Safety, Mandates and Protocols FAQ's

Updated as of 9/30/21

Per the latest health and safety mandates from the state of Louisiana, City of New Orleans and the Ernest Morial Convention Center, ALL AEE World participants will be required to wear a mask.

Although NOT required to enter the Convention Center, the City of New Orleans is requiring digital or physical proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative PCR COVID test taken within 72 hours to enter restaurants, bars and other venues.  Please check the current restrictions and details set by the city at the link below.

Mandate will apply to attend:

  • AEE Legends in Energy (Held offsite at Court of Two Sisters).  Status will be reviewed during check in
  • Any other offsite dinners or events outside the Convention Center
  • Any restaurants and bars inside host hotels
  • Any other restaurants or other venues in New Orleans

Mandate does NOT apply to: 

  • Any AEE World Event inside the Ernest Morial Convention Center

Current New Orleans Restrictions and Details on Vaccine or Negative Test Requirements

Masks Required FAQs

Masks are required to be worn by all individuals. This includes attendees, exhibitors, vendors, and AEE World staff for the duration of the event, move in, move out, etc.  October 18 - 22, 2021.
Will masks be provided?

We will have a supply of 3-ply disposable masks located at Registration if you misplace, forget, or lose your mask.

May I remove my mask while eating or drinking?

You may only remove your mask while seated for the purpose of enjoying food and beverage.

Standing receptions will be held outdoors, so attendees may enjoy food and beverages without a mask.

Will speakers and presenters be wearing masks on-site and within conference sessions?

Speakers are required to wear masks unless on stage presenting. Speakers are not required to wear masks when presenting or while participating on panels. Social distancing will be maintained between the speaker and attendees.

Thank you for supporting a safe, memorable and productive AEE World 2021.