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The following protocols will be in place at the event. Additions will be made as deemed necessary for participant safety.
Mask mandate, except when outdoors, when eating and drinking in designated areas or when delivering a conference talk
Name badge stickers indicating comfort levels for social interaction onsite (optional but encouraged)
Signage throughout the event indicating required health and safety protocols and encouraging hand washing, social distancing, etc.
Reduced conference room capacities with wider aisles and distanced seating
More physical space in conference rooms between speaker and attendees to allow speakers to give their talks without wearing masks, while keeping attendees at a safe distance
Staggered lunches and breaks to allow for physical distancing
Wider aisles and increased traffic flow signage throughout the event zone to allow for physical distancing
Rigorous onsite cleaning and sanitizing of all touch points
Anyone serving food and beverage will be required to wear gloves in addition to a mask
Sanitizing speaker microphones between each speaker’s use
Plentiful sanitation stations onsite with alcohol-based hand sanitizer, wipes, and tissue
Hospitality will take place in the Grand Ballroom to ensure all can attend and maintain appropriate social distancing.
At a minimum, we will be following all mandated venue, municipal and provincial guidelines. This list, and all protocols, are subject to change as the fluid COVID-19 situation changes.