University of West Florida
Sigurður Óli Sigurðsson
Icelandic Centre for Research
• June 19th:
Day dedicated to pre-conference workshops. The conference will host one workshop in English – “Behavioral incident analysis" – in which Bob Cummins will present the techniques through which to analyze the contingencies present in the work environment that led to an injury at a given time; it will also teach to redesign intrinsic enhancers to prevent repetition in the future.
• June 20th:
Day dedicated to a plenary session on culture and safety values, and behavioral techniques to build them, as well as two parallel symposia:
– one dedicated to company experiences, in which various details related to the application of a behavioral safety process will be touched: from the international certification of processes, to the involvement of people from different cultures, to the management of the reward management system. Attend Ahsltrom-Munksjo Italy, GE Grid Solutions, Mitsubishi and Raffmetal;
– one dedicated to the state of the art of research and application of Behavior Analysis protocols for learning and motivating safe driving behaviors and to the consequent opportunities available for those who need to manage company fleets.
Leasha Barry, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
University of West Florida
Dr. Leasha Barry is the founder and director of the Office of Applied Behavior Analysis at the University of West Florida.
The curriculum offered at the University of West Florida is one of the first in the world approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
She holds a PhD in Special Education, Disability, and At Risk populations from the University of California at Santa Barbara, as well as a MA in Educational Psychology.
Dr. Barry conducts research, teaches, and participates in service activities that combine her interest in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), special education, and early intensive behavior intervention. Diverse applications include behavioral interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder, developmental disabilities (including Autism), learning disabilities (such as ADHD), and other at-risk populations spanning areas of impact from neonatal intensive care to juvenile justice.
Leasha publishes in refereed publications, including Journal of Advanced Academics, Journal of Behavior Analysis of Offender and Victim – Treatment and Prevention, Journal of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, Adolescence, and The Behavior Analyst Today.
Bob started his career in construction in 1989. He left ‘normal’ work in 2011 in pursuit of making a difference after discovering behavioural science during his senior leadership positions in project management, health and safety and engineering. Bob founded Sodak limited, a behavioural design agency based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Sodak’s aim is to help people in business make safer, happier, less wasteful workplaces through behavioural design. He is the author of Behavioural Science for Business Health and Self and is an advisor to the Cambridge Center for Behavioural Studies in North America.
Sigurður Óli Sigurðsson, PhD
Icelandic Centre for Research
Dr. Sigurdur Oli Sigurdsson obtained his Ph.D. in behavior analysis in 2006 from Western Michigan University. He is currently the Manager of the Quality Board for Higher Education in Iceland. Dr. Sigurdsson is also an Associate Commissioner for the Behavior-Based Safety Accreditation Commission of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.
He has provided organizational consultation to hospitals, autism treatment centers, and various other businesses and industries. He has published research in the Journal of Safety Research, Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, and Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. Dr. Sigurdsson’s research interests are in the areas of safety-related decision-making and maintenance of behavioral safety processes.
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The path of growth made in recent years has allowed Polistudio to develop its current vision: “We listen to and support the client in its evolution, offering its organization the most effective solutions in the areas of safety, environment and management systems“.
Date: June 19th-20th 2019
Where: Villa Foscarini Rossi
Address: Via Doge Pisani, 1/2, 30039 Stra (VE)
FROM THE PADUA RAILWAY STATION (about 11,5 km)
Below we indicate a list of affiliated structures and details for the reservation. The facilities are located in Padua, the closest city to the congress venue (Villa Foscarini Rossi – Stra, VE), but it is possible to look for structures also in the town of Stra.
Best Western Plus Galileo Padova (4 stars) – 10 km from the conference venue
Address: Via Venezia, n. 30 – 35131 Padova
Tel: +39 049 7702295
Rates valid up to: 17th May 2019
Rooms available: 30
Rates include: Buffet breakfast, Internet WiFi, Free outdoor 24H gym parking:
– € 115.00 per day, double room, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 105.00 per day, double room for single use, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 125.00 per day, superior double room, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 115.00 per day, double room for single use superior, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 150.00 per day, Suite, BB + € 3.00 tax / person.
Contact the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Best Western NET Tower Padua (4 stars) – 8 km from the conference venue
Address: Via San Marco, n. 11 / A – 35129 Padova Italy
Tel: +39 049 7702291
Rates valid until: 17.05.2019
Available rooms: 50
Rates include: Buffet breakfast, Internet WiFi, outdoor parking, free 24h gym
– € 105.00 per day, double room, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 95.00 per day, double room for single use, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 115.00 per day, superior double room, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 105.00 per day, double room for single use superior, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
– € 150.00 per day, Suite, BB + € 3.00 tax / person
Contact the email address: email@example.com
Hotel Marconi (4 stars) – 12km from the conference venue
Address: Via Guglielmo Marconi, 182 – 35020 Roncaglia of Ponte San Nicolò, Padua Italy
Tel: +39 049 8961422
Rates valid until: 15.05.2019
Rooms available: 12
Rates include: buffet breakfast, tax exemption
– € 65 double for single use
– € 55 single
– € 72 double
Send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your participation in the AARBA-AIAMC conference.
Best Western Hotel Biri (4 stars) – 10 km from the conference venue
Address: Via Grassi, 2 – 35129 Padova Italy
Tel: +39 0498067700
Rates valid until: 06.05.2019
Rooms available: 25
Rates include: breakfast and parking
– € 90 Double Single Use + € 3 tax / person
– € 100 Double + € 3 tax / person
Telephone booking at 0498067700 or via email at email@example.com indicating your participation in the AARBA-AIAMC congress. On confirmation, you will always be asked to send a credit card as a guarantee to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Direct payment at the hotel. Cancellation without penalty 24h before arrival.
Hotel Park Venice – 1.3 km from the conference venue
Address: Via Venezia, 92 – 30039 Stra (VE)
Tel: +39 049503182
Hotel Villa Alighieri – 1km from the conference venue
Address: Via Dante Alighieri, 15 – 30039 Stra (VE)
Tel: +39 049502161
On the evening of June 19 AARBA organizes a conference banquet with AARBA researchers and international speakers of the event. This year, participation in the dinner is open to all interested (subject to availability).
Location: the dinner will take place inside the conference venue (Villa Foscarini Rossi – Via Doge Pisani, 1/2 Stra – VE – Italy)
Cost: € 65 per person
Registration: as places are limited, we kindly ask you to sign your interest during the online registration to the conference (https://form.jotform.com/90994325523967)
Thanks to our sponsors, the participants will be offered one coffee break during pre-conference workshops (June 19), and two coffee breaks during the conference (June 20).
Lunches are not included in the conference.
During the conference (June 20), there will be a paid street food service available for all attendees inside the conference venue.
Alternatively, we suggest you to reserve a seat in one of the restaurants close to the conference venue: