Registration & Fees

WCBCT 2010 Boston | World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Experience the World of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Boston June 2-5, 2010

Translating Science into Practice

Registration & Fees

Online registration has closed. On-site registration at Boston University will be available beginning Tuesday, June 1st at 4:00 p.m.

Registration Location:

Boston University’s George Sherman Union, 2nd floor, Small Ballroom. 775 Commonwealth Ave.

Registration Hours:

Tuesday, June 1: 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 2: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 3: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Cruise tickets will be available until 6 p.m.)

Friday, June 4: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 5: 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Delegates are encouraged to register online beginning early February 2010. Reduced registration is available online until May 10, 2010. Onsite registration will also be available on-site beginning Wednesday June 2, 2010. All participants must complete a registration form in order to attend the Congress.

Please note: All estimated US Dollar to Euro rates as of March 4, 2010.

Before 3/31/10 After 4/1/10 On site On site Per Diem
Professional
Psychology/Psychiatry
Social Work
$325 (€240)
$225 (€166)
$375 (€277)
$275 (€203)
$450 (€332)
$325 (€240)
$160 (€118)
$125 (€92)
Emerging Countries* $225 (€166) $275 (€203) $325 (€240)
Trainee** $175 (€129) $225 (€166) $275 (€203)

* Countries designated as Emerging Countries are detailed on the registration page of the website and on the online registration form.
** Trainees include current students and those with student status within the last 2 years.

FOR PRE-REGISTERED GUESTS WHO REQUESTED CAMPUS HOUSING

If you registered in advance for the conference campus accommodations, please visit the residence hall to which you have been assigned to check in at the front desk reception area located in the lobby. Check in time is 3:00 pm. If you arrive prior to 3:00 pm, a luggage storage location will be made available where you are welcome to leave your things.

When you check in, you will be given keys and an identification card, all of which will need to be returned at the time of check out. The Front Desk Attendant(s) in each location will explain this process to you when you check in.

FOR NON-PREREGISTERED GUESTS ARRIVING DURING REGISTRATION HOURS

If you did not register in advance, but arrive and would like campus accommodations, please visit the Small Ballroom in the GSU during registration hours and register and pay for the number of nights you wish to stay.

FOR NON-PREREGISTERED GUESTS ARRIVING AFTER REGISTRATION HOURS:

If arrive after registration has closed for the day  and would like campus accommodations, please visit and check in at one of the residence halls. Please visit the Small Ballroom in the GSU to settle your account the following morning.

Based on availability, you may be asked to check in at the other residence hall within an easy walking distance.

 

The Basic Registration Fee includes:

  • Admission to the scientific sessions from Thursday, June 3 to
    Saturday, June 5 except for the congress workshops and master
    clinician seminars.
  • Badge
  • Access to the exhibition area and poster sessions
  • Coffee breaks
  • Tourist information on Boston
  • Opening Welcome Ceremony and reception on Wednesday June 2, 2010
  • Closing Ceremony on Saturday June 5, 2010

The following options can be added to basic registration:

Pre-Congress Workshops In Congress Workshops MC Seminars
Professionals $110 (€81) $50 (€37) $65(€48)
Trainees $80 (€59) $45 (€33) $50(€37)
    • Sign-up and payment for any ticketed scientific events
    • Sign up and payment for any optional social events (i.e., Gala cruise)
    • On Campus Housing

Please request type of room(s) and indicate any preferred roommates

  • Meal Plans

    Breakfast is included in housing costs for those staying in the on-campus at the BU Student Village (see Travel & Lodging).  For those staying elsewhere, breakfast may be purchased at a various locations on or near the campus.

    Lunch tickets for an excellent lunch at the BU dining hall or a box lunch can be purchased on the registration website. Lunch may also be purchased at a limited number of restaurants and shops on or near the campus.

The Pre-Congress Workshop Registration Fee includes:

  • Access to one pre-congress workshop of your choice
  • Handouts for the workshop
  • Badge
  • Coffee breaks
  • Certificate of attendance

In-congress workshops will be advertised on the congress website by April
2010 and can be booked in advance or at the Congress. Please see the
website for additional details on registration and to register online
www.wcbct2010.org.

Trainees: Volunteer and Attend a Workshop or a Master Clinician Seminar for free!

In exchange for free admission to one of these excellent sessions, you will need to arrive half an hour before the start of your session, collect entrance tickets, assist leaders and collect evaluation forms.

Only trainees (current students and those who have graduated within the past two years) who are preregistered for the Convention may take advantage of this opportunity.  All volunteers must pay the general registration fee.  Volunteers will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please send your written requests to Susan Sprich, Ph.D., the volunteer coordinator for the conference at ssprich@partners.org.

The written request must include the following information:

-Your full name

-Address

-Telephone number

-E-mail address

-Hours you can be reached by phone

-The following information about each session at which you wish to work: number, full title, presenter, day, time

-You may list several sessions.  Indicate your preferences in priority order.  We will try to accommodate as many trainees as possible in the assignments.

Please note: You must preregister as a trainee in order to be eligible.  We can not guarantee that you will be assigned to your first choice session.  If attendance at a particular session is essential to you, please buy a ticket (pay the fee) so that you may attend if not chosen as a volunteer for that session.  If you are chosen, your payment will be refunded after the convention.

Deadline for the volunteer call is May 1, 2010.

Parking on the Boston University Campus:

Parking will be available from Wednesday June 2 through Saturday June 5. The day rate is $8.00 (U.S.) per vehicle per day. Overnight parking (24 hours) is available at the Agannis Arena lot for $16.00 per night, payable on entry.

Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) Credits at WCBCT:

For Psychologists:

Psychologists (through APA) can receive one CE credit for each hour of any workshop (pre-congress or in-congress) or master clinician seminar they attend (no partial credit is given so you must attend the entire workshop or master clinician session).  To register for these events, please sign up on the registration website and pay the required fee for the training as well as the general fee for CE credits ($89). At this time, general sessions do not count towards CE credit for psychologists. In order to receive CE credit, attendees will be asked to sign in and sign out of each event and to complete an evaluation form

For Social Workers:

Social workers (through NASW) can receive one CE credit for each hour of any workshop (pre-congress or in-congress) master clinician seminar, or scientific program session attended (no partial credit is given so you must attend the entire workshop or master clinician session).  CEU credit is not authorized for poster sessions.  To register for these events, please sign up on the registration website and pay the required fee for the training as well as the general fee for CE credits ($89).

In order to receive CE credit, attendees will be asked to complete an evaluation form and record a unique digital identifier on a verification of attendance form that will be provided to all conference attendees at registration.  This form must be returned to the WCBCT registration booth before 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 5,  and signed by a WCBCT staff member in order for attendees to receive CEU credit.