Additional Information on SMSNA Fall Scientific Meeting 2021

Additional Information on SMSNA Fall Scientific Meeting 2021

The SMSNA is committed to planning a safe, in-person 22nd Annual Fall Scientific Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, from October 21-24, 2021. The health and safety of SMSNA members and the greater community are of the utmost importance. As such, the SMSNA has published its COVID-19 protocols/requirements for attendance to this meeting here: https://www.smsna.org/annual2021/covid-19.

Key Points:

  • All meeting attendees must be fully vaccinated or obtain a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the start of the meeting.
  • Individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms of any kind (including fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, loss of taste/smell, or other signs of illness) will not be permitted to attend the meeting.
  • Masks will be required in all meeting spaces, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Adjustments will be made to allow for socially distanced eating at meal times, and/or outdoor eating when possible.

Abstract Submission Update:

Abstract authors will be notified of the outcome of their submission before August 31, 2021.

Early Registration Deadline Update:

The early registration deadline and the corresponding reduced registration rate for the 22nd Annual Fall Scientific Meeting have been extended to September 10, 2021.