HEALTH & SAFETY FAQ

Why is AdeptiCon requiring proof of vaccination?

    • Attendees may provide proof of full vaccination status or a negative test.
    • Tests must be administered by a medical provider/professional. The test must be an antigen COVID-19 test taken within 24 hours of badge pick up for the event, or a PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of badge pick up for the event.
    • No over-the-counter at-home/self tests will be allowed

What do I need to provide to show proof of vaccination?

    • Attendees will be asked to show proof of full vaccination from a FDA or WHO approved vaccine on their smartphone or through a physical copy, along with an appropriate ID matching the name on the documentation.
    • This proof of vaccination is required prior to receiving your AdeptiCon 2022 Badge.
    • People can provide proof of vaccination by showing:
      • A CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card; or
      • An official immunization record from the jurisdiction, state, or country where the vaccine was administered; or
      • An ‘app’ that provides a digital record of vaccinations; or
      • A digital or physical photo of such a card or record that includes the individual’s name, the vaccine brand administered, and the date the vaccination was administered
    • Anyone 18 years or older must also present a government-issued ID such as driver’s license or passport.
    • We accept proof of vaccination of any vaccine approved by the World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccines.

What does “fully” vaccinated mean?

    • AdeptiCon will adhere to whatever the current definition of Fully Vaccinated is, as defined by the CDC.
    • An individual is considered fully-vaccinated:
      • Two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series with an approved COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
      • Two weeks after a single-dose series with an approved COVID-19 vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.
    • This is based on the current CDC definition and may change according to CDC guidelines.

What COVID-19 vaccinations will be accepted at AdeptiCon?

    • Any COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
      • Pfizer/BioNTech
      • Moderna
      • Johnson & Johnson/Jansen
    • Any COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO):
      • AstraZeneca/Oxford
      • Sinopharm-BBIBP
      • Sinovac
      • Covishield
      • Covaxin
    • All other COVID-19 vaccines, including Sputnik V, Sputnik Light, and Sinopharm-WIBP are not acceptable.

What is the attendee refund policy if I am unable to attend due to COVID-19 or the recent changes in policy?

    • Typically, we are unable to offer ticket refunds beyond our published refund date of 2/28/2022.  Please ensure you are free from COVID-19 symptoms prior to attending or traveling. Please see the Refund Policy for full details.
    • If these recent policy changes impact your ability to attend, please cancel your registration by 2/28/2022 to receive a full refund per the Refund Policy.

Am I required to wear a face covering at AdeptiCon?

    • No. Masks are recommended but optional.

How are the health and safety measures at AdeptiCon being enforced?

    • Everyone is expected to fully comply with all health and safety guidelines. Acknowledging the guidelines and agreeing to comply is a requirement of entry (See the Health & Safety Acknowledgement). Failure to flow the guidelines will result in removal from the event, and a forfeiture of all badge and event fees.

What additional security measures and policies are in effect at AdeptiCon?

    • AdeptiCon expects everyone attending AdeptiCon to adhere to our various policies, including anti-harassment, security screening, and more. Please click here to learn more about the other policies in place at AdeptiCon.

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