The MiABA Sea-EU Escape Conference (2020 Version)

Drinks, CEUs, good friends, interesting behavior analysts, fascinating talks, and the beach!

Its. Finally. Here. Again.

After a successful first trip to the Bahamas in 2019 we have decided to do it again, the MiABA conference cruise to Nassau, Bahamas for 2020 is happening.

Conference Registration

Advanced registration only.  Registration deadline is February 1st, 2020.  Cruise must be booked separately.  Cabin availability is based on limited occupancy.  Do not wait until the last minute!  We look forward to having behavior analysts from all over the world on that ship!

If you experience any problems registering or have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at


German Brito at (800) 819-3902 EXT. 82690 and let him know you are part of the MiABA group with PIN # 2020.


Conference Fees

To attend, you must pay the $200 MiABA conference registration fee ($100 for students) PLUS the cost of the cruise to Nassau, Bahamas.  Cruise cost will vary per person depending on the type of cabin accommodations chosen.  The MiABA conference registration fee can be paid by following the links provided on this website.  The cruise must be booked separately by contacting our travel agent German Brito (800) 819-3902 Ext. 82690 with Pin # 2020.

MiABA Sea-EU Escape conference registration fee = $200 ($100 for students).  Registration includes MiABA annual membership and the opportunity to earn up to 10 CEUs (supervision and ethics available).  Please contact Anibal Gutierrez for student registration via e-mail:

The events offered on the MiABA Sea-Escape will benefit individuals across all BACB levels.  Don’t miss out!

Call For Papers

We are looking for the most interesting, daring, fearless, loco, imaginative, ignite-type talks anyone is willing to present on.  As long as it is about behavior analysis and meets ethical requirements, all is good!  Whether your presentation is on ABA therapy, OBM, digital technology, robotics, the history of ABA, gerontology, pharmacology, education, training, or anything else, we want to hear about it.  This conference is going to be epic, again!

Call for papers deadline is January 15th, 2020.  All submissions should include the following:  Author, Title, and Abstract (150-200 words).  Also, please be sure to specify the type of presentation you are interested in giving:  Symposium (50 minutes or 100 minutes), Panel discussion (50 or 100 minutes), Workshop (1 hour or 3 hours), or Ignite talk (5 minutes).

We look forward to reviewing your submission!


Tentative Schedule

The MiABA Sea-EU Escape schedule of events is currently as follows:

Friday February 14th, 2020:  Depart from Miami on Friday afternoon at 4:00pm.  Onboard MiABA social event that evening

Saturday February 15th, 2020: Day at sea and conference on-board ship

7:30am -9:00am:  Yoga / mindfulness meditation CEU session in the morning with Janet Vasquez (Sunrise Yoga).

9:00am-10:00am:  Dr. Yanerys Leon Treatment Integrity Considerations for Implementation of Common Behavioral Treatments **supervision CEUs

10:00am-11:00am:  Veronica Medina– Comparing the Relative Efficacy of Tokens and Backup Reinforcers, Stephanie Pena– Determining the Generality of Preference Assessment Outcomes Across Prices

11:00am-12:00pm: Nathalie Fernandez– Choice Overload in the Context of Token Economies, Tracy Argueta- A Comparison of Procedures to Establish Tokens as Conditioned Reinforcers

12:00pm-1:00pm:  Lunch Break

1:00pm-2:00pm:  Adam Ventura- How to Have Your Best Day:  A Behavior Analytic Guide to Making the Most of Every Day

2:00pm-3:00pm: Iser DeLeon Keynote- Rethinking “Social Motivation” in Autism Spectrum Disorder

3:00pm-4:00pm:  Sponsor Panel-Professional Issues (Ethics CEUs)

4:00pm-5:30pm:  Yoga / mindfulness meditation CEU session in the morning with Janet Vasquez (Sunset Yoga)

Sunday February 16th, 2020:   Arrive in Nassau, Bahamas early morning.  Ship docked overnight in Nassau, Bahamas  Conference day and schedule for Saturday (with cocktails):

Monday February 17th, 2020:  Dock back in Miami at 8:00 am

We have events planned out throughout the length of the cruise for everyone to party among like-minded professionals.  If you’d rather chill and focus on the vacation of it all, feel free enjoy the ship, the island, and the drinks!  No pressure, just fun 🙂

Reminder:  You cruise accommodations must be booked separately.  The contact information for our travel agent is provided below.

German Brito (800) 819-3902 Ext. 82690.  You MUST let her know you are part of the MiABA group with PIN # 2020.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to make your company and brand visible to behavior analysts across the globe!  MiABA is only accepting a limited number of sponsors for this event, so be sure to reach out to us as soon as possible.  Your brand and logo will be promoted across the different events planned throughout the weekend. The 2019 Sea-EU Escape event is exclusive to MiABA.  No other behavioral organization does conferences quite like we do.  If your company is selected, everyone will know that your brand supported the most awesome behavior analysis conference in the history of behavior analysis conferences!

Sponsorship opportunities are on a first come first serve basis and will be individualized to the company or brand depending on the type of campaign you would like to create and how much exposure your company craves.  Escape to the Bahamas with MiABA!