SPIE Smart Structures + NDE will be held in compliance with all federal, state, and local health guidelines, and we’ll do everything we can to provide a safe environment. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 24 hours of event entry) is required to participate. Masks required for all attendees.
Specific requirements may change so please continue to check back as the event approaches.
SPIE and our event partners aim to provide a safe event for all attendees. 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.
SPIE Smart Structures + NDE is operating in compliance with L.A. County guidelines and the local Long Beach Health Order. Attendees and staff are required to show proof of vaccination status (or a negative test) and wear a face mask indoors.
How we can all help
To help us share information, please use our online reporting form and let us know if you test positive for COVID during or within the five days following your attendance of Smart Structures + NDE.
Traveling to the United States
For information on traveling to the United States, please visit the Hotel and Travel page.
What to expect in Long Beach
An individual is considered fully vaccinated:
If you don’t meet these requirements, you are not considered fully vaccinated.
Although booster shots are highly recommended, they are not currently required, to be considered fully vaccinated.
*For the purpose of interpreting vaccination records for travel to the United States, CDC will accept combinations of accepted COVID-19 vaccines.
Per Long Beach and venue guidelines, currently there are no exemptions available for anyone attending events of this size—including chairs, presenters, attendees, and exhibitors. All participants must be vaccinated, or provide a proof of a negative test 24 hours pirior to entering the venue.
Per area and venue guidelines, a negative COVID-19 test will meet the requirements to attend as long as the test is completed 24 hours prior to entering the Smart Structures event.