An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people gather. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. You assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting a communicable disease or illness—including, without limitation, exposure to COVID-19 or any other bacteria, virus, or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness, whether that exposure occurs before, during, or after the event, and regardless of how caused or contracted—and you hereby waive any and all claims and potential claims against The ATCA Annual Conference and its organizers relating to such risks, hazards, and dangers.
NOTE: Mayor Bowser announced the lifting of the district-wide vaccine requirement for indoor facilities, effective February 15, 2022. Guests attending events at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Entertainment & Sports Arena and other Events DC venues will no longer be required to verify their vaccination status.