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Welcome to BASA


The Behavior Analysis Student Association (BASA) is a student-run organization that consists of M.S. and Ph.D. students in the School of Behavior Analysis at Florida Tech. Each year the students organize a conference with notable researchers and practitioners in the field.

About 2019's Conference

March 15, 2019

9:00 am - 4:00 EDT

Florida Institute of Technology
150 W. University Blvd.
Denius Student Center, Second Floor, Hartley Room
Melbourne, FL 32901

This year’s conference focuses on multidisciplinary topics in behavior analysis to improve functional communication training, reduce the recurrence of previously eliminated problem behaviors, promote play in children with autism and use behavior-based instructional design.

Conference Schedule

9:00 - 10:00 AM Event Check-In / Onsite Registration / Breakfast
10:00 - 10:05 AM Welcome by Ashley Felde, BASA President
10:05 - 11:00 AM Timothy A. Shahan, Ph.D.,
Understanding Resurgence as Choice,
50 minutes, 1 CE
11:00 - 11:10 AM Morning Break
11:10 - 12:05 AM Brian D. Greer, Ph.D., BCBA-D,
Using Quantitative Theories of Relapse to Improve Functional Communication Training,
50 minutes, 1 CE
12:05 AM - 12:15 PM Recognition of Exemplary Service, presented by Ashley Moss,
BASA Secretary and Josh Addington, BASA Treasurer
12:15 PM - 1:05 PM Lunch
1:05 - 2:00 PM Thomas S. Higbee, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA,
Strategies for Promoting Complex Social Play in Children with Autism,
50 minutes, 1 CE
2:00 - 2:10 PM Afternoon Break
2:10 - 2:20 PM BCBA of the Year Award Presentation
by Nelmar Cruz, BASA member
2:20 - 3:15 PM Douglas A. Johnson, Ph.D.,
Using Behavior-Based Instructional Design to Discover the Best in Your Employees,
50 minutes, 1 CE
3:15 - 3:50 PM Panel Discussion – Drs. Greer, Higbee, Johnson, Shahan
3:50 - 4:00 PM Closing Remarks by Grace Boatman, Vice President