ARM’s Health Promise

Staying Safe on the Mesa

We are committed to delivering the highest level of hygiene and safety protocol during our event. Therefore, to ensure our attendees can enjoy a productive conference environment, we will be requiring all in-person attendees to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours of the event’s start date.

COVID-19 Testing Partner:

StemExpress is the official COVID-19 testing partner for the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa. The health and safety of attendees and participants is our top priority, and StemExpress will be providing testing options before, during, and after the conference.

  • Test Before the Event
  • In-Person
  • Return Trip Home

Test at Home with a StemExpress COVID RT-PCR Self-Test Kit

StemExpress is offering a convenient take-home testing option for all attendees and participants to purchase prior to the event. Our COVID-19 RT -PCR Self-Testing Kit allows you to perform the self-swab from the comfort of your home. In order to comply with testing regulations, please activate and execute your test on Saturday, October 9th. Immediately ship your completed COVID-19 test kit back to StemExpress with the prepaid label included. Our lab will process your results and input them within your MyChart patient account by Monday, October 11th.

 

Order your self-testing kits and follow the testing protocol here.

 

Please note that failure to perform your test within the time frame provided could result in denied access to the event. If this occurs, please visit our COVID-19 rapid test site on location at the event.

Get a Rapid PCR Test On-Site in Suite # 221

If you are unable to utilize the StemExpress self-testing kit option, StemExpress will also be performing on-site rapid PCR COVID-19 testing on location during the event. The state-of-the-art Thermo Fisher Accula™ SARS-CoV-2 test provides gold-standard PCR testing via nasal swab, with results in 30 minutes.

 

StemExpress COVID Testing will be in Suite 221 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. Rapid tests will be available Monday, Oct. 11 from 4pm - 7pm during check-in, and throughout the event, from Tuesday, Oct. 12, to Thursday, October 14. Tests are $99 and are payable at point of care by credit or debit card. Book your test ahead of time here.

 

View this video for instructions on how to book your appointment.

Get a Negative Test for Your Return Trip Home

Travel Required Testing
StemExpress COVID Testing will provide rapid COVID PCR testing for travel in Suite 221 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. While the PCR Test is widely accepted as the gold-standard for travel required COVID testing, please check the traveler entry requirements for your country prior to testing here. Tests are $99 and are payable at point of care by credit or debit card.

 

Test for the Ease of Mind
StemExpress will also be offering RT-PCR Self-Testing kits for purchase at the event for those who would like test after the event. Please pick up a COVID-19 self-testing kit to perform 3-5 days after the event. Ship this kit back to StemExpress with the provided pre-paid label for processing in 1-2 days. Your results will be uploaded to your MyChart account. Book your test ahead of time here.

 

View this video for instructions on how to book your appointment.

Hygiene and Safety Protocol

All in-person attendees must provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours of the event’s start date.

Our venue partners are dedicated to providing the highest standard of hygiene and cleanliness including continuous sanitation with a focus on high-touch areas.

We will provide hand sanitizing stations throughout the hotel and conference space, encouraging all participants to regularly disinfect their hands.

We will maintain a density of participants in line with local and state health authority regulations.

We are committed to keeping our attendees fully informed through various communication channels before, during, and after the conference. We will continue to closely monitor the evolving situation and update our strategy and guidelines as necessary.

All staff and attendees will be encouraged to wear a face mask throughout hotel common space and conference designated areas.

With our venue partners, we will actively design and maintain a food and beverage experience that will employ the highest safety standard.

We will follow guidance from local and state health authorities on participant screening protocol. This may include temperature checks as well as any additional measures that are recommended.

We have reimagined several aspects of the attendee experience through creative technology solutions to transition previous processes into contactless encounters.

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