Health and Safety Plan
AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute are committed to holding a rewarding WEST 2023 conference at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA on February 14-16, 2023. In the interests of participants’ health and well-being, our plan will adjust to reflect guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the San Diego Convention Center, federal, state, and local authorities at the time of the event.
At this time there are no specific requirements in place, and we will not ask attendees for information regarding vaccination status. This policy may be updated or adjusted based on local health trends.
While current masking requirements have been relaxed in California and are not currently required, you are more than welcome to wear a mask if that makes you feel more comfortable.
All participants must abide by our WEST Well-being Code of Conduct while attending the conference.
We ask that you do not attend WEST if you have a fever, feel sick, or have been exposed to COVID-19 in the 10 days leading up to the event.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What can I expect at the venue?
Are there restrictions on the number of people in the exhibit hall, in session rooms or at networking events?
Should participants wear masks?
Is proof of vaccination required?
How will proof of vaccination be verified?
What qualifies as full vaccination?
Can someone else pick-up my badge?
Are there any exceptions?
Will the conference content be available virtually?
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures and require all persons to follow posted instructions while attending WEST 2023. You must agree to abide by all WEST and Convention Center safety protocols, follow applicable safety precautions.
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
By attending WEST 2023 you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Help keep each other healthy.