September 26, 2021 to October 1, 2021
Orto Botanico - Padova
Europe/Rome timezone

COVID 19 info page

Due to the status of SARS-COV-2 pandemic, the LOC decided to opt for a “hybrid” format. This measure allows a maximum of 120 participants physically on site. This also entails that neither exhibition nor poster sessions will be there.

BEFORE LEAVING please make sure you may actually leave your country AND enter Italy

 

EU MEMBER STATES CITIZENS

The EU Digital COVID Certificate Regulation entered into application on 01 July 2021. EU citizens and residents will now be able to have their Digital COVID Certificates issued and verified across the EU.

Additional information available here.

 

JAPAN, CANADA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • present the COVID-19 Green Certificate issued in accordance with Decree-Law No. 52 of 22 April 2021 and EU Regulations 2021/953 and 2021/954 (EU Digital Covid Certificate Regulations) certifying one of the following conditions:
    • that you have completed the prescribed anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination cycle at least 14 days ago
      or
    • that you have recovered from COVID-19 (the certificate of recovery is valid for 180 days from the date of the first positive swab)
      or
    • that you have taken a negative molecular or antigen swab test in the 48 hours prior to entering Italy. Children under 6 years of age are exempt from the pre-departure swab test.
  • fill in the Digital Passenger Locator Form  before entering Italy.  The form replaces the self-declaration made to the transport operator. 

Additional information available here.

 

GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Those entering Italy from or transited through the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (including Gibraltar, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and British bases on the island of Cyprus) in the 14 days prior to entering Italy are required to:

  • produce a negative molecular or antigen swab test in the 48 hours prior to entering Italy. Children under 6 years of age are exempt from the pre-departure swab test
  • fill in the Digital Passenger Locator Form  before entering Italy
  • undergo health surveillance and self-isolation for 5 days
  • undergo an additional molecular or antigen swab test at the end of the 5-day isolation period

Additional info available here.

 

ANY OTHER STATE NOT LISTED ABOVE

Specific rules have been adopted for some countries. See dedicated sessions: 

Compliance

If you have stayed in/transited through these countries in the previous 14 days, you must:

  • undergo a molecular or antigenic swab carried out within 72 hours prior to entry into Italy and the result of which is negative
  • complete the digital Passenger Locator Form, which replaces the previous self-declaration
  • undergo fiduciary isolation and health surveillance for 10 days. This provision applies only to entries into Italy after the entry into force of the Ordinance of  April 16, 2021. 
  • undergo an additional molecular or antigenic swab at the end of the 10-day isolation period. Those who entered Italy before  April 18, 2021 must complete the 14-day isolation period and do not need to undergo any further testing.
  • reach their final destination in Italy only by private transport
  • notify the prevention department of the health authority responsible for the area of your entry (See page: COVID-19 Freephone numbers and regional information)

Additional info available here.

 

PLEASE NOTE

  1. ALL provisions remain in force until July 30, 2021.
  2. At this moment, ALL passengers entering Italy MUST complete the Passenger Locator Form via the EUdPLF application (https://app.euplf.eu/)
  3. Register and pay online via INDICO portal: https://indico.cern.ch/
  4. Print or email yourself your ISDEIV Badge
  5. Make sure you have DPI (Individual Protection Devices)
  6. Check the Italian Ministry of Health/Foreign Affairs websites regularly for further and up-to-date information.

ORTO BOTANICO PREMISES

  1. Check in will be done ONLY by reading your personal QR code embedded in your Ticket
  2. Seats will be occupied according to the rules of social distancing
  3. to be updated

WHILE IN PADOVA..

  1. Always wear your mask and periodically sanitize your hands
  2. Keep social distancing while entertaining with others
  3. to be updated