4:00 pm - Sponsor Break

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Speaker: Mari Cerda, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Topic: The Performative Power of Language in Therapeutic Relationships: An Autistic Perspective

*Schedule is subject to change

11 total CEUs

Thank you to our Visionary Sponsors:




Thank you to our Innovator Sponsors:




Interested in sponsoring? Click here to learn more.

Written cancellations made prior to seven (7) calendar days of the event are eligible to receive a 75% refund on all fees paid. Individual substitutions at the same registration level can be made for member agencies with no penalty. There will not be any refunds granted for cancellations made six (6) days or less prior to the conference. Cancellation requests should be sent to 

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