EDCON22 | PARTICIPANT PAGE
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We are happy you will be joining us for the 2022 AMISA Educators' Conference. Below you will find important conference information to help you prepare for arrival in Brazil.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE VACCINATED AND BRING PROOF OF VACCINATION TO THE CONFERENCE
AT THIS TIME, MASKS ARE MANDATORY INDOORS ON CAMPUS AND IN THE CITY OF SAO PAULO.
COVID TESTING & TRAVEL INFORMATION (as of 03/09/22)
We will publish the most up-to-date travel information here, as well as send email communication if any requirements should change.
In-Country Participants (from Brazilian Schools)
All participants attending from schools within Brazil must comply with showing proof of vaccination during registration in order to enter the Host School Campus.
Arrival to Brazil: International Travelers
All international travelers to Brazil must comply with testing requirements to enter the country. The same requirements are valid for entry to the Host School Campus.
Requirements as of 2/14/2022:
Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or antigen test result. The laboratory RT-PCR test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before the first leg to Brazil. An antigen test must be taken a maximum of 24 hours before the first leg to Brazil. The test results must be in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.
Check with your airline on most recent testing and travel requirements
Access the SHERPA travel site as a secondary resource
International Travelers Leaving Brazil
For participants needing to take a COVID-19 test prior to departure to enter their home country, the Host School will provide and coordinate testing for all conference participants to whom this applies. Information will be given at the conference on the process and procedure for testing.
AIRPORT & TRANSFERS
The largest airport in São Paulo is Guarulhos (GRU) - most participants will fly into this airport
Educator and Partner participants are responsible for arranging transfers to and from the airport
Blue & White airport taxis are available as an option and a stand can be found in both Terminals 1 & 2
BUS ROUTE TO AND FROM HOST SCHOOL
Busses will operate on a route between the school and the designated conference hotels each morning and each afternoon for all participants and partner exhibitors
The route will be located on the conference app and will be posted here once confirmed
Participants are responsible for their own transportation if they are not staying along the route passing by the designated conference hotels, or if they do not take conference transportation during designated operating hours (taxi and UBER are options)
A list of conference hotels can be found HERE. These hotels have offered a special rate for AMISA Educators' Conference participants. Book as soon as possible, as rooms are on a first-come first-served basis. These are the hotels that are located along the Bus Route to and from the conference each day. If you stay at a hotel not on the route, you are responsible to get to a designated bus stop or arrange your own transportation.
CONFERENCE HOTEL GUIDE
Want to know what to do around one of our conference hotels? Check out this list here!
Lunch and coffee breaks are included in the conference registration for the three days of the conference. There will be vegetarian options each day for those that do not eat meat protein; however if you have a specific dietary need, please email Adam Slaton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be using the WHOVA App for our conference experience. The app will allow participants to see all conference logistical information, network, share photos, see sessions and build your own agenda for the conference.
CONFERENCE MINI-SERIES OPTION
In order to participate in a conference mini-series you had to register for the series during registration. Mini-series events are ONLY OPEN to those that pre-registered. Participants that registered for a mini-series must attend all mini-series sessions during the conference. Participants will be able to attend Educator Workshops in the afternoons.
CONFERENCE HEALTH & SAFETY
Participants attending the conference agree to a shared commitment of maintaining a safe learning environment for all attendees by practicing host school health and safety measures. These protocols may be updated prior to the conference as needed. More detailed information will be sent prior to the conference to all registered participants.