Based on rules from federal and local authorities, proof of COVID-19 vaccination and masks will be required for all participants. SPIE looks forward to safely bringing the community together in April 2022.
Requirements may change so please check back as the event approaches.
SPIE and our event partners aim to provide a safe event for all attendees. We will be using the Health Pass system to confirm the health status of everyone.
All event participants are expected to understand and follow the safe event requirements outlined below.
SPIE safe meeting protocols
This page reflects current rules and expectations and will be kept up to date as any requirements change.
In Strasbourg, proof of vaccination and the wearing of masks is required based on city-specific rules; source: https://www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus
Proof of vaccination
How we can all help
For information on traveling, please visit the Hotel and Travel page.
What to expect in Strasbourg
You have been vaccinated with a vaccine accepted by the European Medicines Agency or equivalent since:
Vaccination certificates carried by citizens of countries listed by the French Government will be accepted without further formalities. Your current Health Pass will be accepted as proof of vaccination. Learn more about the Health Pass
Visitors will need to apply for a French Health Pass or a vaccine equivalency health pass.
To start the application process, visit FranceConnect to request a foreign vaccination certificate.
Additional information can be found on this government FAQ containing information for foreign nationals wishing to enter France.
Photonics Europe dates to keep in mind if you are considering getting vaccinated in time for the event (note your specific milestone dates may be different depending on your travel dates).
|Last date for single-dose vaccine||5 March|
|Last date to receive second dose of two-dose vaccine||26 March|
|First date of event||3 April|