Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

11th International Conference

COVID-19 Information


ABAI is closely monitoring CDC guidelines and local recommendations to ensure that attendees have a safe and productive in-person convention experience. Please read carefully below as you plan your trip to Dublin.


Guidelines and recommendations change quickly. We recommend double-checking all local and international guidelines, especially testing requirements, a week before your planned departure.


Regardless of mandates at the time of the event and vaccination status, all attendees will be required to wear masks while inside the conference center.


Updated February 24, 2022

In January 2022, several of Ireland’s COVID-19 restrictions lifted. It is no longer required to present a vaccination or recovery certificate to access hospitality or other indoor activities, to social distance in many situations, or to limit the number of individuals in indoor spaces. Complete information can be found here.


Masks are no longer legally required to be worn in Ireland. However, it is recommended that individuals wear a mask in indoor public settings like grocery stores, retail, theaters, and entertainment establishments. More information about mask requirements and recommendations in Ireland is available here. Regardless of current government mandates, all attendees and staff will be required to wear masks while indoors for the duration of the conference. If attendees forget their mask at home, ABAI will have free masks available at registration. Sanitizing stations will also be available throughout the venue.


Traveling to Ireland

Updated March 2022

As of March 6, 2022, travelers to Ireland are no longer required to show proof of vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test result, or proof of recovery upon arrival. It is also no longer necessary for passenger locator forms to be completed. Complete details can be found here.    


International Travel

Travelers from the United States are encouraged to review the CDC guidelines for international travel. Wearing a mask over your nose and mouth is required for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals during travel and at all indoor locations in Dublin, Ireland.  


After Travel

Get tested with a viral test 3 to 5 days after travel. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and isolate and get tested if you develop symptoms. Follow all state and local recommendations or requirements after travel.



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