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IgNS 2021 Health and Safety Update:
Bringing you Peace of Mind

We are committed to ensuring your safety and peace of mind while you’re enjoying the conference, interacting with colleagues, and attending sessions and events!

IgNS has put together a rigorous health and safety protocol from the onset of our conference planning. The recent CDC guidance does not change the way IgNS 2021 will be conducted. We are committed to getting you the most up-to-date information and delivering a safe and relaxing environment during the conference.

What’s mandatory?

Face masks

Existing IgNS 2021 health and safety protocols for indoor masking are in line with the most recently issued CDC guidance. Masks are required in all public areas of the conference (unless eating or drinking).

Proof of vaccination/ negative COVID-19 test

Attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, and staff are required to upload a full vaccination record by September 12th.  For any unvaccinated participants, a negative COVID-19 test obtained no more than 72 hours prior to conference start is required.  IgNS staff and the venue will continually monitor the Covid-19 safety procedures across the show to ensure compliance and safety for all attendees.

Health and safety monitoring

Moving around the conference

Traffic flow in and out of the show will be carefully managed. We will also provide plenty of clear signage and extra event staff to guide you on your way.


IgNS 2021 badges are required to be worn by all participants in order to access and remain in the conference space and attend any sessions or events.  Badges will be checked at various checkpoints. Participants without badges will not be admitted. 

Exhibit hall and session halls density

Wider aisles will be added, as well as more distancing in seating areas to reduce crowding and improve traffic flow.

Hand sanitizer

Hand sanitizer dispensers will be placed throughout the show. All conference participants are encouraged to wash and sanitize their hands frequently and after every meeting.

Meals and refreshments

IgNS 2021 will provide food and beverage services during scheduled meal times (e.g. breakfast and lunch), and select events (e.g. cocktail receptions).  All applicable COVID-19 health and safety standards will be upheld.  

Cleaning standards and special measures

The convention space will be cleaned regularly, including sanitation of commonly used surfaces. Exhibitors will also be required to clean meeting areas between each appointment or meeting.