ACBS World Conference 14 - Seattle, June 16-19, 2016

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This event has concluded.  Please find information regarding the upcoming ACBS World Conference here.

Handouts and Powerpoints from World Conference 14 can be found here.

What is the World Conference?

The World Conference brings together clinicians and researchers to present cutting-edge research in ACT, RFT, and Contextual Behavioral Science, as well as experienced trainers to lead experiential workshops so that you can learn how to better serve your clients.

The World Conference is for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychiatrists, physicians, drug counselors, health researchers, language researchers, behavior analysts, students and more.... Anyone in a similarly related helping or research field is invited to attend.

Registration in the full conference is all-inclusive and includes lunch, coffee/tea breaks, open access to workshops, research symposia, posters, panel discussions, plenary sessions with CBS researchers and practitioners, and our IGNITE sessions.


We'll see you at the Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101!


The brief schedule of all sessions and full program now available.  Check it out! 

Pre-Conference Intensive Workshops

First class intensive workshops held the 2 days prior to the World Conference get things started off right, June 14-15, 2016.



Conference Highlights

  • Confirmed Speakers: Kristin Neff, Marsha Linehan, Lisa Diamond, James Coan, Michael Twohig, and Sue McCurry. See more information here
  • A great venue, Westin Seattle, in the heart of Downtown Seattle, for networking & fostering local and international collaboration
  • Lunches and coffee/tea are included so that you have more time to network
  • Workshops, Workshops, Workshops. Half-day workshops are included (no extra charge), with your conference registration. These 30+ workshops are one-of-a-kind learning opportunities.