ABCT’s 47th Annual Convention
Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies:   Harnessing Synergy Among Multidisciplinary Sciences
REGISTRATION
Instructions

Registration

Preregister on-line at www.abct.org or, to pay by check, complete the registration form available in PDF format on the ABCT website. Participants are strongly urged to register by the preregistration deadline of November 1, 2013. Only those individuals who register by midnight, October 18, will be mailed the convention program book. All other attendees will receive their program book on-site. To receive discounted member registration fees, members must renew for 2014 before completing their registration process.

Preconvention Activities

The preconvention activities will be held on Wednesday, November 20, and Thursday, November 21. All preconvention activities are designed to be intensive learning experiences. Preregister to ensure participation.

Preregistration for preconvention activities closes November 1. Tickets will be mailed to preregistered attendees.

All open preconvention activities (Clinical Intervention Training Sessions, Institutes and AMASS) will be on sale at on-site Preconvention Registration

Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

General Registration Hours

Pick-up Preregistration

  • Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
On-Site Registration
  • Thursday : 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

The general registration fee entitles the registrant to attend all events on November 22-24 except for ticketed sessions. Your canceled check is your receipt. Email confirmation notices will be generated automatically for on-line registrations and will be sent via email the same day you register. Email confirmations will be sent within one week for faxed and mailed registrations. If you do not receive an email confirmation in the time specified, please call the central office, (212) 647-1890, or email Tonya at tchilders@abct.org.

You must wear your badge at all times to be admitted to the general sessions and the exhibits. If you lose your badge there will be a $10 charge for the replacement.

All presenters (except for the first two presenters of ticketed CE sessions) must pay the general registration fee. Ticketed session leaders will receive information as to their registration procedure from the ABCT Central Office. Admission to all ticketed sessions is by ticket only. Preregistration is strongly advised as tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note: NO PURCHASE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

To register, please choose one format:

Registering On-Line

The quickest method is to register on-line at www.abct.org. Use this method for immediate feedback on which ticketed sessions you will be attending. To receive members' discounted rates, your ABCT dues must be up to date. If your membership has lapsed, use this opportunity to renew. To get member rates at this conference, your ABCT dues must be paid through October 31, 2014. The ABCT member year is November 1 - October 31.

For those registering on-site, you may renew membership at the ABCT membership booth located in the ABCT registration area.

Registering by Fax

You may fax your completed registration form, along with credit card information and your signature, to (212) 647-1865. If you choose this method please DO NOT send a follow-up hard copy. This will likely cause double payment. For preregistration rates, please register BEFORE the deadline date of November 1.

Registering by Mail

All preregistrations that are paid by check must be mailed to ABCT, 305 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. For preregistration rates, forms must be postmarked by the deadline date: November 1. Forms postmarked starting October 25 will not be processed and will be mailed back to the sender. There will be no exceptions.

For preregistration rates, please register before the deadline date of November 1.

NO registrations will be accepted in any format from November 1 until November 21, when on-site will open in Nashville.

Refund Policy

Refund requests must be in writing. Refunds will be made only until the October 15 deadline, and a $40 handling fee will be deducted. Because of the many costs involved in organizing and producing the Convention, no refunds will be given after October 15.

Confirmation

ABCT will email confirmation shortly after you register. For on-line registration you will receive confirmation the next day. For fax and mail registration, please allow one week. If confirmation is not received, please email Tonya Childers at tchilders@abct.org detailing the date you registered and the fees you paid.

Payment Policy

All fees must be paid in U.S. currency on a U.S. bank. Any bank fees charged to the Association will be passed along to the attendee. Please make checks payable to ABCT.

Exhibits, ABCT Information Booth

  • Friday & Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

 

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