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Health and Safety Information

Updated September 17, 2021

CSWE looks forward to hosting the 67th Annual Program Meeting, November 4-7, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.

The health and safety of our attendees are important to CSWE and we are working with exhibitors, sponsors, and the Swan and Dolphin Resort to create a safe and healthy environment. CSWE is following the best practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other measures that may exceed the basic requirements from Florida laws and regulations. Attendees can also read more about the Swan and Dolphin safety and health measures.

Attendees are Required to be Vaccinated

CSWE will require attendees to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19 prior to entering APM. Event planners are finalizing the method of certifying vaccination status. It would either involve using an app to document vaccination or bringing a vaccination card (or photo of a vaccination card) with a matching and valid photo ID. Attendees can expect an update in October to help them prepare for this requirement. Vaccination is defined as having either two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, or an equivalent vaccination approved in other countries. 

Masks Will Be Required

Masks will be required at all times during APM. Exceptions will be made for those actively eating or drinking, or presenters who are at least 6 feet away from other attendees and need to remove their masks to speak clearly.

Social Distancing 

CSWE will provide signage and guidance on safe social distancing during APM. Hallways in the exhibit hall have been expanded to accommodate social distancing measures. 

Attendee Acknowledgements and Agreements

As of September 17, 2021, CSWE asks that attendees commit to following measures during APM. While CSWE will do all it can to mitigate health and safety risks for attendees, a risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists at any event. By attending APM, you acknowledge this inherent risk and, as a condition of entering APM, you acknowledge and agree to the following measures at APM. You also acknowledge that these measures may be updated to reflect state and federal health and safety guidance.

  1. Attendees agree to show proof of vaccination by the time they attend APM.
  2. Attendees agree to face masks and practice social distancing at APM to the extent possible with certain exceptions.
  3. Attendees will abide by health and safety guidelines provided by CSWE and the Swan and Dolphin Resort.
  4. You are not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, as set forth by the CDC, when you enter APM. These include but are not limited to;
    1. Fever or chills
    2. Cough
    3. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    4. Fatigue
    5. Muscle or body aches
    6. Headache
    7. New loss of taste or smell
    8. Sore throat
    9. Congestion or runny nose
    10. Nausea or vomiting, or
    11. Diarrhea.
  5. You have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms.

CSWE, Swan and Dolphin staff, and event management reserve the right to ask any attendees to leave the event should they not agree to the above measures.