SUMMIT 2022: COVID-19 Policy

Covid-19 Policy

Your health and safety are our top priority. To maintain a safe environment, attendees must provide proof of vaccination and booster if eligible completed by April 11 to attend in person. By policy of the UC Irvine Beckman Center, there are no exceptions to this rule. When indoors, a mask must be worn at all times. Per the UC Irvine masking policy, acceptable masks include N95, surgical masks, or a cloth mask with an additional layer. Where appropriate maintain social distancing. To facilitate social distancing, the venue has both indoor and outdoor space. We ask that all attendees reserve eating and drinking for outside. Please review the guidelines below so you are prepared prior to arriving onsite.

Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required

  • Upon arrival/check-in at the Registration Desk, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination.
  • Afterwards, you will be issued your name badge, which validates you have provided the necessary information.
  • Your name badge must always be worn inside the meeting space.
  • Your badge will allow you to re-enter the meeting space each day.

Face Coverings

UC Irvine Beckman Center requires that face masks must always be worn inside the meeting space* (includes the auditorium, exhibit hall, meal room, and bathrooms).
*NO Exceptions

Stay Home when Appropriate

  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are showing symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home.
  • If you have been in close contact with a person who has symptoms of COVID-19 within the past 14 days, please stay home.
  • If you think you have a just a silly little cold, please stay home.

Hand Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette

  • While at the meeting wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • While at the meeting please cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing.
  • While at the meeting please refrain from the exchange of physical conduct like handshakes, fist bumps and high-fives.

Social Distancing

  • Maintain a distance of 6 feet from other attendees and staff members whenever possible.

For more information about how to keep yourself and others safe during the pandemic, please visit: We encourage you to review all local, state, and federal guidance frequently as it evolves rapidly and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.