DSC 2021 Europe VR Organizing Team follows the evolution of the health situation in real time.
Rest assured that all necessary and regulatory risk prevention measures will be implemented with our partners to ensure the health and safety of all DSC attendees.
Currently, it is required in Munich to be either:
- Tested: a negative PCR test (less than 48h old)
- Vaccinated: a completed vaccination pass upon your arrival (final vaccine more than 14 days ago)
- Recovered: positive PCR test that was at least 28 days and no more than 6 months ago.
For more information about the current measures against Covid in Munich, please follow this link: https://www.muenchen.de/int/en/events/corona-virus-current-rules-regulations.html
1. Before the conference
Ensure you have not been in a high-risk or high-incidence area within the last 10 days or held within the last 14 days in a virus variant area.
Ensure that you have not knowingly had contact with a know COVID-19 sufferer within the past 14 days.
Ensure you do not have the symptoms of COVID-19: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus#tab=tab_3
To ensure the traceability of unavoidable personal contacts, we ask you to use the QR code-based system ‘QRONITON’ while on the TUM campus.
Contact data must be recorded (surname, first name, address, e-mail, telephone number) e.g. via QRONITON (https://qroniton.eu/) or luca-app (www.luca-app.de) in the AudiMax, Foyer of AudiMax (Exhibition Hall) or Friedrich von Thiersch Auditorium according the EU General Data Protection Regulation is complied with.
2. Sanitary regulations on site
At the entry of the conference, your verification for one of the above three categories (tested, vaccinated, or recovered) will be checked.
On the event site and surrounding areas, an FFP2 mask is required to be worn throughout the event area and during the event itself.
Keep your distance
Avoid face-to-face contacts and face-to-face conversations as much as possible. Meetings should preferably be conducted as video conferences. If face-to-face meetings are unavoidable, keep a minimum distance of at least 1.5m (usually at least 2 seats).
Refrain from touching such as shaking hands or hugging. Keep your hands away from your face – avoid touching your mouth, eyes, or nose with your hands. When removing the mask, care must be taken not to touch it in the front mouth-nose area with your bare hands. A removal of the mask takes place exclusively laterally via the wearing rubbers or bands. After removing the mask, hands should be washed immediately.
Coughing and sneezing etiquette
Sneeze or cough into a disposable handkerchief or, no handkerchief is handy, into the crook of the arm. Then dispose of the handkerchief in a trash can, if possible, with a lid. Turn to the side when coughing and sneezing. Wash your hands thoroughly after blowing your nose, sneezing, or coughing.
Wash your hands regularly and for a long enough time (at least 20 seconds) with soap and water. Follow the notices in the washrooms. Hand sanitizers will be available at the entry of the Audimax and Friedrich von Thiersch Auditorium, please use them.
Concerning the exhibition area, hand sanitizers are provided on all booths, all shared materials/equipment are disinfected between each use and each booth are also disinfected at the end of each day. All enclosed space will be aired between each use. Finally, the maximum number of visitors per booth is 1 individual visitor or a group as defined in the Bayern Recht guidelines: https://www.gesetze-bayern.de/Content/Document/BayIfSMV_13-17
3. Instructions for suspected case during the Conference
People with respiratory symptoms, fever or COVID-19-like symptoms should generally not be at TUM.
Further, participants are obliged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com within 14 days of the meeting if they become aware of a COVID-19 infection, if they have been in contact with COVID-19 cases or if COVID-19-specific symptoms occur.
Person with positive rapid/self-tests are asked to isolate themselves immediately, avoiding as much contact as possible; and promptly carry out a PCR test.
We thank you in advance for your cooperation and look forward to seeing you in Munich!