COVID-19 guidelines

COVID-19 guidelines

Please note, that this is only the current status and that regulations may change until the event takes place in April 2022!

We will closely monitor the development of the pandemic situation and regularly update the website with information for the participants.

General information

All information on the current situation on COVID-19 in Switzerland can be found here. All current measures and information concerning COVID-19 in Switzerland, you will find on the website by the Federal Council here.

Of course, all necessary hygiene and protection measures for a smooth event will be observed and a hygiene and protection concept for the event will be prepared.

Admission and COVID certificate

The admission to the AMR Conference 2022 will be permitted to people who  

  • have been fully vaccinated or
  • have recovered from COVID-19 (valid 180 days) or
  • can provide a negative test result (PCR – not older than 72 hours) or antigen test (not older than 48 hours)  

The Swiss COVID certificate provides the documentary of these information and is obligatory in order to enter the event. More information on how to obtain a certificate can be found on the official page of the Federal Office of Public Health here. Please find more information here.

The EU Digital COVID certificate is also recognized in Switzerland. Please find more information here.

If you do not have an EU Digital COVID certificate you can request a conversion of your state issued certificate (please see below). 

Before entering the Congress Center Basel, each participant will be asked to present their: 

  • valid Covid certificate  
  • valid identification document 

They may be presented either on paper or in electronic form.

Each participant is responsible for obtaining these documents. If the valid documents cannot be presented, you will be prohibited from entering the Congress Center Basel and thus the event. In this case, there is no right to a reimbursement of the participation fee. 

Information for participants from abroad

To find out what rules apply on entering Switzerland from your country, please visit the Entering Switzerland page and make sure to submit the applicable entry form.

Contact tracing

We recommend to use the COVID-19 warn app “SwissCovid” for digital contact tracing. Use of the app is voluntary but recommended by the Federal Council. You can download the app in the App Store und Google Play Store. 

Large-scale events

“There will be no restrictions on events at which access is limited to people with a COVID certificate, including large-scale events. The protection plan must however set out how access is to be limited to people with a COVID certificate.”

Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft, 23.06.2021
https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/das-bag/aktuell/medienmitteilungen.msg-id-84127.html

Of course, all necessary hygiene and protection measures for a smooth event will be observed and a hygiene and protection concept for the event will be prepared.  

In case of the cancellation of the event

If we are forced to cancel the event due to COVID-19, your registration fee will be fully reimbursed.

(Status, 11.11.2021)

For questions

In case of questions, please contact the AMR Conference organization team at:
Phone: +49 30 264 921 55 or email: amr@biocom.de!