How do we best run events in a (nearly) post COVID-19 world?
Let's first be honest; this isn't yet a post COVID-19 world and it won't be for some time yet. However, in-person events are beginning to happen and we need to consider what that means, practically.
How do we maintain reasonable levels of safety for those people who attend? What do we do about those who simply cannot attend, either through concerns over their health or the inability to travel? I might not even be allowed into events in the USA at the moment as the Astra Zeneca vaccine I had isn't recognised there.
One thing I do know is I received an absolute masterclass in how to communicate the COVID-19 health protocols that are going to be implemented at an event I am attending next weekend, The Overland Event, and I would like to share their email with you, below:
I think that is brilliant!
What else do we need to think about? I know I seem to spend the first two days of DrupalCon doing greeting hugs and the last two days doing au devoir hugs - but who wants to be in close contact and who doesn't these days? Do we need to figure that out?
Tell me - what do we need to think about? And what great examples of best practice are emerging?