ICCVE 2022 Health Protocols




Covid 19 Policies and Recommendations

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, IEEE ICCVE 2022 has officially moved to a hybrid conference format, where attendees can be either virtual or in-person. For our in-person attendees, we are excited to host a strong in-person experience while implementing protocols that promote awareness and protection. The conference has in place the following procedures and policies.

Before Leaving Home

  • Be sure to monitor your home country/location’s travel requirements to stay current in the event of any restrictions or requirements that may prohibit your ability to travel.
  • If you feel sick, please stay home. We will miss you greatly, but for your recovery, your colleagues’ safety, and the health of everyone you may come into contact with, please don’t travel.


Mask Wearing and Physical Distancing

  • Based on CDC guidelines, we ask attendees to wear masks during the conference
  • Presenters can decide to wear masks or not while presenting their material. The venue will be set up to provide a minimum of 6 feet of distance between presenters and audience

FPU COVID-19 Policies and Regulations.

  • Please refer to the Florida Polytechnic Website for up-to-date information: https://floridapoly.edu/coronavirus/students.php and https://floridapoly.edu/coronavirus/index.php
  • ICCVE will work closely with FPU to promote recommended best practices related to venue cleaning, food handling, and social distancing.
  • IEEE ICCVE and FPU will follow all local Florida and Polk County ordinances.
  • FPU asks all people to wear masks inside every building on campus 
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout all public areas and meeting space areas of the venue.
  • There are signs throughout the venue encouraging mask wearing, however, the venue will not be policing attendees to wear masks.

What You Can Do to Help Onsite

  • Follow the World Health Organization’s (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines to prevent the spread of infectious diseases at the event
  • Discourage physical greetings like handshakes, high fives, fist or elbow bumps, and hugs
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Maintain social distancing between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth
  • If you have fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early
  • Perform a self-check each morning to assess if you are feeling ill or displaying COVID like symptoms
  • If you are not feeling well, we ask that you remain in your hotel room and attend the conference virtually

Travel to the U.S.

(As of December 6, 2021)

Effective December 6, 2021, all travelers to the U.S. must show proof of full vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test, taken within 1 day, prior to boarding their flight to the U.S. Those traveling by land do not need to provide a negative test. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. Existing visa policies remain in place. Please check back regularly for the latest information.

Please visit the CDC website for more information on testing and entry requirements regarding international travel. 

Attendees agree to these COVID 19 Policies and Recommendations, to abide by all posted safety guidelines, and to release ICCVE from risks associated with attending the ICCVE conference.

We are excited to host you in person and are committed to doing so safely. We will continue to keep you informed about our plans to ensure you feel welcome joining us with clear expectations for your IEEE ICCVE 2022 experience.

Thank you for supporting IEEE ICCVE!






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