Registration Instructions

ABCT Convention 2016
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Preregister on-line at . 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 September 26. Beginning, September 27 all registrations will be processed at the on-site rates 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 member registration fees, members must renew for 2017 before completing their registration process or to join as a New Member of ABCT read more

Preconvention Activities

Preconvention Sessions will be held on Wednesday, October 26, and Thursday, October 27 at the New York Marriott Marquis. All preconvention sessions are designed to be intensive learning experiences. Preregister to ensure participation.
Registration for the Clinical Intervention Training Session 1 (scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday) that have open spots will be on sale on Wednesday in front of Marquis A/B on the 9th Floor. Registration for all other PRE-Convention Sessions (AMASS, Clinical Intervention Seminars, Institutes) will take place in the New York Marriott Marquis at the ABCT Onsite Registration area on the 5th Floor.

  • Thursday, October 27: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 28: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 29: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 30: 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

General Registration

Upon arrival at the New York Marriott Marquis, you can pick up the program book, addendum, additional convention information, and ribbons at the Pre-Registration Desk on the 5th floor Level of the Hotel.
Onsite Registration AND Pre-registration pickup will be open:

  • Thursday, October 27: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 28: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 29: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 30: 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The general registration fee entitles the registrant to attend all events on October 27-October 30 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
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 ticketed sessions are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note: NO PURCHASE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. To register, please choose one format:

To register, please choose one format:

Registering On-Line

The quickest method is to register on-line here read more

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 read more To get member rates at this conference, your ABCT dues must be paid through October 2017. The ABCT membership year is October 27, 2016 – October 31, 2017. To renew, go to or the on-site membership booth.

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 September 26.

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, September 26.
Forms postmarked beginning September 27 will be processed at on-site rates. Forms postmarked after October 3, or later will be processed on-site. There will be no exceptions.

Refund Policy

Cancellation refund requests must be in writing. Refunds will be made until the September 26 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 September 26.

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: 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.



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