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Information & FAQs pertaining to pandemic-related precautions
Asia Pacific Summit 2022 - Singapore

For many years, FS-ISAC has been entrusted with its members’ safety and security. While we have heard from many of our members that they are looking forward to returning to in-person events, we are aware that there are still many concerns around health and safety with the ongoing pandemic.*
*Last updated on 1 June 2022

For the Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore, FS-ISAC is taking necessary precautions to address risks by requiring:
1. Proof of vaccination AND a negative ART test taken within 24 hrs. of on-site check-in. FS-ISAC will verify at registration on-site. See FAQs #2-6.

2. Require use of masks indoors. See FAQ #7.

As the pandemic evolves, FS-ISAC may adjust this guidance.
For more information, please read the FAQs below

1. Will FS-ISAC hold the event in-person?
FS-ISAC will only hold the event in-person.

2. Will FS-ISAC collect vaccine info or test results?
FS-ISAC is asking attendees to show that they meet the conditions for attendance. FS-ISAC will not collect or store the vaccine or test information.

3. What kind of documentation do you need for entry?
At check-in we ask you show proof of vaccination. The documents can be either digital or physical. At registration check-in we ask that you show proof of vaccination and to declare a negative ART test results taken 24 hours before attending the event. We accept non-supervised ART test results. The vaccination documents can be either digital or physical. Travelers who were vaccinated overseas will be granted a temporary vaccinated status which is valid for 30 days on arrival.

For proof of vaccination or recovery, any of the following are acceptable:

  • Digitally Verifiable Vaccination Certificate (DVC)
  • EU Digital COVID Certificate or EU equivalent
  • NHS COVID Pass
  • [Hong Kong] COVID-19 Vaccination Record from Department of Health
  • [India] Co-WIN International Travel Certificate
  • [Indonesia] International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate from the PeduliLindungi app
  • [Japan] Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19
  • [Malaysia] Digital Certificate for COVID-19 Vaccination from the MySejahtera app
  • [Republic of Korea] COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate from Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency
  • USA CDC COVID Vaccination Card (digital picture of the card is acceptable)

4. Is FS-ISAC requiring boosters?
For entry purposes, FS-ISAC will use the Singapore SafeTravel rules as of 1-June-2022. See the list of minimum vaccine doses per manufacturer: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/arriving/overview 

5. Why is FS-ISAC mandating vaccines for attendance?
FS-ISAC is complying with Singapore regulations and Singapore Exchange (SGX Group) requirements. All attendees will need to be fully vaccinated. To protect yourself, and all attendees and staff, FS-ISAC strongly encourages, when possible, following all Singapore MOH vaccine and mask recommendations.

6. Will FS-ISAC have rapid tests on-site?
Attendees are required to take an ART self-test no later than 24 hours before check-in on-site at the event.

7. Is FS-ISAC requiring masks?
FS-ISAC will follow local Singapore regulations at this event, and require mask use indoors. FS-ISAC will continue to monitor if there is any change in requirements.

8. Will there be socially distanced seating opportunities?
According to Singapore regulations, social distancing is not required during mask on settings. However, social distancing will be observed during mask off settings such as lunch and tea breaks.

9. How can I let people know onsite if I want to stay socially distanced?
FS-ISAC will be implementing a red, yellow and green sticker program at the event to highlight attendees’ requests on social distancing.

Green: Back to the ways things were pre-pandemic
Amber: Being cautious
Red: Please no contact

These stickers will be available to include on attendee’s name badges at registration.

10. What happens if someone feels ill under 14 days before the event and cannot find a substitute?
For paying attendees, FS-ISAC cannot issue a refund under 14 days before the event. Instead, FS-ISAC will give a credit for a future summit.

11. What happens if someone feels ill on-site?
The health of our attendees is a top priority, and as such, FS-ISAC asks anyone who feels ill to leave the event until they feel better. FS-ISAC will give further guidance as it gets closer to the event itself.

12. What should prohibit me from attending the event?
We ask attendees to not attend the event if they have any of the following: a fever over 38°C / 100.4°F, chills, persistent cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, new loss of taste or smell, vomiting, and diarrhea, or other unusual symptoms.

13. Will you notify attendees if someone who has been at the event tests positive during or after the Summit?
Please be aware that even at the end of the pandemic, large events still carry a risk for attendees. FS-ISAC will not be disclosing any attendee's health information during or after the event, so each participant should take all of the steps they feel necessary to stay safe, including following mask and social distancing guidelines.