ABMA Annual Conference

The ABMA invites you to join us for an in-person conference in 2023 in Atlanta, GA!  We are excited to announce that this will be a joint conference with IMATA.  The conference theme is The History of  Training.

Dates: 5-10 March 2023
Hilton Atlanta is the conference hotel- 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. 
Rate: $174/night

View the joint conference website for all the details.  Hotel room rates, conference registration, program, etc... will all be on the joint website.  The abstract deadline has passed and the conference committee is working on creating a stellar program of workshops, invited speakers and formal presentations for our first joint conference.  If you have any questions, please contact us!

Conference Registration is OPEN!  You can access the registration process on the joint conference websiteRead the following very important information on HOW TO register for the conference! 

Conference registration will be through the IMATA website and you will need to create an IMATA shop account during the registration process.  There is a discount code for ABMA members to use so you can receive your member registration rate- either weekly or daily.  You MUST have this code before you start the registration process.  Login to the ABMA site and you automatically land on the My Account page.  On this page in
RED at the top are the discount codes to register as a member for the 2023 IMATA-ABMA joint conference.  Copy the code you need (weekly, 1 daily, 2 daily, 3 daily, or 4 daily) then go to the joint conference website.   
**If you are an AAZK member, we are still honoring the ABMA reciprocity member rate for the conference- please email firstvp@theabma.org or website@theabma.org to receive this code.  

-Under the heading Details, click Registration. 
-Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Register Now! button
-Answer the questions in Box 1 and Box 2 before filling out your personal information in Box 3.  If you're just registering one person, click the Continue button; if you're registering more than 1 person click the Add An Attendee button until you have all the needed registrant information filled out, then click the Continue button.  

-Review your cart and make sure everything is correct.  The non-member pricing will be listed.   You will add the coupon code later to receive your ABMA member discount.  Click the Checkout button.
-Register for an IMATA shop account to pay for your registration(s).  If you are an IMATA member you can also login on this page.
-Verify your shopping cart once more.  Agree to the refund policy.  Enter your ABMA Coupon Code!  Verify the billing information.  Click the Continue button.  
-Now you will see the member rate reflected in the shopping cart.  Payment details are below the shopping cart.  Fill this out and click the Submit Payment button.  Congrats!   You are now registered for the conference and we'll see you in Atlanta.  

*NEW* ABMA Conference Merchandise!

Upload your conference photos here!  **By uploading your photo(s) you agree to the ABMA photograph general disclaimer:  The undersigned (the "Photographer") hereby irrevocably grants to the Animal Behavior Management Alliance (the “ABMA") full and complete permission to use the photos submitted in any ABMA publication, including, but not limited to, use and display on newsletters, illustrations, advertisements, and internet content. With the exception of the foregoing, ABMA makes no claims to ownership of the submitted photographs and ownership rights are retained by the Photographer. 

Details will be posted as they are finalized. If you have questions, don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you in person in Atlanta!