COVID

Important COVID Update

Updated: September 17th, 2021
 

ESAA has received notification from the Alberta Government / Ministry of Health that RemTech can proceed as planned as we are undertaking steps outlined in the Restrictions Exemption Program.  In addition, the Fairmont Banff Springs is Restrictions Exemption Program for all hotel guests.

As a reminder, in order to attend RemTech 2021 you will need to:

  1. Show proof that you are fully vaccinated (your second dose must have been at least two weeks prior to the start of RemTech); or
  2. Provide proof of a privately-paid negative PCR within 48 hours of the start of RemTech (tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed); or
  3. Have a rapid test done on-site at RemTech registration ($50 charge)
 
If you are unable to comply with any of the above requirements, ESAA will be happy to issue you a refund.  Refund requests must be received by no later than October 1st. No refunds will be issued after October 1st.  Requests for refunds must be via email and sent to [email protected].
 
Other Steps:
 
  • Face Masks:  Masks are currently mandatory in all indoor spaces as per Alberta Health Services.  Masks will be provided in the delegate COVID Safety Welcome Kit.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Sanitizing stations will be available outside the ballroom and breakout rooms.  Sanitizer will be provided on all banquet tables.  Sanitizer will also be available in the delegate welcome kit.
  • Meals:  All meals will be plated, and reception food will served by hotel staff.  No Buffets.
  • Capacity: Registration is being limited to 500 attendees or 75% of our normal registration.
 
ESAA thanks you for your support as we navigate this very difficult situation.   The decision to institute these requirements were not take lightly and were made in an effort to provide everyone with a healthy and safe conference environment.