ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The 14th Annual MABA Conference
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Marshall McLuhan Hall
University of Manitoba
Director of Outreach and Development
Navigation Behavioral Consulting
"The Parent is Always Right: Effectively Training Parents in Behavior Analytic Interventions"
"Psychotropic Medication and Behaviour Analysis: A Dynamic Team"
Interested in getting involved in the 2019 MABA Conference? We are now accepting submissions for the 2019 Conference Poster Session. If you wish to participate in this year's conference by submitting a poster to our poster session, the submission form must be completed and returned prior to September 26, 2019. All submissions received prior to the deadline will receive 20% off Student Member pricing!
key note speaker
Dr. Megan Miller, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
Megan Miller, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA is the co-founder of Navigation Behavioral Consulting and CEO of PEAK ABA Solutions. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from John Carroll University in 2004 and obtained a Master’s degree in Psychology with a Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida State University in 2007. Megan earned her Ph.D. in Special Education and Behavior Analysis at The Ohio State University in 2015. Dr. Miller’s early training in behavior analysis occurred at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism as a volunteer/intern in 2003. Since that time, she has provided services hundreds of children diagnosed with autism and other disabilities. Dr. Miller has taught courses in behavior analysis and special education at several universities as an adjunct professor. She has co-authored journal articles published in the Journal of Developmental Physical Disability, Behavior Analysis in Practice, and Teaching Exceptional Children. She also co-authored “The 7 Steps to Earning Instructional Control” with Robert Schramm, BCBA. Megan has provided over 40 presentations to numerous professional organizations and conferences throughout the world.
Dr. Alison Cox, PhD, BCBA-D
Dr. Alison Cox received her PhD. in Psychology from the University of Manitoba in 2015. She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analysis – Doctoral. Throughout her PhD, Dr. Cox was involved in a variety of research initiatives ranging from developing measures to reliably identify preference in individuals with profound multiple disabilities to teaching children and adolescents with autism to successfully undergo MRI procedures. As an Assistant Professor in the Applied Disability Studies program at Brock University her research interests continue to be diverse. However, her primary interest involves examining the effects of psychotropic medication on behaviour. Namely, how medication changes impact the form and function of behaviour. Through her current and past research and clinical experiences, Dr. Cox has developed specific expertise in assessing and treating severe challenging behaviour in individuals with dual diagnosis and acquired brain injury, supporting skill acquisition in individuals with dual diagnosis and autism, and supervising early intensive behavioural intervention programs. Dr. Cox has presented her work at international and national conferences, and is published in several prominent behaviour analytic journals.
The following hotels are conveniently located near the University of Manitoba, our conference venue. Please note that MABA does not partner with any hotels to offer special rates and we do not endorse the hotels listed below. If you have any questions, please contact the Conference Co-Chair, Lauren Kaminski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hotels Near the Conference Venue:
Best Western Plus Pembina Inn & Suites
1714 Pembina Highway
Comfort Inn South
3109 Pembina Hwy
1105 St Mary's Road
Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South
2935 Pembina Highway
Holiday Inn Winnipeg-South
1330 Pembina Hwy
Queen Bee Hotel
2615 Pembina Hwy