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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.

45th Annual Convention

Hotel and Travel Information

Headquarters Hotels

Hyatt Regency Chicago

151 East Wacker Drive

Chicago, Illinois, USA 60601


Discounted room rates available September 1, 2018


Hyatt Regency Restaurants

  • American Craft Kitchen & Bar: Farm-to-table cuisine in an open-air setting: Open daily for breakfast and lunch 6am-3pm and for dinner 5pm-10pm
  • BIG Bar: Cocktails and light bites with views of downtown Chicago: Open daily 5pm-1am
  • The Living Room: Small plates and seasonal fare: Small plates and bar open Tues-Sat, 5pm-11pm
  • Market Chicago: Starbucks coffee, sandwiches, pastries, and more: Open 24-hours a day
  • Stetsons Modern Steak + Sushi: Internationally inspired dishes in an urban atmosphere: Open Tues-Sat, 5pm-10pm



The Hyatt Regency is a Four Diamond hotel with on-site restaurants, as well as coffee shops, business centers, dry cleaning, and laundry services. All rooms include Wi-Fi, coffee, a refrigerator, a hair dryer, and a flat screen television.



Hyatt Regency Parking

On-site valet parking available for $67 per night (with unlimited in/out privileges).


Additional Parking Garages in the Area

Illinois Center Garage (indoor/underground) is located at 111 East Wacker Drive and does not allow in/out privileges. <1 hour: $20; 1–2 hours: $24; 2–12 hours: $29; 12–18 hours: $35; 18–24 hours: $49.


Park Millennium Garage (indoor/underground) is located at 221 N. Stetson Street and does not allow in/out privileges. <1 hour: $16; 1–2 hours: $22; 2–4 hours: $26; 4–12 hours: $30; 12–24 hours: $36.


Millennium Park is located at 5 S. Columbus Drive. <3 hours: $27; 3–8 hours: $29; 8–24 hours: $31.


Millennium Lakeside is located at 5 S. Columbus Drive. <3 hours: $26; 3–8 hours: $29; 8–24 hours: $31.


Please be aware that parking rates are subject to change without notice.



From O'Hare International Airport:

By Car–Take Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) east to the Ohio St. exit. Proceed on Ohio St. to State St. and turn right. Turn left at Wacker Drive. The hotels are approximately two blocks down on the right.


By Train–Pick up below the baggage claim area (follow signs to CTA). Take the “L” train to Clark/Lake stop (approximately seven blocks from the headquarters hotels). Walk east on Lake to Stetson St., turn left on Stetson St., and walk one block to the hotels. Note: This method is not recommended if you have more than one bag, as there are numerous escalators and turnstiles. You may also take a cab from the Clark/Lake stop.


From Midway International Airport:

By Car–Take Cicero Ave. north to Stevenson Expressway (I-55) north. Exit at Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) west. Exit at Washington St. and proceed east to Michigan Ave. Turn left. Proceed north to Wacker Drive. Turn right. The hotels are approximately one block down on the right.


By Train–From the airport take the Orange Line to the State and Lake Street stop. Walk one block north to Wacker. Take a right on Wacker and the hotels are approximately three blocks down on the right. 


Public Transit Centers

CTA Blue Line » Access to O'Hare International Airport, Congress Theater, Wicker Park, Logan Square, Little Italy, University of Illinois at Chicago


CTA Brown Line » Access to Civic Opera House, Ogilvie Transportation Center, Merchandise Mart, Chicago History Museum, DePaul University, Lincoln Park Zoo,


CTA Green Line » Access to Museum of Science and Industry, Washington Park, Illinois Institute of Technology, Garfield Park Conservatory


CTA Orange Line » Access to Midway International Airport, Marquette Park, Bridgeport, Harold Washington Library


CTA Pink Line » Access to Willis Tower, John Marshall Law School, Chicago Cultural Center, United Center, Greektown, Pilsen, Douglas Park


CTA Purple Line » Access to Northwestern University, Ryan Stadium, Evanston, Bahá'í House of Worship, Dempster Beach


CTA Red Line » Access to University of Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Field, McCormick Place, Chinatown, Northerly Island, Bank of America Theater, Newberry Library, Wrigley Field, Loyola University, Edgewater,


Michigan & East Wacker bus stop » Access to Navy Pier, North Avenue Beach, Lincoln Park Zoo, Blue Island, United Center, Museum Campus


Upper Wacker & Stetson bus stop » Access to Millennium Park, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum, Soldier Field, University of Chicago


Chicago Water Taxi

Located across the Chicago River from Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago Water Taxi offers riders access to Ogilvie Transportation Center, Union Station, Willis Tower, Chicago Riverwalk, Chinatown, and more via the city's waterways.



If you want to explore Chicago by bike, stop by the conveniently located Divvy station at Stetson Avenue and South Water Street and enjoy 24-hours of unlimited 30-minute rides for $9.95 per day.


Annual Convention 2019 Chicago, IL
Modifed by Eddie Soh