MSEA is committed to public health practices that reduce the risk of COVID-19 and help protect all participants and event staff, which includes requiring full vaccination and recommended boosters, if eligible, for in-person attendance, as well as consistent and appropriate mask-wearing and social distancing.
Only individuals who can show that they are up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations, including having received any recommended boosters, may participate in person. Those who submit appropriate verification of eligibility for medical or religious accommodations may participate virtually or in another location at the event site via live stream, if available. In completing the registration, those seeking medical or religious accommodations should select the virtual option; however, attendance shall be contingent upon review and approval of the documentation requesting said accommodations.
Participants attending the in person event must agree to MSEA’s COVID-19 Waiver of Liability and Code of Conduct for the event in order to attend.
I acknowledge that:
By registering for this Convening, I acknowledge and understand all risks associated with possible exposure to and contraction of COVID-19 and am voluntarily participating in the event for my own benefit, the value of which is sufficient consideration for my voluntary execution of this agreement.
I further acknowledge that I understand and assume the risk that exposure to and contraction of COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself and others, including, but not limited to, MSEA employees, officers, representatives, agents, and any others present at the Convening. Additionally, I agree to release and hold harmless MSEA and its employees, officers, representatives, and agents from any and all alleged and/or actual liability, claims, actions, lawsuits, damages, or losses of any kind which arise out of or result from attendance and participation at the Convening. I understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of MSEA, its employees, officers, representatives, or agents. I agree to release and hold harmless MSEA and its employees, officers, representatives, and agents from any and all claims, demands, and causes of action arising out of or relating to my participation in the Convening I am registering to participate in and use of any associated facilities or hotels.
I agree to abide by the guidelines set out by MSEA and any additional rules and/or guidelines set by the Convening venue, the State of Maryland, and other governmental authorities that may be published prior to or during the Convening, including but not limited to requirements and/or guidelines pertaining to wearing of a certain type of mask, vaccination, and social distancing, among others. If any provisions contained in this agreement shall be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, under any applicable law, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions contained herein shall not, in any way, be affected or impaired.
This waiver and release shall be interpreted and construed according to the laws of the State of Maryland.
BY SIGNING/CLICKING BELOW, I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL PROVISIONS OF
THIS RELEASE AND FREELY AND KNOWINGLY ASSUME THE RISK AND WAIVE MY RIGHTS CONCERNING
LIABILITY AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.