In-person LendIt Fintech LatAm attendees must be vaccinated.
For this reason, we hired EPISTEMIX, a leading science and technology company that specializes in building agent-based models, to simulate the impact of hosting our upcoming LendIt Fintech LatAm 2021 event in-person and help us make key decisions about onsite protocols.
EPISTEMIX software simulates everything from the impact of mask wearing, social distancing, and up-to-date levels of vaccination coverage at events, as well as vaccination coverage in the local area of the event and where attendees come from, so that show organizers and public health officials can make policy decisions with confidence.
In addition to working with show organizers, EPISTEMIX has partnered with schools, sports stadiums, public and private businesses and government agencies. Some of their clients include the NY Javits Center, the State of Indiana, the World Health Organization, and the University of Pittsburgh.
Based on the demographics of our attendees, the local epidemic conditions, and the safety protocols enacted over the last year, the data shows that our event can and should take place without additional precautionary protocols.
Additionally, we are enacting the following health and safety practices:
To learn more about our COVID-19 policy please read our Responsible Together Memo.