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Select sessions from the AWS Summit Americas program are now available on demand. You can access these sessions by logging in to our virtual platform.

 
If you did not register for AWS Summit Toronto, click here to register and access the on-demand content on the virtual platform.
 
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Health Measures

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The health and safety of our customers, partners and employees remains our top priority. All attendees are required to comply with the health measures. Signage and additional staffing will be in place to support health measures. Revisions will be made in accordance with guidance from Health Canada and local government requirements. At AWS Toronto Summit the following health measures will be in place.

Vaccinations

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All badge holders at AWS Summit Toronto must be must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to checking in at the event. Fully vaccinated is defined by Health Canada as:

  • the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by Health Canada, or any combination of such vaccines (two doses of Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, including COVISHIELD) in any combination or one dose of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
  • one or two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not authorized by Health followed by one dose of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine authorized by Health Canada
  • three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not authorized by Health Canada
  • your final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before providing the proof of being fully vaccinated.

A record of COVID-19 vaccination must be provided at onsite check-in to receive your AWS Toronto Summit badge. Acceptable records include attendee’s physical COVID-19 vaccination/immunization card or digital COVID-19 Certificate, COVID-19 vaccine certificate, a photo of the attendee’s COVID-19 vaccination/immunization card, or a digital verification of the attendee’s COVID-19 record from a smartphone application. The name on the attendee’s vaccination record must match their government issued ID.

Testing opt-out

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Badge holders who are attending AWS Toronto Summit, who choose not to show a record of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, are able to attend if the attendee provides a record of a negative COVID-19 test. The name on the attendee’s test record must match their government-issued ID. Acceptable negative test results are limited to polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and antigen test results provided by a third-party laboratory no more than 24 hours for an antigen test and 72 hours for a PCR test prior to the start of the event. Self-administered tests will not be accepted.

Masks

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Masks are strongly encouraged but not required.

Hand Sanitizers

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Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the event.

Frequent Asked Questions

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Do you require those attending the Summit to be vaccinated against COVID-19?

All badge holders at the AWS Summit Toronto will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or show a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test to attend the Summit in-person this year.

What date do I need to be vaccinated by to attend the Summit?

Fully vaccinated is defined by Health Canada as receiving the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by Health Canada, or any combination of such vaccines (two doses of Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, including COVISHIELD) in any combination or one dose of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), one or two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not authorized by Health followed by one dose of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine authorized by Health Canada or three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not authorized by Health Canada. 

If you plan to check in on the first day of the Toronto Summit with badge pickup on June 22, 2022 you need to receive your second dose in a 2-dose series or single-dose vaccine no later than June 7, 2022.

How do I verify my COVID-19 vaccination to attend the Summit?

Bring a record of your COVID-19 negative antigen or PCR test result to onsite check-in to receive your event badge. Acceptable recodes include your physical COVID-10 antigen or PCR test result, a photo of your test result, or a digital verification from a smartphone application. The name of your test result must match your government-issued ID.

Will you accept record of a COVID-19 vaccine that is authorized or approved by the national health authority of the country where I got my vaccine, but is not Health Canada approved?

Yes. We will accept record of COVID-19 vaccinations authorized or approved by the national health authority of the country where it was administered.

Acceptable records include the attendee’s physical COVID-19 vaccination/immunization card or digital COVID-19 Certificate (DCC), COVID-19 vaccine certificate (CVC), a photo of the attendee's COVID-19 vaccination/immunization card or a digital verification of the attendee's COVID-19 record from a smartphone application. The name on the attendee’s vaccination record must match their government issued ID.

Can I attend with proof of a negative COVID-19 test instead of proof of vaccination against COVID-19?

Yes. Badge holders who are attending the Summit who choose not to show a record of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are able to attend if the attendee provides a record of a negative COVID-19 test. The name on the attendee’s test record must match their government-issued ID. Acceptable negative test results are limited to third-party laboratory-provided PCR and antigen results conducted no more than 24 hours for an antigen test and 72 hours for a PCR test prior to the start of the event. Self-administered tests are not accepted.

What date do I need to be tested for COVID-19 to participate in the AWS Summit Toronto?

An acceptable negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result from a third-party laboratory will need to be taken no more than 24 hours for an antigen test and 72 hours for a PCR test prior to check-in on the first day of the AWS Summit Toronto. Self-administered tests will not be accepted.

How do I verify my COVID-19 negative test result to attend the Summit?

Bring a record of your COVID-19 negative antigen or PCR test result to onsite check-in to receive your event badge. Acceptable recodes include your physical COVID-10 antigen or PCR test result, a photo of your test result, or a digital verification from a smartphone application. The name of your test result must match your government-issued ID.

Will I also need to provide proof of a COVID-19 booster shot to attend the Summit?

No. Fully vaccinated is defined by Health Canada as 2 weeks after a second dose in a 2-dose series such as the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccines or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Are masks required at Summit?

Masks are strongly encouraged but not required.

Will food and beverages still be offered?

Yes. Conference meals will be offered. We will follow all local and venue guidelines for service.

What health protocols are in place at conference hotels?

For more information, contact your hotel directly. 

Will I be required to maintain 6-foot (2 meter) distancing from other attendees?

No. You will not be required to maintain 6-foot (2 meter) distancing during the event; however, most spaces are designed to allow attendees the option to physically distance.

Will I be required to consume meals in dedicated areas?

No, but we require attendees to remain stationary while they eat. Meal halls and designated eating areas are offered to provide seating to allow attendees to remain stationary while they eat. 

What happens if I (or someone else) tests positive for COVID-19 following the Summit?

If you test positive for COVID-19, please follow guidance provided by Health Canada for testing, isolation, masking, distancing, and seeking medical guidance. Please also report your diagnosis to the relevant public health department, more information can be found on the Government of Ontario website. If a positive COVID-19 diagnosis is disclosed to AWS during AWS Summit Toronto, we will suspend your in-person participation in the event and issue a full refund.

Where can I get tested for COVID-19 in Toronto?

Local testing resources can be accessed via https://covid-19.ontario.ca/assessment-centre-locations.

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