ESGO 2021 COVID-19 Safety Measures

ESGO is committed to providing a safe meeting environment and to ensuring the health and safety of all participants in its events.


COVID-19 Measures in the Czech Republic*

Inside events for up to 3000 participants are allowed with 100% occupancy of seats.


Congress participants must meet one of the following conditions:

  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 more than 2 weeks prior to the congress. Accepted vaccines are the ones approved by the European Union or the UK NHS.
  • Negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.


All participants must wear a respirator mask inside the building.

Required respirators for inside events include:

1. EN 149 (EU), mark FFP2, FFP3

2. GB 2626 (China), mark KN95, KN99, KN100, KP95, KP100

3. NIOSH-42CFR84 (USA, Canada), mark N100, N99, N95, R100, R99, R95, P100, P99, P95

4. AS/NZS 1716:2012, AS/NZS 1715:2009 (Australia/New Zealand), mark P2, P3

5. KMOEL – 2017-64 (KF94) (South Korea), mark KF94, KF99

6. JMHLW - Notification 214, 2015 (Japan), mark DS2.


Social distancing required

  • 1,5 meters
  • With exception of catering (max. 6 people around table)



COVID Safe Congress


  • Check of vaccine proof or negative tests at the entrance to the venue.
  • Antigen self-test option will be available onsite for 10 EUR.
  • Temperature measurement on every entry to the building.



  • 1,5 m distancing at the self-registration kiosks
  • Plexi glass protection at the Registration desk


Disinfection (entrance, at entrance to halls, exhibition / catering….)


Required distance in all halls, poster area, exhibition area etc.



  • For attendees who need confirmation of a negative test for their onward travel, PCR tests will be offered onsite for 28 EUR.

The testing site will be open Friday–Sunday at the same hours as the Registration desk.


*as of October 5th, 2021


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