Conference 2018

ABA Australia 2018 Conference

Date: 28th & 29th July

Location: Mercure Hotel, Brisbane

The Association for Behaviour Analysis Australia is proud to announce its third annual 2-day conference in Brisbane, Queensland.


The theme of the conference is ‘Behaviour Analysis in Australia: Diverse & Relevant‘. A celebration of the various ways that Behaviour Analysis is a part of the Australian story and the potential for the field to have a broader reaching, positive impact across the country in the future.


As Australia’s premiere event in all things behaviour analytic, our 2017 Conference offers a unique opportunity to showcase the science of behaviour analysis in terms of its wide application and relevance in Australia and worldwide. We are looking forward to hearing from a diverse group of researchers, professionals, and academics currently working in the field, both here and internationally.


The conference is the perfect chance to keep up-to-date with current research and connect with colleagues who share an interest in behaviour analysis. Make sure to register to be a part of what we are sure will be an engaging and informative event.

Check out the conference schedule! We have 2 full days packs with behaviour analytic learning and some fun squeezed in.

ABAA Conference 2018 Schedule

Read up on the presentation and poster abstracts here
ABAA 2018 Conference Abstracts & Bios

Conference starts at 8:45am each day! Don’t worry we’ll have complementary coffee, tea, and water available all day.

BACB Continuing Education presentations are noted in the schedule for a total of 10 CE across the 2-day conference.

Student Member  

$ 100

/ 2 Day Conference


Affiliate Member

$ 200

/ 2 Day Conference


Professional Member

$ 300

/ 2 Day Conference



$ 450

/ 2 Day Conference

ABA Australia members please make sure you are logged in prior to purchasing a conference ticket.
Are you an organisation looking to register a group? ABA Australia offers group registration for groups of 4 or more. For organisations registering 4 delegates receive 15% off the total registration price and groups of 5 or more receive a discount of 20% off the total registration price.

To register a group, please fill out this form and email it to
2018 ABAA Conference Group Registraion Form

All conference tickets include morning and afternoon tea, and coffee, tea, and water available all day.
We will be having our Saturday Night Social and poster session at the end of Day 1. Make sure to attend as first drink is on us!
BACB CE Information – 10 CE available!
All early bird tickets include free BACB CEs for ABA Australia members.
If you did not purchase an early bird ticket or are not a current ABA Australia member, you will need to purchase our CE package. Get all 10 conference CEs for just $25!


We are delighted to host our 3rd annual conference in Brisbane on the 28th and 29th of July, 2018!


The ABA Australia is a professional organisation that seeks to assist in the development and advancement of the field of behaviour analysis within Australia through research, education, and dissemination of information.


Our 2018 Conference offers a unique opportunity to showcase the science of Behaviour Analysis in terms of its wide application and relevance worldwide and in the Australian context. We are looking forward to having a diversity of researchers, professionals and academics currently working in the field of Behaviour Analysis, both here and internationally, share their work. It will also provide an exciting and wide range of learning opportunities for anyone interested in the science of Behaviour Analysis. We would like to invite you to consider participating in what is sure to be an amazing event.

Do you have research to present? A project you are working on? We would love to hear about the great work you are doing in the field of Behaviour Analysis and provide an opportunity for you to share it with our delegates at our 2018 Conference in Brisbane on 28th and 29th July. To find out more about our submission guidelines and to submit an abstract for consideration, click on the buttons below.


Read the submission guidelines ABAA Call for Papers Guide 2018


Submit an abstract CLICK HERE

The conference will be held in the Mercure Brisbane hotel. We have secured conference rates for both the Mercure Brisbane and Ibis Brisbane.

Mercure Brisbane
85-87 North Quay
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

The best way to book a hotel room is to contacting the Mercure Brisbane’s onsite team – either by phone or email and quote the below code –

Email –
Call – 07 3237 2300
This will allow you to access the conference rates.
Brisbane Mercure from $145 per night
Ibis Brisbane from $125 per night


Brisbane Visitor Information
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 South Bank Map

Are you flying into Brisbane? Then check out Brisbane’s airtrain service from the airport to downtown. ABA Australia has secured a small discount for airtrain services during the conference weekend.

To purchase tickets online go to and the Promo code – ABA2018 – is valid for use on the website from the 20/7/18 . Alternatively, if you prefer to purchase your ticket at the airport, please use the following letter
ABA Australia 2018 Conference(1)

Car Parking at the Mecure Hotel: Operated independently by Secure Parking
Discounted daily rate $36 by validating tickets at Mercure Reception prior to departure (Please note, as this service is provided by an external provider, prices are subject to change without notice)
Additional public car parks located in the vicinity of Tank Street.
Taking the train?
Roma Street Train Station, Central Train Station and King George Square Bus Station are both located an easy 10 minute walk away

We would like to say a big thank you to our conference sponsors!