Upper Peninsula Association for Behavior Analysis

The 2024 Regional Conference of the Upper Peninsula Association for Behavior Analysis will be held November 7th & 8th at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Scientists, practitioners, students, professors & caregivers will gather, learn from one another, and collaborate. This annual professional development conference is an exchange of training, research, and education with the aim of increasing knowledge, improving client & caregiver support, and collaborating with and supporting institutions and policymakers for effective behavior care across our region.

Registration is now open!

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Submit your paper, poster, or symposium now to apply to present at the 2024 UPABA conference.

Click the link below to apply. Submission deadline is August 7, 2024.

About Us:

The number of ABA providers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has grown significantly over the last decade. Local professionals know that high-quality training and resources often require extensive travel and expense. UPABA was established in 2019 with the assistance of a generous grant from the Superior Health Foundation in recognition of the growing need for local training & resources. Since then, the organization has provided webinars, annual conferences, and parent & caregiver trainings totaling nearly 40 hours of Type 2 CEU's to more than 70 regional members. 

The Upper Peninsula Association for Behavior Analysis was created with the mission to support the science and profession of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice by facilitating opportunities for professional development, promoting scientific inquiry and dissemination, advocating for policy and best-practices, and by supporting a collaborative network throughout the Upper Peninsula Region of Michigan. 

Specifically, UPABA strives to