Updated Covid

While the Association of Boards of Certification (“ ABC ”) and the Hyatt Tamaya Regency Resort and Spa ( the “ Hotel ”) have put in place preventative measures designed to reduce and prevent the spread of COVID-19 and its variants during the Innovation in Certification Conference ( the “ Conference ”), I understand that my travel to and from , and my attendance at the Conference may expose me to an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 and / or its variants . Furthermore , I understand that ABC cannot guarantee that I will not become infected with COVID-19 or a variant thereof .
I hereby acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and its variants and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and / or its variants by traveling to and from , or by attending the Conference , and that such exposure or infection may result in illness , permanent disability or death . I understand that such injury may result from the actions , inactions , omissions or negligence of myself and others , including , but not limited to ABC employees , Conference attendees , the Hotel and its employees , exhibitors , or other groups or persons present in the Hotel unrelated to the Conference .
I hereby release , covenant not to sue , discharge and hold harmless ABC , its employees , members , agents and representatives of and from all liabilities , claims , actions , damages , costs and expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to my voluntary attendance at the Conference . I understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions , inactions , omissions or negligence of ABC , the Hotel , and their employees , agents , and representatives , whether a COVID-19 ( or variant ) infection occurs before , during or after participation in the Conference .
I agree to comply with all COVID-19 and its variants related procedures and requirements that may be implemented by ABC and the Hotel , including , but not limited to ; ( i ) providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination ; ( ii ) providing proof of a negative PCR / NAAT or Anitgen test taken within 72 hours of the first date of the Conference ; and ( iii ) mask wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry a higher COVID-19 ( and its variants ) related risk , in order to protect the health and safety of all Conference attendees . Additionally , I agree to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and its variants , and if I experience any COVID-19 and / or its variants related symptoms during the Conference I will discontinue my participation immediately and take all appropriate actions to limit my exposure to others .
ABC will provide on-site COVID-19 PCR testing for attendees who require a negative test prior to their return travel following the conference . Testing will take place Thursday , January 20 from 8:00-11:00am at the Tamaya Resort . Although ABC is providing the testing service and covering the cost of the on-site event , it is up to each attendee to know the requirements for their own travel , including the timing
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