Event Policy

 

ASI Event Policy

ASI have implemented the following event guidelines during COVID-19, as the health and safety of our members and all meeting attendees are of utmost importance. 

We appreciate your understanding and adherence to these guidelines when you attend an ASI event.

Disclaimer of Liability

The Organising Committee will not accept liability for damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons or loss of or damage to their personal property as a result of the meeting or related events.

Should the event be cancelled due to COVID-related restrictions, the Organising Committee shall endeavour to reschedule.  All participants who have paid a registration fee will receive a full refund on the registration fee, but all participants (attendees and teaching faculty) hereby indemnify and hold the Organising Committee unaccountable for all out-of pocket travel and quarantine-related costs, damages and expenses. 

By registering for and attending the ASI event, you are also indicating your acceptance of the ASI Event Policy (below).

ASI Event Policy for Attendees

Attendees and Organising Committee (OC) members need to adhere to current state's guidelines at a minimum. Eg Mask requirements indoors may not be a state requirement but whether the event will mandate indoor masks is up to the OC because the risk can vary according to the venue setup, numbers of attendees and how well ventilated the space is.

All attendees need to be fully immunised according to the current definition of fully immunised (this may include a booster/s).    

Interstate attendees will need to take a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) before their flight if interstate, and the morning of the ASI event.  Please take a photo showing the date of a negative result and keep on file.

Local attendees will need to take a RAT the morning of the ASI event. Please take a photo showing the date of a negative result and keep on file.

All attendees will need complete a brief yes/no online declaration form stating their compliance with the RAT requirement.  

Attendees will not need to take a RAT if asymptomatic, if the meeting duration is 3 days or less.
Attendees will need to take a RAT even if asymptomatic, if the meeting duration is > 3 days.

Atttendees need to be aware that ASI will not be responsible for any additional expenses incurred by an attendee, including costs associated with extra accommodation / transport (e.g. due to isolation requirements).

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ASI Event Policy for Organising Committees

Attendees and Organising Committee (OC) members need to adhere to current state's guidelines at a minimum. Eg Mask requirements indoors may not be a state requirement but whether the event will mandate indoor masks is up to the OC because the risk can vary according to the venue and numbers of attendees and how well ventilated the space is.

Organising Committee members will provide RATS and N95 masks in a welcome pack upon arrival.  Quantity to provide depends on length of event.

Organising Committee members need to encourage the purchasing of flexible flight tickets if possible.


Last updated: March 17th 2022

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