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Please note: submitting an abstract does NOT register you for the Meeting. You must still register and pay to attend.

In-Person attendees agree to:

  1. Being fully vaccinated* against COVID-19 prior to attending the meeting with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (i.e., Pfizer/BioNTech, Johnson and Johnson/Janssen, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Oxford, Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Covaxin).
  2. Attest to their vaccination status prior to the meeting through a process to be established by APS.
  3. Take and submit the results of a negative PCR Covid test taken three (3) days before Saturday, November 20th.
  4. Wear masks at all times in the meeting space, except when eating or drinking.
    > Attendees must provide their own masks.
    > Masks must cover and be worn at all times and fully cover their nose and mouth.
    NOTE: masks with vent valves, bandanas, gaiters, and face shields without masks are NOT acceptable.
  5. Comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by DFD and the Phoenix Convention Center, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, to protect, as much as possible, the health and safety of all DFD attendees.

* People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second shot of the Pfizer-BioNtech, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Oxford, Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Covaxin/Bharat Biotech’s vaccine, or two weeks after the single-dose J&J/Janssen, COVID-19 vaccine.

Important Information for International Travelers

Registration Deadlines

Regular Registration: August 25 through October 15, 2021
On-site: October 16 through November 23, 2021

Cancellations: Requests for cancellations will be honored through October 15, 2021, and processed minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations must be sent in writing to After October 15, 2021, registration fees are non-refundable.

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