COVID-19 Event Safety

COVID-19 What to Know

SCRS remains focused on the safety and wellbeing of every European Site Solutions Summit attendee, speaker, and exhibitor.  With the cooperation of all event participants, our goal of a safe and successful summit can be realized.
We are diligently monitoring updates to regional and CDC guidelines and will be implementing several safety protocols as a precaution for a safer event. Please review SCRS’ safety precautions as well as local information below for more information. 
Current details as of December 16, 2021

Our SCRS Pandemic Compliance Advisor is Joan McClurg

Email: | Phone: 410.696.5080 ext. 125

Safety Precautions

Currently, our Summit safety protocols include: 

  • Requiring all Summit participants to wear masks when not actively eating, drinking or presenting (regardless of vaccination status)
  • Sanitation stations throughout the event space
  • Capped attendance and conference room capacity
  • Larger exhibitor hall and less exhibitor booths for wider aisles and more spacing
  • New room layouts (roundtables and spaced classroom) will include seating with additional spacing   
  • Masks available to all attendees
  • Food distribution managed by hotel
  • Masks worn by all hotel staff
  • Hotel staff cleaning conference rooms in between sessions

Planned safety precautions will be updated as needed according to regional and CDC guidelines. Please review the Summit Safety Event Code of Conduct for more information.

Attendee Commitments

The attendee experience starts with a shared commitment to each other and the hotel staff.  Each Site Solutions Summit Attendee must agree to the Summit Code of Conduct.

Regional Update

  • 88% of Portuguese citizens are fully vaccinated. See latest data here.
  • Entry into Portugal by air or sea requires a negative COVID test regardless of vaccination status:
    • PCR / NAAT test within 72 hours. A negative SARSCoV-2 lab result of a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT), for example a PCR test, performed at least 72 hours before boarding, or
    • Antigen / TRAg test within 48 hours. A rapid antigen test (TRAg), performed within 48 hours of boarding
  • Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test (PCR 72 hours; antigen 48 hours) taken within one calendar day of travel.
  • Passenger Locator Card must be completed and submitted. (Different airlines require completion of form before take-off. We advise completing and printing prior to scheduled travel).
  • Portugal requires mandatory use of protective masks in all indoor spaces such as commercial establishments (restaurants, stores, malls, public transportation, etc.)

Hotel Information

What You Can Expect from the Hotel Cascais Miragem

Hotel Cascais Miragem Health & Spa complies with the rules and procedures implemented by the Portuguese Health Authorities and the competent entities and is in full agreement with the legal requirements imposed by the Portuguese Government.

As of December 1, 2021 it is mandatory for hotel guests to show the EU Covid Certification or a valid Antigen Test or a valid PCR Covid Test at check-in.

Hotel Cascais Miragem will also be implementing several safety and cleaning protocols, including:

  • Requiring face masks to be worn by all hotel employees and guests in public spaces
  • Daily temperature and wellness checks for hotel employees
  • Increased frequency of enhanced cleaning in public areas including elevators, bathrooms and business center
  • Hotel staff cleaning and sanitizing meeting and banquet rooms in between sessions

*Safety protocols and cleaning procedures are subject to change. Please contact for the most up-to-date information.