ABAI Annual Convention 2020
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Founded in 1974, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) is a nonprofit professional membership organization with the mission to develop, enhance, and support the growth and vitality of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice. ABAI has more than 6,500 members from over 51 countries. Membership has increased an average of 5% each year during the past 10 years. In addition, ABAI has 46 affiliated chapters in the U.S. and 42 around the world. ABAI chapter members total over 22,000.
In its 42nd year, the annual convention is held over Memorial Day weekend and draws about 5,000 member and nonmember professionals, academics, researchers, and students. Attendance at the annual convention has grown steadily over the past 5 years, with continued growth expected. The 2015 convention included 500 events, 62 workshops, and 100 exhibitors.
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