III International Autism ABA Azerbaijan Conference
2-3 april 2022
Multidisciplinary approach and inclusion

The III International Autism "ABA" Conference organized by the
Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education , Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs, Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Heydar Aliyev Center, State Agency on Mandatory Health Insurance, Regional Development Public Union and the "Together and Healthy" Public Union will be held in Azerbaijan on April 2-3, 2022.
The conference will be organized in a hybrid format. It will be held offline at the Heydar Aliyev Center and online at the Zoom platform and representatives of non-governmental organizations will be heard and the voices of the participants will be answered.

William Heward
Ed.D., BCBA-D, Professor, Emeritus in the College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, USA
Neil Martin
PhD, BCBA-D, Director of International Development, Behavior Analyst Certification Board, UK
Andy Shih
Senior Vice President, Public Health and Inclusion at Autism Speaks
Briget Taylor
PsyD, BCBA-D, Co-founder and CEO of Alpine Learning Group, USA
Binyamin Birkan
Ph.D., BCBA-D, Founder/General Manager, BBA, Turkey
Robert K. Ross
Ed.D, BCBA-D, LABA, Chief Clinical Officer, Beacon ABA Services, USA
Peter F. Gerhardt
Executive Director,The EPIC Programs
Elif Tekin İftar
Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Nahit Motavalli
Psychiatrist, Founder, Istanbul Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Turkey
Smita Awasthi
M.A., Ph.D., BCBA-D, Founder Clinical Director, Behavior Momentum, India
Aylin Sezgin
Vice President, Tohum Autism Foundation
Prof. Michele Moore
PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), Head of Center for Social Justice and Global Responsibility, London South Bank University
Dr. Peter Grimes
In Beyond Education Consultancy, UK / The Philippines
Dr. Marieke Stevens
Beyond Education Consultancy, Belgium / The Philippines
Tatiana Morozova
Specialist of the "Naked Heart" Foundation, Russia
Svyatoslav Dovbnya
Specialist of the "Naked Heart" Foundation, Russia
Can Yıldız
Computer Engineer, Co-Founder, "Tolkido"
Alperen Ashanbuga
"Eker Gıda" Milk and Dairy Products Manufacturer, Turkey
Dr. Mustafa Yagci
"SOBE", Turkey
Ikram Rustamov
Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Azerbaijan Medical University, Azerbaijan
Aytan Eynalova
"Together & Healthy" Public Union, Azerbaijan
Narmin Rahimli
Specialist, "Together & Healthy" Public Union
Shabnam Afandiyeva
Specialist, "Together & Healthy" Public Union
Eltakin Omarov
Project Manager, "Modernizing Vocational Education and Training (VET) Centres
in Azerbaijan" project, UNDP, Azerbaijan
Ulkar Babayeva
Deputy Director of the Institute of Education, Azerbaijan
Leyla Hasanova
Head of Educational Programs, UNICEF Azerbaijan
Prof. Temple Grandin
Autism self-advocate, USA
See the full conference schedule in the link below
III International Autism ABA Azerbaijan Conference

Last registration date:
Registration for offline participation in the conference was suspended due to the number limit.
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASP)?
Autism Spectrum Disorder is characterized by persistent deficiencies in the establishment and maintenance of mutual social relations, a series of limited, repetitive and inflexible behaviors, interests and activities. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders are different in their intellectual functions and language abilities.
What is the ABA method and how is it applied in the field of autism?
The American Psychological Association classifies ABA as an evidence-based practice, meaning it is recognized by peer-reviewed literature as a form of treatment. Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a form of therapy to treat issues with communication, motor skills, and behavioral disorders.The ABA method is used to reduce reducing problematic or harmful behaviors indiscipline, aggressive, hysterical behaviors, eating problems, and self-injury.
When was the I and II International ABA Conference held?
The I International Autism ABA Azerbaijan Conference was held on February 16, 2020 with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation at the Heydar Aliyev Center with the participation of renowned ABA Professors from 7 countries. About 1000 representatives from various organizations attended the conference.
II International ABA Conference was held on April 2-3, 2021 in an online format with the participation of international specialists, experts, representatives of relevant government agencies and non-governmental organizations on the "Zoom" platform.

How to participate in the III International Autism ABA Azerbaijan Conference?
To participate in the conference, you need to register on the website www.abakonfrans.az. A confirmation email will be sent to each registered participant.
Will the conference be organized online or offline?
The conference will be organized online or offline,
It will be held in a hybrid format, offline at the Heydar Aliyev Center, and online via the Zoom platform.
Given the pandemic conditions, the conference will be attended by a limited number of guests in the offline format.
Will the participants of the III International Autism ABA Azerbaijan Conference be certified?
Conference participants will receive a certificate in pdf format. To obtain a certificate, you need to participate 75% of all presentations at the conference.
How to get the registration form for the offline format of the conference and the link for the online format?
Before the day of the conference, all registered participants will be sent a registration form and a link to the event.