Health and Safety Information

UPDATED 8/16. With limited in-person attendance, ASGCT has instituted the following health and safety protocols to best help us keep each other safe.

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General Guidelines

Any attendee experience symptoms of COVID-19 must refrain from attending the in-person portion of the conference (please see COVID-19 Reporting below). The CDC states the symptoms of COVID-19 include: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headaches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or running nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, or a fever (100.4º F or higher). As a reminder, all attendees have access to view the event virtually.


All attendees must wear masks on-site at the ASGCT Policy Summit. Washington, D.C. has required all individuals gathering indoors to use masks regardless of vaccinations status. The CDC also recommends that fully vaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission, which now includes Washington, D.C. 

Physical Distancing

The in-person portion of the Policy Summit will be held in compliance with all CDC and Washington, D.C. guidelines, including 6-foot spacing between attendees to encourage proper physical distancing.

Please refrain from handshakes, hugs, or high-fives

Cleaning and Sanitizing

The hotel has increased cleaning frequency and sanitizing all public spaces. The conference room will be thoroughly sanitized each day, and surfaces including countertops, escalators, elevators, and elevator buttons, vending machines, door handles, public bathrooms, ATMs, stair and escalator are also cleaned multiples times per day.

  • The audio-visual provider will wipe down audio visual equipment in-between sessions

  • Disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer will be provided in the conference room

  • You can review the hotel's protocols and practices on their site

Food and Beverage

Food and beverage service will be provided in a minimal contact manner (i.e. individually packaged food and wait staff distributing items when necessary).


Physical and digital signage as well as floor markings will be placed in appropriate areas to promote directional information, hygiene practices, and physical distancing.

COVID-19 Reporting

If you are attending the Policy Summit in person and you experience any COVID-19 symptoms, please refrain from attending and notify as soon as possible.

Number of individuals with symptoms reported = 0

Number of individuals with positive COVID-19 tests reported = 0


ASGCT 25th Annual Meeting

May 16-19, 2022

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