Required health and safety measures

If you are attending MEMO 2022 in Sudbury, please review the health and safety measures and requirements to ensure a safe and productive conference.


If you travelling to Sudbury from outside of Canada, be sure to check with your local airport and the Toronto airport for current travel requirements prior to traveling. See below for information on arriving to Canada and the Toronto airport (YYZ):


The required health and safety measures to attend in-person include:



  • Providing proof of vaccination of a Canadian government approved vaccine (two doses plus 14 days) along with photo ID to access the Science North complexes and the MEMO 2022 event
  • Wearing a face mask indoors at all times except when eating/drinking
  • Following good hygiene practices, including washing hands frequently, using hand sanitizer and maintaining physical distancing when possible
  • Respecting other people's space and comfort levels
  • Helping CIM to ensure fellow participants are following the guidelines in place
  • Agreeing to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (symptoms typically include fever, cough, and shortness of breath)



  • Setting room capacity limits
  • Holding seated social events
  • Directing traffic flow throughout the corporate exhibit and other areas of the building
  • Implementing cleaning protocols throughout the event
  • Providing hand sanitizer available at various points throughout the venue


COVID-19 Safety Acknowledgment -- Liability Waiver and Release of Claims

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is following the Ontario government Roadmap to Reopen plan regarding the meeting and event spaces regulation and other restrictions. It is possible that the regulation changes after you register. It is your responsibility to stay up to date with the recent developments. For the most up to date information, visit: The symposium website will also be updated:

By registering for the MEMO 2022, you certify that you do not fall into any of the following categories:

  • Individuals who currently or within the past fourteen (14) days have experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath among others.
  • Individuals who believe that they may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by local public health authorities or the health care team responsible for their treatment.
  • Individuals who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine or individuals who have only received one dose of a Canadian approved COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition to the above, CIM will follow the health rules and regulations that are in place at the time of the conference for in person gatherings, please check the PHO website regularly for updates.

CIM and its partners cannot guarantee that its participants, or others in attendance will not become infected with COVID-19. While participating in the MEMO 2022 event, participants are asked to practice hand hygiene, social distancing and wear face masks to reduce the risks of exposure to COVID-19.


Participants agree to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (symptoms typically include fever, cough, and shortness of breath) and contact CIM at  if they experience symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days after participating at the MEMO 2022 event.


By registering for the MEMO 2022, I hereby release, waive and forever discharge any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature against the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) either in law or in equity, to the fullest extent permissible by law, including but not limited to damages or losses caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the released parties, including but not limited to death, bodily injury, illness, economic loss or out of pocket expenses, or loss or damage to property, which I, my heirs, assignees, next of kin and/or legally appointed or designated representatives, may have or which may hereinafter accrue on my behalf, which arise or may hereafter arise from my participation with the activity.


I acknowledge and understand the following:

  • Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist.
  • I knowingly and freely assume all such risks related to illness and infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, even if arising from the negligence or fault of the Released Parties.
  • I hereby knowingly assume the risk of injury, harm and loss associated with participating in the MEMO 2022 Event, including any injury, harm and loss caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties.

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