Covid Policy

Before the Conference You must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination in advance, using instructions we will provide in October. We will confirm the validity of submissions in advance of the conference weekend.

When you Arrive We will provide rapid tests and observe testing of all arriving attendees; a negative test will be required in order to participate in the conference.

We ask that you not attend if you have: –tested positive within 7 days of the conference start, or –COVID-like symptoms, (including fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pains, headache, sore throat, diarrhea, vomiting or fatigue) within 2 days of the conference.

If you must cancel for these reasons, please email to make arrangements.

At the Conference Masks will be strongly encouraged, but not required, in indoor spaces.
Masks will be provided for attendees upon request.
Outdoor seating will be available for all meals. If you choose to wear a mask, you will not be asked to remove it to speak in a session. Additionally, we are working to improve ventilation in meeting rooms.

The conference Code of Conduct requires that all attendees will treat each other with respect in all regards, including the personal choice to wear, or not wear a mask.

Your Agreement When you register for the conference, you will be asked to agree to these guidelines:

  • By registering for this conference, I agree that I will carefully review and, during the event and all event-related activities, comply with all applicable COVID-19-related federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidance and any other protocols that may be implemented by The Hackers Conference or the conference venue.   

  • I acknowledge that The Hackers Conference cannot guarantee that attendees will not be exposed to or contract COVID-19 while attending the conference, and that by attending they may be exposing or increasing their risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. 

  • I understand that The Hackers Conference will continue to closely monitor conditions related to COVID-19 between now and the start of the conference, and reserves the right to modify its COVID-19 related procedures and health screening protocols should conditions change. Registrants will be informed of any such changes on an ongoing basis. As a condition of attendance and participation, I agree to follow the protocols as required. Refusal to abide by COVID-19 related procedures will result in ejection from the conference and cancellation of their registration, without refund.