Event Policy

Acknowledgment/Waiver of Claims:

COVID-19 --I understand the hazards of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) and am familiar with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) guidelines regarding COVID-19. Notwithstanding the risks associated with COVID-19, which I readily acknowledge, I hereby willingly choose to attend the AENC event.  I acknowledge and fully assume the risk of illness or death related to COVID-19 arising from my being on the premises for the Event.  I further agree to adhere to and follow all mask wearing and social distancing requirements of the sponsor site for the event, or as required by law.  

Dietary Restrictions – “Dietary Restrictions” means any allergy to consumed food or beverage or any medically-restricted diet whether medically diagnosed or not whereby injury, harm, damage or death could arise from consumption. I understand that AENC will provide my requests for any dietary restrictions to the sponsor site for the event and that it is my responsibility to ensure that those dietary restrictions are addressed before I consume food or beverage. I understand that even if food or beverage is prepared in accordance with dietary restrictions that some cross-contamination from other food/beverage may occur.  I also understand that AENC is not the preparer, seller or server of the food or beverage at the event.   I acknowledge and fully assume the risk of illness or death related to non-compliance with dietary restrictions. 

I understand and agree that registration and attendance at, or participation in, AENC Meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AENC's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videos, electronic reproductions and audio recordings of such events and activities.

On behalf of myself, my heirs and personal representative, I hereby RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE AENC or its officers, directors, agents, employees and assigns (the “RELEASEES”) from any liability (including negligence but excluding gross negligence and intentional conduct of AENC) related to COVID-19 or related to any dietary restrictions which might occur as a result my attending the AENC event.  It is my express intent that this Waiver and Hold Harmless Agreement shall bind any assigns and representatives, and shall be deemed as a RELEASE, WAIVER, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the above-named RELEASEES. I have read the foregoing, understand it and by registering for the AENC event, and for an in consideration for being permitted to attend the AENC event, I sign it voluntarily as my own free act.