TERMS AND CONDITIONS
COVID SAFE FAQS
Click here to view COVID FAQs. These FAQs are correct as at 17 February 2021. FAQs will be updated based on changing Queensland Government requirements.
COVID SAFE MEASURES
To mitigate any risks associated with COVID-19, the following measures will be implemented for the safety and wellbeing of staff and attendees:
If you would like more information on the strategies being implemented to keep you safe, please contact the Event Manager on 07 3144 3606 or email email@example.com.
WE NEED YOUR HELP
MAINTAINING PHYSICAL DISTANCING
To help us ensure that APP is a COVID Safe event for all attendees, we ask you to do the following:
Register online before you arrive at the event to limit touchpoints in the registration area
If you haven’t already registered for the event, make sure you register online before arriving at the venue (online registration will be open during the event – you can register on your mobile phone)
Bring your registration QR code with you – this will be sent via email the week prior to APP and will also available on the event mobile app
Download the event app – as well as accessing your registration QR code, the app will also allow you to receive any important notifications during the event. Some event information is only available via the app, e.g. there will be no printed programs available
Collect your name badge early – to avoid queues at the registration on Thursday morning, we highly recommend collecting your name badge the day before (registration is open 8.30am – 6.00pm on Wednesday) or if this isn’t possible, early Thursday morning (registration opens at 7.00am). Delegates will be required to indicate a 30-minute name badge collection window to limit the number of people registering at the same time. Further details regarding this will via email the week prior to the event.
Check in to the venue each day using a QR code – the check-in points will be located at the main GCCEC entrance and the car park entrance. Please allow extra time each day, particularly on Thursday morning, to check in. Entrance will only be granted to delegates who receive a green tick of approval
check in to the social functions and ensure that any guests accompanying you also check in
Observe physical distancing (1.5m) where possible
Wear a face mask in situations where you may not be able to maintain physical distancing or if you are moving through areas where lots of people are gathered. We recommend keeping a mask with you so that if you find yourself in one of these situations, you have some added protection
Download the COVIDSafe app to aid contact tracing, if needed
Whilst physical distancing is the responsibility of each individual attendee, the following measures will be put in place to assist with maintaining physical distancing:
Physical distancing markers will be placed at queuing areas such as food service and registrationSession seating will be arranged to ensure 1.5m distancing - overflow seating areas will be established to manage the number of delegates wanting to attend each sessionOne-way traffic routing, with separate entry and exit points, will be set up for registration and session queuingCapacities in the session rooms and the trade exhibition will be monitored
Staff monitoring of traffic flow and distancing will occurSignage indicating the maximum capacities in lifts, toilets and other facilities will be displayed
INCREASED HYGIENE MEASURES
Hand sanitiser and hand washing stations being made available at hygiene stations throughout the venueDisinfection of seating and touchpoints being conducted on a frequent basisIncreased cleaning of venue spaces and handrails being conductedIncreased cleaning of bathrooms being conductedThe wearing of face masks will be mandatory in the trade exhibition area. Delegates will also be encouraged to wear face masks at any time they can’t physically distance themselves from other attendees or if moving through areas where lots of people are gathered (we recommend keeping a mask with you, so that if you find yourself in one of these situations you have some added protection)
REFUSAL OF ENTRY TO DELEGATES WHO ARE UNWELL
If any of the following apply to you, you must not attend APP2021:You are required to self-isolate under laws aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19You have been diagnosed as having COVID-19You have experienced symptoms including fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, shortness of breath, runny nose, or loss of taste or smell in the last 14 daysYou or a member of your household has been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19You or a member or your household has been in close contact with anyone displaying COVID-19 symptomsYou or a member of your household has travelled overseas in the past 14 daysYou or a member of your household has travelled to a COVID-19 hotspot in Australia in the past 14 daysIf any of the above apply to you, please contact the Event Manager on 07 3144 3606 or 0402 427 691 to discuss your situation.Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for information on our cancellation policy and refunds.
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is committed to the health and safety of all APP attendees. Considerable planning is taking place to ensure APP is safe for delegates, exhibitors and staff.
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In addition, we have developed a COVID Safe Event Plan which outlines the measures that will be implemented, specifically relating to the format and purpose of APP2021, so that attendees can enjoy a safe and pleasant event experience.
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