Registration Instructions

Convention 2015
REGISTRATION
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The Pre-registration deadline was extended to October 16, and it is now officially closed. All registrations received after this date will be processed on-site. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Chicago.

Preconvention Activities & Registration

Preregistration for preconvention activities closes October 12. Tickets will be mailed to preregistered attendees. Any preconvention activities (AMASS , Clinical Intervention Training Sessions, and Institutes) that have open spots will be on sale at the On-site Registration Desk in Salon C on the Lower Level of the Hilton Chicago Hotel on Wednesday, November 11 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and Thursday, November 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

General Registration

Registration AND materials pickup will be open:

  • Thursday, November 12 : 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 13: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 14: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 15: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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 October 12, 2015. Between October 13 and October 16 registrations will be accepted at the on-site rates and no registrations will be processed after October 16.

Please note: Convention Program Books will be distributed on-site. Only those who choose to pay the postage and handling fee of $10 will be mailed a program book in advance.

To receive discounted member registration fees, members must renew for 2015 before completing their registration process. Join/Renew Membership read more

Preconvention Activities & Registration

The preconvention activities will be held on Wednesday, November 11 and Thursday, November 12 at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. All preconvention activities are designed to be intensive learning experiences. Preregister to ensure participation.

Preregistration for preconvention activities closes October 12. Tickets will be mailed to preregistered attendees.

Any preconvention activities (AMASS , Clinical Intervention Training Sessions, and Institutes) that have open spots will be on sale at the On-site Registration Desk in Salon C on the Lower Level of the Hilton Chicago Hotel on Wednesday, November 11 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and Thursday, November 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

General Registration

To streamline registration, badges and tickets will be mailed to those who pre-register before the deadline of October 12. Upon arrival at the Hilton Chicago Hotel, you can pick up the program book, addendum, additional convention information, and ribbons at the Pre-Registration Desk in Salon C on the Lower Level of the Hotel. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR BADGE, TICKETS, AND CONFIRMATION LETTER WITH YOU TO THE MEETING.

Registration AND materials pickup will be open:

  • Thursday, November 12 : 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 13: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 14: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 15: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The general registration fee entitles the registrant to attend all events on November 13 -15 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 1 week for faxed and mailed registrations. If you do not receive an email confirmation in the time specified, please call the ABCT central office, (212) 647-1890, or email Tonya Childers at tchilders@abct.org.

You must wear your badge at all times to be admitted to all official ABCT sessions, events, and the exhibits. If you lose your badge there will be a $15 charge for the replacement.

All presenters (except for the first two presenters of ticketed CE sessions) must pay the general registration fee. Leaders of ticketed session will receive information regarding 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. Join/Renew Membership read more

To get member rates at this conference, your ABCT dues must be paid through October 31, 2016. The ABCT membership year is November 1 - October 31. For those registering on-site, you may renew membership at the ABCT membership booth located in the in Salon C on the Lower Level of the Hotel. 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 October 12.

Registering by Mail

All preregistrations that are paid by check must be mailed to ABCT, 305 Seventh Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001. For preregistration rates, forms must be postmarked by the deadline date of Monday, October 12.

Forms postmarked between October 13 and October 27 will be processed at on-site rates. Forms postmarked October 28 or later will be processed on-site. There will be no exceptions.

Refund Policy

Refund requests must be in writing. Refunds will be made only until the October 12 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 12.

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 Hours (located in Salon C, Lower Level of the Hotel)

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

 

 

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