Experience SIGGRAPH

Health & Safety

Your health and safety is a priority for SIGGRAPH 2022. SIGGRAPH 2022 is following provincial COVID-19 guidelines related to vaccination, masking, and testing. Health and safety protocol is subject to change based on provincial and national requirements. Check back here for the latest information regarding COVID-19.

Travel Requirements to Enter Canada

The following information is current as of 1 April 2022. To enter Canada, you must:

  • Be fully vaccinated (at least two doses of a two-dose or one dose of a one-dose vaccination) against COVID-19
  • Note vaccination status in the ArriveCAN app 72 hours before boarding.

Note: If you arrive without completing this information in the app, you may have to test and quarantine for 14 days, regardless of vaccination status.

Participants from British Columbia are asked to use their provincial proof of vaccination, which comes in the form of a QR code. Participants from the rest of Canada are asked to provide their federal proof of vaccination.

As you plan your travel, please check your individual airlines to confirm any additional COVID-19 protocol for travel. Please refer to the Government of Canada website and the Province of British Columbia website for additional information.

Before departing SIGGRAPH 2022, please be aware of your airline’s and country’s requirements for traveling home.

On-Site Health and Safety Initiatives

SIGGRAPH 2022’s health and safety protocol follows provincial and national requirements. Please refer to the Province of British Columbia website for the latest province-wide COVID-19 information.

COVID-19 Testing Locations

If you need a COVID-19 test while in Vancouver, visit one of the following clinics nearby the Vancouver Convention Centre:

Empower Clinic

Location: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
Address: 900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5
Website: https://www.empowerclinics.com/covid-19-testing/
Phone: 1-855-855-9058
*For all details related to booking appointments, result turn-around, pricing, what to bring, etc., can be found on the Empower Clinic website provided above.

Fast Test

Location: Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel
Address: 999 Canada Pl #300, Vancouver, BC V6C 3B5
Website: https://fast-test.ca/
Phone: 1-833-472-7669
*For all details related to booking appointments, result turn-around, pricing, what to bring, etc., can be found on the Fast Test website provided above.