Waiver of Liability for In-Person Events

Attendee agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by ARLIS/NA, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible, the health and safety of all ARLIS/NA in-person events.

In-person event attendees assume all risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that attendee may experience or incur in connection with attending an ARLIS/NA event. Attendee hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges, and holds harmless ARLIS/NA, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any such claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto.

Specifically relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic, attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assumes the possible risk of exposure or infection by attending an ARLIS/NA in-person event, and that such exposure or infection may result in illness or death. Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at an ARLIS/NA in-person event may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact. Accordingly, attendee understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of ARLIS/NA, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in the ARLIS/NA event.