Registration Instructions

Enhancing CBT by Drawing Strength From Multiple Disciplines
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Preregister on-line at 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 20, 2014. Between October 20 and October 27 registrations will be accepted at the on-site rates and no registrations will be processed after October 27th.

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

To receive discounted member registration fees, members must renew for 2015 before completing their registration process.

Preconvention Activities

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

Preregistration for preconvention activities closes October 15th. Tickets will be mailed to preregistered attendees.

Any preconvention activities (Clinical Intervention Training Sessions, Institutes and AMASS)which have open spots will be on sale at the on-site Preconvention Registration Window on the 4th floor of the Philadelphia Marriott on Thursday : 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. At the hotel you can pick up the program book, addendum, additional information, and ribbons at counters on the 4th floor. BRING YOUR BADGE, TICKETS, AND CONFIRMATION FORM WITH YOU TO THE MEETING.

On-Site Registration AND materials pick up will be open

  • 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 21-23 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

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.


To register, please choose one format:

Registering On-Line

The quickest method is to register on-line at 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 October 20th.

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: October 20th

Forms postmarked between October 21 and October 27th will be processed at on-site rates. Forms postmarked October 28th or later will not be processed and will be mailed back to the sender. There will be no exceptions.

Refund Policy

Refund requests must be in writing. Refunds will be made only until the October 20th 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 20th.

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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